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LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Oct 13- The 3 D outer space thriller "Gravity" kept a tight grip on U.S. and Canadian box offices over the weekend, eclipsing the debut of Somali pirate drama "Captain Phillips" in a battle between two Oscar hopefuls.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 18- " Lee Daniels' The Butler," a civil rights drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, surpassed expectations and easily won the weekend box office battle, debuting with $25 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales through Sunday.
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" won the box office battle, fighting off competition from cartoon cavemen, a Tyler Perry drama, and an alien-possessed heroine trying to save the human race.
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" won the weekend box office battle in the United States and Canada, fighting off competition from cartoon cavemen, a Tyler Perry drama, and an alien-possessed heroine trying to save the human race.
One startup, Dealficks, offers theatergoers movie tickets for as little as $4.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Take a look at some of Friday's morning movers.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
LOS ANGELES-- A stronger than expected start to movie theater attendance in the fourth quarter and a smaller decline in the third quarter than forecast prompted a Nomura analyst to tweak his profit estimate for Regal Entertainment Group on Wednesday.
*Imax and Regal Entertainment groupï¿ ½ expand revenue share partnership with 10. *Expansion of companies' existing joint revenue sharing agreement to include. installation of 10 additional IMAX theatres.
Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers:
“The Hunger Games” brought a lot of people into movie theaters and made a lot of money for both its production company, Lions Gate Entertainment, and the theaters themselves, two analysts told CNBC Monday.
Based on those midnight numbers, Lionsgate may not have to worry about disappointing Wall Street.
The Hunger Games doesn't open nationwide until Friday but already the move is white hot. Does that mean these related stocks are about to catch fire, too?
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CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the 2011 box office take is expected to fall 4%, as overall moviegoers resisted higher movie prices.
Teenage girls just can't get enough vampire melodrama. The fourth and second to last movie in the 'Twilight' series opens Friday, and it's already getting throngs of obsessive "twi-hards" to open their wallets.
After years of grumbling about steadily rising ticket prices, consumers achieved the nearly unthinkable earlier this year: they forced a momentary drop in the average cost of a movie ticket,. But prices started rising again this summer, the New York Times reports.
MoviePass wants to apply the subscription model that worked so well for Netflix to movie theater tickets. But it cancelled the trial Thursday night in the midst of conflict with theaters. And now it looks like MoviePass' business could blow up before it begins.
Paramount is wasting no time driving moviegoers to 3-D screenings of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." Director Michael Bay has been personally campaigning to draw moviegoers to the new format, by communicating directly with fans and campaigning for theater chains to project the film with more light.