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Box Office: ‘Once Upon A Time’ Could Become Highest-Grossing Movie About Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood continued its strong run this past weekend, pulling in another $11.7 million to increase its domestic total to $100.4 million. And if it’s able to best Quentin Tarantino’s current top-grossing film, Django Unchained, it’ll top a list filled with some historic films.

A film about Hollywood and the L.A. scene during the 1960s, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is part of a storied list of films set in Hollywood. Movies like The Artist, Birdman and Argo have always done well during awards season (each won Best Picture at the Academy Awards) and films like Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Tropic Thunder have enjoyed cult followings since their releases.

But at this point, only seven Hollywood movies rank ahead of Once Upon a Time at the box office.

Currently resting in the #8 position, Once Upon a Time sits behind movies like Notting Hill, The Aviator and This is the End—and almost all of these moves are within reach.

Here’s a quick look at the 10 highest-grossing movies ever set in Hollywood, according to Box Office Mojo:

  1. Who Framed Roger Rabbit ($156.5 million)
  2. La La Land ($151.1 million)
  3. Argo ($136 million)
  4. Notting Hill ($116.1 million)
  5. Tropic Thunder ($110.5 million)
  6. The Aviator ($102.6 million)
  7. This is the End ($101.5 million)
  8. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ($100.4 million)
  9. America’s Sweethearts ($93.6 million)
  10. Scream 3 ($89.1 million)

This past weekend, Once Upon a Time‘s earnings dropped 41.8% over the previous weekend, and we can expect a similar dip as its theater count drops.

Those figures are in line with how Tarantino’s films have performed historically. As of now it seems Once Upon a Time will

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