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The big story of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival was the remarkable amount of deals that went down. But one by one -- from "The Future" and "The Art of Getting By" to "Martha Marcy May Marlene" and "Like Crazy" to "Bellflower" and "Another Earth" -- the films disappointed. As the chart below shows, the 2011 crop has only seen 3 films gross over $6 million ("Our Idiot Brother," "Win Win" and "Cedar Rapids" - two of which were not acqusition titles), while 2010's slate saw six ("The Kids Are All Right," "Blue Valentine," "Get Low," "Winter's Bone," "Cyrus" and "Waiting For 'Superman'"). That's despite the fact that a lot more films from 2011's slate actually got released. Thirty-five in fact, with six more on the way. That's not to say there weren't multiple success stories that weren't »


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