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Box Office: June 6-8, 2014: THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, MALEFICENT, CHEF

Shailene Woodley Ansel Elgort Kiss The Fault in Our Stars

Box Office June 6-8, 2014. The Fault in our Stars premiered in the Number One Spot at the box office over the the weekend with $48.2 Million. Maleficent was Second with $33.5 Million for $127.3 Million so far. Edge of Tomorrow premiered in Third Place with $29.1 Million. X-Men: Days of Future Past was Fourth with $14.7 Million for $189.1 Million so far. A Million Ways to Die in the West was Fifth with $7.1 Million. Godzilla, Neighbors, Blended, Chef, and Million Dollar Arm rounded out the top ten respectively.

The Fault in Our Stars is the sixth novel by author John Green, published in January 2012. The story is narrated by a sixteen-year-old cancer patient named Hazel, who is forced by her parents to attend a support group, where she subsequently meets and falls in love with the seventeen-year-old Augustus Waters, an ex-basketball player and amputee.

The title is inspired from Act 1, Scene 2 of Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar, in which the nobleman Cassius says to Brutus: “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, / But in ourselves, that we are underlings.”

A feature film adaptation of the novel directed by Josh Boone and starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort and Nat Wolff

Edge of Tomorrow is a 2014 science fiction film starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. It is based on the Japanese light novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. Rights to the novel were bought in late 2009, and a spec script was sold to the American studio Warner Bros. Pictures for production. The studio co-produced the film with the Australian production company Village Roadshow. The US-backed production is directed by Doug Liman. Filming began in late 2012 and took place mainly at Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden outside London. Trafalgar Square in London was also a filming location for some scenes.

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Source: Boxofficemojo, Wikipedia

 

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