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Vin Diesel 'Riddick' Box Office: Disappointing or Great?

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Vin Diesel 'Riddick' box office: Underwhelming domestic debut Universal's distribution chief Nikki Rocco may have called Riddick's opening-weekend figures "a great result," but an estimated $18.7 million from 3,107 North American theaters – $2.5 million of that total from 314 IMAX locations – for an action-packed sequel starring Vin Diesel is a disappointing debut. In fact, if studio estimates for the September 6-8, 2013, weekend are on target, Riddick's per-theater average barely surpassed the $6,000 mark: $6,010 per location, to be exact. And even though it's true that the weekend after Labor Day tends to be pathetically slow at the U.S. and Canada box office, and that this year's top-ten figures were 29 percent above last year's, Riddick's box office gross undeniably fell below expectations. (Image: Vin Diesel in Riddick.) Box office pundits, for instance, had been predicting an opening north of $20 million for the $38 million-budgeted, independently financed […]


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FAST & FURIOUS 6 Cars, STAR TREK Spaceship Pass $200 Million Box Office

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Fast & Furious 6 cars, Star Trek into Darkness spaceship pass $200 million milestone at North America box office According to weekend box office studio estimates released Sunday morning (June 9), two blockbusters passed the $200 million milestone in North America this past weekend: Justin Lin's actioner Fast & Furious 6, starring fast and furious cars, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, and Vin Diesel, and J.J. Abrams' Star Trek into Darkness, starring the star-trekking spaceship Enterprise, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Benedict Cumberbatch. However, box office actuals released on Monday revealed that Star Trek into Darkness studio Paramount had been a bit too optimistic. (Image: one of the Fast & Furious 6 cars, with Vin Diesel at the wheel.) At no. 2 this past weekend, Fast & Furious 6 added $19.62 million (down 44 percent), cuming at $202.81 million according to figures found at Box Office Mojo. Including Monday figures, the […]


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FAST & FURIOUS 6 Cars, STAR TREK Spaceship Pass $200 Million Box Office







FAST & FURIOUS 6 Memorial Day Weekend Box Office: Top $120 Million?

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Fast & Furious 6 weekend box office: Biggest Fast and Furious domestic opening ever? (Image: Dwayne Johnson in Fast & Furious 6) Fast & Furious 6 will easily top Memorial Day weekend at the North American box office. According to studio estimates found at Box Office Mojo, the Justin Lin-directed action thriller featuring Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, and Jordana Brewster earned $38.2 million at 3,658 locations on Friday – including $6.5 million from 2,409 late Thursday and midnight screenings. Fast & Furious 6 vs. Fast Five Reportedly budgeted at $160 million, Universal's Fast & Furious 6 will in all likelihood boast the biggest opening weekend ever of any Fast and Furious movie. In its first three days out in late April 2011, Fast Five scored $86.19 million at 3,644 locations. Fast & Furious 6 could easily reach $92-95 million and possibly go as high as $100+ million by […]


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