Box Office: Hugh Jackman as Enzo in Michael Mann’s ‘Ferrari’

Box Office: Hugh Jackman as Enzo in Michael Mann’s ‘Ferrari’

$RACE Hugh Jackman is set to star in Michael Mann’s racing drama “Ferrari,” about Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) founder Enzo Ferrari. STX will be handling international sales at the Cannes virtual market, and CAA Media Finance arranged the financing and is representing US rights. Mr. Mann will give a presentation for buyers Tuesday. STX will distribute the film […]

Drive-in Movies, ‘Back to the Future’

Drive-in Movies, ‘Back to the Future’

The drive-in movie, a relic of an earlier time in America, is making a comeback as entertainment designed for the C-19 coronavirus chaos era. The drive-in has struck a chord with Americans who have been largely confined to their homes since March watching the death toll from C-19 coronavirus chaos accumulate on their TV screens. […]

MPA says President Trump’s Virus Aid Package Provides “Critical Relief”

MPA says President Trump’s Virus Aid Package Provides “Critical Relief”

The $2.2-T package is a much-needed lifeline for the shuttered movie business. As movie theaters across the United States remain dark, movie productions stay shuttered and thousands find themselves out of work for the near future, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) welcomed the passage of federal aid Friday, hoping to bring urgently needed relief to […]

Box Office: ‘Onward’ Looking to Hit $40-M in NA Opening

Box Office: ‘Onward’ Looking to Hit $40-M in NA Opening

$DIS, $IMAX, $CMCSA The new Pixar (a private company) movie could prove an early indicator test as to whether moviegoing is being impacted by worries over the coronavirus. The animated family pic Onward was having trouble finding its groove at the Friday box office, according to early returns. At this pace, projections show the Disney-Pixar seeing $40-M […]

Box Office: ‘The Invisible Man’ Screams with $29-M in NA Start, $49-M Worldwide

Box Office: ‘The Invisible Man’ Screams with $29-M in NA Start, $49-M Worldwide

$CMCSA, $DIS, $SNE Universal and Blumhouse’s The Invisible Man scared up $29-M in its North American box office debut and $20.2-M overseas for a $49.2-M global take over the weekend. Driven by a 92% Rotten Tomatoes score, The Invisible Man had the best domestic opening for a horror pic since last September’s It: Chapter Two, and 1 of the best ever […]

Box Office: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Supers Past ‘Call of the Wild’ with $26.3-M

Box Office: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Supers Past ‘Call of the Wild’ with $26.3-M

$CMCSA, $DIS, $VIA, $SNE, $AMZN Paramount’s blue video-game hero outpaced Harrison Ford and a CGI dog to take the top spot at the domestic box office. Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog and Disney’s The Call of the Wild, numbers were close, but the hedgehog that beat out Harrison Ford and a CGI dog at the North American box office […]

Box Office: ‘Birds of Prey’ Tethered to Just $33.3-M Open

Box Office: ‘Birds of Prey’ Tethered to Just $33.3-M Open

$SNE $CMCSA The Margot Robbie-led DC superhero pic opened almost $20-M behind expectations. Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn failed to gain altitude in its box office debut at the weekend, earning a weak $33.3-M from 4,236 theaters to mark 1 of the lowest domestic launches for a studio superhero pic. The […]

2020: Box Office, ‘Dolittle’ a Big Budget Miss for Universal and Downey Jr.

2020: Box Office, ‘Dolittle’ a Big Budget Miss for Universal and Downey Jr.

$CMCSA The big-budget DOA pic will not recover from its dismal debut over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Dolittle was a passion project for Mr Downey in the post-Iron Man era is the first big-budget miss of Y 2020 and stands to lose tens of millions for Universal, and it dashes hopes of launching […]

Box Office: ‘1917’ Captures $39.2-M After Golden Globe Wins

Box Office: ‘1917’ Captures $39.2-M After Golden Globe Wins

$DIS, $CMCSA, $VIA, $SNE Sam Mendes’ World War I epic 1917 captured the box office battlefield with $36.5-M at the weekend, 1 of the best nationwide starts ever for the month of January and way ahead of projections. The victory came in the wake of the movie’s Top Golden Globe wins on 5 January for best motion […]

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Leads with $34-M, ‘The Grudge’ Opens to $-11M

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Leads with $34-M, ‘The Grudge’ Opens to $-11M

$DIA, $CMCSA, $LGF, $SNE ‘Little Women‘ and ‘Knives Out‘ were among the nominees enjoying a boost timed to Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony. Sony’s horror pic The Grudge is the 1st new nationwide release of Y 2020 opened to $11.3-M at the domestic box office after getting flunked by audiences with a rare F CinemaScore. Disney’s Star Wars: The […]

2020: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Would Be Christian Bale’s 5th Oscar

2020: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Would Be Christian Bale’s 5th Oscar

$RACE, $DIS Christian Bale has earned 4 Oscar nominations and 1 win in the last 10 yrs, and his performance as real-life racer Ken Miles in ‘Ford v Ferrari‘ is looking more and more like a ‘statuette‘ for a Best Actor this year. History has proved it is perilous to underestimate him, especially when he’s playing a […]

Heroism,What it Takes, What it Can Lead To, Clint Eastwood Lays it Out in ‘Richard Jewell’

Heroism,What it Takes, What it Can Lead To, Clint Eastwood Lays it Out in ‘Richard Jewell’

Heroism, what it sometimes takes, what it can lead to has been a longstanding interest of Clint Eastwood’s, from his onscreen vigilante icons to his behind-the-camera explorations of real figures in ‘Flags of our Fathers’, ‘American Sniper’ and ‘Sully’. ‘Richard Jewell’ is Director Eastwood’s is his 38th film and his deep dive into the subject […]

