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Box Score: Split doubles up XXX

Surprising even the most optimistic predictions, the thriller Split [SPLIT] top the weekend box office with an estimated $40.2 million, the fifth highest opening for the month of January.  The film attracted  relatively even audience that was  52% female and 52% under the age of 25.

XXX: The Return of Xander Cage [XXX3] debuted a distant second with $20.0 million.  The action sequel drew a crowd that was 53% male and 62% over the age of 25.

After two weeks at the top, Hidden Figures...

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By Antibody on Sunday, January 22, 2017 @ 05:22 PM        337 views




Whisper Numbers: XXX to Split the box office

Two film icons attempt a comeback this weekend as writer-director M. Night Shyamalan [MNSHY] takes on Vin Diesel’s [VDIES] return as Xander Cage after 15 years. The head to head battle for box office supremacy appears close, but Split [SPLIT] may pull ahead. Shyamalan’s PG-13 rated thriller stars James McAvoy [JMCAV] as a man with 23 personalities. Universal’s marketing has effectively set up the premise to hook in moviegoers. The film has a twist ending that apparently hue closer on the...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 04:27 PM        701 views




First trailer for Colossal

New distributor Neon has unveiled the teaser for their first release Colossal [COLSL] on EW.  Written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo, the sci-fi comedy stars Anne Hathaway [AHATH] as an unemployed woman in New York who learns that she's somehow connected to a giant monster that is destroying Seoul, South Korea.  Colossal  opens in theaters on April 7th.

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By Antibody on Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 01:37 PM        616 views




New trailer for Logan

Fox has unsheathed the second trailer for the third stand-alone Wolverine movie Logan [WOLV3].   Hugh Jackman [HJACK] and Patrick Stewart [PSTEW] reprise their X-Men roles for perhaps the final time in the film set in the near future.  Hiding out from the world, he find a young mutant with the same abilities being hunted by bad men, led by Boyd Holbrook [BHOLB].  In the process of saving her, he might just save himself.  Logan leaps into theaters on March 3rd.

 

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By Antibody on Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 09:53 AM        485 views




New trailer for Power Rangers

Lionsgate has unleashed the full-length trailer for the reboot of Power Rangers [MMPR] from on the TV series "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers".  The five relative newcomers playing the teenage superheroes are joined by Bryan Cranston [BCRAN] as  their guide Zordon and Elizabeth Bank [EBANK] as the villainess Rita Repulsa.    Power Rangers morphs into theaters on March 24th.

 

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By Antibody on Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 09:42 AM        397 views




New trailer for Collide

Open Road has released a second trailer for the actioner Collide [ABAHN]. Nicholas Hoult [NHOUL] stars as an American backpacker in Europe who becomes a driver for drug smugglers in order to save his girlfriend, played by Felicity Jones [FJONE]. Collide opens in theatres on February 24th.

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By Antibody on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 @ 09:39 AM        390 views




First trailer for The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

Open Road has unveiled the first trailer for the animated sequel  The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature [NUTJ2]. Will Arnett [WARNE] reprises his voice role as Surly Squirrel who must band together with his group of animal friends to save their park home from a developer who wants to build an amusement park.  The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature drops into theaters on August 18th.

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By Antibody on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 @ 09:34 AM        226 views




New trailer for Wilson

Fox Searchlight has released the greenband trailer for the dramedy Wilson [WILSN].  Woody Harrelson [WHARR] stars as a lonely and neurotic man who learns about a teenage daughter he never knew he had, and tracks her down with his estranged wife, played by Laura Dern [LDERN].  Wilson begins in limited release on March 24th.

 

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By Antibody on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 10:27 AM        484 views




Box Score: Newcomers no match for Hidden Figures

As most of the new films underperformed at the box office, Hidden Figures [HIDNF] held the top spot with an estimated $26.0 million over the 4-day holiday weekend.  The historical drama has banked $60.4 million.

La La Land [LALAL] jumped up to the second position with $17.5 million.  Boosted by Golden Globes sweep, the musical has earned $77.1 million.

Sing [SING] remained in third place at $19.2 million, bringing its total to $238.5 million after 4 weekends.

The Bye Bye Man [BYBYM]...

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By Antibody on Monday, January 16, 2017 @ 10:26 AM        388 views




Whisper Numbers: Patriots Day challenges Hidden Figures

Three new films open on this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, while three others expand into wide release. However, only Patriots Day [PATSD] is likely to make noise at the box office. Mark Wahlberg [MWAHL] reteams with director Peter Berg [PEBER] on a movie about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. The R-rated thriller has already earned nearly $1 million in 3 weeks of limited release from just 7 theaters. Their previous efforts, Deepwater Horizon debuted at $20.2 million last...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 04:26 PM        484 views




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