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What were the 10 films to bring in the most money in the U.S. in 2014? Lets find out. After celebrating failure yesterday with the biggest box office flops of 2014, it’s time to also celebrate some success. While the international markets have become far more important as of late, some films can still make… read more

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Summer 2014 will go down as one of the quietest in years, and it may also go down as one of the most confusing. The formula for deciding if a film was a hit has changed many times over the years, but as the industry has changed, so has the measure of success. For years… read more

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And once again, the Transformers rule the box office. Marking the first film of the year to do so, Transformers: Age of Extinction hit $100 million in its opening weekend and stands at $301 million globally off of a $210 million dollar budget. Apparently the horrifically bad reviews for this film didn’t stop folks. Second… read more

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It’s beginning to look like this summer may be one made up of quiet successes. Think Like a Man Too took the top spot at the box office with $30 million off of a $24 million dollar budget. While a good opening, it actually came in $3 million under the opening of the original film.… read more

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Apparently movie going audiences aren’t tired of sequels yet. 22 Jump Street is off to a far better start than anyone expected. It took in $60 million domestically this weekend, well ahead of 21 Jump Street and its $36.3 million opening. With an estimated budget of $50 million, and a global gross so far of… read more

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It appears there is room at the box office for romance in the summer. In a bit of a surprise, The Fault in Our Stars took the top spot at the box office this weekend with a very healthy $48.2 million off of a $12 million dollar budget. While normally double the budget is considered… read more

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Apparently movie audiences were indeed ready for a Disney villain-centric film. Disney’s Maleficent took in a very healthy $70 million at the domestic box office this weekend along with $100.6 in the foreign markets. With an estimated budget of around $160 million it sounds like this one could make it into the black on the… read more

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Yet another movie based on a Marvel comic has won the box office race this weekend. X-Men: Days of Future Past easily won the box office this weekend with a $90.7 million domestic gross. It has taken in another $171 million overseas and already sits at $261 million. This marks one of the best starts… read more

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Welcome to the second of four parts of an analysis of every major film release of 2014. Following up on last year’s product, I’m back with a look at the films of 2014. Something different I’m trying this year is you will first get the quarterly breakdowns, and then an overall post will be like… read more

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At long last Disney has unveiled a trailer for Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie. I swear this movie has been in production for a century, or at least it feels that way. As the name suggests, this film is going to tell the origin of Maleficent, one of the best known Disney villains from 1959’s Sleeping… read more

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Disney has announced some updates to its 2014 schedule including new synopsis briefs on upcoming Marvel movies. A new press release went out on Monday for all of Disney’s upcoming 2014 films, and even a bit in to 2015. Nothing super shocking here, but a couple of revelations we haven’t seen before. THE MUPPETS 2… read more

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