Tag: box office

Obama First Date Movie ‘Southside With You’ Gets Stood Up at Box Office

Sony’s Screen Gems micro-budget horror thriller Don’t Breathe finally unseated Suicide Squad for a first-place finish at the box office this weekend as Obama first date biopic Southside With You failed to set hearts aflutter in limited release and Roberto Duran boxing drama Hands of Stone fared decently ahead of its Labor Day weekend expansion.

Box Office: ‘Ben-Hur’ Bombs, ‘Suicide Squad’ Stays on Top

MGM/Paramount’s pricey Ben-Hur update failed to gain any traction at the box office this weekend, taking in $4.1 million Friday on its way to an estimated $11 million three-day total from 3,084 locations while Warners’ Suicide Squad and Sony/Annapurna’s Sausage Party looked to retain the top two spots for the second straight weekend.

Box Office: Female-Led ‘Ghostbusters’ Underwhelms with 2nd-Place Finish

Sony/Village Roadshow’s female-led Ghostbusters reboot failed to scare up enough business to be considered a hit in its opening frame, while Universal/Illumination’s latest animated offering The Secret Life of Pets looked to be on track for a $50M+ weekend to retain the top spot and Bryan Cranston’s undercover caper The Infiltrator fell flat at the box office this weekend.

Emma Watson Movie Flops with $61 Opening Weekend

After having spent years starring in the blockbuster Harry Potter film franchise, Emma Watson’s latest film, The Colony, pulled in a paltry £47 in her native United Kingdom this weekend — or about $60.75 in U.S. dollars.

Blowhard Box Office Blowback: ‘Mockingjay’ Underperforms; Seth Rogen, Julia Roberts Tank

Arrogant, big-mouthed, divisive Hollywood blowhards took a massive hit at the American box office this weekend. The highly-anticipated fourth and final chapter of “The Hunger Games” should have been bullet-proof. But after star Jennifer Lawrence used the film’s publicity tour to trash Christians and Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, “Mockingjay – Part 2” is under-performing in a way no box office analyst had predicted.


BoxOffiSauras: ‘Jurassic World’ Smashes June Record

False charges of sexism obviously fell on deaf ears. Weekend estimates range from $177 million to $190 million for the debut of “Jurassic World,” the fourth in the “Jurassic Park” franchise, the first in 14 years. After three lackluster weekends

Box Office: Another Down Weekend; ‘Spy’ #1

Time and again and again, during the doldrums of 2014’s awful box office year, we were assured and reassured that 2015’s awesome slate would make up for everything. Halfway into the year, that is proving to not be the case.

Clooney’s ‘Tomorrowland’ Looks Like a Historic Box Office Catastrophe

“J0hn Carter,” “Jupiter Ascending,” “Speed Racer,” Cowboys and Aliens,” “The Wolfman,” and … “Tomorrowland”? Unless something supernatural happens in Brazil and Japan, the only two territories where director Brad Bird’s left-wing “Tomorrowland” has yet to open, Disney’s Global Warming screed

Box Office: ‘San Andreas’ #1, Another Down Weekend Overall

After Hollywood’s disastrous Memorial Day weekend, the final weekend of May also appears to be pacing well behind this same weekend in 2014 when Disney’s “Maleficent” bowed to $69.4 million, “X-Men: Days of Future Past” enjoyed a second weekend haul

Box Office: ‘Furious 7’ Could Hit Record $150 Million

The franchise that started out as a throwaway B-movie, and limped through two in-name-only sequels before catching blockbuster fire in its fifth installment, is now breaking the bank with chapter seven. “Furious 7” opened to a massive $16 million Thursday

Disney’s ‘Cinderella’ Debuts with $70.1 Million Weekend Box-Office Haul

Disney’s recent streak continued over the weekend with the $70.1 million North American debut of its traditional, sumptuously costumed fairy tale adaptation “Cinderella,” according to studio estimates Sunday. Interest in the film, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Lily James of “Downton Abbey”, was boosted by a “Frozen” short, “Frozen Fever,” that played before the feature.

‘American Sniper’ Takes 2014 Box Office Crown

For more than a decade Hollywood lied to the American people in order to justify a string of critical and box office flops aimed at undermining our troops and then-President George W. Bush’s efforts in the ongoing War on Terror.