Image courtesy of TriStar Pretty much every box office report posted yesterday has some variation on the notion that War Room's strong performance was something of a surprise. In truth, the only surprise about the strong $11 million debut weekend of Alex Kendrick's War Room is that anyone was surprised by it in the [...]
Congratulations, "Minions"! Would you have predicted the "Despicable Me" spinoff to be one of the few animated titles to breathe the rarefied air above $1 billion at the box office? According to The Hollywood Reporter, the little yellow...Show More Summary
Image courtesy of 20th Century Fox Okay, since I don't usually report about early box office tracking in such a manner, let's get one thing out of the way right now. The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials does not have to open anywhere near $50 million on its opening weekend to be considered [...]
Is Star Wars: The Force Awakens being set up for disappointment? You may have seen Deadline’s report claiming the film will obliterate box office records. Exciting stuff, but Scott Mendelson over at Forbes breaks down just how unlikely that is, and why such predictions might make success look like failure. Read more...
As if you needed any proof that there's very little the man can't do (aside from "Become the #1 box office star in the world that we all know he should be"), The Chin took some time out from Wiz...
4TH & 3RD Update, Saturday 8:23AM after 2AM post: It's that time of year when August starts falling apart at the box office. Sure, more kids are back in school, with Rentrak reporting 40% K-12 and 23% college in session. Still that doesn't mean a great movie can't launch in this corridor, defined as weekend 34 on the calendar. Show More Summary
The reboot of Mad Max was a massive success at the box office and with film critics, as previously reported by the Inquisitr. Now it seems Mad Max has been remade once again, but with an adorable twist. A group of fans made a tribute...Show More Summary
After the success of Straight Outta Compton — it garnered a whopping $60.2 million at the box office on opening weekend alone and sparked the release of a new Dr. Dre album — the movie’s producer is reportedly eyeing Jennifer Hudson for a role in a biopic about Aretha Franklin. The Wrap reports that Compton […]
The Straight Outta Compton movie has done such big box office that it is landing on the list of movies with the highest August release box office totals, as reported by the Inquisitr. The film is also bringing plenty of buzz to Twitter,...Show More Summary
A scathing new report about the filming of "Fantastic Four" has provided some insight into how and why the underwhelming film -- which was widely panned and majorly flopped at the box office -- turned out the way it did, and it seems...Show More Summary
After underperforming at the box office this weekend, a new report reveals that 20th Century Fox may not be developing a 'Fantastic Four' sequel.
Fantastic Four took terrible reviews, a 9% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and expectations of a $45 million payday at the weekend box office and somehow still managed to grossly underperform, reports Business Insider. The latest to emerge from the Marvel recycling factory managed only $26.2 million—not even enough...
Image courtesy of Lionsgate This is the weekend box office report for the new releases that aren't Fantastic Four. Weekends like this are why I often split this stuff up, because otherwise I'd be spending 80% of the space talking about the big blockbuster that everyone hates and flopped while neglecting the smaller [...]
Image courtesy of Paramount/Viacom This is the Friday box office report for all non-new releases. There is a halfway decent chance that Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation will in-fact top Fantastic Four for the overall weekend box office crown. But to be fair, that says a lot more about Fantastic Four than it does about Rogue Nation. The [...]
Early box office reports regarding Friday’s revenue numbers indicate that the Hollywood action tent-pole picture Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation grossed approximately 90 million rupees (US$1.4 million) on some 2,200 screens in India on its opening day. If the film’s box office trend follows the typical trajectory of prior Hollywood [...]
Image from 'Ricki and the Flash,' courtesy of Sony This is the Friday box office report for the new releases that aren't Fantastic Four. And yes, I am aware of the irony that I (and most of us in the media) spent far more time and ink on the big would-be blockbuster [...]
Tom Cruise is a major box office star and a beloved actor. He had us at hello in "Jerry Maguire" and cemented his place as an action star in films like "Top Gun" and "Minority Report." Now he's bringing back IMF agent Ethan Hunt forShow More Summary
His departure is a loss for Warner, where Mr. Fellman has helped maintain relationships with producers, directors and box office reporters.
Nancy Tartaglione contributed to this report. Some reporters are writing Adam Sandler’s box office obituary today after the less-than-spectacular $24M bow for Sony’s Pixels which cost a reported net $88M. If the budget was lower, we’d...Show More Summary
The movie we all can't stop shitting on, Pixels, debuted at the number-two spot at the box office last weekend with $23 million in North America losing to Ant-Man's $24.7 million haul. Pixels reportedly cost $88 million to make, meaning it is about $65 million of breaking even. Show More Summary