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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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Annabelle to soar past $150m

31/10/2014

Last weekend’s international box office champion Annabelle is expected to soar past $150m this session.

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Lucy beats Guardians at China box office

29/10/2014

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Luc Besson’s sci-fi action thriller Lucy topped the China box office for the week October 20-26, grossing $20.02m in its opening three days.

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Absent One off to roaring start at Danish box office

27/10/2014

Keeper of Lost Causes sequel is a huge hit as third film in series is being planned with Arcel to direct.

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Fury tops UK chart

27/10/2014

Sony’s war drama posts $4.4m (£2.7m) debut, including previews, to dethrone Turtles; Icon’s The Babadook lands with $557,000 (£345,862) from 147 sites ahead of Halloween.

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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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