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The box office goes in two very distinct directions this weekend, with horror fans likely headed to Scream 4 while animation offers a bright 3D trip to Rio. Directed by Carlos Saldanha and produced by Fox’s Blue Sky Studios, the animated feature Rio is set to open in an estimated [...]
Hop put some bounce in the box office, handily winning an otherwise weak weekend for movies. The second film from the Universal-affliliated Illumination Entertainment grossed an estimated $38 million, easily exceeding expectations for an opening in the mid-20s. Hop — a hybrid film featuring both live-action and CG-animated characters — [...]
Illumination Entertainment’s second feature film, Hop, jumps into theaters this weekend looking for a sweet payoff. The film, which mixes live action and CG animation, is set to open in an estimated 3,400 theaters. The film is directed by Tim Hill and features CG animation by Rhythm & Hues. It [...]
Zack Snyder is back and he’s hoping his new visual-effects action pic Sucker Punch can knock out a new installment in the popular kid franchise Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Warner Bros.’ Sucker Punch debuts at about 3,000 cinemas and features visual effects from Quantum Creation FX, The Moving Picture Company, Prime Focus [...]
Animated features faced both success and disappointment at the box office this weekend. While the top spot wen to the sci-fi action film Battle: Los Angeles, which opened with an estimated $36 million, the No. 2 spot fell to the animated feature Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the [...]
Animation brought a little bit of life back to the box office this weekend, as Rango rode to first place among the weekend’s releases. Rango grossed an estimated $38 million. That’s slightly short of last March’s animated release, How to Train Your Dragon, which took in about $43 million in [...]
Go West, animation fans, and prepare for the arrival of Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of his Pirates of the Caribbean collaborator Johnny Depp, Rango opens Friday at an estimated 3,700 cinemas. The film skews toward the adult end of the medium’s appeal, and is distributed [...]
It’s good to be a gnome at the box office this weekend, with Gnomeo & Juliet hanging on to enough business to withstand a couple of weak challenges to land in the No. 1 spot. The animated feature earned $14.2 million in ticket sales in its third weekend, good enough [...]
Gnomeo & Juliet held up well its second weekend at the box office, landing in third place with an estimated $19.2 million in ticket sales. The CG-animated film just barely missed out on second place, which went to the sci-fi action film I Am Number 4 with $19.4 million. Leading [...]
It was a crowded and uplifting weekend at the box office, which heralded a solid opening for the star-crossed lovers of Gnomeo & Juliet, even though the animated feature didn’t top the field. The Adam Sandler-Jennifer Aniston comedy Just Go With It squeeked into the top spot with a $31 [...]