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Avatar Earns $1 Billion Worldwide


Turns out blue is the new box office gold.

James Cameron's Avatar closed the weekend at the top of the box office yet again, raking in an estimated $68.3 million domestically. This brings the Fox sci-fi film to a 17-day total of $352.1 million in the United States and Canada and pushes its worldwide take to $1.02 billion, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Avatar tops best box office weekend ever

Avatar now ranks No.4 among the top global grossing movies behind ... read more

Avatar Tops Best Box Office Weekend Ever


James Cameron is sitting pretty this weekend after his 3-D epic earned the top spot in the box office's largest weekend ever, according to The Associated Press.

Though down slightly from last weekend, Avatar drew in... read more

Holmes, Avatar Help Break Christmas Box Office Record

Robert Downey Jr and Rachel McAdams

Sherlock Holmes and Avatar boasted large numbers on Friday, helping to shatter last year's Christmas box office record, The Wrap reports.

In total, films playing on Christmas brought in $85 million, topping last year's $75 million haul. Holmes contributed $24.9 million, leading the pack on its opening day. James Cameron's Avatar finished close behind the Guy Ritchie flick, with... read more

Avatar Earns $73 Million in Weekend Box Office


James Cameron's sci-fi epic Avatar soared to the No. 1 spot at the box office, earning $73 million domestically and $159.2 million overseas for a total of $232.2 million worldwide.

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Despite a snowstorm on the East Coast, the 20th Century Fox flick had ... read more

Blind Side Tackles Twilight in Box Office

The Blind Side

The Blind Side took in $20.4 million over the weekend, overtaking the wildly popular The Twilight Saga: New Moon at the box office.

VIDEO: Go on the set of The Blind Side with Sandra Bullock

The Warner Bros. football-inspired drama has been the runner-up to the vampire romance for the ... read more

New Moon Opens Huge, But Doesn't Break Opening Weekend Record

Twilight: New Moon

The Twilight Saga: New Moon raked in $140.7 million over its first three days, the third-biggest opening weekend ever, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The second movie in the Twilight series was unable to unseat the opening weekend record holders... read more

New Moon Shatters Midnight Box Office Record

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

The Twilight Saga: New Moon got off to a fang-tastic start at the box office.

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The film pulled in an estimated $26.3 million from its midnight showings, breaking the record previously held by Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($22.2 million), according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The second film in the Twilight series opened in 3,514 theaters, earning approximately $7,476 per screen. The film will expand to 4,024 theaters for the weekend.

Producer Summit Entertainment... read more

A Christmas Carol Kicks Off Holiday Movie Season With $31 Million

Disney's A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol debuted atop the weekend box office, taking in $31 million and kicking off the holiday movie season.

Disney's animated version of the Charles Dickens classic, which features Jim Carrey as miserly Ebenezer Scrooge as well as the three ghosts who haunt him, knocked Michael Jackson's This Is It to second place, which took in $14 million. So far, the late King of Pop's concert film has taken in $57.9 domestically and $186.5 million worldwide.

VIDEO: Go on the set of A Christmas Carol

Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire — which has won awards at the Sundance and Toronto film festivals — had a strong start, taking in ... read more

This Is It Makes $101 Million Worldwide; Extends Run

This Is It

Not only did Michael Jackson's This Is It take the No. 1 domestic box-office spot over the Halloween weekend with $21.3 million, the film also managed to take in a total of $101 million worldwide over its first five days.

This Is It takes in $20.1 million in one day

The concert film's success prompted distributor Sony to extend the film's run beyond its original two-week domestic run to at least ... read more

This Is It Takes In $20.1 Million in One Day

This Is It

Michael Jackson's This Is It concert film grossed $20.1 million worldwide in its first day at the box office, according to Variety.

Michael Jackson's This Is It eyes box office record

The new release took in $7.4 million domestically and $12.7 million abroad, including million-plus hauls in ... read more

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