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Rises to $373.5-M Global Opening

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Rises to $373.5-M Global Opening

$DIS, $CMCSA, $SNE, $LGF Though coming in behind the last 2 films in the trilogy, J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker easily beat the competition with a huge weekend launch of $175.5-M at the North American box office and $373.5-M globally. Domestically, the movie scored the 3rd-biggest December debut of all time behind Abrams’ Star Wars: […]

Box Office: ‘Jumanji 2’ Opens to $60-M, ‘Richard Jewell’ Flat at $5-M

Box Office: ‘Jumanji 2’ Opens to $60-M, ‘Richard Jewell’ Flat at $5-M

$SNE, $LGF, $USMCA, $DIS ‘Richard Jewell’ is the 2nd-worst nationwide opening of Clint Eastwood’s directing career and the worst in nearly 40 years Sony’s year-end event pic Jumanji: The Next Level is off to a great start at the pre-holiday box office, opening ahead of expectations with an estimated $60.1-M. The Dwayne Johnson-Kevin Hart sequel had no […]

Kenneth Turan’s Best Pic for 2019: ‘Ford v Ferrari

Kenneth Turan’s Best Pic for 2019: ‘Ford v Ferrari

$DIS, $F, $RACE The once endangered, Hollywood intelligent film looks to be back. The smart and splendidly crafted big-budget movie that joins a modern sensibility to traditional storytelling in a way that does not insult our intelligence is welcomed by audiences once again. 1. “Ford v Ferrari” It is in this spirit that I am […]

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Holds at #1

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Holds at #1

$DIS, $LGF, $CMCSA, $AMZN, $NFLX The animated ‘Playmobil‘ film scored the 3rd-worst domestic opening ever for a title rolling out in more than 2,000 theaters. Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen 2 stayed atop the North American box office in its 3rd weekend with $34.7-M, while animated pic Playmobil: The Movie came DOA with a debut of $668,000. Playmobil, released domestically […]

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Drives Disney Past Record $3.2-B in North American Ticket Sales

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Drives Disney Past Record $3.2-B in North American Ticket Sales

$DIS, $CMCSA, $SNE, $LGF After posting ing up best-ever Thanksgiving numbers, the animated tentpole is days away from skating past $1-B globally. Princess Anna and Queen Elsa delivered royal results for Disney (NYSE:DIS) over the Thanksgiving holiday. Frozen 2 has driven the Top film studio past the $3.2-B mark in Y 2019 domestic ticket sales, a […]

Box Office: Disney Dominates, ‘Frozen 2’ Leads into Holidays

Box Office: Disney Dominates, ‘Frozen 2’ Leads into Holidays

$DIS, $SNE, $IMAX, $LGF Walt Disney Animation Studios’ music-infused Frozen 2 opened to a record $127-M in the US and $223.3-M overseas from 37 markets for a worldwide start of $350.2-M, the #1 global debut ever for an animated title, not adjusted for inflation, ahead of expectations, particularly overseas. Frozen 2, along with other new offerings bowing […]

‘Joker’ Gets White House Screening

‘Joker’ Gets White House Screening

President Trump hosts White House screening of ‘Joker’ Saturday night, President Trump hosted a showing of  which ‘Joker’ which tells the the origin story of Batman’s arch nemesis.  A senior White House official confirmed that President Trump screened the movie for guests including “family, friends, and some staff.” ‘Joker’ was released in theaters last month, […]

Box Office: ‘Midway’ Blasts Past ‘Doctor Sleep’ with $17.5-M

Box Office: ‘Midway’ Blasts Past ‘Doctor Sleep’ with $17.5-M

$LGF, $VIA, $CMCSA, $DIS, $AMZN ‘Doctor Sleep‘ snoozed in $14.1-M, ‘Playing With Fire‘ Topped ‘Last Christmas‘ in the weeknd’s 2nd upset. Veterans Day weekend is light at the NA box office as the new movies disappointed. The World War II epic Midway may have topped the chart with a better-than-expected $17.5-M from 4,086 theaters in a surprise […]

Box Office: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Debuts Weak at $29-M in North America

Box Office: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Debuts Weak at $29-M in North America

$DIS, $VIA, $CMCSA, $NFLX The outlook is not promising overseas either, where it fell flat in China with $28-M, ‘Harriet‘ overperforms, and ‘Motherless Brooklyn‘ came DOA Skydance, Paramount and Fox/Disney’s Terminator: Dark Fate reboot has bombed in its domestic box office debut with $29-M from 4,086 theaters, well behind expectations and even while placing #1 on the chart. […]

Box Office: ‘Joker’ Beats ‘Maleficent’ with $18.9-M Vs $18.5-M

Box Office: ‘Joker’ Beats ‘Maleficent’ with $18.9-M Vs $18.5-M

$DIS, $VIA, $SNE, $IMAX The 2 holdovers lead a quiet pre-Halloween weekend Among new entries ‘The Current War’ blacked out with $2.7-M In this Super Villain showdown, Joker edged out Maleficent: Mistress of Evil at the weekend box office. Warner Bros. is estimating a North American gross of $18.9-M for Joker, while Disney (NYSE:DIS) shows Maleficent at $18.5-M. It’s always possible the […]

Box Office: ‘Joker’ is now the Biggest R-Rated Movie Ever

Box Office: ‘Joker’ is now the Biggest R-Rated Movie Ever

Todd Phillips’ Joker has been making all headlines. And 1 of the good ones because Joker is set to become the world’s highest-grossing R-rated movie at the box office. Joker’s huge box office is certainly making a lot of executives over at Warner Bros. Pictures very happy because it was reported that they were worried about this film. The Joker is […]

