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: ‘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: […]

‘Good Boys’ Tops Box Office

‘Good Boys’ Tops Box Office

Universal’s kid-oriented comedy “Good Boys” topped the North American box office this weekend, taking in an estimated $21 million for the weekend, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. It was the first time an R-rated comedy had placed No. 1 since the same studio’s Melissa McCarthy film “The Boss” in early 2016, according to Hollywood […]

Box Office: ‘Good Boys’ Debuts with $21-M

Box Office: ‘Good Boys’ Debuts with $21-M

$CMCSA, $DIS, $SNE DOA’s: ‘Blinded by the Light’ and ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’, ‘Angry Birds 2′ and ’47 Meters Down 2’. Universal’s raunchy tween pic Good Boys laughed its way to the Top of the NA box office chart with $21-M from 3,204 theaters. The film marks the 1st time that an R-rated comedy has placed # […]

Top Three Theme Parks Worldwide

Top Three Theme Parks Worldwide

$CMCSA, $DIS, $SEAS Universal Studios Universal Orlando consists of 2 theme parks (Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure), a water park (Volcano Bay), a night-time entertainment complex (Universal CityWalk Orlando), and six Loews Hotels (Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, and Universal’s Aventura Hotel). All of […]

Box Office: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Debuted at $181.8-M Domestically

Box Office: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Debuted at $181.8-M Domestically

Box Office: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Debuted at $181.8-M Domestically $DIS The Superhero movie to become the 1st title of Y 2016 to cross $1-B, continuing Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) cinema domination Marvel Studios and Disney’s Captain America: Civil War launched to a mighty $181.8-M in North America at the weekend, launching the Summer box office, and […]