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Wednesday
Oct242012

Superheroes, Heroines Top Moviegoers Survey of Fave Halloween Costumes

The Walt Disney Company/Marvel Comics(LOS ANGELES) -- Superheroes from The Avengers and heroines from The Dark Knight Rises and The Hunger Games are the most popular movie-inspired Halloween costumes in 2012.

The Hollywood Reporter says in a survey of more than 1,000 moviegoers by Fandango, characters from The Avengers were the top four most popular Halloween costumes for males, with Chris Hemsworth’s Thor grabbing the top spot.

When it came to women’s choices, Anne Hathaway’s Catwoman from The Dark Knight Rises was ranked the most popular, followed by Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss from The Hunger Games.

Here are the top 10 rankings for costumes inspired by 2012 releases:

Men:
1. Thor, The Avengers
2. Iron Man, The Avengers
3. Captain America, The Avengers
4. Hulk, The Avengers
5. Batman, The Dark Knight Rises
6. James Bond, Skyfall
7. Ted the Raunchy Teddy Bear, Ted
8. Gandalf, The Hobbit
9. Magic Mike, Magic Mike
10. Wreck-It-Ralph, Wreck-It Ralph

Women:
1. Catwoman, The Dark Knight Rises
2. Katniss, The Hunger Games
3. Snow White, Snow White and the Huntsman
4. Queen Ravenna, Snow White and the Huntsman
5. Black Widow, The Avengers
6. Red-Eyed Bella the Vampire, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
7. Effie Trinket, The Hunger Games
8. Selene, Underworld: Awakening
9. Merida, Brave
10. Alice, Resident Evil: Retribution

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Wednesday
Oct262011

Charlie Sheen Halloween Masks a Big Seller

ABC/RICHARD CARTWRIGHT(LOS ANGELES) -- Out of ideas for a Halloween costume? Consider dressing as Charlie Sheen. According to TMZ.com, Spirit Halloween stores are selling Sheen masks and outfits after reaching an agreement with the former Two and a Half Men star. Several of its locations tell the website that the mask is, in the words of TMZ, a "hot item." It's unclear how much money Sheen is making off the deal.

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Monday
Oct102011

"Charlie Sheen" Proving to Be Winning Halloween Costume 

ABC/Richard Cartwright (NEW YORK) -- While it seems for now that his tiger blood-swilling days are behind him, Charlie Sheen's famed flame-out earlier this year will live again this Halloween.

Steven Silverstein, the C.E.O. of Spirit Halloween, the country's largest seasonal Halloween retailer, tells CNNMoney.com that costumes and accessories celebrating the former Two and a Half Men star are flying off the shelves. "His 'winning' attitude certainly struck a nerve," Silverstein quips.

The retailer not only sells a Charlie Sheen mask, but also a "#winning" tee shirt and a pack of "Winning" cigarettes to help complete the look.

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