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This image released by Focus Features shows Elizabeth McGovern, from left, Harry Hadden-Paton, Laura Carmichael, Hugh Bonneville and Michael Fox, right, in a scene from the film "Downton Abbey."
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September 22, 2019 - 4:50 pm
Raise your tea cups! The big-screen encore of "Downton Abbey" handily (but very politely) thumped both Brad Pitt's "Ad Astra" and Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood" in theaters over the weekend in one of the more unlikely box-office upsets.
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September 15, 2019 - 3:44 pm
It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office.
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in New Line Cinema’s horror thriller "It: Chapter 2."
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September 08, 2019 - 9:25 pm
A robust audience turned out to catch "It: Chapter Two" in movie theaters this weekend, but not quite as big as the first.
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FILE - In this July 14, 2019 file photo, director Jon Favreau poses for photographers upon arrival at the 'Lion King' European premiere in central London.
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September 01, 2019 - 9:35 pm
Summer ticket sales finished 2% behind last year, according to data firm Comscore, a slight downturn that came despite an unprecedented display by Disney.
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In this Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, Jennifer Lopez attends the world premiere of "Second Act" at Regal Union Square Stadium 14 in New York.
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August 26, 2019 - 10:30 am
By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Latinos make up 18% of the U.S. population and 24% of its frequent moviegoers, yet they rarely see themselves on movie screens. A new study by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative finds that Latino representation in film lags significantly behind the...
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This image released by Lionsgate shows Gerard Butler, left and Morgan Freeman in "Angel Has Fallen," directed by Ric Roman Waugh.
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August 25, 2019 - 3:56 pm
By Jake Coyle NEW YORK (AP) — "Angel Has Fallen" easily topped the box office with a $21.3 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to find modest success in the often quiet late summer. The Lionsgate film beat expectations going...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Jacob Tremblay, from left, as Max, Keith L. Williams as Lucas and Brady Noon as Thor in the film, "Good Boys," written by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky and directed by Stupnitsky.
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August 18, 2019 - 5:35 pm
By Jake Coyle NEW YORK (AP) — The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure. "Good Boys" surpassed expectations to debut...
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Filmmaker Aaron Scotti outside Gypsy Saloon in Conshy for PBF
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Jim Melwert
August 16, 2019 - 8:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The movie “The Peanut Butter Falcon” is billed as the first Hollywood film with a lead actor with Down syndrome, and it’s taking the movie world by storm. This weekend, a Conshohocken native who helped make the movie is back home telling everyone, including KYW...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Dwayne Johnson, left, and Jason Statham in a scene from "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw."
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August 11, 2019 - 3:15 pm
By Lindsey Bahr LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences helped the "Fast & Furious" spinoff "Hobbs & Shaw" take another lap at No. 1 even with an onslaught of four new major releases this weekend. From family films to R-rated adult fare, moviegoers had their pick as studios tried to capitalize on the...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Dwayne Johnson, left, and Jason Statham in a scene from "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw."
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August 04, 2019 - 4:53 pm
By Jake Coyle NEW YORK (AP) — The first spinoff of the 18-year-old "Fast & Furious" franchise, "Hobbs & Shaw," sped away with $180.8 million in its worldwide debut, including $60.8 million domestically — a strong opening that dethroned "The Lion King" after a two-week reign at No. 1 but...
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