Jake Gyllenhaal’s ‘End Of Watch’ Clear #1; Clint Eastwood’s Baseball Drama Tied With Jennifer Lawrence’s Horror ‘House’ For #2; ‘Dredd 3D’ Dreadful On Very Soft Weekend

SUNDAY PM UPDATE: That’s the pecking order before Monday actuals, according to my sources. This was one of those weekends which can only be described as box office hell for me. Because the three top pics were neck-and-neck for #1 this weekend. Final film order came down to Sunday late shows on the West Coast with Open Road’s End Of Watch easily placing #1 with $13+M. There’s still a battle for 2nd place after Relativity’s The House At The End of The Street came in way under their estimate, while Warner Bros’ Trouble With The Curve came in a little below their estimate as well. Lionsgate’s Dredd still did dreadful. All four newcomers are low- to medium-budget movies, but none opened to more than $13+M this very soft weekend. And total filmgoing likely won’t add up to a lot more than $88M, which is down a big -25% from last year. “It’s a close race to mediocrity with no winners,” one movie exec snarked to me. Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘House At The End Of The Street’

By | Thursday March 29, 2012 @ 9:18am PDT

The Hunger Games‘ Jennifer Lawrence stars in Relativity’s horror pic House At The End Of The Street, the Mark Tonderai-directed movie that co-stars Elisabeth Shue and Max Theriot. The film’s about a mother and daughter who move into a new community and find themselves next door to a house … Read More »

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Relativity Shifts ‘The Raven’, ‘The House At The End Of The Street’

By | Tuesday January 24, 2012 @ 6:04pm PST

Relativity Media today announced a couple of additional release schedule changes. The Edgar Allan Poe serial killer thriller The Raven is shifting to April 27 where the other wide releases will be Universal’s comedy The Five-Year EngagementRead More »

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