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Weekend Box Office: ‘Puss In Boots’ Is Purr-fect
The swashbuckling feline from the ‘Shrek’ franchise, ‘Puss In Boots,’ still has plenty of lives to spare after its weekend haul of $34 million, putting it at the top of the charts in its first week of release. Fright-flick ‘Paranormal Activity 3′ fell to sec…
Weekend Box Office: ‘The Help’ Retains the Top Spot
In a weekend that saw many East Coast theaters closed because of Hurricane Irene, ‘The Help’ remained atop the box office for the second week in a row. The film, based on the best-selling book of the same name, has now earned a total of $96.6 million. Two new releases — action m…
Weekend Box Office: ‘The Help’ Takes Over Top Spot
In its second week of release, strong word-of-mouth and positive reviews propelled ‘The Help’ past ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ to take the number one spot at the box office this weekend, while ‘Apes’ moved to the number two slot. ‘The Help’…
Weekend Box Office: ‘Transformers’ Retains Top Spot
Boosted by unexpectedly strong word-of-mouth and generous reviews, ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon‘ was number one for the second weekend in a row, becoming the top-grossing movie of 2011 thus far with a total take of $261.0 million. Coming in second, the Jennifer Aniston-featured dark…
Weekend Box Office: ‘Thor’ Smashes Competition
As expected, ‘Thor’ enjoyed a solid performance at the weekend box office. The superhero flick, which impressed most critics with its action-packed storyline and breakout performance by star Chris Hemsworth, took in an impressive $66 million, leaving the rest of the competition in the …

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