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Hobbit leapfrogs Bond in box office stakes

Tue 8 Jan 13 19

UPDATED The first of Sir Peter's latest trilogy has already passed the $US800 million mark worldwide.

Top NZ box office films of 2012

UPDATED: The Avengers is the year's biggest grossing film followed by the latest James Bond flick.

Titanic 3D release takes China by storm

Thu 12 Apr 12 7

A wave of Titanic 3D popularity is washing over China.

Sequels dominate NZ box office in 2011

Mon 23 Jan 12 2

The overall take at the nation's cinemas was down 9% on 2010.

Local hit boosts NZ box office (updated)

Fri 31 Dec 10

Kiwi production Boy and a string of Hollywood blockbusters boosted the New Zealand box office to more than $167 million in 2010.

Vampire film takes big bite of box office records

Sat 21 Nov 09

Teen vampire movie New Moon, the second in the Twilight series, is setting box office records around the world.

Already destined to be the top grossing film in New Zealand this year, according to projections by Sky City Cinemas, the country’s largest exhibition chain, it has broken two box-office records in one day in the US, where it opened at midnight on Thursday.

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