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Pirates: The Shot Heard Round the World

Pirate Yes, Disney will make a lot of money on this film. If you want the details, here are a few: "’Pirates 3” — with a 2-hour-47-minute running time and a reported $300 million budget — took in $245 million outside of North America, far surpassing the $156 million that the film took in domestically since opening on Thursday. The studio said the total — $401 million — was the biggest opening in Hollywood history, but most openings are tallied as weekends rather than six-day periods, and the domestic box office figure did not break the record set by “Spider-Man 3” earlier this month, with an opening weekend record of $151 million over three days. " Here’s the rest of tomorrow’s piece.