Tag: Box Office
The success of “Crazy Rich Asians” has been welcomed by Asian filmmakers seeking greater representation in Hollywood.
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.
"The Meg" will still have to secure big returns overseas to justify its expensive $130 million production budget.
Critics and audiences have warmed to the film, in which Cruise again does his own vertigo-inducing, cliff-hanging, exploding-car stunts.
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.
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."
The move highlights the challenges China's facing as it seeks to promote home-grown productions to rival imported Hollywood films.
The Marvel sequel opened with US$76 million from 4,206 North American locations. That start is significantly ahead of the original "Ant-Man," which debuted with US$57 million in 2015.
“Fallen Kingdom” was in line with a forecast of $62 million from Box Office Pro. The movie’s global haul has already reached $935 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
"Fallen Kingdom" has passed the $700 million mark worldwide, despite tepid reviews like the New York Times's suggestion that the film is little more than "a way for people with no other plans to grab some air conditioning."
The dinosaur sequel, from Pixar and Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment studio, fell short of the then-record $208 million opening by the last "Jurassic" movie in 2015
“Incredibles 2” surpassed the $135 million animated-film record set by Pixar’s own “Finding Dory” in 2016.
The film stars Bullock as Debbie Ocean, sister of Danny Ocean (originally played by George Clooney), as she assembles a gang of talented women to plan a seemingly impossible diamond heist from a glamorous gala in New York.
Some film analysts blame "Star Wars" fatigue. Even by the standards of today's sequel/prequel-heavy Hollywood, the franchise has been prolific.
The film, with a cast including Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke, was falling short not only in North America, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations predicted, but also abroad.
"Avengers: Infinity War" has now made US$548.1 million over three weeks.
But with its enormous success, "Avengers" has left little oxygen for its competitors.
It was a record-breaking weekend for the North American box office as "Avengers: Infinity War" steamrolled the competition with heroic takings of $250 million, industry estimates showed on Sunday.
Sci-fi horror film "A Quiet Place" snuck its way back to the top of the North American box offices over the weekend, beating out noisier action flick "Rampage," industry estimates showed Sunday.
Sci-fi action flick "Rampage" topped North American box offices over the weekend, taking in an estimated US$34.5 million to barely beat out horror film "A Quiet Place".
"Black Panther" broke more records over the weekend in North America, exceeding revenues from the 1997 blockbuster "Titanic," while horror thriller "A Quiet Place," with barely three minutes of dialogue, made a resounding $50.2 million debut.
Horror-thriller "A Quiet Place," a movie featuring barely three minutes of dialogue, made a resounding debut in North American theaters over the three-day weekend, taking in an estimated $50 million, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said on Sunday.
Globally, the cinematic industry made 5% more money from box-office sales in 2017 than it did in 2016.
Steven Spielberg's high-octane futuristic homage to films of the 1980s, "Ready Player One," debuted in top spot at the North American Easter Weekend box office, industry estimates showed on Sunday.