Oscar noms: The business tally

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North American box-office performance for Oscar best-picture nominees:
• ‘‘Babel,’’ Paramount Vantage, seven nominations, released October, $23.7 million.
• ‘‘The Queen,’’ Miramax, six nominations, released September, $35.6 million.
• ‘‘The Departed,’’ Warner Bros., five nominations, released October, $121.7 million.
• ‘‘Letters From Iwo Jima,’’ Warner Bros., four nominations, released December, $2.4 million.
• ‘‘Little Miss Sunshine,’’ Fox Searchlight, four nominations, released July, $59.6 million.

And for those of you keeping score at home ...

Studios with multiple nominations for the 79th Academy Awards:

Warner Bros., 18.
Disney (Buena Vista), 13.
Paramount, 9.
Fox Searchlight, 9.
DreamWorks, 8.
Miramax, 7.
Universal, 7.
Picturehouse, 5.
20th Century Fox, 4.
Sony Pictures Releasing, 4.
New Line, 3.
Paramount Classics, 2.
Sony Pictures Classics, 2.

(Totals are based on the only or first studio listed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for each nominated film, except where there are multiple entities and one is specifically identified as the distributor.)

AP

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