Box Office: ‘Abominable’ Tops With $21-M, ‘Judy’ Sings Again

Box Office: ‘Abominable’ Tops With $21-M, ‘Judy’ Sings Again

$DIS, $CMCSA ‘Downton Abbey’ crossed $100-M worldwide, while ‘It Chapter Two‘ clears $400-M. Marking the 1st studio animated pic of the fall season, DreamWorks Animation’s Abominable Topped the box office chart with $20.9-M from 4,242 theaters. Abominable from filmmaker Jill Culton, is the 1st co-production between DWA and China’s Pearl Studios. The movie is set to open Tuesday […]

Box Office:’Rambo: Last Blood’ takes $19.2-M, ‘Downton Abbey’ Royally Surprises with $31-M

Box Office:’Rambo: Last Blood’ takes $19.2-M, ‘Downton Abbey’ Royally Surprises with $31-M

$DIS. $SNE, $CMCSA, $LGF, $IMAX Downton Abbey won the weekend box office race with a surprising $31-M from 3,079 theaters, beating the final installment in Sylvester Stallone’s iconic Rambo action franchise and a new space thriller featuring Brad Pitt. Pitt’s Ad Astra may have edged past Stallone’s Rambo: Last Blood with an estimated $19.2-M from 3,460 sites. Last Blood took in $19.2-M from […]

Box Office: ‘Hustlers’ Hustled $33-M,’Goldfinch’ DOA at $2.6-M

Box Office: ‘Hustlers’ Hustled $33-M,’Goldfinch’ DOA at $2.6-M

$SNE Hustlers rustled up a stellar $33.2-M from 3,250 theaters at the NA box office, the best start ever for STXfilms and the best live-action opening of Jennifer Lopez’s career. Hustlers is based on real-life events chronicled in a 2015 New York magazine story and stars Misses Wu and Lopez as strippers that lead a band of dancers in […]

Box Office: ‘It: Chapter Two’ Scares Up $185-M Globally

Box Office: ‘It: Chapter Two’ Scares Up $185-M Globally

$IMAX, $DIS, $CMCSA, $LGF New Line’s R-rated It: Chapter Two opened to $91-M domestically, and while the sequel did not match the record-shattering launch of the 1st film, it is the 2nd-best horror bow of all time and the 2nd-biggest for the month of September behind It, as well as the Top bow for an R-rated pic so […]

Box Office: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ Tops Labor Day With $15-M, Caps the Summer

Box Office: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ Tops Labor Day With $15-M, Caps the Summer

$LGF, $DIS, $SNE, Angel Has Fallen won the long Labor Day weekend with an estimated $15-M for the 4-day holiday as Summer 2019 closed 2% behind last year. Summer revenue came in at $4.3-B, down 2% from last year, according to Comscore, and YTD is down 6%. Disney (NYSE:DIS) commanded well more than 40% of […]

Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Crossed $250-M Globally

Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Crossed $250-M Globally

$SNE $CMCSA In another victory, Quentin Tarantino’s original Summer epic may be set to be the the director best grosser ever. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has passed the $200-M mark at the global box office, a feat accomplished by only 1 other original film this year. Through Thursday, Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film starring Leonardo […]

Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ #1 With $25-M, Next Came ‘Scary Stories’ Schools ‘Dora’ With $21-M

Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ #1 With $25-M, Next Came ‘Scary Stories’ Schools ‘Dora’ With $21-M

$CMCSA, $CBS, $LGF, $VIA, $DIS, $SNE Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw stayed atop the box office chart for the 2nd weekend running, revving 5 new films to gross $25.4-M and cross the $100-M mark domestically. Overseas, Universal’s big-budget action pic took in another $60.8-M for a worldwide take of $332.6-M. The franchise winner has always done […]

Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ RevsUp to $181-M Globally

Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ RevsUp to $181-M Globally

$CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $SNE, The ‘Fast & Furious’ spinoff won the weekend box office race but came in on the slow end of domestic expectations. Universal’s Hobbs & Shaw revved to the Top of the NA box office chart with $60.8-M from 4,253 theaters, and $120-M overseas for a worldwide launch of $180.8-M The spinoff teams Dwayne Johnson […]

Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Debuts at $40-M, ‘Lion King’ Headed to $1-B

Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Debuts at $40-M, ‘Lion King’ Headed to $1-B

$DIS, $SNE, $VIA Set in the Summer and Winter of Y 1969, this homage to Hollywood marked a career-best opening for Quentin Tarantino, as family friendly, ‘Lion King’ nears $1-B globally. Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood successfully proved adult films can play well Vs children’s by posting $40-M at the North American box […]

Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Roars at the Global Box Office to $531-M

Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Roars at the Global Box Office to $531-M

$DIS, $SNE, Disney (NYSE:DIS) continues to dominate the box office this year as Jon Favreau’s The Lion King opened to a record-breaking $185-M at the North American box office at the weekend for an early global total of $531-M. The movie scored the biggest domestic open ever for a PG film, and the 9th-biggest for any movie, […]

Box Office: ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’ DOA, ‘Spider-Man’ Tops the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’ DOA, ‘Spider-Man’ Tops the Weekend

$DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA Crawl and Stuber came DOA to their box office debuts with an estimated $12 and $8-M, respectively, a disappointing showing for major studio releases. Sony (NYSE:SNE) and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: Far From Home instead dominated in its 2nd weekend as it reached $847.1-M globally. In North America, the pic took in $45.3-M from 4,634 theaters for a […]

Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ Takes $58-M

Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ Takes $58-M

$DIS, $LGF, $CMCSA, $SNE Pixar (Private) and Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Toy Story 4 helds # 1 in its 2nd weekend and fended off new offerings Annabelle Comes Home and Yesterday. The animated family film dipped just 52% to $58-M passing the $200-M mark in NA, and cleared $496.5-M worldwide. New Line’s Summer horror pic Annabelle Comes Home came in 2nd with estimated weekend […]

Box Office: ‘Men in Black: International’ Disappoints with $28.5-M

Box Office: ‘Men in Black: International’ Disappoints with $28.5-M

$DIS, $TWX, $AMZN, $CMCSA New Line’s ‘Shaft’ sequel opened soft at $8.3-M, while ‘Late Night’ expanded in its 2nd weekend and took in $5.1 million. The Summer 2019 box office has not been kind to studio sequels nor spinoffs. Disney/Fox’s Dark Phoenix crashed with a $33-M opening, while Warner Bros.’ Godzilla: Kong of the Monsters bowed to $47-M domestically. […]

Box Office:’Pets 2′ Best of Show at $47-M

Box Office:’Pets 2′ Best of Show at $47-M

$AMZN, $CMCSA, $DIS, $TWX, $CBS The Secret Life of Pets 2: Universal and Illumination’s animated family film Pets 2 collected $47.1-M on 4,561 screens. The pic received an A- CinemaScore. Pets 2 is the 10th team-up for animation studio Illumination and Universal, with its opening weekend landing in the lower end of those titles. While Pets 2 debuted far below the […]

Box Office: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Roared Up $49-M

Box Office: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Roared Up $49-M

$IMAX, $TWX, $VIA, $CMCSA, $DIS ‘Rocketman’ blasts off with $25-M, while Blumhouse’s ‘Ma’ scares up $18-M. Godzilla was the King of the box office this weekend, but not by much. Godzilla: King of the Monsters roared up $49-M in its debut at the North American box office at 4,108 screens below $50-M projections. The movie earned […]

Box Office: ‘Aladdin’ Bottles $112.7-M Memorial Day Weekend

Box Office: ‘Aladdin’ Bottles $112.7-M Memorial Day Weekend

$DIS, $LGF Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) live-action feature grossed $112.7-M in NA over the Memorial Day weekend, beating out estimates that the film would bow to $100-M. The rehashing of the studio’s Y 1992 animated pic has received a mixed response from critics, with a 57% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but earn a A CinemaScore from […]

Box Office: ‘John Wick’ Takes the Weekend with $57-M Opening

Box Office: ‘John Wick’ Takes the Weekend with $57-M Opening

$DIS, $MGM, $LGF, $CMCSA, After 3 weekends at the Top of the domestic box office, Avengers: Endgame‘s reign has come to an end, thanks to John Wick, a retired hit man. Lionsgate’s (NYSE:LGF) John Wick: Chapter Three — Parabellum had a huge debut weekend, earning $57.2-M stateside in 3,850 theaters, beating out Endgame‘s $29.4-M domestic take. […]

Box Office: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Uncovers $58-M’

Box Office: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Uncovers $58-M’

$DIS, $LGF, $TWX MGM’s ‘The Hustle’, pulled in $13.5-M, and eOne and STX’s ‘Poms’, disappointed with $5.1-M. Avengers: Endgame has retained its #1 spotat the domestic box office for a 3rd week running. Marvel’s Endgame earning $61.3-M in NA. The movie’s cumulative global box office is now $2.485-B, now 2nd to James Cameron’s all-time earner, […]

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passed $2.0-B

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passed $2.0-B

$DIS The Marvel tenpole now sits as the 2nd-highest-grossing film of all time, only behind James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ with $2.189-B. It has surpassed James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), which earned $2.187-B. Endgame achieved this after collecting another $145.8-M domestically and $282.2-M overseas in its 2nd frame. The Top-grossing film of all time is Cameron’s Avatar (2009), […]

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Breaks All Records in $1.2-B Global Open

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Breaks All Records  in $1.2-B Global Open

$DIS, $IMAX FLASH: The film huge debut sets a new benchmark for how much the box office can expand. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame hammers lots records in its $1.2-B worldwide launch. The opening came in nearly $600-M ahead of the previous mark set a year ago by Avengers: Infinity War. The Superhero pic […]

US Towns Where Time Stands Still

US Towns Where Time Stands Still

We are used to seeing movie stars and reading about SyFy characters that travel through time to bygone eras, but we do not necessarily need futuristic technology to do so. The USA is full of towns that have stayed true to their customs and lifestyles. So next time you have the urge to escape the […]

Box Office: ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Tops Easter Weekend with $26.5-M

Box Office: ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Tops Easter Weekend with $26.5-M

$DIS, $CMCSA, $TWX FLASH: Revenue for the Easter Holiday weekend hit its lowest mark in 14 years. The Curse of La Llorona opened ahead of expectations at the domestic box office, scaring up $26.5-M to win the weekend. Poor reviews did not hurt La Llorona, nor a B- CinemaScore. However, the R-rated film could not rescue […]

Box Office: ‘Unplanned’ the Controversial Anti-Abortion Pic Opens Strong with $6-M

Box Office: ‘Unplanned’ the Controversial Anti-Abortion Pic Opens Strong with $6-M

$TWTR FLASH: Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Reverses Ban of Pro-Life Movie ‘Unplanned’ The R-rated pic scored the 2nd-best start ever for faith-based distributor Pure Flix; tracking had suggested it would only earn around $3-M. Garnering the coveted A+ CinemaScore, the controversial anti-abortion drama Unplanned opened to a strong $6.1-M from 1,059 theaters at the US box office despite […]

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Opens to Austonishing $70.3-M

