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  • comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of January 8, 2017--...
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    comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of January 8, 2017-- Only comScore Provides the Official Global Movie Results --

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of January 8, 2017, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services.

    As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, comScore provides the only theater-level reporting in the world. Customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results around the world using comScore's suite of products.

    comScore's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "Disney's 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' crosses the $900 million mark globally with a weekend gross of $78.6 million, to now become the fifth highest grossing release of 2016, thus giving The Walt Disney Studios the top 5 global releases of 2016. Fox's 'Assassin's Creed' continues to make its mark in 68 international territories adding $45 million this weekend while pushing its global tally to $147.5 million."

    The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, January 8, are below.

    1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Disney - $78.6M
    2. Assassin's Creed - 20th Century Fox - $48.8M
    3. Sing - Universal - $46.0M
    4. Passengers - Sony - $41.5M
    5. Moana - Disney - $26.4M
    6. Hidden Figures - 20th Century Fox - $21.8M
    7. La La Land - Lionsgate - $13.8M
    8. Underworld: Blood Wars - Sony - $13.1M
    9. Why Him? - 20th Century Fox - $12.6M
    10. Great Wall, The - Universal - $12.0M
    11. Some Like It Hot (Qing Sheng) - Multiple - $11.3M
    12. Collateral Beauty - Warner Bros. - $7.9M
    

    The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, January 8, are below.

    1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Disney - $22.0M
    2. Hidden Figures - 20th Century Fox - $21.8M
    3. Sing - Universal - $19.6M
    4. Underworld: Blood Wars - Sony - $13.1M
    5. La La Land - Lionsgate - $10.0M
    6. Passengers - Sony - $8.8M
    7. Why Him? - 20th Century Fox - $6.5M
    8. Moana - Disney - $6.4M
    9. Fences - Paramount - $4.7M
    10. Assassin's Creed - 20th Century Fox - $3.8M
    11. Manchester By The Sea - Roadside Attractions - $2.5M
    12. Lion - The Weinstein Company - $2.0M
    

    Full details regarding the global domestic and international box office results are listed in the table below.

    Weekend BO Estimate (USD) Weekend Release Cume (USD) Distributor ------------------------ ------------------------- ----------- Title Worldwide Int'l Domestic Worldwide Int'l Domestic Int'l No. of Terr. Domestic ----- --------- ----- -------- --------- ----- -------- ----- ------------ -------- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 78,572,000 56,600,000 21,972,000 914,373,354 437,100,000 477,273,354 DIS 58 DIS ---------------------------- ---------- ---------- ---------- ----------- ----------- ----------- --- --- --- Assassin's Creed 48,800,000 45,000,000 3,800,000 147,505,783 98,000,000 49,505,783 FOX 69 FOX ---------------- ---------- ---------- --------- ----------- ---------- ---------- --- --- --- Sing 45,973,670 26,400,000 19,573,670 356,873,315 143,500,000 213,373,315 UNI 62 UNI ---- ---------- ---------- ---------- ----------- ----------- ----------- --- --- --- Passengers 41,500,000 32,700,000 8,800,000 185,493,043 104,600,000 80,893,043 SNY 63 SNY ---------- ---------- ---------- --------- ----------- ----------- ---------- --- --- --- Moana 26,413,000 20,000,000 6,413,000 450,094,182 224,700,000 225,394,182 DIS 39 DIS ----- ---------- ---------- --------- ----------- ----------- ----------- --- --- --- Hidden Figures 21,800,000 - 21,800,000 24,754,178 - 24,754,178 - 1 FOX -------------- ---------- --- ---------- ---------- --- ---------- --- --- --- La La Land 13,800,000 3,800,000 10,000,000 85,756,587 34,100,000 51,656,587 LGF 38 LGF ---------- ---------- --------- ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- --- --- --- Underworld: Blood Wars 13,100,000 - 13,100,000 57,350,000 44,250,000 13,100,000 SNY 1 SNY ---------------------- ---------- --- ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- --- --- --- Why Him? 12,600,000 6,100,000 6,500,000 74,159,553 25,600,000 48,559,553 FOX 49 FOX -------- ---------- --------- --------- ---------- ---------- ---------- --- --- --- Great Wall, The 12,000,000 12,000,000 - 178,000,000 178,000,000 - UNI 20 - --------------- ---------- ---------- --- ----------- ----------- --- --- --- --- Some Like It Hot (Qing Sheng) 11,300,000 11,300,000 - 50,780,000 50,780,000 - MUL 2 - ---------------------------- ---------- ---------- --- ---------- ---------- --- --- --- --- Collateral Beauty 7,940,000 6,600,000 1,340,000 59,395,265 29,500,000 29,895,265 WB 50 WB ----------------- --------- --------- --------- ---------- ---------- ---------- --- --- --- Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them 7,525,000 5,600,000 1,925,000 794,881,573 565,700,000 229,181,573 WB 58 WB --------------------------------------- --------- --------- --------- ----------- ----------- ----------- --- --- --- Your Name 6,925,000 6,925,000 - 102,765,000 102,765,000 - MUL 8 - --------- --------- --------- --- ----------- ----------- --- --- --- --- Railroad Tigers 5,737,600 5,610,000 127,600 84,077,600 83,950,000 127,600 MUL 8 WGUI --------------- --------- --------- ------- ---------- ---------- ------- --- --- ---- Viking 5,615,000 5,615,000 - 9,530,000 9,530,000 - CENT 1 - ------ --------- --------- --- --------- --------- --- ---- --- --- Monster Trucks 5,600,000 5,600,000 - 9,300,000 9,300,000 - PAR 10 PAR -------------- --------- --------- --- --------- --------- --- --- --- --- Fences 4,700,000 - 4,700,000 40,663,264 - 40,663,264 - 1 PAR ------ --------- --- --------- ---------- --- ---------- --- --- --- Master 4,550,000 4,550,000 - 41,746,883 41,650,000 96,883 MUL 3 - ------ --------- --------- --- ---------- ---------- ------ --- --- --- My Mom Is a Character 2 4,450,000 4,450,000 - 15,520,000 15,520,000 - DW/PARIS 1 - ----------------------- --------- --------- --- ---------- ---------- --- -------- --- --- MET Opera: Nabucco (2017) 4,150,000 2,210,000 1,940,000 4,150,000 2,210,000 1,940,000 MUL 9 FTHM ------------------------ --------- --------- --------- --------- --------- --------- --- --- ---- Demain tout commence 3,885,000 3,885,000 - 24,150,000 24,150,000 - MUL 3 - -------------------- --------- --------- --- ---------- ---------- --- --- --- --- Monster Calls, A 3,619,350 1,600,000 2,019,350 5,510,842 3,400,000 2,110,842 LGF 18 FOC ---------------- --------- --------- --------- --------- --------- --------- --- --- --- Allied 3,480,000 3,400,000 80,000 92,200,190 52,400,000 39,800,190 PAR 34 PAR ------ --------- --------- ------ ---------- ---------- ---------- --- --- --- Three Heroes And The Sea King 3,000,000 3,000,000 - 5,150,000 5,150,000 - NASHE 1 - ----------------------------- --------- --------- --- --------- --------- --- ----- --- --- Mister Felicita 2,970,000 2,970,000 - 7,125,000 7,125,000 - 01 DIST 1 - --------------- --------- --------- --- --------- --------- --- ------- --- --- Manchester By The Sea 2,898,985 425,000 2,473,985 36,264,342 2,450,000 33,814,342 MUL 3 RdAtt --------------------- --------- ------- --------- ---------- --------- ---------- --- --- ----- Lion 2,601,000 580,000 2,021,000 13,703,719 3,890,000 9,813,719 MUL 5 TWC ---- --------- ------- --------- ---------- --------- --------- --- --- --- Resident Evil: The Final Chapter 2,400,000 2,400,000 - 27,300,000 27,300,000 - SNY 1 SNY -------------------------------- --------- --------- --- ---------- ---------- --- --- --- --- Hacksaw Ridge 2,355,000 2,150,000 205,000 149,017,345 83,925,000 65,092,345 MUL 18 LGF ------------- --------- --------- ------- ----------- ---------- ---------- --- --- ---

