What Happened To Box Office Mojo? Even Former Managing Partner Doesn't Know

October 12, 2014 1:01 AM

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Box Office Mojo has disappeared from the Internet, and not even one of its former managing partners seems to have any idea what happened to the popular movie information site. For the past 15 years, boxofficemojo.com was a top online destination for thousands of cinephiles who returned time and again for the forums, insider information and algorithm-based film gross data that made the site an indespensable resource for movie insiders and casual fans alike.

But the site lost a little bit of its mojo -- or its least its independence from corporate influence -- in December 2008 when the Amazon.com Inc.-owned film information powerhouse Internet Movie Database (IMDb) purchased Box Office Mojo for an undisclosed sum.

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