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Opens to Austonishing $70.3-M

$DIS, $CMCSA, $VIA, $CBS Us, the follow-up to ‘Get Out’ scored the 3rd-biggest horror opening of all time, while ‘Captain Marvel’ flew past $300-M in North America and $900-M globally. Us debuted to $70.3-M at the domestic box office over the weekend to scare up the 3rd-biggest horror opening ever. Overseas, Us took in $16.7-M from […]

Box Office: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ Takes a $60-M Bow

Box Office: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ Takes a $60-M Bow

$CMCSA, $FOX FLASH: The Toothless Dragon turned around a slump at the 2019 North American box office. Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Fighting With My Family’ pleased audiences in its domestic debut. DreamWorks Animation’s family offering How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World took off with $17.5-M Friday at the box office for a projected debut of $60-M or […]

Box Office: US Winter Revenue Hits 8-Year Lows

Box Office: US Winter Revenue Hits 8-Year Lows

$DIS, $SNE, $LGF, $TWX, $CMCSA, $FOX FlASH: Combined US ticket sales were down sharply, worst Presidents Day weekend in at least 14 years. Wall Street, and industry observers struggle with a downturn at the North American box office following a record-shattering Y 2018. Revenue for the 1st 7 weeks of y 2019 hit an 8 […]

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie 2’ Tops the List with $35-M, Cold Pursuit an Icy 3rd

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie 2’ Tops the List with $35-M, Cold Pursuit an Icy 3rd

$TWX, $FOX, $LGF, $DIS, $CMCSA Liam Neeson’s ‘Cold Pursuit‘ took in $10.8-M and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part failed to wow audiences with only $35-M from 4,303 theaters. Warner Bros. expected the family-friendly sequel to click together $50 to 55-M in its NA launch. But a bad case of franchise fatigue set in on […]

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Takes the Weekend with $19-M

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Takes the Weekend with $19-M

$CMCSA, $DIS, $FOX, $TWX, $SNE ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ opened weak at $7.3-M, ‘Serenity’ earned an even weaker $4.8-M to mark the worst opening of Anne Hathaway’s career and 1 of the worst for Matthew McConaughey. Glass in its 2nd weekend at the box office took $19-M from 3,844 theaters, putting the film’s 10-day […]

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Opens to $47-M Over Holiday Weekend

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Opens to $47-M Over Holiday Weekend

$CMCSA, $DIS, $TWX, $VIA, $SNE, $FOX Japanese anime pic ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ surprises, while ‘The Upside’ keeps audiences laughing! M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass is easily winning the long Holiday weekend at the box office with an estimated $47.1-M coming in behind expectations after middling audience scores and poor reviews. Financially, the movie is already in good […]

Box Office: ‘Aquaman’ at $31-M; ‘Escape Room’ Opens at $18-M

Box Office: ‘Aquaman’ at $31-M; ‘Escape Room’ Opens at $18-M

Globally, the swimming Superhero film hits $940.7-M; ‘Bumblebee’ buzzes to $83-M overseas to top the foreign weekend chart. $TWX, $SNE, $DIS, $VIA Superheroes dominate at the box office, where Aquaman stayed atop the chart in its 3rd weekend running with a domestic take of $30.7-M, for a domestic take of $259.7-M and global box office of […]

Box Office: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ DOA, a $50-M+ Loser, ‘Aquaman’ Opens to $67-M; ‘Mary Poppins’ Flies Past ‘Bumblebee’

Box Office: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ DOA, a $50-M+ Loser, ‘Aquaman’ Opens to $67-M; ‘Mary Poppins’ Flies Past ‘Bumblebee’

$CMCSA, $TWX, $DIS, $VIA, $SNE, $AMZN, $FOX Robert Zemeckis’ dramedy starring Steve Carell came DOA on hammering by critics Robert Zemeckis’ Welcome to Marwen came DOA at the weekend in its domestic box office debut with a scant $2.4-M from 1,191 cinemas marking the worst opening of Y 2018 for a major Hollywood studio release. The film […]

Box Office: Family Films Dominate, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wins Again With $25.8-M

Box Office: Family Films Dominate, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wins Again With $25.8-M

Box Office: Family Films Dominate, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wins Again With $25.8-M $DIS, $SNE, $TWX, $CMCSA, $LGF Family films dominate, as ‘The Grinch’ places #2 in its 4th outing, while the’The Possession of Hannah Grace’ only debuts to $6.5-M. Disney Animation Studios’ Ralph Breaks the Internet a big winner in its 2nd weekend, taking another $25.8-M […]

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Takes $84.5-M; ‘Creed II’ Wins $56-M

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Takes $84.5-M; ‘Creed II’ Wins $56-M

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Takes $84.5-M; ‘Creed II’ Wins $56-M $DIS, $TWX, $LGF, $VIA, $CMCSA, $SNE, $NFLX The Feast at the 2018 box office continued over the Thanksgiving Holiday as a pair of sequels: Ralph Breaks the Internet and Creed II drove record Holiday revenue at the North American box office. Ralph Breaks the Internet topped the Wednesday-Sunday […]

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA $CMCSA, $SNE, $FOX, $AMZN, $NFLX Christmas came early for Illumination and Universal, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) as The Grinch, the 2nd big-screen adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss holiday tale opened to $66-M from 4,414 North American theaters. Voiced this time out […]

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 […]

BTS:The Movie – Korean Boy Band’s First Feature Film

BTS:The Movie – Korean Boy Band’s First Feature Film

The long-awaited big-screen debut for BTS is finally here! Burn the Stage: the Movie captures the band’s journey together on land and water, from deserts to beaches. Behind-the-scenes glimpses of BTS at their most fun and exciting moments together along with brand new from the heart interviews will also be apart of this heartthrob movie. SM […]

