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Can summer epics last until Oscar season?

Can summer epics last until Oscar season? — Dave Karger looks at the similarities between ”Braveheart” and ”Cinderella Man”

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Cinderella Man may not be down for the count. In fact, it might have Braveheart potential. Both films were critical hits released in late spring and starred A-list leading men from Down Under. Cinderella has so far grossed just $61.6 million domestically; Braveheart had collected $67 million by this point. Nominated for 10 Oscars, it won five, including Best Picture. Cinderella‘s Dec. 6 DVD release can’t hurt, and Universal appears ready to push hard, as Cinderella and Munich look like the studio’s main contenders for top prizes.