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    'Lone Survivor' Stuns in Wide Release; 'Her' is Weak, 'August: Osage County' Strong

    Led by "Lone Survivor," which grossed double its expected amount and looks to be a powerhouse for weeks to come, this weekend continued the steady business of the last few weeks. The Top 10 grossed about $114 million, up a tick from last year, when three new wide releases grossed better than all but...

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    Box Office: 'Lone Survivor' Outguns The Competition To Take Top Slot

    Here's a lesson Hollywood might want to consider: Peter Berg's "Battleship" cost over $200 million and took $25 million on its opening weekend. By contrast, the tough adult war thriller "Lone Survivor" cost $40 million, and almost made up its budget this weekend earning $38 million and taking the nu...

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    Weekend B.O. Jan. 10-12 (Winter Thaw)

    With the weather wraming up to tolerable levels, people started to come out of their homes and discover the joys of going to the movies again.

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    'Lone Survivor' Does Huge Friday Business

    With a huge $14.4 million Friday debut for their "Lone Survivor" (Universal), director Peter Berg and actor/producer Mark Wahlberg get the last laugh after their qualifying runs failed to impress critics or receive any awards attention for the film about a lone soldier's fight to escape after a deva...

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    Seven 2013 Box-Office Trends the Studios Should Not Ignore, Market Shares, Top 20 2013 Chart

    At first glance 2013 wasn't much different from 2012. Sequels ruled the world. On closer examination, however, the Hollywood studios would do well to heed some key trends revealed by the 2013 box office.

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    Top 10 Indies in the iTunes Store This Week: 'Thanks for Sharing,' 'Enough Said' and 'Fruitvale Station' Hit the List

    "Thanks for Sharing" and "The Way, Way Back" topped the list of indies in the iTunes store this week, and "Enough Said" and "Fruitvale Station" joined the list.

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Lone Survivor' and 'August: Osage County' Hold Well as 'Her' Widens

    As usual, this first weekend of the new year offered few new movies. The market is packed with awards contenders in varying stages of release, with Oscar-qualifiers that opened last week dominating the action. Most of the awards pictures showed minor drops or even increases. Most of them won't break...

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    Box Office: 'Frozen' Freezes Out 'Paranormal: The Marked Ones,' Hits $690M Worldwide

    Oh the weather outside is... Frightful? Weather? You don't even want to talk about it? Well, even so, film audiences managed to trudge their way out to cinemas with the overall box office up by roughly 4% since last year. Similarly, there was a bit of box office deja vu with "The Hobbit: The Desolat...

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    The 15 Highest Grossing Indie Documentaries of 2013

    Here's a chart of 2013's the highest grossing documentaries, led by Morgan Neville's "20 Feet From Stardom," which was released by RADiUS-TWC (and is now the distributor's highest grossing film ever).

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