Box Office Revenue in North America Marks Record High in October

Box Office Revenue in North America Marks Record High in October

Box Office Revenue in North America Marks Record High in October $SNE, $TWX, $CMCSA, $LGF, $FOX ‘Venom’ take $80-M ‘A Star Is Born’ takes $42.6-M Overseas, ‘Venom’ take $125.2-M for a global bite of $205.2-M, revenue in North America hits a record high for the month of October thanks to the combined power of the […]

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: ‘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 […]

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing Fan Bingbing, 36 anni, an A-list Chinese movie star who has appeared in the “X-Men” and “Iron Man” film franchises, has more than 62-M followers online in China and fronted campaigns for Montblanc watches and De Beers diamonds, has disappeared. The star dropped out of sight in June when […]

Box Office:’Crazy Rich Asians’ Earns $25.2-M for $34-M 5-Day Launch

Box Office:’Crazy Rich Asians’ Earns $25.2-M for $34-M 5-Day Launch

Box Office:’Crazy Rich Asians’ Earns $25.2-M for $34-M 5-Day Launch $SNE, $TWX, $VIA Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Mile 22’ saw muted action, Kevin Spacey’s ‘Billionaire Boys Club’ Dead on Arrival But, Jon M. Chu’s romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians led the weekend box office 3-day North American debut of $25.2-M and a 5-day open of $34-M. The Warner Bros. […]

Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Has Surprisingly Huge Bite With $44.5M U.S. Debut

Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Has Surprisingly Huge Bite With $44.5M U.S. Debut

Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Shark Movie Takes $44.5-M in US Debut $IMAX, $DIS, $VIA Warner Bros. shark film The Meg is its’ biggest North American box office opening YTD debuting to $96.8-M overseas for a global take of $141.3-M. Movie goers like Shark pics. The Meg beat all expectations in its domestic debut at the weekend […]

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Wins the Weekend with $35-M

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Wins the Weekend with $35-M

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Wins the Weekend with $35-M $VIA, $DIS, $LGF, $FOX, $SNE, $CMCSA Christopher Robin’ opened to $25-M. ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’  with $12.3, and Dinesh D’Souza’s doc ‘Death of a Nation’ took $2.3-M Paramount’s Mission: Impossible — Fallout fell just 43% in its 2nd outing to $35-M from 4,395 North American theaters […]

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper $SNE, $AMZN, $DIS, $CMCSA ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ opened to $44.1-M in the US, Topping out above ‘Skyscraper’ $25.5-M Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation placed #1 in North America with $44.1-M from 4,267 theaters, compared to $25.5-M from 3,782 theaters for Skyscraper.Overseas, Hotel Transylvania 3 likewise beat Skyscraper for the weekend with […]

Nick Loeb’s ‘Roe v. Wade’ Film Shooting in New Orleans

Nick Loeb’s ‘Roe v. Wade’ Film Shooting in New Orleans

Nick Loeb’s ‘Roe v. Wade’ Film Shooting in New Orleans $FB Producer/Writer/Director Nick Loeb and his production partner, Cathy Allyn, began shooting their pro-life feature film on 15 June in and around New Orleans. There has been little information about the filmmaker’s new project, except for some articles 5 weeks ago alleging that Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) […]

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend $CMCSA, $DIS, $FOXA,$TWX, $SNE ‘Jurassic World sequel takes the weekend, ‘Gotti’ DOA, and ‘Boundaries’ bit player, Peter Fonda made a fool of himself, he should know you do not do well in a PR dust up with President Trump. Universal, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and […]

 Ford Vs Ferrari Le Mans Movie

 Ford Vs Ferrari Le Mans Movie

 Ford Vs Ferrari Le Mans Movie $RACE, $F A feature film telling the true story of Ford (NYSE:F) and Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) epic racing rivalry of the 1960’s has been in the works for a long time now. But with Director James Mangold attached and a new round of casting negotiations, a Variety report signals the Green Flag […]

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Opens with $180-M

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Opens with $180-M

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Opens with $180-M $DIS, $CMCSA, $TWX, $SNE Pixar does it again. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Pixar’s Incredibles 2 flew to a record-shattering $180-M from 4,410 theaters at the domestic box office at the weekend. The sequel score the biggest launch ever for an animated film it scored the 8th-biggest opening of all time, not […]

Box Office: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Ladies See a $41.5-M Opening

Box Office: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Ladies See a $41.5-M Opening

Box Office: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Ladies See a $41.5-M Opening $TWX, $DIS, $CMCSA Indie horror pic ‘Hereditary’ survives a D+ CinemaScore with a $13-M debut, while Jodie Foster’s ‘Hotel Artemis’ DOA with $3.2-M Overseas Box Office Open: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ takes $151-M. The female-fronted Ocean’s 8 opened over the weekend to a series-best $41.5-M from 4,145 theaters […]

Box Office: ‘Solo’ Fades, off 65% in 2nd Frame on Star Wars Burnout

Box Office: ‘Solo’ Fades, off 65% in 2nd Frame on Star Wars Burnout

Box Office: ‘Solo’ Fades, off 65% in 2nd Frame on Star Wars Burnout $DIS, $FOXA, $VIA, $LGF Solo: A Star Wars Story, in its 2nd frame, continued to fade. The space adventure from Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Lucasfilm took in $29.3-M in North America, down 65% from the $84.7-M in claimed in its 1st outing. The […]

