Posts tagged "box office"

The Least Successful Film Releases in Box Office History

No matter how much time or money producers put into a movie, there’s just no guaranteeing it will be a success — critically or financially.

Ranker / September 2, 2015

‘Magic Mike XXL’ Sizzles on Screen, Fizzles at Box Office

While Magic Mike XXL was able to get everyone hot and bothered inside the theaters, the film failed to bring in enough hot and bothered bodies to reach number one at the box office.

Michael Prieve / July 6, 2015

Matt Damon’s ‘Elysium’ Grosses $11.2M on Opening Day, On Pace to Win Weekend Box Office

Elysium is slowly but surely climbing to the top of the weekend box office, according to Friday’s numbers.

Peggy Truong / August 10, 2013

Weekend Box Office: ‘The Purge’ Scares Away the Competition

It was a great weekend for thrill-seekers, as the small budget The Purge made back its budget and then some to take the weekend box office’s top spot. According to The Hollywood ReporterThe Purge, starring Ethan Hawke, took in $36.4 million against its $3 million budget.
The Purge wasn’t Universal’s only success this weekend, as Fast & Furious 6 took…

Robert Kessler / June 9, 2013

Ethan Hawke’s ‘The Purge’ Tops Friday Box Office With $16.7M

The weekend’s not over yet, but Ethan Hawke’s new thriller is in pretty good shape to take top spot.
The Purge grossed some $16.7 million on opening day Friday, beating fellow newcomer The Internship ($6.6 million), starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Directed by James DeMonaco, The Purge finds it…

Peggy Truong / June 8, 2013

‘Fast & Furious 6’ Stays On Top Of Weekend Box Office With $34.5M

Vroom, vroom.
Vin Diesel and the Fast & Furious 6 gang easily drove past box office newcomers this weekend to take top spot, thanks to another $34.5 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film’s domestic total currently stands at $170 million.
Now You See Me had just enough magic to take second place with…

Peggy Truong / June 2, 2013

‘Fast & Furious 6’ On Pace to Win Memorial Day Weekend Box Office With $122M… and Counting

Cars were huge this weekend. In addition to the Indy 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix, Vin Diesel and the Fast & Furious 6 crew fired up their engines at the box office.
The action film — the last of the franchise under Justin Lin’s direction — is expected to take in $122 million by…

Peggy Truong / May 26, 2013

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Tops Weekend Box Office With $70.6M

J.J. Abrams has another hit to his name.
Star Trek Into Darkness has taken the No. 1 spot from Iron Man 3 to win the weekend box office, thanks to some $70.6 million in ticket sales. The sequel to 2009’s Star Trek has grossed a domestic four-day total of $84.1 million, according to The Hollywood

Peggy Truong / May 19, 2013

Tom Cruise’s ‘Oblivion’ Rules Weekend Box Office With $38.2M

Tom Cruise is a box office champion once again.
The 50-year-old actor’s latest work, Oblivion, took top honors at the box office this weekend with some $38.2 million in ticket sales, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The sci-fi film also continued to dominate movie theaters overseas (it opened internationally last week), with another $33.7 million.

Peggy Truong / April 21, 2013

‘G.I. Joe’ Sequel Tops Weekend Box Office With $41M

Bruce Willis and company took top honors at the box office this weekend.

His latest action film, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, grossed $41.2 million over the Easter holiday, bringing its four-day total to $51.7 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The movie, which opened on Thursday, beat out last week’s box officer

Peggy Truong / March 31, 2013

Will ‘G.I. Joe’ Sequel Win The Weekend Box Office?

The summer blockbuster season is still months away, but it looks like G.I. Joe: Retaliation gave moviegoers an early start this weekend.

The sequel to 2009’s G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra grossed $15.5 million domestically, bringing its two-day total to $26 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film, starring…

Peggy Truong / March 30, 2013

‘Jack The Giant Slayer’ Tops Weekend Box Office With $28M

Jack may have won the weekend box office, but it was a relatively quiet one to begin with.

The 3D fantasy flick Jack the Giant Slayer grossed some $28 million, beating fellow box office newbies 21 and Over and The Last Exorcism: Part II, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The star-studded…

Peggy Truong / March 3, 2013

‘Identity Thief’ Reclaims Top Spot At Box Office With $14.1M

Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman’s Identity Thief returned to first place at the box office during Oscars weekend, grossing an estimated $14.1 million. The comedy’s grand total since opening two weeks ago now stands at $93.7 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Newcomer Snitch, starring Dwayne Johnson, and the animated flick Escape From

Peggy Truong / February 24, 2013

‘The Last Stand’ vs. ‘Zero Dark Thirty’: Box Office Battle (POLL)

Arnold SchwarzeneggerMark Wahlberg and a really pissed-off ghost mom are vying for your box office attention this weekend.

The Last StandBroken City and the new horror film, Mama, are eager to dethrone last week’s champ, Zero Dark Thirty. That’s three new releases entering a marketplace full of Awards contenders and holiday holdovers – so don’t say…

Phil Pirrello / January 17, 2013

‘Twilight’ Triumphs Again, ‘Skyfall’ Sustains Over the Thanksgiving Holiday

Twilight fans kept Breaking Dawn — Part 2 at the top of the box office for the second weekend in a row, leading to the biggest Thanksgiving weekend ever.

Daniel Craig’s Skyfall and Ang Lee’s Life of Pi also delivered big business.

How big? Read on……

Celebuzz / November 26, 2012

‘Breaking Dawn — Part 2′ Blows Away Competition But Falls Short of ‘Twilight’ Record

While no records were broken, Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 easily won the weekend box office.

The fifth and final Twilight film opened with $141.3 million, just below Twilight: New Moon’s franchise-best tally of $142.8 million. Industry analysts were expecting the finale, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, to open with larger…

Phil Pirrello / November 19, 2012