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International

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Rank Film/Origin Distributor Week 3-Day Gross $
1 (1) Iron Man 3 (US) BVI 3 89,300,000
2 (-) Star Trek Into Darkness (US) Paramount Pictures International NEW 31,700,000
3 (2) So Young (Chn) Enlight Pictures 3 23,040,000
4 (3) The Croods (US) 20th Century Fox 8 12,168,865
5 (5) Oblivion (US) Universal Pictures International 5 11,800,000

UK/Ireland

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Rank Film/Origin Distributor Week 3-Day Gross $
1 (-) Star Trek Into Darkness (US) Paramount Pictures International NEW 12,961,681
2 (1) Iron Man 3 (US) Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International 3 4,891,787
3 (2) 21 And Over (US) Entertainment One International 2 893,129
4 (4) All Stars (UK) Vertigo Films 2 766,078
5 (6) The Croods (US) 20th Century Fox 8 589,549

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Box Office News

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Lucy holds UK box office lead

01/09/2014

Universal’s action sci-fi becomes director Luc Besson’s best-ever UK performer as it records a second straight week at the top of the chart.

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Guardians holds firm over Labor Day on $16m

01/09/2014

Marvel Studios’ summer hit stayed at number one thanks to an estimated $16.3m haul as the season ended on a whimper and fell 15% against summer 2013 to mark the weakest summer since 2006.

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Apes scores $47m China debut

31/08/2014

Lucrative returns in China continue to pour in as Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes delivered the fourth biggest opening day for a non-local film, helping it soar past $400m at the international box office.

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Lucy bids to stay on top

29/08/2014

Lucy ruled the roost last weekend with a $29m haul that elevated the international running total past $100m and to more than $65.2m from Universal territories.

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Box Office Features

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Box Office: Finding the funny

13/12/2013

With Anchorman 2 about to start its international roll-out, Ian Sandwell looks at the performance of comedies at the box office in 2013 and examines the prospects for Ron Burgundy’s return.

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Documentaries: the truth about summer

25/06/2013

Serious documentaries can be ideal counter programming to superhero blockbusters. Ian Sandwell talks to UK and US distribution experts about why summer releases can be smart moves for non-fiction films.

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