    *Territory is a movie studio term for regions of the world consisting of various countries.

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    Elbit Systems Brazilian Subsidiary, Ares, Awarded an Approximately $100 Million Framework Contract to Supply Remote Controlled Weapon Stations

    HAIFA, Israel, Jan. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. ("Elbit Systems") announced today that a Brazilian subsidiary, Ares Aeroespacial e Defesa S.A. ("Ares"), was awarded a framework contract, in a total value of approximately $100 million, to supply 12.7/7.62 mm Remote Controlled Weapon Stations ("RCWS") to the Brazilian Army. The contract includes associated equipment and services. The RCWS, named REMAX, will be supplied over a five-year period. An initial production order, valued at approximately $7.5 million, has been received.

    Specifically designed by Ares to meet Brazilian Army requirements as part of the VBTP program, Ares' REMAX systems have been successfully tested and fielded in Brazilian Army Guarani 6X6 vehicles. REMAX is a stabilized weapon station for 12.7/7.62 mm machine guns and will be used in armored vehicles and logistics vehicles utilized in combat for troop transport, border patrol and peace keeping missions.

    Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, President and CEO of Elbit Systems said: "Brazil is a very important market for Elbit Systems and we are pleased to be awarded a follow-on contract for the supply of REMAX to the Brazilian Army, attesting to the customer's satisfaction from the previous award. We have witnessed a growing demand for RCWS all over the world and we trust that further customers will follow and acquire our advanced and mature weapon stations".

    About Elbit Systems
    Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.

    For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems.com, follow us on Twitter or visit our official YouTube Channel

    Contacts:

    Company Contact: IR Contact: Joseph Gaspar, Executive VP & CFO Ehud Helft Tel: +972-4-8316663 Kenny Green j.gaspar@elbitsystems.com GK Investor Relations Dalia Rosen, VP, Head of Corporate Communications Tel: 1-646-201-9246 Tel: +972-4-8316784 elbitsystems@gkir.com dalia.rosen@elbitsystems.com Elbit Systems Ltd. ------------------

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    Elbit Systems Ltd.

    Web site: http://www.elbitsystems.com/

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