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Archive for December, 2008

‘Marley’ stirs it up with record $14.75 mil Xmas

Saturday, December 27th, 2008 Posted in Entertainment | Comments Off

Twentieth Century Fox says "Marley & Me" has set a Christmas Day record with $14.75 million at the box office. That breaks the previous mark of $10.2 million, set by "Ali" in 2001, according to Media By Numbers LLC. And "Marley & ...

Carrey’s ‘Yes Man’ opens at No. 1 with $18M debut

Monday, December 22nd, 2008 Posted in Entertainment | Comments Off

By DAVID GERMAIN Movie audiences greeted Jim Carrey and Will Smith with a lukewarm "yes' as snowstorms undermined weekend debuts from both stars. Carrey's comedy "Yes Man" opened at No. 1 with $18.2 million in ticket sales, while Smith's drama "Seven Pounds" ...

‘Day the Earth Stood Still’ launches to $31M debut

Monday, December 15th, 2008 Posted in Entertainment | Comments Off

By DAVID GERMAIN Audiences sat still for Keanu Reeves' sci-fi remake "The Day the Earth Stood Still," making it the weekend's top movie with a $31 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday. The 20th Century Fox release also added $39 million ...