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‘Jumanji,’ ‘Insidious’ top ‘Star Wars’ in its fourth weekend

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: …

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ still dominating the movie galaxy

“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 …

‘The Last Jedi’ opens with $220M, 2nd best weekend all-time

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will happily settle for second.

Pixar’s ‘Coco’ feasts on ‘Justice League’ at box office

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.”

‘Thor’ tops ‘Daddy’s Home 2,’ ‘Orient Express’ at box office

The God of Thunder isn’t ready to relinquish his box office throne yet.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 3:07 p.m.

In $121M debut, ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and Disney flex their might

“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.

Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’ tanks, ‘Saw’ sequel No. 1 with $16.3M

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 …

A scary box office weekend for everyone but Tyler Perry

It was a spooky weekend at the box office for nearly everyone but Tyler Perry.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 3:12 p.m.

‘Happy Death Day’ scares off ‘Blade Runner’ at box office

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’ pulls in older guys, but few others

“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.

‘It’ edges out Tom Cruise’s ‘American Made’ to take No. 1

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.

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ dethrones ‘It’ with $39M debut

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.

No ‘It’ factor among the new box-office releases

“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.

‘Leap’ to battle ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ in another brutal box-office weekend

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 …

‘Dark Tower’ tops slow weekend with $19.5M at box office

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 …

‘Dunkirk’ conquers ‘Emoji,’ ‘Atomic Blonde’ at box office

“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.

Victory for ‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Girls Trip’ at the box office

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 …

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ roars past ‘Spider-Man’

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.

Box Office Top 10: ‘Cars 3’ takes first from ‘Wonder Woman’

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 …

‘Cars 3’ speeds to No. 1, Tupac biopic nets strong debut

“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.

‘Wonder Woman’ buries ‘The Mummy’ at box office

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 …

Box office top 10: ‘Wonder Woman’ revised up to $103.3M

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.

‘Wonder Woman’ lassos $100.5 million at domestic box office

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 …

Box office top 10: ‘Pirates 5’ leads slow holiday weekend

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 …

Hollywood’s summer has flopped so far. Here comes ‘Wonder Woman’ to the rescue

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.

Box office: ‘Alien: Covenant’ dethrones ‘Guardians 2’

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.

Box Office Top 10: ‘Guardians 2’ rules, ‘King Arthur’ flops

Neither King Arthur nor Amy Schumer proved to be decent competition for the intergalactic misfits of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”

Globalism reigns at box office, while ‘Furious’ passes $1B

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. …

‘The Fate of the Furious’ laps new films at box office

“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.

‘Boss Baby’ dethrones ‘Beauty and the Beast’ with $49M debut

The taskmaster toddler of “The Boss Baby” dethroned Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” at the box office with a $49 million debut, handing its star Alec Baldwin what President Donald …