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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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Maze Runner, Tombstones challenge Lucy

19/09/2014

Fox International prepares to unleash its YA adaptation The Maze Runner in an estimated 37 territories this weekend day-and-date with the North American launch.

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Apes reclaims top spot in China

16/09/2014

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Fox’s Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes narrowly outgrossed The Expendables 3 to take back the top spot at the Chinese box office last week (Sep 8-14).

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Boxtrolls tops UK chart; slow start for Pride

15/09/2014

Universal’s animation dethrones Sex Tape with $3.3m (£2m), including previews; Fox/Pathe’s Pride opens with non-final $1.2m (£714,119) from 491 sites.

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No Good Deed wins US on $25m

14/09/2014

Box office bounced back – how could it do otherwise? – after last week’s historic low as the Screen Gems thriller starring Idris Elba beat Dolphin Tale 2 to open top on an estimated $24.5m.

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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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