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Post-Oscars, ‘Parasite’ Doubles Its Best Weekend Box Office

As Neon basked in the afterglow of four Oscar wins including Best Picture for “Parasite,” the movie doubled its gross on its 19th weekend, by far its best showing. Universal’s Oscar-winner “1917” also stayed strong in even more theaters, grossing higher still.Neon also ruled the roost with another potential crossover film, Valentine’s Day weekend entry […]

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‘Parasite’ Doubles North American Release After Historic Oscar Wins

Neon is doubling the North American run of best picture Oscar winner “Parasite” to as many as 2,000 locations.Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” is the first non-English-language movie ever to win the Oscar for best picture. The South Korean film took in $1.6 million at 1,060 domestic locations during Oscar weekend, lifting its cumulative take to […]

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Oscars Scorecard 2020: Wins by Studio

“Parasite” made history at the 92nd Academy Awards, winning a total of four Oscars, including best picture and director for Bong Joon Ho. It was also a big night for Neon, the film’s distributor, which went home with a total of four trophies.“Parasite” also scooped up original screenplay honors and best international film.Also scoring four […]

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Heading Into the Oscars, Best-Picture Frontrunners ‘1917’ and ‘Parasite’ Ride Box Office Surge

In its fourth weekend of wide domestic play, Universal booked “1917” in 3,987 theaters, more screens than any other award-season Best Picture contender. Both last year’s “Black Panther” and this year’s “Joker” had a wider breaks on over 4000 screens, but long before their Oscar nominations. And many awards-contenders sustain runs through Oscar voting and […]

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As Specialized Movies Face Holiday Box Office Storm, ‘Parasite’ Hangs Tight

Specialty fare enjoyed a strong fall, well ahead of award kudos, as “Judy (“Roadside Attractions), “Harriet” (Focus Features), “Parasite” (Neon), and “Jojo Rabbit” (Fox Searchlight) all passed the $20 million mark. But being late to the party turned out to be a risky strategy this year.Both “Bombshell” (Lionsgate) and “Uncut Gems” (A24) are riding good […]

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