Jon Herskovitz

Itami rolls 10th project

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TOKYO — Top Japanese director Juzo Itami, helmer of films such as “Tampopo” and “Ososhiki” (The Funeral), has started filming his 10th movie, “Marutai no Onna,” which is scheduled for a Sept. 27…

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Domestic Film DAILY

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    No Good Deed

    Daily Gross:$1.2M

    Cume to09.17.14: $28.9M

    No Good Deed

    1
    Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
  2. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Daily Gross:$586,451

    Cume to09.17.14: $307.9M

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    2
    Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
  3. 3

    Dolphin Tale 2

    Daily Gross:$506,166

    Cume to09.17.14: $17.6M

    Dolphin Tale 2

    3
    Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%

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