Film: Warner Bros. Pictures Makes History with Billion Dollar Box Office

Warner Bros. Pictures has made history as the first movie studio to make more than one billion dollars at the domestic box office for ten years in a row.

Christopher Nolan’s Inception, aided the effort with $142.9 million to date. The hit movie stars Leonardo Di Caprio in a world where dreams can be penetrated through new technology. Other top earners for Warner this year have included; Sherlock Holmes, The Book of Eli, Valentine’s Day, Clash of the Titans and Sex and the City 2.

Dan Fellman, Warner Bros. Pictures President of Domestic Distribution said:

“This is an extraordinary milestone for our studio, and it reflects the enormous talent and dedication of a large roster of people, both on and off the screen. We are very proud of what we have achieved, not only this year, but over the past decade, and with an amazing slate of films opening in the coming months, we know this is just the beginning.”

Warner Bros. Pictures plans to bring out the following films in 2010:

  • Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 3D
  • Rob Reiner’s Flipped
  • Lottery Ticket starring Bow Wow and Ice Cube
  • Going the Distance starring Drew Barrymore and Justin Long
  • The Town directed by and starring Ben Affleck
  • Zack Snyder’s animated Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole 3D
  • Life As We Know It pairing Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel
  • Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter starring Matt Damon
  • Todd Phillips’ Due Date teaming Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1
  • Yogi Bear 3D

“Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 3D,” opening this week; Rob Reiner’s “Flipped”; “Lottery Ticket,” starring Bow Wow and Ice Cube; “Going the Distance,” starring Drew Barrymore and Justin Long; “The Town,” directed by and starring Ben Affleck; Zack Snyder’s animated “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole 3D”; “Life As We Know It,” pairing Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel; Clint Eastwood’s “Hereafter,” starring Matt Damon; Todd Phillips’ “Due Date,” teaming Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis; the much-anticipated “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1”; and “Yogi Bear 3D,” bringing the classic character to the big screen.

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Matthew Paige Damon is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter. Ranked among Forbes’ most bankable stars, the films in which he has appeared have collectively earned over $3.12 billion at the North American box office, making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.

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