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box office

noun as in ticket office

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He arrived in the United States in 2002 at the age of 17, the same year Sam Raimi’s first “Spider-Man” movie broke records at the box office and made superheroes a mainstay in theaters.

That should be enough for a franchise that already dominates the box office, with three of the five highest-grossing movies of 2019 to its name.

From Time

He’s a partial-season plan holder now, but in 2016 he would often take advantage of the Nationals’ $5 same-day deal at the ballpark box office.

A bit of a box office and critical disappointment at its release, The Muppet Christmas Carol has gone on to become a holiday classic for many.

From Vox

So far, box office revenues are down 80% from 2019 levels, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

From Fortune

In response to the screen quota cut, South Korea established a “cinema tax” on the box office.

How to Train Your Dragon 2, the tenth highest grossing movie in 2014 America, made $22 million at the Korean box office.

But inspiration and faith-based agenda in movies does not guarantee box office success.

Draft Day, his Ivan Reitman-directed film about the NFL draft, grossed just $28 million at the domestic box office.

After that, the box office was up and it got played in more theaters.

Passed the box-office coming up, continued this voluble enlightener; nothing left but a few seats in the top gallery.

We ask your indulgence for the keen disappointment, and beg to say that your money will be refunded at the box-office.

Turiddu was presiding over the box-office and had considered my requirements.

If he is to be a real business man he'll not have anything to do with tickets bought directly at the box office.

He had to sue two Graeco-Roman wrestlers for board and attach their box-office receipts.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to box office, such as: gate, receipts, and ticket booth.

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