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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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Apes retains UK box office lead

28/07/2014

Fox’s sequel retains top spot with $6.4m (£3.8m) second weekend; Paramount’s Hercules muscles in with $2.46m (£1.45m).

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Apes lead int'l BO on $54.8m

27/07/2014

UPDATED JULY 28: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes reached the international box office summit at the weekend as a confirmed $54.8m from 12,247 screens in more than 61 markets dethroned Transformers 4.

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Lucy tops North America on $44m

27/07/2014

EuropaCorp’s thriller starring Scarlett Johansson delivered a strong debut through Universal as box office for the top 12 matched the comparable session of 2013.

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Hercules in strong Russia debut

25/07/2014

UPDATED JULY 26: Paramount and MGM’s adventure starring Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock stormed into Russia on Thursday on an estimated $2.6m to reach $5.2m by Saturday.

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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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