Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ at #1 with $62-M for $253-M Global Debut 

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ at #1 with $62-M for $253-M Global Debut 

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ at #1 with $62-M for $253-M Global Debut $TWX, $SNE, $VIA, $CMCSA Mark Wahlberg’s comedy ‘Instant Family’ opened in 4th place with $14.7-M, followed by Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ with $12.3-M In North America, the Harry Potter spinoff  from Warner Brothers’ debuted to $ 62.2-M from 4,163 theaters, saw poor reviews and […]

Box Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Takes a $50-M Bow, ‘Nutcracker’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Takes a $50-M Bow, ‘Nutcracker’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Takes a $50-M Bow,’Nutcracker’ DOA $FOX, $DIS, $TWX, $CMCSA, $SNE Tyler Perry’s R-rated comedy ‘Nobody’s Fool,’ opens in 3rd spot. Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is a box-office champion, rose to a $50-M launch in North America, the 2nd-biggest start of all time for a music biopic when adjusted for inflation. Overseas, the pic opened […]

Box Office: ‘Night School’ Books Open with $28-M

Box Office: ‘Night School’ Books Open with $28-M

Box Office: ‘Night School’ Books Open with $28-M $CMCSA, $TWX, $LGF, $CBS New animated pic ‘Smallfoot’ opens to $23-M, while National Geographic’s doc ‘Free Solo’ sees record-breaking numbers at the specialty box office ahead of ‘Old Man & the Gun.’ The comedy Night School laughed its way to the Top of the box-office chart, beating the overall […]

Box Office: ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Rings $27-M; ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ DOA

Box Office: ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Rings $27-M; ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ DOA

Box Office: ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Rings $27-M; ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ DOA $SNE, $AMZN, $LGF., $TWX  Dan Fogelman’s ‘Life Itself’ and ‘Assassination Nation’ DOA too! ‘Colette’ and ‘The Sisters Brothers’ win at the specialty box office. At the weekend 3 high-profile fall festival films opening nationwide came DOA the weekend box office: Michael Moore’s […]

Box Office: ‘The Predator’ #1 with Soft $24-M Opening

Box Office: ‘The Predator’ #1 with Soft $24-M Opening

Box Office: ‘The Predator’ #1 with Soft $24-M Opening $LGF, $TWX, $FOX, $SNE, $VIA ‘White Boy Rick’ debuts to lite numbers, while Paul Feig’s black comedy ‘A Simple Favor’ . Shane Black’s reboot The Predator led the weekend at the domestic box office with $24-M, Top the chart but behind estimates from Fox marketing. Overseas the movie […]

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Crushed R-rated ‘Blockers’ With $50-M Open

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Crushed R-rated ‘Blockers’ With $50-M Open

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Crushed R-rated ‘Blockers’ With $50-M Open $VIA, $CMCSA, $CBS, $TWX, $DIS It was a good weekend all around for movie-going in the US as revenue spiked more than 36% over the same frame last year. ‘Blockers’ fought off the R-rated comedy curse with a $21.4-M debut, while Ted Kennedy scandal […]

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M $DIS The Force was not with Star Wars: The Last Jedi in China at the weekend. The Disney (NYSE:DIS) Lucasfilm was dominated by a local comedy ‘The Ex-File 3: The Return of the Exes,’ which earned a huge $86.7-M in its 2nd frame. The 8th installment […]

Box Office: ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Steams Past ‘Orient Express’ With $30-M

Box Office: ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Steams Past ‘Orient Express’ With $30-M

Box Office: ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Steams Past ‘Orient Express’ With $30-M $DIS, $FOXA, $VIA ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ tops overall with a 2nd frame take of $56.6-M, ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Three Billboards’ shine at the specialty box office. Daddy’s Home 2 and Murder on the Orient Express, which took in $30-M and $28.2-M respectively, at the weekend provided a much-needed […]

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M $LGF.A, $TWX The domestic Summer box office continues to fall as Hollywood and theater owners endured the lowest-grossing weekend YTD. Hitman’s Bodyguard, a Lionsgate’s (NYSE:LGF.A) action comedy debuted to a better-than-expected $21.6-M from 3,377 theaters to Top the weekend box-office chart. Audiences gave the R-rated pic a B+ […]

Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Beats debuts at $53.5-M; ‘All Eyez on Me’ take $27-M

Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Beats debuts at $53.5-M; ‘All Eyez on Me’ take $27-M

Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Beats debuts at $53.5-M; ‘All Eyez on Me’ take $27-M $DIS,  $TWX,  $LGF,  $CMCSA,  $SNE Pixar and Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Cars 3 dominated the  North American box office at the weekend Mandy Moore shark thriller ’47 Meters Down’ beats the R-rated female comedy ‘Rough Night,”Wonder Woman’ approaches $600-M globally Cars 3 drove to […]

Box Office: Tim Burton’s Dark ‘Miss Peregrine’s’ Opens with $28.5-M

Box Office: Tim Burton’s Dark ‘Miss Peregrine’s’ Opens with $28.5-M

Box Office: Tim Burton’s Dark ‘Miss Peregrine’s’ Opens with $28.5-M $DIS, $LGF, $SNE Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Deepwater Horizon’ opens to $20.6-M, Relativity’s 1st major release post-bankruptcy, ‘Masterminds,’ DOA, while Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe’ nationwide expansion uneventful. Tim Burton’s kid-friendly fantasy adventure Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children opened to $28.5-M from 3,522 theaters at the North […]

Box Office: ‘Magnificent Seven’ at #1 takes in $35-M

Box Office: ‘Magnificent Seven’ at #1 takes in $35-M

Box Office: ‘Magnificent Seven’ at #1 takes in $35-M $AMZN, $CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $SNE, $TWX Animated family offering ‘Storks’ places # 2 with a $21.8-M debut, ‘Queen of Katwe debuts at the specialty box office. Antoine Fuqua’s remake of The Magnificent Seven opened to $35-M from 3,674 theaters, placing # 1 in North America. Magnificent Seven […]

Box Office: ‘Sully’ Flying High in its 2nd Frame

Box Office: ‘Sully’ Flying High in its 2nd Frame

Box Office: ‘Sully’ Flying High in its 2nd Frame $TWX, $LGF Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow’s biographical drama Sully continues fly high in its 2nd weekend at the US box office. New openings, Blair Witch and Bridget Jones’s Baby, came in behind expectations with $9.7-M and $8.2-M, respectively. Oliver Stone’s Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as […]

Box Office, ‘Suicide Squad’ & ‘Sausage Party’ Top, Ben-Hur DOA

Box Office, ‘Suicide Squad’ & ‘Sausage Party’ Top, Ben-Hur DOA

Box Office, ‘Suicide Squad’ & ‘Sausage Party’ Top, Ben-Hur DOA $TWX, $SNE, $VIA, $CBS, $LGF Holdovers ‘Suicide Squad’ and ‘Sausage Party’ stay #1 and # 2, respectively, Natalie Portman’s directorial debut, ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness,’ opened at the specialty box office, ‘Hell or High Water’ continues to impress. Timur Bekmambetov’s Ben-Hur DOA the […]

Box Office: ‘Suicide Squad’ falls hard to ‘Sausage Party’

Box Office: ‘Suicide Squad’ falls hard to ‘Sausage Party’

Box Office: ‘Suicide Squad’ falls hard to ‘Sausage Party’ $TWX, $LGF, $SNE, $VIA, $CBS, $CMCSA ‘Suicide Squad’ falls in its 2nd frame outing, as it approaches $500-M worldwide Sausage Party came in ahead of predictions to score the best opening for an R-rated comedy in at least a year with $33.6-M from 3,103 theaters. Originality paid off big […]

Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Tops with $80-M; ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ DOA

Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Tops with $80-M; ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ DOA

Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Tops with $80-M; ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ DOA $DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA, $AMZN Globally, ‘X-Men’ takes $265.8-M at the box office Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse won at the Memorial Day box-office, crushing Johnny Depp’s family-friendly Alice Through the Looking Glass. Apocalypse grossed $65.3-M for the 3-day weekend, putting its 4-day holiday […]

Box Office: Disney (NYSE:DIS) Dominates World Wide

Box Office: Disney (NYSE:DIS) Dominates World Wide

Box Office: Disney (NYSE:DIS) Dominates World Wide $DIS, $SNE, $AMZN Disney (NYSE:DIS) dominated the weekend box-office chart between Captain America: Civil War taking $72.6-M domestically and $941-M worldwide, and The Jungle Book crossed the $800-M mark at the global box office. Civil War came in # 1 at the weekend with $84.2-M. Among the others: Neighbors 2: Sorority […]