 Box Office: ‘Deadpool 2’ Tops ‘Infinity War’ With $125-M US Open

 Box Office: ‘Deadpool 2’ Tops ‘Infinity War’ With $125-M US Open

 Box Office: ‘Deadpool 2’ Tops ‘Infinity War’ With $125-M US Open $FOXA, $DIS, $VIA Superheroes dominate the box office Over is past weekend as Fox’s Deadpool 2 opened to $125-M domestically and $301-M globally after scoring the biggest foreign debut ever for an R-rated title. Playing in 4,349 theaters in North America, the widest release in Fox […]

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues to Draw Moviegoers 

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues to Draw Moviegoers 

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues to Draw Moviegoers $DIS, $VIA, $FOXA, $CMCSA In China ‘Infinity War’ opened to $200-M in China as it becomes the Top-grossing Superhero pic of all time globally. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War finished its 3rd weekend at the box office with $1.606-B in global ticket sales after earning another […]

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Dominates Worldwide

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Dominates Worldwide

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Dominates Worldwide $DIS, $LGF, $VIA, $TWX Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War continued to dominate the early Summer box office at the weekend, earning $112.5-M domestically from 4,474 theaters to score the 2nd-biggest 2nd frame outing ever as it topped the $1-B mark globally faster than any film in history. Overseas, […]

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Continues to Dominate

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Continues to Dominate

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Continues to Dominate $DIS, $LGF, $VIA, $TWX Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War continued to dominate the early Summer box office at the weekend, earning $112.5-M domestically from 4,474 theaters to score the 2nd-biggest 2nd frame outing ever as it topped the $1-B mark globally faster than any film in history. Overseas, […]

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ #1 in its 3rd Frame

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ #1 in its 3rd Frame

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ #1 in its 3rd Frame $TWX, $VIA, $FOX, $LGF, $CMCSA ‘A Quiet Place’ reclaimed the No. 1 spot in its 3rd weekend, as ‘Rampage’ became the weekend’s Top worldwide grosser. STX Entertainment’s I Feel Pretty, Amy Schumer’s latest DOA at $16.2-M from 3,440 locations at the domestic box office at the […]

Box Office: Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ Roars With $34.5-M Open

Box Office: Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ Roars With $34.5-M Open

Box Office: Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ Roars With $34.5-M Open $TWX, $IMAX, $VIA, $CMCSA, $FOX, $SNE Friday afternoon, pundits were saying that New Line’s Rampage appeared DOA at the US box office, with 1st projections suggesting the $120-M tentpole movie might not earn much more than $28-M in its launch. But hang on, thanks to the star power […]

Box Office: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ Won Easter

Box Office: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’  Won Easter

Box Office: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ Won Easter $TWX, $IMAX, $DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA, $FOX The sci-fi adventure marks director Steven Spielberg’s biggest opening in 10 years with $41-M, and Tyler Perry’s ‘Acrimony’ placed #2 with $17-M for the holiday weekend.   The sci-fi adventure also marks Director Spielberg’s biggest domestic bow since Indiana Jones and the Kingdom […]

Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Beats ‘Black Panther’

Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Beats ‘Black Panther’

Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Beats ‘Black Panther’ $CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $VIA, $TWX, $SNE Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ barks at the specialty box office. Legendary and Universal’s Pacific Rim Uprising dethrone Black Panther at the domestic box office upon opening to a mild $28-M from 2,850 theaters over the weekend. Overall revenue for the weekend was down 37% […]

Ford Vs Ferrari, The Movie in the Works

Ford Vs Ferrari, The Movie in the Works

Ford Vs Ferrari, The Movie in the Works $F, $RACE James Mangold, the visionary director behind Logan has many different projects going on now, including the untitled Ford Vs Ferrari project. Ford Vs Ferrari has attracted some A-listers who have hopes to star in the picture. According to the rumors Matt Damon and Christian Bale are negotiating lead roles in the project that would […]

Box Office: ‘Tomb Raider’ Falls to the ‘Black Panther’

Box Office: ‘Tomb Raider’ Falls to the ‘Black Panther’

Box Office: ‘Tomb Raider’ Falls to the ‘Black Panther’ $DIS, $LGF, $TWX, $FOX, $SNE The faith-based ‘I Can Only Imagine’ beats ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ and ‘Love, Simon.’ Black Panther continued to make history in its 5th outing at the domestic box office with a $27-M take becoming only the 7th film ever to cross the […]

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Growls with $65.7-M in 3rd Frame

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Growls with $65.7-M in 3rd Frame

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Growls with $65.7-M in 3rd Frame $DIS, $FOX, $SNE Jennifer Lawerence’s ‘Red Sparrow’ debuts to $17-M, as Bruce Willis’s ‘Death Wish’ takes in an estimated $13-M. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Black Panther, which amassed another $65.7-M in its 3rd frame to past the $500-M mark in North America and earn nearly $900-M […]

Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Came with $137-M Global Open

Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Came with $137-M Global Open

Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Came with $137-M Global Open $CMCSA, $TWX, $SNE ‘Peter Rabbit’ opens to $25-M in US, Clint Eastwood’s ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ debuts to $12.6-M critics blocked the tracks. Universal’s Fifty Shades Freed grossed $136.9-M driving franchise past the $1-B mark in global box-office ticket sales go become 1 of the most profitable […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Movie from 2oth Century Fox in the Works

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Movie from 2oth Century Fox in the Works

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Movie from 2oth Century Fox in the Works $RACE, $F, $FOX James Mangold to direct Ford Vs. Ferrari movie for Fox Monday, Variety reported that director James Mangold has set up another project at 20th Century Fox with an untitled “Ford Vs. Ferrari” feature film about the creation of the world’s fastest racing cars. […]

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ on Top, ‘Winchester’ #3 at $9.3-M

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ on Top, ‘Winchester’ #3 at $9.3-M

