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There's a Good Reason For Your Recurring Notebook Nostalgia

12 hours ago | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Liana Liberato may have helped one of her costars in The Best of Me get his job! During a visit to our New York studio, Liana explained how she influenced the casting of Luke Bracey as her onscreen - and sometimes shirtless - love interest in the new Nicholas Sparks adaptation, which is in theaters now. Plus, Liana spoke about how their film is purposefully similar to Sparks's most famous novel-turned-film, The Notebook. Front Page Image Source: Relativity Media, New Line Cinema »

- Allie-Merriam

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There's a Good Reason For Your Recurring Notebook Nostalgia

12 hours ago | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Liana Liberato may have helped one of her costars in The Best of Me get his job! During a visit to our New York studio, Liana explained how she influenced the casting of Luke Bracey as her onscreen - and sometimes shirtless - love interest in the new Nicholas Sparks adaptation, which is in theaters now. Plus, Liana spoke about how their film is purposefully similar to Sparks's most famous novel-turned-film, The Notebook. Front Page Image Source: Relativity Media, New Line Cinema »

- Allie-Merriam

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles displays Turtle Power at the UK box office

14 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

UK box office top ten and analysis for the weekend of Friday 17th to Sunday 19th October 2014…

Despite “mixed” reviews from its U.S. release, Jonathan Leibesman and Michael Bay’s live-action reboot Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles enjoyed the biggest UK debut since The Inbetweeners 2, pulling in a solid £4,785,448 including £1.56 million in previews to knock Gone Girl from the top of the chart in its opening weekend.

In addition to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, three other newcomers managed to crack the top ten: in fifth place with £636,842 was the latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation The Best of Me, followed by the Robert Downey Jr.-headlined The Judge in ninth with £420,720 and photographer Elaine Constantine’s directorial debut Northern Soul, which earned an impressive £278,829 from just 83 screens to creep into the chart in tenth.

Number one this time last year: Turbo

1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, £4,785,448 weekend (New)

2. Gone Girl, £2,361,051 weekend; £14,153,879 total (3 weeks)

3. Annabelle, »

- Gary Collinson

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Nicholas Sparks On 'Best Of Me,' Working With James Marsden [Exclusive]

19 hours ago | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Nicholas Sparks, who has penned a number of best-selling novels that have been adapted for the big screen, has most recently been promoting the adaptation of The Best of Me, starring James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan.

Nicholas Sparks On 'The Best of Me'

In The Best of Me, Dawson (Marsden) and Amanda (Monaghan) are high school sweethearts, now in the their forties, who find themselves falling back into each others arms. Part of Sparks’ inspiration to tell this particular love story was the uniqueness of being a person in his or her 40s, a decade that exists in an inbetween of sorts.

“I just think the 40’s are a very interesting decade,” Sparks told uInterview exclusively “The 40s is like this period where you’re shifting from one to the other. At the same time, I think that brings with it all sorts of great questions. The ‘what if’ questions of life, »

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Luke Bracey Talks The Best Of Me, His Chemistry with Liana Liberato, Shooting Their First Kiss, the Point Break Remake, and More

21 October 2014 11:23 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Based on the best-selling novel by author Nicholas Sparks, The Best of Me tells the story of two former high school sweethearts, Dawson (James Marsden) and Amanda (Michelle Monaghan), who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart.  In their hometown for the funeral of their beloved friend, they are suddenly forced to face the love that they’ve never forgotten, as well as the life that got in their way.  The film also stars Luke Bracey, Liana Liberato, Caroline Goodall, Sebastian Arcelus, Jon Tenney and Gerald McRaney. At the film’s press day, actor Luke Bracey (who plays the younger version of Dawson) spoke to Collider for this exclusive interview about sharing his role with James Marsden, his relatively smooth audition process for this role, the easy chemistry he had with Liana Liberato, and how much fun they had shooting the first kiss for their characters.  He also talked about simultaneously »

- Christina Radish

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles triumphs at UK box office

21 October 2014 4:41 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has topped the UK box office with takings over £4 million.

The Michael Bay-produced adaptation starring Megan Fox brought in a weekend gross of £4.78m.

Gone Girl drops to second place after two weeks at the top, with £2.36m. Annabelle stays at three with £1.46m, while The Maze Runner drops two to four with £1.45m.

The latest Nicholas Sparks film The Best of Me opens in fifth place with takings of over £636,000.

Robert Downey Jr's The Judge enters at nine with £420,720, followed by Steve Coogan film Northern Soul at ten with £278,829.

