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    'Interstellar' Less Starry in Final Figures; 'St. Vincent' Also Slips

    Final reported grosses are in for the Top Ten, and the results are less positive for two films than initially reported. As we predicted Sunday, Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated 'Interstellar' did not gross $50 million for the three-day weekend.

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    Why 'Interstellar' Disappointed and 'Big Hero 6' Topped Box Office

    We dig into the reasons why Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar' disappointed while Disney's "Big Hero 6" topped a good weekend at the box office.

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    Big Box Office Weekend Ahead as 'Interstellar' and 'Big Hero 6' Go Neck-and-Neck

    With 'Interstellar' and 'Big Hero 6' opening everywhere this weekend, the biggest box office battle of the year is on. But either way, each film comes out a winner. Here is why.

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    Top Ten Box Office Takeaways: Why 'Ouija' and Keanu Reeves' 'John Wick' Hit Big, Whither 'St. Vincent'?

    The Hollywood studios get skittish about losing audiences to Halloween trick-or-treats and parties. Even though it's a week away, the studios took a hiatus from opening any star-driven, high-end films. Per usual, a pre-Halloween horror flick-- "Ouija" from Universal--topped the weekend, while "John ...

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    Top Ten Takeaways: Brad Pitt Starrer 'Fury' Leads Fall Box Office Surge

    This weekend "Fury" starring Brad Pitt led three new films and replaced the still strong "Gone Girl" in the top position. Going into October after a weak September, it looked near impossible to top last year's strong offerings led by "Gravity." Yet every October weekend so far as been up: this week ...

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    Top Ten Box Office Takeaways: 'Gone Girl' Has Legs While 'Dracula Untold' & 'Alexander' Draw Younger Audiences

    Exhibition is no longer relying on the studios or the leading arthouse distributors to fill their screens. And they are lately working hard to grow these markets and make room for indies, with major chains and their in-house marketeers working closely with the filmmakers.

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    Top 10 Box Office Takeaways: 'Gone Girl' & 'Annabelle Lead Record October Weekend

    Terrific neck-and-neck openings for"Gone Girl" and "Annabelle" proved that, like "Gravity"'s huge launch a year ago ($55 million), early fall is a great time of the year to release hit films. Both films grossed a record $37 million for the three days: there has never before been an October weekend t...

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    Top Ten Takeaways: 'Equalizer' Rises on Denzel Washington, 'Boxtrolls' Best Laika Opener

    The weekend's Top Ten grosses totaled a decent but not spectacular $97 million, up $5 million from last year. Opener "The Equalizer" (Sony), Denzel Washington's return to Antoine Fuqua, who directed his Oscar-winning role in "Training Day," doubled the next best film this early fall weekend, holdov...

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Pride' Opening Drowned by Noisy 'Gone Girl'

    Fall is prime season for top grade specialized releases. Increasingly, indie distributors are seeing their top fall entries challenged by high-end films from top studio directors aiming for awards attention. Thus Fox's widely reviewed New York Film Festival opener "Gone Girl" --which doesn't open un...

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    Top 10 Box Office Takeaways: YA 'Maze Runner' Scores, Numbers Rebound

    Thanks to one popping title, YA thriller "The Maze Runner," fresh product boosted the Top Ten total by $20 million above both last year and last weekend. But this hardly marks a major return to theaters.

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