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    Box Office: 'Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2' Made It Rain; No 'Rush' To See 'Baggage Claim' Or 'Don Jon'

    If the summer went out with a whimper, September is going out with a friendly shrug. With a little over a third of the number of films in release as last year (44 compared to 120), the box office managed to stick in there, missing last year's domestic gross by roughly only $11.7 million (2012—$119.3...

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    'Cloudy 2' Clear Winner Over Spotty Weekend, 'Instructions Not Included' Highest Spanish Grosser Ever

    Four new wide releases split up the grosses, with a decent performing (though not spectacular) "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" (Sony) leading the way, grossing more than the other three new films combined--Universal's expansion of "Rush," Fox comedy "Baggage Claim" and Relativity's "Don Jon." ...

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Metallica' Bows Strong; 'Instructions' Becomes Highest Grossing Spanish Language Film Ever In U.S.

    Picturehouse "reopened" to good news this weekend, with its IMAX 3D film "Metallica Through The Never" grossing $1,672,075 from 305 theaters, averaging a very respectable $5,482 and placing just outside the overall top 10.

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    'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2' Outpaces 'Don Jon' and 'Baggage Claim'; 'Prisoners' Plummets

    Sony's "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" dominated Friday's grosses, an easy #1 for opening day, grossing $9.3 million. This places it in between the $8.1 million first day of the initial "Meatballs" and the $11.0 million of "Hotel Transylvania" (also Sony) on the same Friday a year ago. With we...

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    Top 10 (Indie) Movie Rentals in iTunes: 'Mud' Tops The List

    Here are the top ranking indie film rentals in the iTunes store this week.

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Enough Said' Scores Big for Searchlight, 'Rush' Decent for Universal

    The race to open films shown at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals began with two significant platform releases. This sets the pattern from now until the end of the year. Leading the way was Fox Searchlight's "Enough Said," with a surprisingly stellar gross, driven by rave reviews and curiosit...

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    Box Office: 'Prisoners' Locks Out Competition & Takes Top Spot

    A week to the day of TIFF wrapping up, one of the most buzzed about films of that festival and Telluride, "Prisoners," takes the top spot at the domestic box office. Making $21.4 million this weekend, the kidnapping drama starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal marks a career best for French Canad...

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    Specialty Box Office: More Than 'Enough' Turn Out For Nicole Holofcener's Latest As It Scores $60,000 PTA

    Nicole Holofcener's "Enough Said" soared well beyond expectations on its opening weekend, grossing a massive $240,000 from just 4 theaters in New York and Los Angeles (giving it a total of $294,000 since opening Wednesday). That gave the film -- which features one of the late James Gandolfini's fina...

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    Box Office Top Ten: 'Prisoners' Outpaces 'Argo,' 'Enough Said' Beats 'Rush' in Limited Release

    The fall studio rush to release adult-oriented fare has begun, to continue through Christmas. Fall festival hits "Prisoners" went wide and "Enough Said" and "Rush" platformed before their expansions next week. Warner Bros.' "Prisoners" performed in the range of past serious fare released on the same...

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    Weekend B.O. Sept 20-22 (Nobody Loves Chris)

    The excellent and intense psychological thriller Prisoners won the top slot in this weekend’s box office race, with over $21 million.

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