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  1. meowdy
    Cats Flopped and Then Things Got InterestingIn special movie-theater screenings across the country, a film that is considered a financial disaster thrives.
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    Dolittle Is 2020’s First Official MegaflopExperts project a loss of $100 million for Universal — the studio’s second consecutive box-office failure after Cats.
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    Frozen 2 Defeats Frozen to Become Highest Grossing Animated Film EverEntertainment conglomerates, rejoice!
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    Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker Crushes the Christmas Day Box OfficeLittle Women and Uncut Gems also made strong Christmas Day debuts!
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    Cats Is a Jellicle Box-Office BombWas the digital-fur technology really worth it?
  6. 25 days of cats
    Make the Cats Kiss, You CowardsOut of an extensive list of perverse elements, the cat nuzzling in Cats is perhaps the most disturbing.
  7. the industry
    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Opens to $176 Million, Force Ghosts and AllThe movie failed to surpass the opening-weekend numbers of The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. But it’s still on course to make a billion dollars.
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    Knives Out Marks a Win for the Original Murder-Mystery GenreThe murder mystery just became one of the top-grossing original, live-action movies to debut during the coveted Thanksgiving release corridor.
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    Frozen 2 Thawed a Whole Lot of Money This Weekend$350.2 million to be precise.
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    Don’t Tell Bosley How Terribly Charlie’s Angels Is Doing at the Box OfficeIt didn’t even break double digits.
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    Joker’s Unlikely Path to Becoming the Highest-Grossing R-Rated Movie EverEarly in development, studio executives wondered: Does Todd Phillips’s movie even need to be about the Batman villain?
  12. j'accuse
    How High-Frame-Rate Technology Killed Ang Lee’s Gemini ManIt would be silly to blame the film’s failure on the tech, but I’m going to go ahead and blame the tech.
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    Joker Wildly High-Kicking Its Way to Biggest R-Rated Worldwide Box Office EverWho’s laughing now? You have three guesses, and the first two don’t count.
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    Parasite Is Getting Rave Reviews. So When Can You Actually See It in a Theater?The Korean film feels somehow ubiquitous and conspicuously absent at the same time.
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    Joker’s Movie Theater Attendance Records Are More Than a Box Office WinAfter a strategic six-week marketing campaign, the R-rated film’s record-breaking opening affirms the superhero genre once again.
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    Todd Phillips’s Joker Maniacally Dances Its Way to New October Box Office RecordIf only he had gotten these numbers before, he might never have become Joker in the first place. Really makes you think.
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    Downton Won the Box Office This Weekend, Much to the Dowager Countess’ ConfusionYou know, a weekend? Those two days?
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    Hustlers Beat the Odds at the Box Office to Become a Rare Non-Franchise HitAfter coming dangerously close to not being made at all, Hustlers proves big for its studio — and Jennifer Lopez.
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    It: Chapter 2 Has Second Biggest Horror Opening Ever Behind Previous ItWho here didn’t run out to see if the clown won?
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    Let’s Hear It for the Boys: Good Boys Comes In Number One at the Box OfficeThe first R-rated comedy to do so since 2016.
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    The Bet on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is Paying OffSony “essentially gave the world away to get a Quentin Tarantino movie.” But does its success really mark a win for original stories?
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    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is Tarantino’s Biggest Box Office Opening EverIt didn’t beat The Lion King but it still did great.
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    The Lion King Mauls Harry Potter’s July Box-Office RecordIt’s the ciiiiircle of liiiiiifeee.
  24. step sequels
    What Summer 2019’s Step-Sequels Can Learn From Spider-Man: Far From Home“Audiences will pay to go to see sequels — as long as they’re good.”
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    Toy Story 4 Won and Lost at the Box Office. What Does That Mean for Toy Story 5?The third film felt like the last in John Lasseter’s franchise. Then a fourth arrived. What about a fifth?
  26. the industry
    Dark Phoenix Has Worst Box-Office Debut in X-Men Series History. What Happened?The X-Men movie spent a year and a half in postproduction, had its release date pushed back twice, and its third act underwent significant reshoots.
  27. james cameron
    James Cameron Writes, Uh, Moving Tweet to Endgame, Which Broke Titanic’s RecordAvatar is still sitting pretty.
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    Avengers: Endgame Has the Biggest Opening Weekend EverThe movie obliterated box-office records with a $1.2 billion global debut.
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    Avengers: Endgame Is Moving at Hyperspeed Toward $100 Million In A DayAnd it’s about to make so, so much more money this weekend.
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    Us Gives a Middle Finger to Hollywood’s Underestimation of Black MoviesJordan Peele’s $20 million Get Out follow-up now boasts the most lucrative opening for an original horror movie.
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    Captain Marvel Earns Seventh-Biggest Debut in Marvel Franchise HistoryIt’s simply Marvel-ous.
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    Liam Neeson’s Cold Pursuit Does Very Badly at the Box OfficeIt got what you might call a chilly reception.
  33. the industry
    Moving Pictures Are Big Business Again, Kid!People are going to the movies again, big time.
  34. movies
    Aquaman Is Definitely Not Underwater This ChristmasSee, because it made a lot of money, get it?
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    Mortal Engines Slowly Grinds to a Halt, May Lose $100 Million at the Box OfficeThe big-budget steam punk fantasy film made only $7.5 million its opening weekend.
  36. bohemian rhapsody
    Good Job, Rami Malek: Bohemian Rhapsody Is Highest-Grossing Musician Biopic EverThe new record holder at home and abroad.
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    Crazy Rich Asians Did Not Have a Crazy Good Opening in ChinaOne reviewer likened it to “General Tso’s chicken.”
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    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Enchants the Weekend Box OfficeThough not as much as the first Fantastic Beasts.
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    Bohemian Rhapsody Is Having Such a Good Time, Having a Ball at the Box Office$50 million alert!
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    Why Jamie Lee Curtis Should Absolutely Brag About Halloween’s Opening Weekend“OK. I’m going for one BOAST post.”
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    Halloween Might Break the October Box Office RecordLook out, record! He’s right behind you!
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    The Symbiotes Controlling Our Bodies Gave Venom the Biggest October Opening EverDon’t worry: A lot of the symbiotes loved A Star Is Born too.
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    Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9 Is BombingIt’s hard to compete with The House With a Clock in Its Walls. I mean, there’s a clock in the walls.
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    What The Nun’s Huge Opening Weekend Means for Horror This YearChasing the ghost of 2017.
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    It’s Not Crazy at All How Crazy Rich Asians Won the Box Office This WeekendIt beat that Mark Wahlberg thriller by … a lot.
  46. movies
    Boots Riley Says Distributors Are Rejecting Sorry to Bother You“Even tho we’r outperforming a gang of other movies, distributors r claiming “Black movies” dont do well internationally”
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    Ant-Man and the Wasp Has Really Big Opening WeekendThe sequel is actually doing better than the original, imagine that.
  48. box office gold
    Incredibles 2 Pulls in $180 Million for the Biggest Animated Debut of All TimeYou might say the Incredibles 2 opening-weekend box office was … very good.
  49. Why Did Solo: A Star Wars Story Bomb at the Box Office?The stand-alone prequel fell well short of financial expectations over its opening weekend. So what happened?
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    Ron Howard Is Looking on the Bright Side Despite a Lackluster Solo OpeningHe still feels the force.
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