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"Sex and the City" entered the top five highest-grossing films

June 3 2008
03:55

Box office success the movie "Sex and the City", shot by cult TV series, has surpassed all expectations - only for the first weekend after the publication of the rental in the U.S., he has collected 55.7 million dollars, reports RIA Novosti news agency referring to kinompaniyu "Warner Bros".

Advertisement pattern expected that it would bring about $ 30 million.

Thus, the romantic comedy hit of the five highest-grossing films of all time after the blockbuster "The Matrix. Reloaded," "Passion of the Christ", "300" and "Hannibal."

"This is something unbelievable. That shows the audience delights and timidity," - said the actress Sarah Jessica Parker posters that long before the premiere can be seen in the metro, the yellow New York taxis and city buses.

In Manhattan over the weekend queues at the cinemas were built, with 85% of tickets were bought representative of the "weaker sex". Although after a hectic Friday, which brought $ 26 million, queues were much smaller, and charges have fallen significantly.

The reaction of the New York audience, or rather, the spectators were divided - some have expressed on the sites of complete delight, others - a disappointment. In New York chat rooms you can find such conflicting reviews as "poorly written, bad story, bad characters, bad film, or - for the first time in my life sleeping on a movie that went on after midnight, and tomorrow we go again - already with my mother" .

Some fans are "surprisingly accurate" story, tells about the vicissitudes of the lives of four girlfriends - women living in Manhattan, which personal happiness is given with great difficulty, than a career. They played Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon.

Some admit that the picture - the total fiction. "This is a movie - an escape from reality. Neither I nor my friends there is no realty for half a million dollars, or shoes for $ 500, or climbing around hot guys" - a reader wrote to The New York Times.

For many admirers film "Sex and the City" became a kind of encyclopedia of style, and tours of the New York shopping. Nimble traders in Manhattan just put up photos of heroines in their shop windows, and the trick works - the buyers do not circumvent such shops side.

The basis of the series "Sex and the City" went to the second book of Candace Bushnell - author of the column in the New York Observer, in which she wryly describes the relationship between men and women - inhabitants of modern New York. Six seasons of the cult television series broadcast on TV from 1998 to 2004, the series was awarded the 125 nominations for the various kinonagrad and eight "Golden Globes".
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