Posts tagged "Box Office Report"

‘Gravity’ Breaks Box Office Records with $55.6M Weekend Gross

As expected, Gravity won top honors at the box office this weekend — and in record-breaking fashion.

By: Peggy Truong / October 6, 2013

‘Gravity’ Grosses $17.5M on Opening Day, On Pace to Win Weekend Box Office

Sandra Bullock and George Clooney could have the biggest three-day opening of their careers.

Gravity grossed some $17.5 million on opening day Friday and is on pace to finish the weekend in the $50 million range, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

By: Peggy Truong / October 5, 2013

‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2’ Tops Weekend Box Office with $35M

Flint Lockwood and company won hearts this weekend, as Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 grossed some $35 million to take top prize.

The sequel to Sony’s 2009 release beat out Prisoners ($11.3 million) and Rush ($10 million) for top spot, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

By: Peggy Truong / September 29, 2013

Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal’s ‘Prisoners’ Wins Weekend Box Office with $21.4M

Hugh Jackman has another number one movie to his name.

Prisoners, the kidnapping thriller also starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello and Terrence Howard, grossed $21.4 million at the box office this weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

By: Peggy Truong / September 22, 2013

‘Insidious: Chapter 2’ Wins Weekend Box Office With $41M

It was a battle of families at the box office this weekend, but in the end, the Lamberts in the supernatural horror flick Insidious: Chapter 2 won top spot.

The sequel to 2011’s Insidious grossed some $41 million in North America, beating out the Robert De Niro mob action comedy The Family ($14.5…

By: Peggy Truong / September 15, 2013

Vin Diesel’s ‘Riddick’ Wins Weekend Box Office with $18.7M

The man who can see in the dark is a box office winner.

Riddick, the third installment of The Chronicles of Riddick film franchise, grossed some $18.7 million this weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Lee Daniels’ The Butler and the Spanish-language comedy Instructions Not Included finished in the top three…

By: Peggy Truong / September 8, 2013

‘The Butler’ Has Done It Again: Lee Daniels’ Oscar Hopeful Wins Weekend Box Office with $17M

Lee Daniels The Butler is a box office champion for the second week in a row.

The historical drama and much buzzed about Oscar hopeful took in some $17 million at the box office, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

We’re the Millers and box office newcomer The Mortal Instruments: City of

By: Peggy Truong / August 25, 2013

‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ Wins Weekend Box Office with $25M

Oprah Winfrey, director Lee Daniels and company ruled the box office by a mile this weekend.

Lee Daniels’ The Butler grossed $25 million to win top spot, beating out fellow newcomers Kick-Ass 2 and Jobs, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

By: Peggy Truong / August 18, 2013

‘Elysium’ Wins Weekend Box Office With $30.5M

As expected, Matt Damon and Elysium topped the weekend box office, raking in some $30.5 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The sci-fi thriller beat out Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis’ comedy We’re the Millers and Disney’s latest animated flick Planes, which took in $26.6 million and $22.5 million, respectively.

By: Peggy Truong / August 11, 2013

‘2 Guns’ Wins Weekend Box Office with $27.4M

Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington dethroned Hugh Jackman this weekend as 2 Guns grossed some $27.4 million at the box office.

Wolverine moved to second place with $21.7 million.

In third place was The Smurfs 2, which took in $18.2 million, bringing its five-day total to $27.3 million, according to The Hollywood

By: Peggy Truong / August 4, 2013

Hugh Jackman’s ‘Wolverine’ Dominates Weekend Box Office with $55M

We’re going to skip the puns (like “claw,” “slice” and “slash”) and get to the point: Wolverine won the weekend box office.

It wasn’t great, with $55 million domestically (for comparison, X-Men Origins: Wolverine opened to the tune of $85.1 million four years ago), but Hugh Jackman’s latest superhero flick made enough to…

By: Peggy Truong / July 28, 2013

Scary is Good: ‘The Conjuring’ Wins Weekend Box Office With $41.5M

A bunch of minions and fast snail were no match for Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga and their new horror flick The Conjuring.

The James Wan-directed picture grossed some $41.5 million to win the weekend box office, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Last weekend’s topper, Despicable Me 2, fell to second place…

By: Peggy Truong / July 21, 2013

‘Monsters University’ Beats ‘World War Z’ at Weekend Box Office with $82M

Sorry zombies, those cute monsters from Disney and Pixar took top honors at the box office this weekend.

Monsters University, the sequel to the beloved 2001 animated flick Monsters Inc, grossed some $82 million domestically, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film, starring the voices of Billy Crystal (Mike Wazowwwwwwski!), John

By: Peggy Truong / June 23, 2013

The ‘S’ Stands for Success: ‘Man of Steel’ Tops Weekend Box Office with $125.1M

Henry Cavill and his superhero charms won the box office this weekend, as Man of Steel grossed some $113.1 million in ticket sales. This brings the film’s four-day total to $125.1 million, thanks to special Thursday night Walmart screenings, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The feat makes director Zack Snyder’s reboot the best…

By: Peggy Truong / June 16, 2013

Sorry Gatsby: ‘Iron Man 3’ Wins Weekend Box Office With $72.5M

Jay Gatsby and company couldn’t catch up to Tony Stark’s box office party this weekend, as Iron Man 3 sailed to the top for the second weekend in a row.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Marvel blockbuster grossed another $72.5 million in North America, bringing its worldwide total to $950 million.

By: Peggy Truong / May 12, 2013

‘Iron Man 3’ Has Huge Opening Weekend With $175.3M

Tony Stark made plenty of noise at the box office this weekend.

Iron Man 3, starring Robert Downey Jr. as the title hero, grossed some $175 million in North America, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

It’s a historical achievement, as the film is only second to The Avengers for the title…

By: Peggy Truong / May 5, 2013

Muscles Win Big At Weekend Box Office: ‘Pain & Gain’ Makes $20M

America, you loved muscles this weekend.

Pain & Gain, starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie, ruled the box office with $20 million in its opening weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Michael Bay action film, based on the true story about a group of Miami bodybuilders and their…

By: Peggy Truong / April 28, 2013