The UK box office top ten in full:

1. (-) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - £4,785,448

2. (1) Gone Girl - £2,361,051

3. (3) Annabelle - £1,465,919

4. (2) The Maze Runner - £1,458,300

5. (-) The Best of Me - £636,842

6. (7) The Boxtrolls - £464,345

7. (5) Dracula Untold - £438,345

8. (6) The Equalizer - £429,406

9. (-) The Judge - £420,720

10. (-) Northern Soul - £278,829

Watch a trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles »

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Int’l Box Office Final: ‘Guardians’ Now 3rd Biggest Marvel Movie Ever

20 October 2014 2:45 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

3rd Update, 2:45 Pm (Pt): Finals are in for Guardians Of The Galaxy, the No. 1 Bollywood movie this year stateside Bang Bang, director David Fincher’s thriller Gone Girl (which passed $100M stateside), the Denzel Washington action/drama The Equalizer, the animated The Boxtrolls, the Ya hit The Maze Runner, Luc Besson’s Lucy, Universal’s Dracula Untold, Fox’s sequel Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, Ice Age: The Meltdown In 3-D which debuted in China this weekend to $3.2M on 2,800 plays, and also its buddy comedy Let’s Be Cops. In addition, Warner Bros.’ just reported for its horror film Annabelle and the courtroom drama starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Robert Duvall The Judge, and lest we forget Paramount’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (which debuted strong in the UK this weekend) and Hercules which are still playing in 17 markets. Final tallies for stateside newcomers Fox »

- Nancy Tartaglione

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Box Office Actuals: 'Fury' On Top, 'Birdman' Opens Huge and 'Best of Me' is Worst of the Sparks

20 October 2014 2:33 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Fury dropped only a fraction once actuals came in, topping the weekend box office with $23.7 million. With an "A-" CinemaScore it could push to up around $75 million or so domestically, but I'm not sure I'd hold my breath. It will also be interesting to see how it plays internationally. Having Brad Pitt in the cast certainly helps, but is the international audience all that interested in following an American tank crew through the final days of World War IIc Gone Girl only dropped 33.7% for a strong third weekend result of $17.5 million, just barely topping the animated The Book of Life, which stuck to its $17 million estimate once actuals came in. Then down in fifth is The Best of Me, the worst opening for a Nicholas Sparks adaptation in nine tries, but don't expect that to stop them from making more as both "The Choice" and "The Longest Ride" are already in production, »

- Brad Brevet

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Final: ‘Fury’ Wins Box Office War With $23.7M; ‘Book Of Life’ At $17M; ‘Gone Girl’ $100M+; ‘Best Of Me’ $10M – B.O. Final

20 October 2014 1:32 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Final Update, 1:32 Pm: Fury ended the weekend at $23.7M for Sony and Qed, so it underperformed all the tracking (gee what a surprise), social media metrics, and expectations just a little. But it will likely still make money all in after its domestic, international and home entertainment run. I understand that there were significant profit participations on this one. Fox and Reel FX’s The Book Of Life closed the weekend on the high end of our estimate with $17M and will have some playtime again over the next two weekends as no new offerings are in the family zone until Big Hero 6 bows from Disney on November 7. The other newbie, Relativity’s The Best Of Me, was soft with $10M. Gone Girl is now sitting pretty at $106.7M after three weeks in release for Fox and New Regency.

The more exciting news was really in the specialty »

- Anita Busch

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Fury blasts Gone Girl from top of box office

20 October 2014 12:07 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

The bloody World War II drama Fury blew past Gone Girl at theatres this weekend.

Gone Girl was tops at the box office for two weeks before Brad Pitt and his rag-tag group of tank mates in Furyblasted the film to second place. Sony's Fury captured $23.5 million in ticket sales during its opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Fox's "Gone Girl" followed with $17.8 million.

The week's top two films are R-rated adult dramas, followed by two PG family films.

"The fall movie season is all about making the transition from PG-13 world of summer to the R-rated, edgier world of the fall and awards season," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for box-office tracker Rentrak.

The animated Fox feature The Book of Life opened in third place with $17 million, followed by Disney'sAlexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day with $12 million.

"Were now in full adult movie-going »

- Cineplex.com and contributors

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Were Brad Pitt And Shia Labeouf Really A Couple In Fury?

