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Box office: Sony's 'The Interview' grosses $1 million Christmas Day
Box office: Sony's 'The Interview' grosses $1 million Christmas Day

Sony Pictures' controversial comedy "The Interview" began its atypical release with about $1 million in ticket sales from 331 theaters on Christmas Day, the studio estimated.  "The audience reaction was fantastic -- the limited release, in under 10% of the amount of theaters originally planned, featured numerous sell-outs and a first-day gross over $1 million," said Rory Bruer, Sony Pictures' president of worldwide distribution, in a statement on Friday.  The film, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, was also made available through video-on-demand platforms starting Christmas Eve. The studio released the movie at 10 a.m. PST on Wednesday...

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