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    Top Ten Takeaways: 'Hobbit' Finale Leads a Limp Christmas Roster

    2014 has seen a worrisome drop in domestic box office, and a big factor has been the lack of originality in studio tentpole and prime date releases. So at the launch of the Christmas avalanche of new releases this week, all three are their franchises' third spin around the track: a third "Hobbit," a...

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    Friday Box Office: 'Hobbit' Finale Bests First Day of 'Night at the Museum' and 'Annie'

    'The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies' (Warner Bros.) added $16,575,000 to its initial midweek opening gross of $35 million to easily top a trio of new holiday openings.

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    Top Ten Takeaways: 'Exodus' Targets Bible Thumpers as Oscar Holdovers Face Holiday Stakes

    Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings" came in close to projections, although the domestic numbers are less than stellar given its high budget and talent pedigree.

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    'Exodus' Fails to Lead Way to Box Office Promised Land; 'Inherent Vice' Starts Strong

    Though this time of the year provides multiple excuses not to see movies, the reality is that Fox didn't choose a suicidal date, but rather one that has previously launched major hits.

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    Friday Box Office: 'Mockingjay' Holds on Par with 'Catching Fire,' 'Wild' Joins Award Mix

    With no new wide releases, the traditionally bleak post-Thanksgiving Friday performed as usual yesterday, relying almost entirely on holdovers of films that, at their respective levels, had already performed below expectations.

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    'Mockingjay' Dominates Depressed Holiday Weekend; 'Imitation Games' Computes Huge Opening

    Despite a strong outing from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One," the Thanksgiving holiday box office is down a stunning 20% from last year.

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    Friday Box Office: 'Mockingjay' Best 2014 Opener, Hits Franchise Low

    'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' took no prisoners with a huge opening this week, but it's the lowest-grossing opener for the franchise so far.

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    Top 10 Takeaways: 'Dumb & Dumber To' Edges 'Big Hero 6' for Top Spot as 'Interstellar' Falls to Third

    This weekend's lineup features films aimed at a wide variety of audiences, including at least four likely to have limited appeal outside of North America.

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Foxcatcher' Strong, 'Rosewater' So-So, 'The Homesman' Modest

    Three of the year's most buzzed festival titles opened this weekend. Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' is the easy initial leader of the three, with two-city totals surpassing all new films since 'Birdman,' including last weekend's top player 'The Theory of Everything.'

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