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BOX OFFICE Germany

Warm welcome for the Sticks

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Dany Boon’s French blockbuster Welcome to the Sticks [+see also:
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– which was launched last Thursday by Prokino on 160 screens – has won over German audiences and claimed second place in the week-end box office rankings (after Disney film High School Musical 3 and its 400,000 admissions). The film amassed €953,908 in box office takings and accounted for 143,664 admissions (according to kinozeit) out of a total 1.7m in German theatres between Friday and Sunday.

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Occupying third position in the weekend rankings is Joseph Vilsmaier’s German comedy Die Geschichte vom Brandner Kaspar [+see also:
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, starring the popular Michael "Bully" Herbig. The title was released by Concorde three weeks ago.

Next in line are Marco Kreuzpaintner’s fantasy film, Krabat [+see also:
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, which is in its fourth week on release (distributed by Fox), and Wall-E, which was launched by Walt Disney at the end of September. As of tomorrow, these titles will compete for audiences alongside the new James Bond film.

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(Translated from French)

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