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Actress Sandra Bullock accepts the Hollywood Actress Award for 'Gravity' onstage during the 17th annual Hollywood Film Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 21, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Hollywood Poised For Best-Ever Box-Office Year

Despite a string of summertime flops, Hollywood is expected to have a banner year at the domestic box office, coming in just shy of $11 billion, the largest annual take ever. But because of higher ticket prices, actual attendance at North American theaters remained flat after a decade of decline.

12/27/2013

British actor Sir Ian McKellen arrives at the European premiere of the first in the new trilogy of films based on the work of J R R Tolkien, 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' in Leicester Square, central London on December 12, 2012. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Hobbit’ Box Office Elite With $73.7M

Per studio estimates Sunday, Warner Bros. “Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” was No. 1 at the weekend box office with $73.7 million, besting last weekend’s No. 1 film, Disney’s animated fable “Frozen.”

12/15/2013

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‘Catching Fire’ Ablaze With $135M At Box Office

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is a scorching hit at the box office. Lionsgate has released early numbers on what’s expected to be one of the biggest November openings ever.

11/23/2013

Actor Harrison Ford arrives at the premiere of Summit Entertainment's 'Ender's Game' at the Chinese Theatre on October 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Ender’s Game’ Blasts To Top Of Weekend Box Office

“Ender’s Game,” based on the novel by Orson Scott Card, stars Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford as intergalactic soldiers.

11/03/2013

(L-R) Director/producer Jeff Tremaine and actor/producer/writer Johnny Knoxville arrive at the premiere of Paramount Pictures' 'Bad Grandpa' at TCL Chinese Theatre on October 23, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Bad Grandpa’ Sinks ‘Gravity’ To Top Box Office

“Bad Grandpa” stars Johnny Knoxville as an accident-prone grandfather in the hidden-camera comedy.

10/27/2013

George Clooney and Sandra Bullock attends the 'Gravity' premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on October 1, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

‘Gravity’ Lands In Top Spot At Box Office For 2nd Weekend Straight

The Warner Bros. astronaut adventure directed by Alfonso Cuaron and starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney landed in the top spot at the box office for the second weekend in a row, according to studio estimates Sunday. “Gravity” earned $44.3 million, raising its domestic total to $123.4 million.

10/13/2013

George Clooney and Sandra Bullock attends the 'Gravity' premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on October 1, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

‘Gravity’ Soars To Top Of Weekend Box Office

The Sandra Bullock-George Clooney space drama “Gravity” rocketed to the top of the box office and into industry record books during its opening weekend.

10/06/2013

Actor Vin Diesel attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Riddick' at the Mann Village Theatre on August 28, 2013 in Westwood, California.  (credit:  Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

‘Riddick’ Illuminates Box Office With $18.7M Debut

“Riddick” is seeing light at the box office. The sci-fi thriller starring Vin Diesel as an intergalactic criminal with built-in night vision debuted in first place with $18.7 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

09/08/2013

Hugh Jackman attends the UK Premiere of 'The Wolverine' at Empire Leicester Square on July 16, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

‘The Wolverine’ Claws Way To Top Of Box Office

“The Wolverine” slashed monsters and minions to debut atop the weekend box office.

07/28/2013

Actor Johnny Depp's "The Lone Ranger" was among several box office disappointments so far this summer. (Photo credit: ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)

Multiple Big-Budget Flops Slam Summer Box Office

It’s been a summer to forget at the box office so far for some of Hollywood’s biggest studios.

07/25/2013

Actress Vera Farmiga arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. "The Conjuring" at the Cinerama Dome on July 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘The Conjuring’ Scares Up $41.5M To Top Box Office

Moviegoers were ready for a fright this weekend, sending “The Conjuring” into first place at the box office.

07/21/2013

Actress Kristen Wiig attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Despicable Me 2' at the Gibson Amphitheatre on June 22, 2013 in Universal City, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

‘Despicable Me 2′ Holds Top Spot At Weekend Box Office

Universal’s minions ran away with the box office for the second week in a row.

07/14/2013

Actress Kristen Wiig attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Despicable Me 2' at the Gibson Amphitheatre on June 22, 2013 in Universal City, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

‘Despicable Me’ Tramples ‘Lone Ranger’ At Theaters

Studio estimates Friday show “Despicable Me 2″ is trampling the Johnny Depp Western at the holiday box office.

07/05/2013

(L-R) Demian Bichir, Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Feig, Jamie Denbo, Adam Ray, Jessica Chaffin, Joey McIntyre, Marlon Wayans and Katie Dippold attend 'The Heat' New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theatre on June 23, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

‘The Heat’ Soars At Box Office But ‘Monsters’ Rule

Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy brought “The Heat” against Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx at the box office.

06/30/2013

Actor Billy Crystal attends the premiere of Disney Pixar's 'Monsters University' at the El Capitan Theatre on June 17, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

‘Monsters’ Beats Zombies, Superman At Box Office

Disney’s “Monsters University” is the weekend box-office winner, according to studio estimates released Sunday.

06/23/2013

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