January 23, 2012


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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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>Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 moves past the $700 million worldwide mark, with $421 million overseas to date.  Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol  edges past $550 million worldwide with $337 million overseas. 

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is now a $450 million worldwide picture, while Adventures of Tintin has an outside shot of hitting $400 million worldwide, despite its puny $82 million domestic gross.  

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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.