Sometimes the box office begins to creep up during the second weekend of December, but this month is a little longer than most with five weekends. And as we’ve reported all along, no one really plans to spend their money until Disney’s Rogue...Show More Summary
Last weekend, we reported Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them opening box office numbers. It did fairly well, by definition, successful. Why wouldn’t it; it’s a truly amazing movie. On it’s opening weekend Beasts grabbed $75 million in the USA box office, and $143.3 million in foreign box offices. Having spent around $180 million on the project, Warner...read more!
The New York Times reports: History is happening in Manhattan: “Hamilton” has set a record for the most money ever made in a single week by a Broadway show. The musical, which attracted national attention just before the week began with criticism from President-elect Donald J. Show More Summary
Disney's South Pacific animated tale Moana fell short of a Frozen -sized debut, reports the AP, but it nevertheless dominated the Thanksgiving box office with an estimated $81.1 million over the five-day weekend. The well-reviewed Moana, set in ancient Polynesia, earned $55.5 million from Friday to Sunday. It...
According to Variety, the National Association of Theater Owners reports that the U.S. box office has already topped $10 billion for the year, the earliest it ever has reached that benchmark. (The previous record was set in 2013, when the box office hit $10 billion on December 7.) The film ... More »
Yesterday I reported how the box office figures and general reception for Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them hasn't been exactly what Warner Bros. was hoping for. There's a lot of thought, within the industry, that the launch of the Fantastic Beasts franchise has somewhat missed the mark the studio was aiming for. Show More Summary
The weekend box office report for new movies that weren't 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.'
The Friday box office report for new releases that weren't 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.
"Doctor Strange" is showing it has some lasting power. The latest Marvel release won the box office for a second consecutive weekend with an estimated $44 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter. That's only a 49% drop from last...Show More Summary
MGM reported fiscal Q3 earnings that included a write-down of $47.8 million on its summer tentpole Ben-Hur, which underwhelmed at the box office with an $11M opening weekend in August on its way to a worldwide gross of $94.1 million....Show More Summary
Viacom, closing the books on a bruising year beset by weak ratings, lower ad sales and box office duds, reported a fiscal fourth-quarter profit that plummeted 71% compared with a year ago. The prospect of a union with CBS Corp. looms large over Viacom as the two entities mull whether a union make...
The Walt Disney Studios are having a landmark year at the box office — the company’s biggest year of all time globally — and with “Doctor Strange” currently doing the heavy lifting, Deadline.com reports that the company just blew past...
Reporting the box office can be a grim bit of business these days, as the hard numbers pertaining to what people actually want to see so often confirm the giant-tentpoles-only model of the majors – witness, for example, the $84.9 million domestic opening weekend for Doctor Strange (it’s fine). But this week’s art-house numbers are […]
UPDATED, TUESDAY AM PT: Disney/Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme conjured a significant slice of extra magic in the actuals with Disney reporting an $87.7M weekend bow for Doctor Strange in 33 offshore markets. That’s up $1.7M from Sunday’s estimates. Show More Summary
Already, director Ron Howard is seeing a bump at the B.O. with his third Dan Brown feature adaptation, and the film hasn’t even opened yet in the U.S./Canada. As Nancy Tartaglione reported today, Inferno has been playing in 58 offshore markets where it’s racked up $100M over the last two weeks. Show More Summary
Tyler Perry’s latest Madea film, “Boo! A Madea Halloween,” not only topped last weekend’s box office, it also reaffirmed the Hollywood mogul’s influence on American viewers. During an episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Awards Chatter”...Show More Summary
Microsoft today released the company’s earnings report for Q1 2017 (Fiscal Year). Microsoft has continued its push to move Office customers from boxes software to their Office 365 product, with some analysts saying the company has reached an “inflection point” where recurring subscription revenue compensating for lost license sales. Show More Summary
It seems like every single weekend another movie is breaking a box office record. It appears that part of the reason that happens is that the ticket prices are only getting more expensive.
Shin Godzilla, the newest Japanese-made Godzilla film, has broken the $1 million mark in six days at the US box office, despite a limited release of less than 600 theaters and only an eight day run. IndieWire reports that over the weekend, Shin Godzilla earned an estimated $425,000. Show More Summary
Ben Affleck is still a box office draw outside of the bat suit. His new thriller The Accountant opened to a chart-topping $24.7 million this weekend, reports the AP, according to studio estimates Sunday. Gavin O'Connor directed the R-rated thriller, starring Affleck as an autistic mathematician. Audiences were 58%...