The magic of Harry Potter hasn’t worn off by any means but after just one week the iconic franchise was beat down by the just released “Captain America: The First Avenger.” Paramount Pictures has a mega-hit on their hands with the Chris Evans film. It brought in $65.8 million for a 3-day total. While that [...]
Movie goers were out in force to see one movie over the weekend–the one about the transforming robots.
The third installment in the Transformers franchise, Dark of the Moon took in $116.5 million for the Independence Day weekend.
While it’s being savaged by critics, the long awaited Green Lantern did solid business at midnight showings across the country.
The superhero epic sold $3.4 million in tickets for late-night showings, according to the Hollywood Reporter. That’s on par with midnight showings for X-Men: First Class and slightly better than Thor.
J.J. Abrams’ latest film Super 8 hit theaters this weekend and took the top spot at the box-office. The debut took in $37 million for its opening weekend.
That total doesn’t include $1 million in ticket sales from a special advance showing on Thursday night for Twitter followers.
Despite strong critical and fan buzz, X-Men: First Class opened the second lowest gross of any of the films in the popular comic book franchise. The $56 million in box office sales was just barely above the $54 million the first installment earned on its opening weekend.
The summer movie season opened a few weeks ago but it kicked into high gear with Memorial Day. The sequel The Hangover, Part 2 took the top spot at the box-office. Opening last Thursday, the film took in $86 million over the weekend and has run up $117.4 million in five days. In second place [...]
For the second time in as many weeks, Thor ruled the box-office.
The film dropped 48% from last week’s total to $34.5 million in ticket sales, but it was still enough to help the Marvel super hero epic take the top spot. In the ten days since its U.S. release, Thor has taken in $119.3 million domestically.
The summer of super heroes kicked off this weekend as the first of multiple super hero epics hit theaters.
The summer movie season began early this last weekend with Hollywood eager and ready to try and turn around its ticket sales in 2011.
Many in Hollywood predicted a showdown this weekend between Rio and Scream 4. In the end, the bout wasn’t much of a fight as Rio posted more than twice as much as the latest Scream installment at the box-office. The animated feature with the voices of Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg soared to the top [...]
Actor Russell Brand was competing against himself at the box-office this weekend. The actor provides the voice for one of the animated characters in Hop and was the headliner for the reboot of Arthur.
The new CGI, live action blend movie Hop hopped down the bunny trail to take the top spot at the box-office this weekend. According to initial estimates, the movie took in $38.1 million in its opening weekend.
After months of buzz and anticipation, many expected Sucker Punch to take home the box-office crown. But it was a sequel that blindsided the new film to win the weekend. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules took in $22.1 million in its opening weekend and topped the box-office. The family-friendly sequel took in $3 [...]
Hollywood had a solid weekend with five movies taking in over $13 million each at the box office. Included in that top five were three new movies going head to head.
One of the most anticipated films of the early part of 2011 opened this weekend and despite taking a beating from critics, “Battle Los Angeles” got the raves that Hollywood cares about most–box-office dollars. The film opened at the top of the box-office with $36 million in ticket sales, which was $9 million than industry analysts predicted.