20 October 2014 9:36 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Many of you packed theaters across the country this weekend to see Brad Pitt lead a small platoon of soldiers across Nazi Germany in David Ayer.s tank drama, Fury. The gritty combat thriller earned enough to hold of David Fincher.s Gone Girl and claim the top spot at the box office. But how many of you watching Fury over the weekend noticed a relationship unfolding on screen that many thought was far more romantic than the one happening next door in the Nicholas Sparks adaptation, The Best of Me? David Ayer has been describing Fury as the "study of a family" (according to HuffPo), only one that happens to live in a World War II tank. Yet, some coming out of Fury noticed a different dynamic between Brad Pitt and the introverted, God-fearing soldier played by Shia Labeouf in the film. Is it possible these two men had »

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Ranking Every Nicholas Sparks Movie Couple, from Pathetic to Passionate

20 October 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

While we’ve pretty much established all Nicholas Sparks films are the same, the one factor that truly sets them apart is the chemistry between the lead actors. Sure, we could watch attractive people kissing in the rain, hair blowing in the wind during a slow embrace on the sandy shores of North Carolina all day, but if the passion isn’t there, we ain’t buying it.

As the author’s latest book-to-film venture The Best of Me is currently in theaters, only time will tell where James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan fall on the spectrum of believable couples in Sparks’ movie repertoire.

Of course, not all silver screen couples can be up to par with Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams‘ perfectness in The Notebook. The two couldn’t stand each other at first on set, and they were still the most heart wrenching on screen. Take note from »

- Taylor Ferber

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Box Office: 'Birdman' and 'St. Vincent' Soar in Limited Release

20 October 2014 2:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Michael Keaton and Bill Murray haven't been box office heavyweights for ages, but at the art-house, both men are setting ticket sales on fire, with "Birdman" and "St. Vincent," respectively. During what proved to be a ho-hum weekend for mainstream, wide-release movies, led by Brad Pitt's underperforming "Fury," Keaton and Murray were among the stars packing them in at the indie theaters.

Overall, the North American box office was down 13 percent from last weekend, despite three eagerly awaited new wide releases. PItt's World War II action drama was in the lead, but while pundits had expected it to open as high as $33 million, it finished at an estimated $23.5 million. Despite good reviews, strong word-of-mouth (it earned an A- grade at CinemaScore) and the presence of Pitt, "Fury" did not pull as many older men away from baseball playoffs as expected.

Opening in third place, a hair behind three-week old "Gone Girl, »

- Gary Susman

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Us Box Office Report – Brad Pitt’s Fury topples Gone Girl with $23.5 million opening

20 October 2014 1:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Your Us Box Office Report for w/c 20th October 2014…

Having closed the 58th BFI London Film Festival this past weekend, David Ayer’s World War II tank movie Fury has knocked Gone Girl from the number one spot in a solid weekend for the box office.

Starring Brad Pitt and Shia LeBeouf, Fury took $23.5 million over 3,173 screens, despite the middling reviews from some critics. This puts it on the right path to easily make back its $68 million budget, as it has yet to open anywhere else in the world.

Although having been knocked from its throne at the top of the charts, David Fincher’s Gone Girl had another good weekend at the box office, taking $17.8 million to bring its domestic total to $107 million. Gone Girl is now the fifth most successful movie from Fincher and should overtake Alien3, Panic Room and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, but »

- Luke Owen

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Box Office Weekend: Fury Leads As Box Office Falters

19 October 2014 8:35 PM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

While nowhere near the doldrums of the September box office, there has been a downward trend to weekend gross the past two weeks, so while Fury may have topped the box office with an estimated $23.5 million it does not have quite the lead Gone Girl (estimated $17.8 million) held when it debuted two weeks ago. In fact, despite the fact that the top three films, including The Book of Life (estimated $17 million) have all received positive press, only Gone Girl has managed to become a domestic success.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day got a big boost from this weekend, an estimated $12 million enough to make it domestically profitable. Nicholas Sparks, however, may have a certified dud on his hands if things do not pick up for The Best of Me. Poorly received by critics, its estimated $10.2 million is not even half of its $26 million costs. Dracula Untold »

- Seth Paul

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Brad Pitt's Fury and Michael Keaton's Birdman Top Box Office

19 October 2014 7:35 PM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Brad Pitt's "Fury" war movie took first place at the domestic box office this weekend with $24 million, which is one of the best openings of all time for a World War II film behind "Pearl Harbor" ($59 million), "Inglourious Basterds" ($38 million) and "Saving Private Ryan ($31 million). It's also the highest opening of director David Ayer's career. The new movie, co-starring Shia Labeouf and Logan Lerman, cost $68 million to make and has an 81% fresh rating on RottenTomatoes. Thanks to positive reviews, it's expected that "Fury" will have a strong showing overseas, where it begins to roll out next weekend. The animated "Book of Life" movie, voiced by Channing Tatum and Zoe Salanda, ended up in third place with $17 million, which puts it on track to barely earn back its $50 million budget. Internationally, "Book of Life" took another $8.6 million for a worldwide debut of $25.6 million. It has a 79% fresh rating. The »

