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‘Suicide Squad’ Kills Box Office Competition with Massive $135.1 Million Debut

Huffington Post | August 8, 2016 - 11:45 am

Suicide Squad smashed records, scoring a colossal $135.1 million debut despite suffering some of the worst reviews of the year.

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The Least Successful Film Releases in Box Office History

Ranker | September 2, 2015 - 2:43 pm

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.

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

Michael Prieve | July 6, 2015 - 12:03 pm

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.

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

Peggy Truong | August 10, 2013 - 3:10 pm

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

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

Robert Kessler | June 9, 2013 - 7:00 pm

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 &More »


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

Peggy Truong | June 8, 2013 - 5:37 pm

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,… More »


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

Peggy Truong | June 2, 2013 - 2:20 pm

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… More »


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

Peggy Truong | May 26, 2013 - 3:40 pm

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… More »


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

Peggy Truong | May 19, 2013 - 3:20 pm

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… More »


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

Peggy Truong | April 21, 2013 - 12:39 pm

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),… More »


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

Peggy Truong | March 31, 2013 - 11:00 am

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 officerMore »


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

Peggy Truong | March 30, 2013 - 1:00 pm

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.

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