Stories tagged: box office
Sun., Feb. 17, 2019, 3:31 p.m.
‘Alita: Battle Angel’ leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” is easily the weekend’s top ticket-seller in theaters over the weekend, but its $35 million haul is well shy of expectations.
Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
LOS ANGELES – With the distraction of the Super Bowl, freezing temperatures affecting large portions of North America and only one big new release in theaters in “Miss Bala,” movie …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
Matthew McConaughey recorded one of the worst debuts of his career, Oscar nominees saw only modest bumps and M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” easily remained No. 1 on a quiet weekend …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 4:03 p.m.
“Aquaman” is still the champ at the box office three weeks in, but the high-concept thriller “Escape Room” also drew some substantial crowds in its debut weekend.
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 12:40 p.m.
In a flood of new releases, “Aquaman” easily swam past “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Bumblebee” to lead the busy pre-Christmas weekend with an estimated $67.4 million over the weekend, according …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
The animated “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” has swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters with an estimated $35.4 million, followed by Clint …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
On a typically sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend in movie theaters, leftovers led the box office and Disney’s “Ralph Breaks the Internet” repeated as No. 1 with $25.8 million in ticket sales, …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
“Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” sledded past mixed reviews and made off with $66 million for Universal Pictures to top the weekend North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
The Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” and 20th Century Fox are – for now, at least – champions of the world.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 2 p.m.
“Halloween” dominated the North American box office for the second straight weekend, carving up an estimated $32 million in ticket sales.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare.
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 12:55 p.m.
The Neil Armstrong film “First Man” settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in its opening weekend in theaters. The Ryan Gosling-starrer and a host of …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
In a weekend of perfect counterprogramming for Hollywood, the comic-book movie “Venom” shrugged off bad reviews to shatter the October box-office record with an $80 million debut, while Bradley Cooper’s …
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
For the first time in more than two years, a straight-up comedy is No. 1 at the box office. Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish’s “Night School” debuted with $28 million …
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
The gothic family fantasy “The House With a Clock in Its Walls” exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office, while …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, noon
For the first time in weeks, the weekend box office was dominated by three new releases, signaling an unofficial start to the fall movie season.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
In first place, New Line Cinema’s horror spinoff “The Nun,” based on a character introduced in the successful “Conjuring” franchise, opened with a series-best $53.5 million, according to figures from …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
The horror movie “The Nun” has topped the domestic box office in its first weekend, scoring a best for the “Conjuring” franchise and another win for Warner Bros.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
“Crazy Rich Asians” isn’t slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is helping to send a strong summer moviegoing season off on a …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 2 p.m.
The opening weekend for “Crazy Rich Asians” was historic. Its second weekend was even more impressive.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 2:35 p.m.
Tom Cruise sped past Winnie-the-Pooh at the box office to lead all films for the second straight week with an estimated $35 million in ticket sales for “Mission Impossible: Fallout.”
Sun., July 29, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
After six movies, 22 years, countless bruises and a broken ankle, Tom Cruise’s death-defying “Mission: Impossible” stunts continue to pay off at the box office.
UPDATED: Sun., July 22, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington’s action pic “The Equalizer 2” has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical …
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
“Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, “Skyscraper,” in the …
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
Despite its heroes’ diminutive size, “Ant-Man and the Wasp” opened with typical Marvel might at the box office, with an estimated $76 million in ticket sales.
Sun., July 1, 2018, 5:13 p.m.
The “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” dinosaurs ruled the box office for a second weekend in a row, but also left a little room for more modest newcomers like “Sicario: Day …
UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018, 10 p.m.
Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” dominated the box office this weekend, knocking Disney-Pixar’s behemoth “Incredibles 2” into second place.
Sun., June 10, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
“Ocean’s 8,” the female-fronted overhaul of the starry heist franchise, opened with an estimated $41.5 million at the box office, taking the weekend’s top spot from the fast-falling “Solo: A …
Sun., June 3, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
“Solo: A Star Wars Story” is losing momentum quickly at the box office, even with a relatively quiet weekend free of any new blockbuster competition. After an underwhelming launch, the …