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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.

On an otherwise quiet movie weekend, ‘Ralph’ wrecks it again

On a last quiet weekend before the coming crush of holiday films, the order of the top five films on this three-day weekend was, remarkably, exactly the same as last weekend.

‘Ralph’ wrecks it for second week at US box office

The sequel to 2012's 'Wreck It Ralph' sees the title character and friend Vanellope von Schweetz venture into the weird world of the internet, with predictably screwy results.

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ and nearly a box-office record

The animated sequel to 'Wreck It Ralph' enjoyed the second-best debut ever for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, behind 'Frozen'.

Freddie Mercury biopic champions over Disney’s Nutcracker

The movie also exceeded expectations for international sales, collecting US$122.5 million globally.

‘Halloween’ frightens off box office competition

The low-budget Universal Pictures production recounts her character Laurie Strode's final confrontation with a masked homicidal maniac four decades after surviving his killing spree.

‘Halloween’ scares up big box-office numbers in US

'Halloween' took US$77.5 million (RM322.4 million) in estimated ticket sales, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.

Bollywood king says new age dawning for Indian film

Strong box office returns have convinced him that audiences want a wider range of options from Hindi language films.

‘Venom’ launches to US$80 million, ‘A Star Is Born’ draws US$42.6...

The two films are able to draw effectively from beyond their core audiences.

‘Night School’ passes the test in North American theatres

Kevin Hart stars as one of a group of misfits attending night school to earn their high school diplomas, under the firm tutelage of Tiffany Haddish - the film nearly paid off its $29 million production costs over the three-day weekend.

‘House with a Clock’ chimes in atop North America box office

A horror comedy about a clock counting down to doomsday chimed in at the top of the North American box office this weekend.

‘The Predator’ bites off US$24 million bow

'The Predator' tops weekend box office, while 'The Nun' drops to second place.

Divine opening for ‘The Nun’ at US box office

The movie is about a young novice about to take her final vows and a priest sent by the Vatican to probe the death of a young nun in Romania.

With ‘The Nun,’ Warner Bros.’ box office streak continues

"The Nun" scared "Crazy Rich Asians" into second place for the first time in its four-week run.

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ keeps shining at US box office

The Warner Brothers adaptation of Kevin Kwan's best-selling novel of the same name took in US$28.6 million for the Friday-through-Monday period.

‘Mission Impossible – Fallout’ leads China’s box-office

The 6th installment in the franchise has earned 491 million yuan (RM297 million) since hitting Chinese screens on Aug 31.

Despite Netflix, movie theatres had best summer in decades

Summer ticket revenue, always dependent on the studios’ big-budget pictures, can be volatile.

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ fends off competition to stay No. 1 film

The success of “Crazy Rich Asians” has been welcomed by Asian filmmakers seeking greater representation in Hollywood.

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ dazzles with US$34 million 5-day opening

Crazy Rich Asians is the first romantic comedy in almost three years (since Amy Schumer's Trainwreck) to open with more than US$20 million.

Box office: ‘The Meg’ bites off strong $44.5 million debut

"The Meg" will still have to secure big returns overseas to justify its expensive $130 million production budget.

‘Mission: Impossible’ in Cruise control at North America box office

Critics and audiences have warmed to the film, in which Cruise again does his own vertigo-inducing, cliff-hanging, exploding-car stunts.

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ cruises past ‘Christopher Robin’

The sixth instalment of the Tom Cruise spy series remains No. 1 at the box office, pocketing US$124 million in North America to date. Overseas, it has amassed over US$205 million.

Better with age? Cruise’s latest ‘Impossible’ tops box office

Improbable? Maybe, but "Mission Impossible -- Fallout," the sixth and latest stunt-filled edition of the Tom Cruise action franchise has topped the weekend box office in North America, outperforming the five earlier "Impossibles."

Alibaba epic pulled after box office flop

The move highlights the challenges China's facing as it seeks to promote home-grown productions to rival imported Hollywood films.

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