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box office

A room or booth with one or more windows facing a theater lobby or public area; used for sale of tickets.
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The rest of the top 10 had several estimates finishing so close that their placement could change when final box office numbers are released today, according to Paul Dergarabedian, president of the box office tracking firm Exhibitor Relations.
Typically, films with pop stars in them are not guaranteed box office success,'' Dergarabedian said.
Last year, for the first time in history, foreign box office receipts eclipsed domestic.
Industry analysts say the rise of the foreign box office is triggered by the building of multiplexes in Europe, Asia and Latin America, which is behind the United States in new theater construction by about 10 years.