Stories tagged: box office
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 12:34 p.m.
Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Taraji P. Henson and Paddington Bear and all rushed into movie theaters over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, but “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” still roared …
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
Move over, “Star Wars,” there are some new box office champs this weekend. “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” has topped the charts after three weekends in theaters, and newcomer “Insidious: …
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is continuing its dominance over the movie galaxy as expected, outpacing three new releases. The eighth installment in the Disney-owned space saga is expected to …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 1:34 p.m.
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will happily settle for second.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Pixar’s “Coco” sang its way to the fourth best Thanksgiving weekend ever with an estimated $71.2 million over the five-day weekend, a total that easily toppled Warner Bros.’ “Justice League.”
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
The God of Thunder isn’t ready to relinquish his box office throne yet.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
“Thor: Ragnarok” thundered to one of the year’s best box-office debuts with an estimated $121 million domestically, proving again – just as its flexing its muscle – the might of …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” notched one of the most dismal wide-release debuts in recent years on a sluggish pre-Halloween weekend where the horror sequel “Jigsaw” topped all releases despite an underperforming …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
It was a spooky weekend at the box office for nearly everyone but Tyler Perry.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
This weekend the “Groundhog Day”-like horror pic “Happy Death Day” scored a first-place finish, surpassing expectations and blowing the much costlier and star-driven “Blade Runner 2049” out of the water.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
“Blade Runner 2049” had the pedigree, the stars and the stellar reviews. But even though the highly touted sequel had seemingly everything going for it, something didn’t click with audiences.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
After dipping to No. 2 last weekend, “It” has regained control of the North American box office in its fourth weekend in theaters.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
The R-rated spy comedy “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” displaced the horror sensation “It” as the No. 1 film in North America, while the second “Lego Movie” spinoff of the year …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
“It” does it again. Despite dropping 51 percent in earnings in its second weekend in theaters, the Warner Bros.’ Stephen King adaptation kept the top spot in this week’s box …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
Hollywood’s summertime blues are only going to get worse this weekend as the box office limps toward the end of its weakest summer in at least a decade, in terms …
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 3:09 p.m.
After a decade of development and several postponements, the long-awaited Stephen King adaptation “The Dark Tower” debuted with an estimated $19.5 million in North American ticket sales, narrowly edging out …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
“The Emoji Movie” survived negative reviews but couldn’t conquer “Dunkirk,” which had enough fight left to conquer the box office for a second weekend in a row.
Sun., July 23, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
It’s victory for “Dunkirk” and “Girls Trip” at the box office this weekend. Both original and well-reviewed films smashed expectations and enticed diverse audiences to the theaters, even though cumulatively …
Sun., July 16, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
Monkey business still pays. “War for the Planet of the Apes” took down “Spider-Man: Homecoming” at the North American box office, opening with an estimated $56.5 million in ticket sales.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
LOS ANGELES – “Cars 3” finished in first place at the North American box office this weekend with $53.7 million in earnings. It effectively stole the top spot from “Wonder …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 3 p.m.
“Wonder Woman” fell to second place in its third weekend in theaters, but it’s still doing the heavy lifting for the otherwise lackluster summer box office.
Sun., June 11, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
Warner Bros.’ “Wonder Woman” wrapped up Cruise’s “The Mummy” at the weekend box office, pulling in an estimated $57.2 million in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. Universal’s …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
The Patty Jenkins-directed film, starring Gal Gadot, became the biggest opening for a film directed by a woman and by far the most successful female-led superhero release.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
The DC Comics film adaptation starring Gal Gadot in the title role grossed an estimated $100.5 million in the U.S. and Canada in its debut weekend, well above analyst projections …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
Paramount’s big screen take on “Baywatch” capsized with only $23.1 million across the four day weekend. The poorly reviewed Dwayne Johnson-starrer carried a hefty production price tag of nearly $70 …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Hollywood just suffered its worst Memorial Day weekend in 18 years, an eye-popping omen for what’s shaping up to be a bleak summer box office.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:49 p.m.
Ridley Scott’s space horror film “Alien: Covenant” scared reigning box office champ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” out of the No. 1 spot over the weekend – but just …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Neither King Arthur nor Amy Schumer proved to be decent competition for the intergalactic misfits of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”
Mon., May 1, 2017
As expected, it was another runaway weekend for “The Fate of the Furious,” which took No. 1 for the third straight week with $19.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
“The Fate of the Furious” sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller “Unforgettable” and historical drama “The Promise” in the dust.