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Weekend Box Office: Fury Fires Way To Number One, The Best Of Me Is The Worst

19 October 2014 5:50 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

$340 million dollars. That's how far behind domestic box office ticket sales are from last year. In fact, sales are so slow they could end up being the lowest in seven years. That will be down to how well the holiday movies fare come December, but until then the usual October doldrums aren't doing much to help. Brad Pitt's WWII tank action drama launched at number one, but at a lower than expected $23 million. Animated Day of the Dead themed The Book of Life narrowly missed a second place debut, hitting $17 million for third place behind the resilient Gone Girl which banked almost $18 million. That movie dropped just 30% going into its third week, crossing the $100 million mark. There wasn't much love or romance for Nicholas Sparks fans this weekend. The Best of Me turned out to be the worst, at least as far as opening weekends go. With a fifth place, »

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Box Office: Fury Attacks with a Tank Full of Gas

19 October 2014 4:41 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Amir here, reporting to box office duty. America finally flocked to the theatres to quench its months-long thirst for knowledge: just what the hell is Brad Pitt’s hair cut about? Most of you have surely found out by now, but I have to wait until Tuesday to see Fury, because my favourite actor present or not, I’m just not willing to spend more than the $7 for ticket plus popcorn deal on a war movie in a tank.

What did you see this weekend? Let us know in the comments how you liked it.

Top Ten Wide

01 Fury $23.5 New

02 Gone Girl $17.8  (cum. $107)  Jason's Review

03 The Book Of Life $17 New Interview

04 Alexander And The... $12 (cum. $36.8)

05 The Best Of Me $10.2  New

06 Dracula Untold $9.8 (cum. $40.7) 

07 The Judge $7.9 (cum. $26.8)

08 Annabelle $7.9 (cum. $74.1)

09 The Equalizer $5.4 (cum. $89.1)

10 The Maze Runner $4.5 (cum. $90.8) Nathaniel's Review

Top Ten Limited

Excluding Wide Releases Losing Theaters

01 St. Vincent $.6 68 theaters (cum. $.8) Michael's »

- Amir S.

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Brad Pitt’s Fury Beats Gone Girl Over a Weak Box-Office Weekend

19 October 2014 3:13 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

In a tepid weekend for the box office, Brad Pitt's World War II epic, Fury, claimed the top spot with $23.5 million, beating back Gone Girl, which brought in $17.8 million for a domestic total of $107 million. Other new releases also had lackluster performances, with the animated The Book of Life bringing in $17 million for third and the Nicholas Sparks adaptation The Best of Me barely coming in fifth with $10.2 million. Steve Carell's family comedy, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, stuck around in fourth with $12 million. More exciting were the films that opened in limited release: Michael Keaton's meta-comeback film Birdman brought in more than $400,000 in just four theaters for the second highest per-screen average this year behind The Grand Budapest Hotel. Justin Simien's buzzy debut film, Dear White People, also connected with audiences, earning $344,000 for a PSA of $31,273. »

- E. Alex Jung

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Weekend Report: 'Fury' Topples 'Girl,' 'Birdman' Soars in Limited Release... >

19 October 2014 1:21 PM, PDT | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

Brad Pitt's Fury was able to usurp first place from Gone Girl this weekend, though it was a closer race than anticipated.Meanwhile, Birdman opened at four locations in New York and Los Angeles and scored one of the best per-theater averages ever for a live-action movie.Opening at 3,173 theaters, Fury rolled in to first place this weekend with $23.7 million. This debut is in the same general ballpark as movies like Captain Phillips ($25.7 million), Act of Valor ($24.5 million) and The Monuments Men ($22 million). That's a fine range to be in, though it's a bit disappointing considering how far off it is from recent R-rated thrillers Gone Girl ($37.5 million) and The Equalizer ($34.1 million).Sony's marketing played up Fury's intense tank-on-tank action, which made it a strong option among male moviegoers. Unfortunately, the movie never really connected with women, who wound up accounting for just 40 percent of the audience on opening weekend. »

- Ray Subers <mail@boxofficemojo.com>

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