Tag: Box Office
Disney/PIXAR sequel 'Toy Story 4' wins the US box-office weekend with a franchise-best US$118 million opening.
'The Secret Life of Pets 2' dominated the US box office over the weekend, while 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' bombs amid poor reviews and audience disinterest.
The third 'John Wick' installation posted a strong US$57 million for its opening three-day weekend
The Marvel feature brings in US$145.8 million in US and Canadian theatres this weekend.
Endgame generated a jaw-dropping US$350 million in the United States and Canada.
The overall box-office total of US$112 million was the lowest for an Easter weekend since 2005.
'Shazam!' has been a hit with critics and audiences, scoring 90 and 88% respectively on movie ratings website Rotten Tomatoes.
The film earns US$3 million in advanced screenings, bringing its domestic haul to US$56 million.
Analysts expect the movie to take in at least US$50 million in its opening 3-day weekend.
The film about the lead singer of British rock band Queen has earned more than US$8 million in box office revenue since opening in Chinese arthouse cinemas.
The psychological thriller about a family confronted by a band of doppelgangers.
The movie recounts the tale of young Hiccup and his dragon Toothless as they go in search of a hidden world reputed to be a dragon's utopia.
The 3-day estimate puts the animated film ahead of the 2 earlier instalments neither of which hit the US$50 million mark – making it the top domestic opener of the year so far, according to Variety.com.
The computer-animated adaptation of a Japanese cyberpunk manga story is directed by Robert Rodriguez and produced by James Cameron.
The animated sequel took in US$34.7 million, one of the lowest openings in the series.
Keeping M Night Shyamalan's "Glass" company in the number two spot is buddy drama "The Upside," with earnings of US$8.9 million over the three-day weekend.
'The Upside' tells the story of a wealthy quadriplegic and his ex-convict caregiver.
Jason Momoa stars as the heavily tattooed half human/half-Atlantean hero who struggles against evil forces to gain control of the powerful Trident of Atlan.
In 2019, Disney will have another massive year ahead on the silver screen.
China is the 2nd-largest movie market globally after the US, though it already has more total movie screens after years of rapid expansion in theatre networks.
With hunky and heavily tattooed Jason Momoa in the lead role, the Warner Bros film has grossed nearly US$750 million globally.
"Aquaman" has already amassed US$410 million overseas for a global total of US$482.8 million.
Sony's action-packed animation sees Peter Parker make way for Miles Morales as Spider-Man – a black, Latino character new to theatre-goers, but not comic book enthusiasts.
With a new "Star Wars" episode, upcoming Marvel movies, plus remakes of "Dumbo," "Aladdin" and "The Lion King" in the works, Disney could be on course to smash box-office records.