October 17, 2011


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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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>The Smurfs movie continues to inch closer to Cars 2 in worldwide box office (now $9 million away). 

Real Steel is the only recent movie with any overseas box office pull.  Its overseas to date tally of $57 million has moved up to 31st place on the worldwide chart and has upside to around 21st place (near Battle: Los Angeles and its $211 million worldwide total).  Click “read more” to see the updated chart, now showing the top 35 films of the year.

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Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.