Category Archives: Box Office
The military action-drama and STXfilms’ Den of Thieves will try to snag guys away from Sunday’s football, but neither should make much of a lasting impression.
Warner Bros’ Paddington 2 and Screen Gems’ Proud Mary both had disappointing showings outside the top 5 within a mish-mash of new and returning movies that grossed between $12 and 16.3 million.
Other than The Post, most of the new wide releases like Liam Neeson’s The Commuter, Taraji P. Henson’s Proud Maary and Paddington 2 disappointed.
Warners’ recent pick-up Paddington 2 should do well, as should Spielberg’s The Post in wide release with Taraji P. Henson’s Proud Mary and Liam Neeson’s The Commuter splitting the action fans.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now the sixth highest grossing movie ever domestically and 13th-highest worldwide, yet it still didn’t do as well in China as other recent movies.
Warner Bros’ Wonder Woman movie was one of the bigger surprises at the 2017 box office, but it wasn’t the only one, and hopefully, lessons will be learned from the bigger mistakes and disasters.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is likely to end up in third place as positive word-of-mouth from the holiday releases helps Sony’s family hit and Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman.
2018 kicks off with a possible three-way race for first place while Aaron Sorkin’s Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain, expands to the rest of the country.
The latest Star Wars episode has already crossed $500 million, but the Dwayne Johnson-Kevin Hart adventure-comedy has grossed $185 million over the past two weeks.
Pitch Perfect 3 disappoints and Alexander Payne’s Downsizing, starring Matt Damon, and Warners’ Father Figures outright bomb.
The top three films look to bring in roughly $180 million over the four-day weekend. Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman looking at a distant fourth place.
New movies starring Matt Damon, Owen Wilson and Hugh Jackman may be scraping for business against stronger movies this pre-Xmas weekend.
The Lucasfilm sequel is estimated to have made $450 million worldwide over the weekend. Fox’s animated Ferdinand comes in a distant second.
Already the second biggest opening day for a domestic release, although that includes $45 million from Thursday previews. Fox’s Ferdinand is taking a distant second place.
The sequel, directed by Looper‘s Rian Johnson, opens nationwide in over 4,200 theaters where it’s likely to be the biggest opener of the year, surpassing Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
What’s likely to be the biggest movie of 2017 is shooting for a $200 million-plus opening, while Fox releases the animated Ferdinand as counter-programming.
A24’s The Disaster Artist, directed by and starring James Franco, enters the top 5 with an est. $6.4 million. Broad Green’s Just Getting Started isn’t… it bombed pretty badly its opening weekend.
James Franco’s The Disaster Artist faring well in first weekend of wide release, while Justice League and Wonder are in a close race for second place.
Ron Shelton’s comedy Just Getting Started, starring Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones, takes on James Franco’s The Disaster Artist as it expands nationwide.
Lucasfilm’s 2017 release is just weeks away. Advance tickets are selling like hotcakes. But few think it will break some of the seemingly insurmountable box office records set by its 2015 precursor.
Greta Gerwig’s Lady BIrd and Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards both expanded into over 1,000 theaters and grossed roughly $4.5 million in the slower post-Thanksgiving weekend. James Franco’s The Disaster Artist scored an impressive opening in just 19 theaters.
Wonder is giving Justice League a run for second place with a few other close races with no new wide releases or Top 10 entries.
Fox Searchlight expands Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards further but otherwise, Disney’s Coco is free and clear to repeat at #1.
Pixar’s latest opened lower than last year’s Moana but better than 2015’s The Good Dinosaur, while Justice League dropped to second place.
The latest Pixar Animation film is looking to gross close to $70 mill. over the five-day weekend, making it the fourth-biggest Thanksgiving opener for the studio.
The new animated feature from Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3) is taking on the second weekend of Warners’ Justice League. Denzel Washington’s Roman J. Israel, Esq. also expands nationwide.
While Warner Bros’ latest failed to find the success of previous DCEU movies, the adaptation of Raquel Palacio’s novel far exceeded all expectations and early predictions.
Warner Bros’ holiday tentpole probably won’t make $100 million this weekend, as Justice League grossed less than half what Batman v Superman made its first Friday.
Lionsgate’s Wonder and Sony’s animated The Star offer minimal counter-programming with the former likely to break out.
Disney/Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok predictably won the weekend with $57.1 million, representing a larger-than-expected 53.5 percent drop. Justice League won’t help matters next weekend, but Taika Waititi’s sequel has already passed Thor: The Dark World in the box office history books.