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'Top Moneymaker' Status Comes With Math Problem

(Newser) - The annual ranking of movie stars based on exhibitors' sentiment is out. Thing is, the Quigley Poll bases its list on what industry insiders think the stars brought in, not on hard numbers. Gina Serpe of E! takes a look at the discrepancies.
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Hancock Thwacks Box Office

Superhero flick is third-biggest holiday opener ever

(Newser) - Superhero comedy Hancock raked in $107 million over the July 4th weekend and became the third-biggest holiday opener ever, Variety reports. The weekend's other big debut, Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, sputtered in 8th spot with $3.6 million. Filling out the top five after Hancock were Wall-E, Wanted, Get ... More »

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