Stories tagged: box office
Sun., March 15, 2020
Ticket sales have plunged to their lowest levels in at least 20 years at North American movie theaters amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Sun., Feb. 16, 2020
NEW YORK – The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Parasite” saw …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020
“Bad Boys for Life“ exceeded expectations coming away with a dominating No. 1 showing at the box office.
Sun., Jan. 12, 2020
It took the Great War to finally take down “Star Wars.”
Sun., Dec. 8, 2019
NEW YORK – “Frozen 2” blanketed multiplexes for the third straight weekend, continuing its reign at No. 1 with $34.7 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The …
Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
Six years after “Frozen” kicked up a pop-culture blizzard, the sequel to Elsa, Anna and Olaf’s adventures snowed-in the box office with an estimated $127 million debut domestically and $350.2 …
Sun., Oct. 27, 2019
NEW YORK – Put on a happy face. “Joker” is No. 1 again. Todd Phillip’s R-rated comic-book hit regained the top spot at the weekend box office in its fourth …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2019
LOS ANGELES – The filmmakers and studio behind “Joker” have reason to put on a happy face. Despite concerns over its violent themes and ramped up theater security, audiences flocked …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
The DreamWorks animated adventure “Abominable” has topped the box office with an estimated $20.9 million, while the Renee Zellweger-led Judy Garland tale “Judy” got off to a sonorous start.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019
Brad Pitt’s “Ad Astra” and Sylvester Stallone’s “Rambo: Last Blood” were no match for “Downton Abbey” at the box office.
Sun., Sept. 8, 2019
LOS ANGELES – A robust audience turned out to catch “It: Chapter Two” in movie theaters this weekend, but not quite as big as the first. Warner Bros. says Sunday …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
The raunchy coming-of-age tale about a trio of 12-year-olds “Good Boys” is the first R-rated comedy in the last three years to open No. 1 at the box office.
Sun., Aug. 11, 2019
LOS ANGELES – Audiences helped the “Fast & Furious” spinoff “Hobbs & Shaw” take another lap at No. 1 even with an onslaught of four new major releases this weekend. …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 4, 2019
The first spinoff of the 18-year-old “Fast & Furious” franchise, “Hobbs and Shaw,” has pocketed $60.8 million in its North American debut and another $120 million internationally.
UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019
“Spider-Man: Far From Home” is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at the box office.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019
“Toy Story 4” hung onto the top spot in its second week in theaters and the horror sequel “Annabelle Comes Home” opened in line with expectations, but the Cinderella story …
Sun., June 23, 2019
Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life after a three-week sequels slump, but its $118 million debut came in below industry expectations.
Mon., June 10, 2019
Scorched by poor reviews, the $200 million “Dark Phoenix” earned a franchise low of $33 million from 3,721 North American locations over the weekend for a second place finish, according …
Mon., May 6, 2019
With over $2 billion and counting, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ inches closer to ‘Avatar’s’ all-time global record.
UPDATED: Sun., April 28, 2019
“Avengers: Endgame” has shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in domestic ticket sales and $1.2 billion globally.
Fri., April 26, 2019
Faster than the Milano on its way to Xandar with Korath the Pursuer hot on its trail, “Avengers: Endgame” took in a domestic record of $60 million in Thursday night …
Sun., April 21, 2019
The Warner Bros. horror film “The Curse of La Llorona” brought in $26.5 million according to studio estimates Sunday, putting it in the top spot on its opening weekend.
Sun., March 10, 2019
NEW YORK – “Captain Marvel,” Marvel Studios’ first female-fronted superhero movie, launched with $153 million domestically and $455 million globally, according to studio estimates Sunday, making it one of the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
‘Alita: Battle Angel’ leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
“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
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
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
“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
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
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 …