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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

September ended with a photo finish at the box office. For quite a while, it was not clear which movie would come out on top in a three-way heat between IT, AMERICAN MADE, and KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE. When the dust settled, the wildly successful Stephen King adaptation reclaimed the number one spot with $17.3 […]

KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE emerged victorious this weekend, somewhat surprisingly considering the solid performances of the previous two Lego movies. However, THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE seriously underperformed with only $21.2 million, a surprisingly weak start to what had been a solid franchise up to the point. It also failed to garner the strong critical response […]

We were on vacation last week, but frankly, there was not much to miss at the movies then or this past weekend. Summit’s action/comedy THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD came in first again, grossing a limp $10 million, followed by Warner’s horror sequel ANNABELLE: CREATION in second with $7.4 million. Known as BALLERINA when it opened here […]

Christopher Nolan’s technically magnificent WWII feature DUNKIRK held on to the top spot for a second weekend, one of the lightest in memory in terms of attendance. The Warner Brothers release added another $28.1 million, which was enough to best Sony Animation’s THE EMOJI MOVIE. Burdened with some of the most vehemently negative reviews in […]

While Christopher Nolan has a solid track record of hits, that was no guarantee that DUNKIRK would also score. Based on an event far more celebrated in England than America, and offering no marquee stars, the $150 million production could have turned out to be an expensive bust. However, the film scored a solid $50.5 […]

Pixar’s latest, CARS 3, topped the weekend, though its $53.5 million gross is on the low side for this studio. However, the CARS franchise has been a major cash cow when it comes to merchandise, so it’s doubtful that anyone at Pixar or Disney are wringing their hands over this result. The big news of […]

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