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2011 Golden Globe Awards

January 23, 2011 by Post Team 

2011 Golden Globe Awards, (AP) – The public was not afraid to commit to “No Strings Attached”, making it the No. 1 movie at the box office in its opening weekend.

The romantic comedy from Paramount Pictures and revenue estimated at 20.3 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman star as friends who try to maintain a purely sexual relationship with another, even when they discover they are in love. The cast includes strong support Greta Gerwig, Mindy Kaling, Lake Bell and Kevin Kline.

No. 1 movie last week, action-comedy from Columbia Pictures’ The Green Hornet, “fell to second place with 18.1 million. He has now made and 63.4 million in total. Seth Rogen plays the title became play boy superhero based on the radio in the 1930s, with Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou as his sidekick, Kato.

Much of the success of “No Strings Attached” could be attributed to the binding of director Ivan Reitman and Montecito Pictures, which brought the film in a budget of only 25 million, said Don Harris, vice president of Paramount distribution.

He thought the public was drawn to the chemistry between co-stars: Natalie Portman could not be hotter, and I think that’s the kind of movie Ashton Kutcher had hoped to do and be in his career, they go together. ”

Portman has won a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of a ballerina gone mad in “Black Swan”, in sixth place, the weekend the movie extrapolation, for which she is likely to receive an Oscar nomination Tuesday. She recently announced she was expecting a baby with her fiance, Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed “Black Swan” and a cameo in it.

Part of the allure of “No Strings Attached” is also humor, which Harris said was a bit sharper than expected in a romantic comedy.

“It was always intended to be an R, he said.” Therefore I think these two were interested in being part of the film. ”

“No Strings Attached” was marketed as the perfect date movie, with its slogan: “Can sex friends stay best friends,” saidanlyst Paul Dergarabedian Hollywood.com.

“It’s” chick flick “a so-called because of the subject, but he had recourse to both men and women with the idea of being” friendly benefits, “said Dergarabedian. “For it to 20000000 and is quite impressive, since it is rated R and January is not a big huge home, unless you are ‘Avatar’ and you take over.”

It was the weekend of 11 in a line that is down to the same period last year, when James Cameron’s behemoth “Avatar” was still dominant debut in late 2009.

Although Dergarabedian scheduled for 2011 could be a record year at the box office, with large total of more than $ 11 billion for the first time, “the year was not a huge kick in the moment.”

“I do not see much light at the end of the tunnel until March, when” The Adjustment Bureau and other films open, “he said, referring to the thriller starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt. “We might consider a pretty strong set down.”

The estimated revenue from Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Hollywood.com. Final figures will be released Monday.

1. “No Strings Attached”, and 20.3 million.

2. “The Green Hornet”, and 18.1 million.

3. “The Dilemma”, and 9.7 million.

4. “The King’s speech,” $ 9.2 million.

5. “True Grit”, and 8 million.

6. “Black Swan”, and 6.2 million.

7. “The Fighter”, and 4.5 million.

8. “Little Fockers”, and 4.4 million.

9. “Yogi Bear”, and 4.1 million.

10. “Tron: Legacy” and 3.7 million.

On the Net:

http://www.hollywood.com/boxoffice/

Copyright © 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

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