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"The Lego Movie 2" Collapses at the Box Office

Hollywood looked to “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” to help it recover from a dismal January at the box office, but the Warner Bros. franchise failed to deliver......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 11th, 2019

Will ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Continue to Dominate the Summer Box Office?

The record-breaking superhero flick may soon face some stiff competition. Avengers: Endgame has set the summer box office aflame--and the summer movie sea.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 6th, 2019

IMAX"s Earnings Surpass Estimates in Q1, Revenues Miss

IMAX Corporation (IMAX) first-quarter 2019 box-office results benefit from strong performance of a few movie titles. However, lower sales-type theater installat.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 29th, 2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Shows Movie Theaters Can Still Be on Top of the World

The superhero film broke box-office records, taking in $1.2 billion worldwide, and led to gridlock at the multiplexes in a fragmented era of streaming......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 28th, 2019

Bumblebee movie boost transforms Hasbro first quarter; shares surge

Hasbro Inc reported a surprise quarterly profit on Tuesday as the box-office success of Transformers movie spin-off "Bumblebee" charged sales of its action toys, putting the company's shares on track for their best day in more than two decades......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2019

Bumblebee movie boost transforms Hasbro first quarter

Toymaker Hasbro Inc reported a surprise quarterly profit on Tuesday as the box-office success of Transformers movie spin-off "BumbleBee" charged sales of the action toys, sending its shares up 16 percent......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2019

"Shazam!" bests newcomers with $25.1M second weekend

A quartet of newcomers in movie theaters couldn't shake "Shazam!" from the top spot, as the superhero comedy led the box office for the second straight weekend with an estimated $25.1 million in ticket sales......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 14th, 2019

‘Shazam!’ Solidifies a Superhero Turnaround at Warner Bros.

As the No. 1 movie at the domestic box office, “Shazam!” collected nearly $54 million. “Pet Sematary” was second, while “Dumbo” dragged its trunk behind......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 7th, 2019

Box Office: ‘Shazam!’ Opens at $53.5-M, ‘Pet Sematary’ at $25-M, Best of Enemies DOA

$VIA, $DIS, $CBS, $CMCSA The kid-friendly Shazam! Topped the weekend box office with $53.5-M from 4,217 cinemas in a 2nd consecutive win for the DC Superhero stable. Overseas, the $100-M movie is likewise off to a strong start, earning $.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 7th, 2019

"Us" box office success another win for Comcast"s NBCUniversal

Director Jordan Peele’s blockbuster hit horror movie "Us" will likely come in at the top of box offices again this weekend, after bringing in $70 million in its domestic opening last weekend. That’s music to the ears of executives at Comcast.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2019

See inside Legoland Florida"s new Lego Movie World (PHOTOS)

The area debuts two new attractions and puts a spin on an existing water ride......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2019

2018’s record-high movie ticket sales dwarfed by digital entertainment spending

The movie theater industry will have something to celebrate when it gathers in Las Vegas for CinemaCon the week after next: The global box office inched up 1 percent to more than $41 billion last year, according to new data from the Motion Picture A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2019

Girl power: Female-led ‘Captain Marvel’ busts 2019 box office out of doldrums

“Captain Marvel” photon-blasted the weekend box office with a record-setting $153 million in domestic ticket sales and $455 million worldwide. Starring Brie Larson in the lead role and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the 21st movie in th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

Atlanta"s Marvel movie that got away soars at box office

Success for Marvel Entertainment most always means a plus for Atlanta's film industry. But that's not the case for Marvel's latest blockbuster. In its first weekend, "Captain Marvel" soared to $153 million in the United States, exceeding analysts.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2019

Box office gold: How the Marvel Cinematic Universe saved Disney's movie business

Before "Earth's mightiest heroes," showed up, the entertainment powerhouse Walt Disney had been hit and miss with its live-action f.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 26th, 2018

‘A Quiet Place’ is Paramount’s highest-grossing movie in two years

Two new comedies proved no match for “A Quiet Place” at the box office this weekend, as Paramount’s horror thriller took back the No. 1 slot in its third weekend of release with an estimated $22 million in domestic ticket sales. Nor “Rampag.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2018

"A Quiet Place" continues to amaze by winning the weekend box office again, while the new Amy Schumer movie and "Super Troopers 2" perform better than expected

Paramount Pictures Paramount's "A Quiet Place" is back on top of the domestic box office with $22 million this weekend. It's.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 22nd, 2018

How The Rock conquered the China box office and proved he"s the biggest movie star on the planet (TWX)

Warner Bros. With its $55 million opening-weekend take in China, Dwayne Johnson's latest movie, "Rampage," is further evidence he's one of the few actors who can bring in major coin across the world. But his dominance in China, the w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 21st, 2018

The 17 worst sequels to great movies, ranked

Paramount PicturesWhenever a critically acclaimed movie does well at the box office, Hol.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 21st, 2018

The Rock’s Rampage Storms to No. 1 at Box Office

It overtook "A Quiet Place" for the top spot. The Rock is at it again. The action-movie star, whose real name is Dwayne Johnson, led the.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 15th, 2018

The Rock"s "Rampage" beats out "A Quiet Place" to top the box office — and does even better overseas (TWX)

Warner Bros. "Rampage" wins the domestic box office with an estimated $34.5 million. A big reason for that is because of the movie's star, Dwayne Johnson, who is one of .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2018