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NZ FilmVertical Limits Tops US Box Office

The release of the wholly made in New Zealand film "Vertical Limits" has been an instant success topping the US weekend box office receipts in grossing $5.01 million. It knocked Dr Suess - the Grinch Who Stole Christmas into second place at $4.3 million gross with Proof of Life third in grossing $3.2 million.

Vertical Limits was made entirely in the Southern Alps region with critics raving about the film and are forecasting more movies will now be made here along with a parallel upsurge in visitor interest to New Zealand.


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