Oscars box office report: ‘La La Land’ passes $340 million worldwide while ‘Hidden Figures’ hits $144 million domestic

On the only weekend of final Oscar voting, Best Picture frontrunner “La La Land” made almost $5 million dollars domestically for a total take of $134 million. And boosted by a boffo opening in China, it reached $340 million worldwide.

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Hidden Figures” continues to do well at home, adding another $7 million to its impressive tally which has now reached $144 million. That makes this SAG Ensemble winner the top grosser domestically among the nine Best Picture nominees. While it has opened in only a few markets overseas, this crowd pleaser has made another $20 million in them.

Lion” tamed another $4 million domestically to bring its takings here to $36 million. Dev Patel won the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor last Sunday and is proving to be a strong challenger to long-time Oscar frontrunner Mahershala Ali. His film, “Moonlight,” made $600K, pushing it just north of $21 million in all.

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Of the other five Best Picture nominees, “Fences” did the best at home, with $750K pushing it just over $55 million in total.

Arrival” made $300K domestically and, at $99.7 million cumulatively, is sure to cross the $100 million threshold by Oscar Sunday.

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Hacksaw Ridge” is winding down its theatrical run, with another $100K bringing its total gross to $66.7 million.

And while “Hell or High Water” and “Manchester by the Sea” are no longer in theaters, they had made $27 million and $45 million respectively.

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