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The majors offered up no new wide releases this weekend, which left plenty of room for the remaining films to draw more patrons. Pixar/Disney’s COCO repeated in the #1 spot, declining only 49% for a second frame take of $26.1 million. Warner’s JUSTICE LEAGUE continued to perform below expectations, dropping 60% for $16.5 million and […]

  The Christmas movie season is already underway even though it isn’t even December until tomorrow. You may have already seen THOR: RAGNAROK, JUSTICE LEAGUE, or COCO, but they are just the start of a very packed schedule over the coming weeks. Here is a quick look at just a few of the cinematic treats […]

The US Thanksgiving long weekend is the traditional start to the Christmas movie season and, once again, Walt Disney dominated. COCO, the latest from Pixar, topped the chart with a five day total of $71.2 million. That, coupled with an A+ Cinemascore, pretty much guarantees this will play right until January on a large number […]

Warner Brothers has a lot riding on JUSTICE LEAGUE. The DC equivalent of Marvel’s AVENGERS, the film had a moderately troubled production. Director Zack Synder’s initial cut was deemed unsatisfactory by the studio and then he had to depart the movie due to a family tragedy. AVENGERS director Joss Whedon was brought in to supervise […]

THOR: RAGNAROK repeated at the top of the North American box office, declining 55%, but still bringing in $56.6 million. The picture is also drawing in big crowds overseas for a worldwide total to date of $650 million. Its reign as box office king will likely end as Warner/DC’s JUSTICE LEAGUE opens in a few […]

To the surprise of no one, THOR: RAGNAROK reigned supreme at the domestic box office, bringing in a thunderous $121 million and getting the holiday movie season off to a solid start. The good news didn’t stop there: the movie’s simultaneous opening in China also exceeded expectations with $55.6 million. Overall, the foreign markets (some […]

JIGSAW, the eighth entry in Lionsgate’s SAW series, topped the box office this weekend with $16.3 million. That is hardly a stellar number, but it was enough to garner the #1 spot in one of the weakest frames of the year. Many potential ticketbuyers decided to stay home and watch either the World Series or […]

Horror once again took the box office this weekend, but with a twist. This scares this time came with a decidedly comedic feel as Tyler Perry’s farce BOO 2: A MADEA HALLOWEEN earned the number one spot with a solid $21.2 million. Distributor Lionsgate ruled the Halloween season for many years via the SAW series, […]

Trying to forecast box office results in 2017 has not been an easy task. If there are any blue chips genres left, it would be superhero films and horror movies, proving that younger audiences are still the deciding factor these days. In the wake of IT’s gargantuan success, horror came through again this weekend with […]

It was an open question as to how BLADE RUNNER 2049 would do. Arriving 35 years after its groundbreaking forerunner, could the $150 million sequel capture the public imagination in the way that Ridley Scott’s original has become one of the most celebrated science fiction movies ever made? There was plenty of buzz and critics […]