‘The Other Guys’ Beats ‘Inception’ For #1; ‘Step Up 3D’ Takes Big Leap Backwards

SATURDAY PM/SUNDAY AM UPDATE: It’s looking like a down box office weekend in the U.S. and Canada with total grosses of $133 million, which is -9% compared to last year’s. Here are Friday’s and Saturday’s numbers with weekend and cume grosses:

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‘Inception’ Passed $200 Million Last Night

Chris Nolan’s Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures film has made $201.7M in 19 days.

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It’s Official: Warner Bros Only Studio To Pass $1B Domestic For 10 Straight Years

I already reported this, but here’s the official Warner Bros announcement:

BURBANK, CA – July 26, 2010 – On Sunday, July 25th, Warner Bros. Studios became the only studio in history to surpass $1 billion at the domestic box

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Angelina Jolie’s ‘Salt’ Spices Up Weekend; But Chris Nolan’s ‘Inception’ Still Big No. 1

SATURDAY PM/SUNDAY AM UPDATE: These numbers will be refined in the morning. But sources have given me early North American grosses now for the Top 10. Hollywood expected Inception to hold well in the large markets and on both coasts and it did with a $43.5 million second weekend and new domestic cume of $143.6M. But Salt definitely put some pepper into Friday’s and Saturday’s box office with a $36.5 million weekend. Thanks to these big #1 & #2, the overall weekend grosses looks like $160M, or +12% from last year. The other newcomer  Ramona and Beezus joined an already crowded family film market and finished with $8 million: Read More »

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Nolan’s ‘Inception’ Passes $100M In 7 Days

The Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures’ Inception is now only the 5th film this year to gross over $100M in its first week of release joining Toy Story 3, Alice In Wonderland, Iron Man 2, and the Twilight Saga: Eclipse. But it’s the only 2D original film to do so. Warner Bros … Read More »

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‘Inception’ Could Pass $100M Thursday PM


That’s domestic grosses over just 7 days’ time. Monday’s take for Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures was a surprisingly large $10.19M. Hollywood was right: Chris Nolan’s 2D pic has strong legs.

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‘Inception’ Worldwide Total: $76 Million

Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures’ Inception generated an estimated $15.6M internationally with nearly 2.7M admissions from 1,753 screens in 7 markets. The studio plans a 3-week overseas roll-out for Chris Nolan’s pic. This weekend, the UK delivered an outstanding £5.6M ($8.6M) from 451 situations nationwide, marking the biggest opening ever for a Leonardo DiCaprio … Read More »

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‘Inception’ Dreams Up $60.4M Opener; ‘Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ Nightmare $17.3M

SATURDAY PM/SUNDAY AM UPDATE: Friday, Saturday, and weekend numbers for North America’s Top 5 movie grosses:

inception poster1. What an impressive start for the Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures mind-bending scifi thriller from 3,792 theaters, with Friday’s $21.6 million (including $3M midnight shows in 1,600 locations) … Read More »

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