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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 Hollywood.com.

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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

The Final Destination Tops Labor Day Weekend Box Office

The Final Destination - Haley Webb and Nick Zano

The final summer box office saw The Final Destination repeat at the top of the box office.

The horror flick scared up another $15.4 million over the long holiday weekend to bring its two-week total to $50.6 million.

Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds landed closely in second place with $15 million. The World War II epic now sits approximately $5 million shy of the $100 million milestone.

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Debuting in third place was Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper's romantic comedy All About Steve, which reeled in ...
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The Final Destination Wins Horror Movie Box Office Battle

The Final Destination

The Final Destination scared up $28.3 million to take the top spot at the weekend box office, beating out fellow horror genre opening Halloween II.

Rob Zombie's second installment in his reimagining of the classic horror franchise pulled in $17.4 million for third place, finishing behind last week's champ, Inglourious Basterds ($20 million), according to Variety.

Perhaps noting the success of Destination, which was presented in 3-D, Halloween producer Bob Weinstein told ... read more

Inglourious Basterds Storms to Top of Box Office

Brad Pitt, Inglourious Basterds

previous best outing, Kill Bill Vol. 2, by more than $12 million. Basterds also took an additional $27.1 million overseas.

Last week's champ, District 9, earned ... read more

District 9 Lands Top Spot at Box Office

Sharlto Copley - District 9

Aliens invaded the box office this weekend as District 9 topped the list with $37 million.

The sci-fi thriller, produced by Peter Jackson, knocked down last week's No. 1, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, to second place. Joe is still making dough: Its $22.5 million take brings its 10-day total to just under $100 million.

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Debuting in a respectable third place was ...
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G.I. Joe Rises to the Top of the Box Office

Channing Tatum

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra took full command of the weekend box office, easily nabbing the No. 1 spot with $56.2 million.

The action figure-inspired film also reeled in $44.3 million overseas to give Joe $100.5 million in worldwide dough.

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Bowing in second place was Meryl Streep and Amy Adams' Julie & Julia, which cooked up $20.1 million. The weekend's other new release, slasher flick A Perfect Getaway, only managed to gross ...
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Funny People Tops Box Office

Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen

Funny People got the last laugh at the box office.

The serious Judd Apatow comedy premiered at No. 1 with $23.4 million to win the weekend crown. Compared with Apatow's previous directorial efforts, Funny People's debut haul falls in between Knocked Up's $30.7 million opening and The 40-Year-Old Virgin's $21.4 million bow.

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Holding steady in second place was Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which reeled in $17.7 million to bring its three-week total to $255.4 million. It narrowly beat G-Force, which slid ...
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Harry Potter Casts Spell for Box Office Gold

Daniel Radcliffe

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince took in a spellbinding $79.5 million over the weekend and $159.7 million over its five-day debut. (Internationally, the wizardly Warner Bros. film also dominated the box office with a $396.7 million total take — the strongest start ever for a Harry Potter film.)

Exit polls showed loyal fans are standing by the franchise as they are maturing, with 60 percent of audiences comprised of ... read more

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