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    Hit Or Miss: Sony Had Hart, Clint Had A Headache and Jon Favreau Quietly Keeps His Food Truck Rolling Along

    In this week's Hit Or Miss column we look at the Kevin Hart machine, why "Fault In Our Stars" hasn't hung in the way "Divergent" did and Jon Favreau's Little Engine That Could

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    Sunday Update. Sony's 1-2 Punch: "Think Like A Man Too" Tops The Chart at $30 Million, "22 Jump Street"

    Saturday's number on "Think Like A Man Too" was less than expected but still good enough to win the box office weekend with $30 million, barely edging out Sony's other title, "22 Jump Street".

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    Projected Weekend Top 10: Separating The "Man" From The "Boys"

    It looks like yet another winner for Kevin Hart, director Tim Story and Clint Culpepper and the gang at Screen Gems as "Think Like A Man Too" is poised to take control of the weekend box office, far outdistancing Sony's other comedy, "22 Jump Street" and "How To Train Your Dragon 2".

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    Tatum and Hill Jump The Dragon With $60 Million Opening

    Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum's bromance continues as "22 Jump Street" soars to the top of the box office chart this weekend with $60 million, leaving Dreamworks' "Dragon" crew firmly in second.

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    Dreamworks' Dragon Due To Dominate Box Office While Jump Street A Shoo-In For Second

    After misses such as "Mr. Peabody And Sherman" and "Turbo", Dreamworks is back on course, with the stars lining up for "How To Train Your Dragon 2". So far it's been a banner year for family titles and I see no reason why the Katzenberg Kids can't continue that trend with Dragon.

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    Despite Saturday Drop, "The Fault In Our Stars" Garners Glorious $48 Million Debut

    It's probably better to look at the end rather than the means in the case of "The Fault In Our Stars" this weekend. The end result was a stunning $48.2 million weekend, easily outpacing the competition as tween and older females flocked to the multiplex as if an episode of Oprah's Favorite Things wa...

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    No Fault Performance: "Fault In Our Stars" Rolls To Enormous Opening Night

    Tweens ran rampant at the multiplex last night and figuring in the Thursday shows, "The Fault In Our Stars" rocked to a $26 million opening night.

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    Hit Or Miss: How "Maleficent" Overperformed, Seth and Charlize Died In The West And "Chef" and "Belle" Continue To Benefit From Great Release Dates

    There are usually one or two executives at every studio whose main job it is to attempt to work with the MPAA ratings board to nip here or tuck there to achieve a desired rating for each film. Kudos to whoever that person is at Disney for securing a PG rating for "Maleficent"!

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    Final Estimates Push "Maleficent" to $70 Million Weekend.

    Final studio numbers have come in this morning and a decent Saturday pushes Angelina Jolie and "Maleficent" to $70 million for the weekend. Sadly, Saturday wasn't much of a help for "A Million Ways To Die In The West" as the Seth MacFarlane comedy western remains at $17 million and a third place fi...

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    "Maleficent" Sits Tres Jolie Atop Box Office Mountain, Seth MacFarlane Dies In The West

    I'm still waiting for several estimates to come in but it's all Disney and Angelina Jolie at the box office this weekend. Driven by its family friendly PG rating and a large take from its Imax screens, "Maleficent" easily cruised into first place this weekend, grossing an estimated $68-71 million.

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