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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

Michael Jackson's This Is It Eyes Box Office Record

This Is It

Michael Jackson's This Is It is poised to become the highest-grossing music documentary of all time after an impressive first day in theaters.

The concert film earned $7.4 million domestically ...
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Paranormal Activity Scares Up Top Spot at Box Office

Katie Featherston in Paranormal Activity

In a weekend battle of horror flicks, Paranormal Activity scared up more box office than the sixth installment of the steadfast Saw franchise.

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The low-budget, high-buzz thriller, which cost about $15,000 to make and has become a word-of-mouth sensation, took in some $22 million, bringing its total to ... read more

Couples Retreat Tops Box Office

Couples Retreat

Couples Retreat proved to be the most popular destination for weekend moviegoers as the comedy debuted atop the box office.

Starring Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman, Jon Favreau, Kristen Bell and Malin Akerman, Retreat pulled in $35.3 million to push last weekend's top earner, Zombieland, to second place. Zombieland took in another $15 million, bringing its total ...
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Zombieland Tops Box Office


Zombieland lumbered to the top of the weekend box office with a $25 million debut.

The horror flick, starring Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg, knocked two-week champ Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to second place. The family film took in $16.7 million to bring its three-week total to $82.3 million.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs wins box office for second straight weekend

Opening in third place was Disney's 3-D versions of its two Toy Story movies, which raked in $12.5 million. They are in theaters for a ...
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Tops Box Office for Second Straight Weekend

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Moviegoers returned for seconds of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which took in $24.6 million this week, which was enough for it to remain on top of the box office chart for a second weekend in a row. (Its grand total is now $60 million.)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs shines bright at box office

The Sony animated film beat out Bruce Willis' new action thriller ... read more

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Shines Bright at Box Office

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

The weekend forecast was very good for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs as the 3-D animated film easily topped the box office with $30.1 million.

The family comedy, based on the 1978 children's book by Judi and Ron Barrett, grossed nearly $20 million more than its closest competitor ...
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Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad By Myself Tops Box Office

I Can Do Bad All By Myself

Tyler Perry's latest movie, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, grossed $24 million to take the top spot at the weekend box office, according to

Watch the trailer for I Can Do Bad All By Myself

Of the eight films Perry has made in the past five years, five have debuted at No. 1. I Can Do Bad is Perry's third largest opening after ... read more

Summer Box Office Rakes In $4.35 Billion

Harry Potter, The Hangover

Recession or not, the box office had a big summer, pulling in a total of $4.35 billion, a 5 percent increase over last summer.

The big winner this summer was Warner Bros., which earned just over $1 billion, 59 percent of which came from two films: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and the surprise hit comedy The Hangover.

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Paramount scraped up $848.8 million with only nine releases. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen did most of the heavy lifting, earning $400.7 million during its run, the highest of any other flick domestically this summer.

Fox and Disney, which both ... read more

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