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Sotto una buona stella this weekend’s most popular film

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- Carlo Verdone’s latest film with Paola Cortellesi made €4.2 million in just four days heading straight for the top 10 best performing films of the season

Sotto una buona stella this weekend’s most popular film
Sotto una buona stella by Carlo Verdone

Carlo Verdone’s new comedy Sotto una buona stella [+see also:
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has kicked off with a boom. The film, starring Verdone next to Paola Cortellesi, Tea Falco and Lorenzo Richelmy (news) made €4,251,162 in its first four days at the box-office, playing in 693 cinemas and monitored by Cinetel, making it the weekend’s most popular film. It was followed in second position by another newcomer, The Monuments Men [+see also:
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by and starring George Clooney, as well as Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray and John Goodman, which made €1,544,679 (392 cinemas). Third place went to French film Belle & Sebastien [+see also:
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with €1,040,053 and a total of €5,946,552. Another Italian comedy, Smetto quando voglio [+see also:
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interview: Sydney Sibilia
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by Sidney Sibilia, which came out on February 6, took fifth position over the weekend with €713,878 (291 cinemas) and a total revenue of €2,016,481.

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In just four days of programming, Sotto una buona stella has already entered the top 10 chart for biggest grossing films between August 2013 and February 2014. The ranking goes as follows:

1) Sole a catinelle [+see also:
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, €51.9 million (release date: 31/10/2013)
2) Un boss in salotto [+see also:
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, 12.2 (1/1/2014)
3) Colpi di fortuna [+see also:
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, 10.9 (19/12/2013)
4) Un fantastico via vai [+see also:
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, 9 (12/12/2013)
5) Indovina chi viene a Natale? [+see also:
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, 7.7 (19/12/2013)
6) Tutta colpa di Freud [+see also:
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, 7.4 (23/1/2014)
7) Il capitale umano [+see also:
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interview: Paolo Virzì
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, 5.3 (9/1/2014)
8) Fuga di cervelli [+see also:
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, 5.1 (21/11/2013)
9) Aspirante vedovo [+see also:
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, 4.3 (10/10/2013)
10) Sotto una buona stella, 4.2 (13/2/2014)

(Translated from Italian)

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