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ on Top, ‘Winchester’ #3 at $9.3-M $SNE, $FOX, $LGF, $DIS, $CBS In the US, Super Bowl Weekend is one of the quietest frames of the year in terms of movie-going. Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has scored again, reclaiming the Top 1 spot in its 7th outing at the North American box […]

Box Office: ‘Maze Runner: Death Cure’ Wins $23.5-M; ‘Shape of Water’ Get Oscar Interest

Box Office: ‘Maze Runner: Death Cure’ Wins $23.5-M; ‘Shape of Water’ Get Oscar Interest

Box Office: ‘Maze Runner: Death Cure’ Wins $23.5-M; ‘Shape of Water’ Get Oscar Interest $SNE, $FOXA Christian Bale’s ‘Hostiles’ get to the Top 5 after expanding nationwide, while overseas, ‘Maze Runner’ sprints to $105.5-M world wide. Maze Runner: The Death Cure sprinted to the top of box office in its domestic debut over the weekend, unseating Jumanji: […]

Box Office: ‘Last Jedi,’ ‘Jumanji’ Rule Christmas; ‘Downsizing’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Last Jedi,’ ‘Jumanji’ Rule Christmas; ‘Downsizing’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Last Jedi,’ ‘Jumanji’ Rule Christmas; ‘Downsizing’ DOA $DIS, $CMCSA, $SNE, $FOXA. $VIA, $TWX Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle are the Big Winners of the Holiday box-office feast, while at the other end of the Christmas table Alexander Payne’s Downsizing and Father Figures came DOA. Disney (NYSE:DIS), and Lucasfilm’s The Last Jedi is pacing to gross […]

Box Office: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ takes $104.8-M on Day 1

Box Office: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ takes $104.8-M on Day 1

Box Office: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ takes $104.8-M on Day 1 $DIS, $IMAX, $FOXA ‘The Last Jedi’ is just the 2nd film in history to earn $100-M or more on Day 1. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi is headed for $215-M+ North American launch after delivering $104.8-M Friday its opening day.So far, Last […]

Box Office: ‘Coco’ Held Top Spot on Light Weekend

Box Office: ‘Coco’ Held Top Spot on Light Weekend

Box Office: ‘Coco’ Held Top Spot on Light Weekend $DIS, $TWX, $LGF The 1st 2 weekends of December are always quiet in terms of major releases as the studios gear up for the year-end deluge of Holiday titles. Disney and Pixar’s Coco stayed # 1 in its 3rd frame, taking in another $18.3-M and bringing the film’s […]

Box Office: Light Weekend Sees ‘Coco’ at # 1 with $26.1-M

Box Office: Light Weekend Sees ‘Coco’ at # 1 with $26.1-M

Box Office: Light Weekend Sees ‘Coco’ at # 1 with $26.1-M $DIS, $FOX, $AMZN Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel stars Kate Winslet and Justin Timberlake opened at speciality box office in NY and LA Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ also faring well in its debut at the specialty box office as awards season heats up. Nothing […]

Thanksgiving Box Office: ‘Coco’ Takes ‘Justice League’ with $71.2-M

Thanksgiving Box Office: ‘Coco’ Takes ‘Justice League’ with $71.2-M

Thanksgiving Box Office: ‘Coco’ Takes ‘Justice League’ with $71.2-M $DIS, $TWX, $SNE Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour staring Gary Oldman opened to rave reviews in NYC and LA Pixar’s Coco is the latest title from the Disney (NYSE:DIS) animated empire to win the annual Thanksgiving box office, posting a 5-day debut of $71.2-M from 3,987 theaters to score […]

Box Office: ‘Justice League’ Opens Soft, ‘Wonder’ Stole the Thunder

Box Office: ‘Justice League’ Opens Soft, ‘Wonder’ Stole the Thunder

Box Office: ‘Justice League’ Opens Soft, ‘Wonder’ Stole the Thunder $TWX, $LFG, $VIA, $SNE The Superhero collapse is a major blow for the DC Extended Universe in North America, though it pulled in $185.5-M overseas for a global launch of $281.5-M. A small feel-good movie named Wonder stole the thunder with $27.1-M after galvanizing elementary school kids […]

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: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Breaks ‘Sequel Curse’ with $121-M Open

Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Breaks ‘Sequel Curse’ with $121-M Open

Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Breaks ‘Sequel Curse’ with $121-M Open $DIS, $IMAX, $AMZN, $LGF Sequel ‘Bad Moms Christmas’ DOA, while Greta Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ soars at the specialty box office; globally, ‘Thor’ take $427-M worldwide. At a time  when many tentpole franchise movies have stalled Thor: Ragnarok is wielding nothing short of a Golden Hammer at the […]

Box Office: ‘Happy Death Day’ Kills ‘Blade Runner’ With $26-M Open

Box Office: ‘Happy Death Day’ Kills ‘Blade Runner’ With $26-M Open

Box Office:  ‘Happy Death Day’ Kills ‘Blade Runner’ With $26-M Open $SNE, $CMCSA, $FOX Jackie Chan’s ‘The Foreigner,’ ‘Marshall,’ and ‘Professor Marston and the Wonder Women’ opened the Friday the 13th weekend alongside the horror film. In another win for the horror genre, the film is killin off the competition at the domestic box office for […]

Weinstein Accusers: Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow + 9 More

Weinstein Accusers: Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow + 9 More

Weinstein Accusers: Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow + 9 More Tuesday, actors Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie joined the ranks of women who say Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed them as news of his alleged widespread abuse of women in Hollywood spreads. Harvey Weinstein reportedly harassed Ms. Paltrow at his hotel after hiring her for a lead […]