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Box Office Report: 'Mama' Wins Big Friday With $10.1 Mil; Schwarzenegger's 'Last Stand' Bombs

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The governator's first leading role in nearly a decade is looking at a 10th place finish for the long MLK holiday weekend; "Silver Linings Playbook" surges as it expands nationwide. New horror pic Mama and holdover Zero Dark Thirty -- both starring Jessica Chastain -- easily topped the Friday box office with $10.1 million and $4.6 million, respectively.


Weekend Box Office: 'Zero Dark Thirty' Leads Friday, 'Texas Chainsaw' Plummets

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The Friday box office estimates for "Zero Dark Thirty" are in and they are looking good. While it has been playing in limited theaters since Dec. 19, the controversial Kathryn Bigelow movie had its wide release on Friday. "Zero Dark Thirty" made $9 million across 2,937 theaters. The torture scenes in the movie have been the subject of debate, with the most recent input from Sony co-chair Amy Pascal.


New in Theaters: ‘Gangster Squad,’ ‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ ‘A Haunted House’

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This week saw a trio of new releases open this Friday; they’re a diverse bunch, consisting of a crime period piece, an action-drama thriller, and a horror film parody. As you could imagine, a variety of releases unfortunately means a variety of critical reception, and of expected profits for the weekend.
One of these releases is Gangster Squad, a noir-esque film set in 1949 about a mobster by name of Mickey Cohen, and the group of renegade cops who plan to take down his criminal empire.


Senate leaders Feinstein and McCain condemn 'Zero Dark Thirty'

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A trio of Senate leaders have condemned the Kathryn Bigelow movie "Zero Dark Thirty," calling elements of its dramatization of the Osama bin Laden manhunt “grossly inaccurate and misleading.”


'Zero Dark Thirty' Reviews: Kathryn Bigelow's Osama Bin Laden Movie Praised By Critics

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Geronimo. After months of anticipation, Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," a procedural about the hunt for and killing of Osama Bin Laden, screened for critics and Oscar watchers in New York and Los Angeles on Sunday night. The early words? Strong, thoughtful, cynical, academic and intense.


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