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Weekend Box Office Report: 'Gone Girl' Vanquishes the Competition

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by Jacob Hall October 12, 2014 @ 11:10 PM
20th Century Fox
'Gone Girl' may have barely won its first weekend at the box office over 'Annabelle,' but in its second week of release, it emerged as the real victor. Fighting off tons of new competition, David Fincher's thriller held onto the number one spot and made it look easy.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'The Maze Runner' Outpaces Liam Neeson's 'A Walk Among the Tombstones'

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by Jacob Hall September 21, 2014 @ 2:10 PM
20th Century Fox
Young adult movies are big business. 'The Maze Runner' took over the box office this weekend, proving that the audience for films were young people in science fiction dystopias are forced into violent and terrible predicaments extends beyond the 'Hunger Games' franchise.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Reigns Over a Very Slow Weekend

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by Jacob Hall September 7, 2014 @ 4:06 PM
Marvel
There actually was a new film released this week. It's called 'The Identical' and it's a Christian-themed fable about what would have happened if Elvis Presley's stillborn twin brother had survived. Well, for reasons that should be obvious after reading that sentence, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' held onto the number one spot this weekend while 'The Identical' opened outside of the top 10, never to be heard from again.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Trounces All Newcomers

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by Jacob Hall August 31, 2014 @ 1:14 PM
Marvel
A few weeks ago, this column was skeptical that Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' could reach $300 million. Now, it seems impossible that it won't. Thanks to ecstatic word of mouth, killer marketing and only one genuinely successful box office challenger (that would be 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'), Marvel's oddball space opera has managed to spend three of the past four weekends at the number one spot at the box office, giving it enough momentum to officially become the highest grossing film of 2014.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Sin City' Sputters, 'If I Stay' Surprises, 'Guardians' Reigns Supreme

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by Jacob Hall August 24, 2014 @ 11:35 AM
Dimension
You can tell the summer movie season is coming to an end because the weekend box office has stopped being exciting and has starting becoming sad and weird. The past two weeks have seen several major movies bomb, but nothing could have prepared us for 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.'

Weekend Box Office Report: 'The Expendables 3' Can't Keep Up With the Guardians or the Turtles

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by Jacob Hall August 17, 2014 @ 1:14 PM
Lionsgate
A trio of newcomers entered the box office arena this weekend, but two battle-hardened and grizzled champions kept them at bay, holding onto the top two spots and making it look easy. Sorry, newbies: This top 10 still belongs to 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy.'

Weekend Box Office Report: The 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Battle the 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

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by Jacob Hall August 10, 2014 @ 1:05 PM
Paramount
30 years after their comic book debut and several decades since they last ruled the box office, the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' returned this week and proved that they're as relevant and popular as ever. Although many people wondered if the...