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    Friday Box Office: 'Hitchcock' and 'Silver Linings' Underperform Against Stiff Studio Competition

    In what's shaping up to be the biggest Thanksgiving weekend ever at movie theaters, the two specialty films with the greatest expectations underperformed against an unusually high-quality batch of studio films.

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    Thanksgiving Weekend Box Office Half-Time Report

    Two days into the five-day Thankgiving holiday weekend, a pair of $100-million-plus wide releases opened on Wednesday, but both failed to make it into the top three, as holdovers "Breaking Dawn Part 2," "Skyfall," and "Lincoln" led the field. But overall business i...

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    Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Crushes the Box Office

    Unsurprisingly, Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 killed it at the box office this weekend.

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Silver Linings' and 'Anna Karenina' Start Steady, Not Stellar

    Two anticipated openings dominated art houses this week, as both “Silver Linings Playbook” and “Anna Karenina” launched in multiple cities as part of a strategy to push audience response in advance of wider playoffs. Both faced – as do all limited releases at the moment – massive competition from wi...

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    Weekend Box Office Top Ten: 'Twilight,' 'Skyfall' and 'Lincoln' Soar

    A wide variety of films succeeded this weekend, mostly well-reviewed pictures for adults-- with one franchise finale (“Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2”) and one non-holiday Disney animation hit ("Wreck-It-Ralph") delivering as expected. Business for the Top Ten was up from both last weekend (50%...

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Silver Linings' and 'Anna Karenina' Debut To Strong But Unspectacular Numbers

    The potential downside to having an extraordinary amount of buzz surrounding a film is the mammoth expectations that come with it. They are definitely imposed upon "Silver Linings Playbook," which opened this weekend -- after a last minute move by The Weinstein Company to push it up a week...

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    Saturday Box Office Preview: 'Twilight' Finale Soars, 'Lincoln' Solid Wide Break, 'Silver Linings' Builds Buzz

    The opening of the final "Twilight" film leads all grosses this weekend, but it's not the only box office news. Without taking anything away from its strong $71-million first day and midnight show gross (equalling last year's, as expected), the most interesting figures come from a trio of likely Osc...

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    Friday Box Office: 'Silver Linings' Strong But Unspectacular First Night Out

    The potential downside to having an extraordinary amount of buzz surrounding a film is the mammoth expectations that come with it. They are definitely imposed upon "Silver Linings Playbook," which opened this weekend -- after a last minute move by The Weinstein Company to push it up a week...

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    'Transformers 4' Eyeing China Production to Maximize Franchise Box Office

    Mark Wahlberg will be the new leading man in Michael Bay's "Transformers 4," and the production may have its sights set on mainland China for this installment of the testosterone-fueled franchise.

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    If 'Skyfall' Reaches $1 Billion, Who Makes How Much?

    With an $88.4 million domestic haul on its opening weekend and a $428.7 million international haul thus far, Sam Mendes' "Skyfall" could be the first Bond film to pass the $1 billion mark worldwide. Who will benefit the most from this skyfall of success?

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