15 Box Office Achievers Of 2012

By Grady Smith Grady Smith picks winners of the past six months, based on their earnings vs. cost/marketing challenges

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  • ‘Insurgent’ earns more than $100M at international box office - FOXNews.com
    Octavia Spencer Joins Shailene Woodley And Theo James In Divergent ... - Entertainment Wise
    04/2/2015 - 10:17 am | View Link
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles': Untold Story of the Movie "Every ... - Hollywood Reporter
    'Arrow' Star Joins Cast Of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2' - Starpulse
    04/2/2015 - 9:05 am | View Link
  • Christopher Nolan Talks "Devastating" Career Knocks - Hollywood Reporter
    Christopher Nolan Talks "Devastating" Career Knocks - IMDB
    04/2/2015 - 7:02 am | View Link
  • Charting the turbo-charged box office of 'Furious' franchise - Sun Herald
    Charting the turbo-charged box office of 'Furious' franchise - Yahoo! Singapore
    04/1/2015 - 3:42 pm | View Link
  • 'G.I. Joe 3' Nabs 'Section 6' Writer (Exclusive) - Hollywood Reporter
    Aaron Berg Latest Writer Hired For ‘G.I. Joe 3′ - IMDB
    04/1/2015 - 2:27 pm | View Link
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  • 'Furious 7' Box Office Predictions On Track To Break Records Thanks To Paul Walker's Last Ride
    “Furious 7” is on track to roll into theaters with record ticket sales, industry insiders predict. The “Fast and the Furious” sequel starring the late Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and the Rock, which opens Friday, is expected to cross the $115 million domestic mark this weekend. Universal Studios is making “Furious 7” its largest worldwide release to date with more than 14,500 ...
    04/2/2015 - 12:46 pm | View Link
  • Hollywood's Studios Betting Summer Blockbusters Can Cure 2014 Slump
    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Coming off a down year for movie box-office sales, Hollywood's largest studios may be poised for a rebound -- and it couldn't happen soon enough.The Motion Picture Association of America recently released 2014 industry data, revealing that while total worldwide box office sales increased 1% in 2014 to $36 billion -- largely due to growth in China -- U.S.-Canadian box ...
    04/2/2015 - 6:19 am | View Link
  • 'American Sniper,' 'Fifty Shades of Grey' drive first quarter box office up 3%
    Hits like "Cinderella" and "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" lifted the first quarter box office up 3% over the initial three months of 2014. Domestic ticket sales for the period ending in March closed at $2.47 billion compared to $2.4 billion a year ago, according to BoxOffice.com and Rentrak . Going into the quarter, many analysts expected that the overall box office would be down because the ...
    04/2/2015 - 5:20 am | View Link
  • 'Furious 7' revs up for April box office record
    Hot cars, hot cast and red-hot box office figures -- the juggernaut "Fast & Furious" franchise is revving up for another wild ride. The fast-paced film with a racially diverse cast that has won over audiences both at home and abroad is certain to rake in major cash, but it will also tug at the heartstrings of fans. Star Paul Walker, who has played cop-turned-racer Brian O'Conner in the films ...
    04/2/2015 - 3:25 am | View Link
  • Charting the turbo-charged box office of 'Furious' franchise
    In their14-year history, the "Fast & Furious" films have become a case study in the power of international box office. In recent years, the unlikely franchise has made global appeal a priority and as a result, grosses have continued to grow. "Furious 7," out worldwide on Friday, could be the biggest installment yet.
    04/1/2015 - 1:55 pm | View Link
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  • Weekend Box Office: Furious 7 Keeps the Pedal to the Box Office Metal
    Universal’s Furious 7 continued to race its way into the box office record books around the globe this weekend. The insanely popular action flick not only stayed at the top of the North American box office, where it held off solid debuts from Paul Blart ...
    04/20/2015 - 3:47 pm | View Link
  • Furious 7 sets another record with $1 billion at global box office
    Furious 7 is speeding through one box-office record after another, and doesn’t appear interested in applying the brakes anytime soon. Last weekend, Universal Pictures announced that the seventh installment of the Fast & Furious franchise had reached the ...
    04/20/2015 - 6:02 am | View Link
  • Weekend Box Office: ‘Paul Blart 2′ Made More Money Than You’d Think
    I spent Friday reading every Paul Blart 2 review in existence, and almost all mentioned the non-existant response from the audience. Nonetheless, while it couldn’t catch the Furious 7 juggernaut, Paul Blart 2 still opened with a respectable $24 million.
    04/20/2015 - 5:29 am | View Link
  • Japan Box Office: 'Furious 7' Opens in Third, Hits Franchise-Best Numbers
    A franchise-best $6.2 million (¥736 million) opening in Japan and a Friday night head start for Furious 7 couldn't stop it from being overtaken by two homegrown anime films on a busy box-office weekend in Japan. Dragonball Z: Resurrection F, the 19th ...
    04/20/2015 - 2:55 am | View Link
  • Margarita With A Straw box office collection: Kalki Koechlin starrer collects Rs 2.12 crore!
    Kalki’s latest release isn’t a typical Bollywood masala entertainer and keeping that in mind the film seems to have done decent business at the BO… Margarita With A Straw which hit the screens last Friday has fared averagely at the Indian box office ...
    04/20/2015 - 2:43 am | View Link
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  • Furious 7 Tops Box Office for Third Weekend
    No new release could match the box office horsepower of reigning champ Furious 7 this weekend. The latest installment in the Fast and the Furious franchise ...
    04/19/2015 - 10:23 pm | View Website
  • Box Office Guru
    Database of box office statistics on motion pictures released from 1989 to the present, plus weekend preview and review. International grosses, monthly averages, all ...
    04/16/2015 - 9:22 pm | View Website
  • BoxOffice® — The Business of Movies
    Box office database featuring the most accurate reporting, analysis and predictions, exclusive movies data reports, box office numbers and records, top opening ...
    04/16/2015 - 7:35 pm | View Website
  • Box Office | Deadline
    Box Office news that is up-to-the-minute. Get breaking Box Office information and an unfiltered, no-holds-barred analysis of Box Office-related events.
    04/16/2015 - 4:43 pm | View Website
  • Box Office | Yahoo Movies
    $21,600,000. $257.70M Total (3 weeks) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1. PG-13 2 hours 3 minutes
    04/16/2015 - 4:14 pm | View Website
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