Woody Allen On Top At Age 75: 'Midnight In Paris' Now His Biggest Hit In 25 Years

At 75, Woody Allen shows no signs of slowing down. “I’ve been very lucky over the years to be able to sustain the career I’ve had,” he recently told Cannes. As I pointed out last weekend, Midnight In Paris is Woody Allen’s biggest hit in years, looking to exceed both Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) and Match Point (2005), both of which grossed $23+M domestic at the box office. Now it’s official. Sony Pictures Classics announced today that Woody’s latest has become his highest-grossing film in North America in 25 years, having grossed $23,330,859 to date. “This is proving to be one of the big summer pictures, and we hope to hit more major milestones in the coming weeks,” Sony Pictures Classics’ Tom Bernard and Michael Barker emailed me. The pic is on target to surpass Hannah and Her Sisters (though not adjusted for inflation and higher ticket prices) to become Woody’s top earner ever. (more…)

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