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The superhero visual-effects 3D extravaganza Green Lantern won the top spot at the box office this weekend even as the big-screen debut of the DC Comics hero fell slightly short of expectations for a potential major new tentpole franchise. The superhero movie took in an estimated $53 million in ticket [...]
After years of waiting, Green Lantern arrives in theaters this weekend as Warner Bros. looks to turn DC Comics’ emerald warrior into a major tentpole franchise. Green Lantern is opening wide at more than 3,600 theaters in 2D and stereoscopic 3D formats, making it easily the widest opening of the [...]
Super 8 posted decent numbers at the domestic box office this weekend — good enough for the top spot — while the foreign returns continued to give a boost to such animated fare as Kung Fu Panda 2. The J.J. Abrams-directed film earned an estimated $37 million in its opening [...]
The box office is looking to continue its summer rebound with the unknown quantity of Super 8 going up against kid flick Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer — and both looking to topple mutants, bachelors and animated pandas. Super 8 is the third film directed by J.J. Abrams, [...]
The VFX-driven superhero film X-Men: First Class handily outclassed the competition at the box office this weekend, thanks to strong reviews and good word of mouth, while DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2 crossed the $100 million mark. A Fox release, X-Men: First Class sold an estimated $56 million worth [...]
The Memorial Day weekend box office totals set a record by selling a massive $280 million worth of tickets, but the numbers fell just short of expectations for Kung Fu Panda 2. Driving the big results was The Hangover Part II. The Warner Bros. comedy was the No. 1 grosser [...]
The tide was high for the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie this weekend, though perhaps not as high as the Walt Disney Co. would have liked — at least domestically. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides pulled in an estimated $90 million at the domestic box office in [...]
Most of the attention this weekend was on the blazing fast start for Universal’s Fast Five, which had the best opening of the year to date and Universal’s best-ever opening ever with an estimated $80 million in ticket sales. Fox’s animated feature Rio, however, held on pretty well, taking a [...]
Animation ruled the Easter weekend box office, with Blue Sky Studios’ stereoscopic 3D feature Rio repeating as the top film. Rio, released by Fox, took in an estimated $26.8 million this weekend to bring its total domestic gross to about $81 million. But the film’s real strength is apparent overseas, [...]
It looks like Rio found the party it was looking for. The animated feature from Blue Sky Studios and Fox trounced the competition at the box office, earning an estimated $40 million in ticket sales its opening weekend. That’s the best opening weekend gross of any movie to date for [...]