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Synonyms for box office

the amount of money collected as admission, especially to a sporting event


Synonyms for box office

total admission receipts for an entertainment

the office where tickets of admission are sold

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amp; NEW YORK -- "Fahrenheit 9/11," the award-winning film sensation, is set to make box-office history this weekend by becoming the only documentary ever to cross the coveted $100 million mark in theatrical box-office grosses, it was announced by Tom Ortenberg, President of Lions Gate Films Releasing, a division of Lions Gate Films Inc.
The dive further into this box-office phenomenon will begin in September when Paramount and Fox launch their "TITANIC" Special Edition DVD website: titanicmovie.
3 million earned by ``The Matrix Reloaded'' during its first four days in theaters not only set some impressive box-office records, but it also set a new standard for how big an R-rated film can open these days.
Through their prolific production company, Overbrook Entertainment, this dynamic duo produced the recent box-office smash, The Pursuit of Happyness, which at press time grossed $138 million.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, which is distributing the ``Bond'' film, is bullish on its box-office chances, despite Pierce Brosnan being replaced as Agent 007 by Daniel Craig.
Globally, Clint Eastwood, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Sylvester Stallone became the biggest box-office draws.
As the movie industry looks to extend its current box-office winning streak to six weeks, the release of a new Adam Sandler comedy could not be better timed.
Audiences needed more motivation to get them out of the house and into the movie theater than ever before,'' notes Paul Dergarabedian, president of the box-office tracking firm Exhibitor Relations.
Polar'' was overshadowed at the box office by ``The Incredibles'' when it bowed last month and a box-office disappointment seemed inevitable.
Narc's" box-office total, following its limited release on December 20, 2002, is $8,553,000.
5 billion in domestic box-office totals, the second-largest in the history of the movies.
But the company's shares were up 34 cents after financial results exceeded Wall Street expectations thanks to a solid box-office take for ``Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde'' and record sales of the DVD version of the 20th James Bond film, ``Die Another Day.
Online movie ticketing again helped fuel opening-weekend box-office numbers for "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," with Fandango, the nation's largest remote ticketing company, estimating the company will sell more than 700,000 tickets totaling more than $4.