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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.

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.