• Biz

Rank said to be selling assets

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The Rank Organisation, the United Kingdom's leading leisure and entertainment conglom, reportedly is scouting buyers for its Odeon cinema circuit, Pinewood Studios and film distribution arm RFD.

Bill Aiken

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Bill Aiken, an MTV Networks TV producer, died at his home in New Jersey on Sept. 30 after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 34.

Data

Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$5.1M

    Cume to07.22.14: $148.5M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    1
    Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
  2. 2

    The Purge: Anarchy

    Daily Gross:$3.6M

    Cume to07.22.14: $36.7M

    The Purge: Anarchy

    2
    Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
  3. 3

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    Daily Gross:$2.3M

    Cume to07.22.14: $21.7M

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    3
    Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%

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Commercialization fuels Mipcom meet

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Pix under 'Siege' at nat'l B.O.

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BVHV grabs 5 Miramax pix

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