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box office: week of September 23

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

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box office news archive

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    'Exodus' Fails to Lead Way to Box Office Promised Land; 'Inherent Vice' Starts Strong

    Though this time of the year provides multiple excuses not to see movies, the reality is that Fox didn't choose a suicidal date, but rather one that has previously launched major hits.

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    Universal Bucks Blockbuster Trend--and Wins

    Sometimes it pays NOT to have franchises. See the box office numbers for last year.

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    The 10 Best Movies of 2014 (and Top Indie Sellers) According to iTunes

    Here are the best films of the year - and the biggest indie sellers - according to iTunes.

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    'Wild' Takes the Stage Amid Pre-Holiday Awards Rollout

    On another big weekend for award season contenders, Fox Searchlight pushed "Wild" into 21 theaters.

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    Friday Box Office: 'Mockingjay' Holds on Par with 'Catching Fire,' 'Wild' Joins Award Mix

    With no new wide releases, the traditionally bleak post-Thanksgiving Friday performed as usual yesterday, relying almost entirely on holdovers of films that, at their respective levels, had already performed below expectations.

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    Was Sony Hacking Behind Latest Piracy Scare?

    An ongoing issue that threatens the entertainment industry popped up over the holiday weekend.

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    'Imitation Game' Breaks Box Office Code With Awards Season Best Opening

    And the winner is ... "The Imitation Game." It's the best platform opener of the high-expectation awards contenders so far this season.

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    'Mockingjay' Dominates Depressed Holiday Weekend; 'Imitation Games' Computes Huge Opening

    Despite a strong outing from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One," the Thanksgiving holiday box office is down a stunning 20% from last year.

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    Godard's 'Goodbye to Language' Adds Prime Dates in Los Angeles & Elsewhere

    Jean-Luc Godard's acclaimed "Goodbye to Language," which despite its initial success at the IFC Center in New York has found rough sledding finding theaters because of the lack of 3D-equipped appropriate venues in many prime markets, has found a home in Los Angeles.

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