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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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Dragon 2 bids to retain title

22/08/2014

DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2 finished top of the pile last session thanks to a sterling debut in China that delivered a little over $26m.

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Dragon 2 flies at China box office

19/08/2014

CHINA BOX OFFICE: DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2 topped the Chinese box office for the week August 11-17, grossing $26.32m over a four-day weekend, while Pompeii opened in third position with $6.68m over three days.

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Inbetweeners 2 retains UK lead

18/08/2014

Entertainment’s comedy sequel crosses £20m mark with non-final $7.2m (£4.3m) second weekend.

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Roaring Currents tops Avatar in S Korea

18/08/2014

Kim Han-min’s war epic edges towards 15 million admissions, beating previous box office record-holder Avatar to become the biggest ever film in South Korea.

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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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