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Top-Grossing Actor of All Time Is...

Not who you might think

(Newser) - Samuel L. Jackson has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-grossing actor of all time, according to the Hollywood Reporter . Jackson’s films—he’s made more than 100—have earned more than $7.4 billion, thanks in part to huge earners like the Star ... More »

Harry Potter Hits $1B

The boy wizard and the cash register on fire...

(Newser) - It took Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 all of 17 days to zoom to the $1 billion mark, becoming the first in the franchise to achieve a feat only eight other films have ever managed. But hot on Deathly Hallows Part 2's tail is Transformers: Dark ... More »

Harry Potter Has $125M Weekend

No. 6 opening weekend of all time

(Newser) - Harry Potter has cast his biggest box-office spell yet with a franchise record $125.1 million domestically over opening weekend. In terms of revenue, that puts Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 ahead of the series' best previous debut of $102.7 million for 2005's Harry Potter and ... More »

Top-Grossing Films of the Decade

The list is populated with sequels, adaptations, remakes

(Newser) - Thanks to a Wikipedia contributor who put together a list of the 50 highest-grossing films of the decade, it’s easy to see Hollywood’s—and, apparently, America’s—obsession with rehashing old material. As The Wrap points out, only nine aren't sequels or adaptations, and you have to reach... More »

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