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Woody and Buzz propel ‘Toy Story 4’ to box-office dominance

Disney/PIXAR sequel 'Toy Story 4' wins the US box-office weekend with a franchise-best US$118 million opening.

‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ tops US weekend box office; ‘X-Men’...

'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.

‘John Wick’ opens on top as ‘Avengers’ nears historic mark

The third 'John Wick' installation posted a strong US$57 million for its opening three-day weekend

‘Avengers: Endgame’ passes US$2 bln mark

The Marvel feature brings in US$145.8 million in US and Canadian theatres this weekend.

Avengers: Endgame crushes box office records in US$1.2 bln global debut

Endgame generated a jaw-dropping US$350 million in the United States and Canada.

Horror film ‘Curse’ leads the pack on a very slow weekend

The overall box-office total of US$112 million was the lowest for an Easter weekend since 2005.

‘Shazam!’ holds off newcomers to top box office again

'Shazam!' has been a hit with critics and audiences, scoring 90 and 88% respectively on movie ratings website Rotten Tomatoes.

‘Shazam!’ grows to US$53 million debut

The film earns US$3 million in advanced screenings, bringing its domestic haul to US$56 million.

Disney’s ‘Dumbo’ soars to top US ticket sales

Analysts expect the movie to take in at least US$50 million in its opening 3-day weekend.

China’s censors drop gay scenes from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ film

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.

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ stuns with US$70 million opening weekend

The psychological thriller about a family confronted by a band of doppelgangers.

‘Train Your Dragon’ stays aloft atop US box office

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.

‘Train Your Dragon’ soars to top of US box office

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 cyborgs of ‘Alita’ vanquish rivals in US box office

The computer-animated adaptation of a Japanese cyberpunk manga story is directed by Robert Rodriguez and produced by James Cameron.

‘Lego’ movie disappoints at US box office

The animated sequel took in US$34.7 million, one of the lowest openings in the series.

‘Glass’ shatter-proof atop North American box office

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.

Unlikely film finds an ‘Upside’ in US theatres

'The Upside' tells the story of a wealthy quadriplegic and his ex-convict caregiver.

‘Aquaman’ makes waves to stay atop US box office

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.

Disney hauls in US$7.3 billion at box office in 2018

In 2019, Disney will have another massive year ahead on the silver screen.

China 2018 box office revenue growth slows

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.

‘Aquaman’ stays afloat atop US box office

With hunky and heavily tattooed Jason Momoa in the lead role, the Warner Bros film has grossed nearly US$750 million globally.

‘Aquaman’ debuts at no. 1 with US$72m, ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ beats...

"Aquaman" has already amassed US$410 million overseas for a global total of US$482.8 million.

Latest Spider-Man spin-off scales box office heights

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.

From ‘Aladdin’ to ‘Toy Story 4′ to ‘The Lion King’: Disney...

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.