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‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ grosses $1 billion at the box office

Transformers: Age of Extinction has become the 19th film to crack the billion dollar milestone at the worldwide box office, surpassing The Dark Knight this weekend to take the 18th place on the overall chart. The Michael Bay picture has so far grossed $241 million in North America, which is significantly less than the three […]

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The Avengers boasts biggest opening ever

Following on from its record-breaking run in Australian cinemas, Joss Whedon‘s The Avengers has claimed the title of biggest opening weekend in America. The Marvel team-up flick grossed $200.3 million, obliterating the record set last year by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2‘s now-minuscule seeming $169.2 million tally. According to Box Office Mojo, it is now the fastest […]

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The Avengers breaks opening weekend record at Australian box office

It’s not all bad news for Joss Whedon. His Marvel team-up flick The Avengers claimed the biggest opening weekend in Australian box office history. According to Mumbrella, the film grossed $19.7 million on 621 screens, beating the $18.4 million record (briefly) held by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. It’s worth noting, however, […]

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Harry Potter breaks billion dollar barrier; Transformers close behind

Well, that didn’t take long. Just two weeks after making its debut, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 has cracked the magical billion dollar mark at the worldwide box office, becoming only the ninth film in history to do so. After opening with a record-breaking worldwide tally of $475.6 million, HPATDHP2 has since […]

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Australian Box Office: Do you believe in magic?

Cue the puns about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One. For the period November 18-21 Potter and his friends created box office magic. Though we predicted it last week, it wouldn’t take a boy wizard to foresee this record breaking opening weekend. While taking in more than $330 million globally, Part One of […]

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Tomorrow, When The War Began invades box office

Stuart Beattie‘s Tomorrow, When The War Began has demolished the record books, taking AUD$3.8 million at the local box office in its opening weekend. It marks the third biggest ever opening for an Australian film, and the biggest bow for a solely Australian-funded feature. Happy Feet and Australia still sit ahead of Tomorrow on the […]

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New Moon devours box office

source: boxofficemojo.com The Twilight Saga’s New Moon opened to a spectacular $US140.7m over the weekend, claiming the third biggest opening weekend in U.S. history. Although it did not top the three-day opening weekend grosses of 2008’s The Dark Knight and 2007’s Spiderman 3, New Moon holds the biggest opening weekend of 2009. New Moon destroyed […]

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