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U.S. Movie Box Office Grosses for Aug. 31 - Sept. 3

September 04, 2012

The following table has U.S. Movie Box Office figures provided by studios to Hollywood.com Box-Office. The amounts are based on gross ticket sales from Aug. 31 - Sept. 3.

                               Rev.             Avg./    *Pct.   Total
   Movie                       (mln) Theaters  Theater    Chg.   (mln)  Wks
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 1 THE POSSESSION             $21.1     2,816   $7,485      --   $21.1     1
 2 LAWLESS                     12.9     2,888    4,457      --    15.0     1
 3 THE EXPENDABLES 2           11.5     3,334    3,436     -33    68.8     3
 4 THE BOURNE LEGACY            9.3     3,131    2,975     -23    98.3     4
 5 PARANORMAN (3-D/ANIMATED)    9.0     3,085    2,907     -24    40.4     3
 6 THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GRE  8.6     2,635    3,250     -12    38.4     3
 7 THE DARK KNIGHT RISES        8.0     2,187    3,657     -15   433.3     7
 8 2016 OBAMA’S AMERICA         7.5     1,747    4,303     -14    20.7     8
 9 THE CAMPAIGN                 7.2     2,941    2,451     -24    74.8     4
10 HOPE SPRINGS                 6.1     2,441    2,517     -18    53.5     4
11 PREMIUM RUSH                 5.2     2,255    2,285     -34    13.5     2
12 HIT AND RUN                  3.3     2,870    1,136     -43    10.7     2

* Weekly percent change based on three-day comparisons

Top 12 Films Grosses

   This Week     Year Ago      Pct.
     (mln)         (mln)       Chg.
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     $109.5       $107.1      +2.3


Year-to-date Revenue

     2012          2011
      YTD           YTD        Pct.
     (mln)         (mln)       Chg.
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    $7,606        $7,343      +3.6


Year-to-date Attendance:     +2.4%

To contact the reporter on this story: Rob Golum in Los Angeles at rgolum@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Anthony Palazzo at apalazzo@bloomberg.net.


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