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'Ant-Man And The Wasp' Takes Top Box Office Spot With $76M Debut3:31
July 8, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Ant-Man And The Wasp' Takes Top Box Office Spot With $76M Debut

Superheroes continue to dominate theaters this summer. Five of the top seven movie debuts this year are centered around grown-ups in tights.
Summer Box Office Hot Streak Continues With Strong 'Sicario 2' Debut3:15
July 1, 2018
By Jamal Andress

Summer Box Office Hot Streak Continues With Strong 'Sicario 2' Debut

This summer of superheroes featuring "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Incredibles 2" has resulted in a 15 percent increase in summer box office revenue.
'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Has 4th Best Debut Of 2018 With $150M3:13
June 24, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Has 4th Best Debut Of 2018 With $150M

"Fallen Kingdom" has made more than $177 million at the Chinese box office alone, helping to push the worldwide box-office total past $711 million.
"Incredibles 2" Manages Best Animated Film Debut In Box Office History3:44
June 17, 2018
By Jamal Andress

"Incredibles 2" Manages Best Animated Film Debut In Box Office History

The "Incredibles 2" box office debut bested the previous record holder, Finding Dory, by $45 million.
'Ocean's 8' Makes Off With The Best Box-Office Debut Of The Franchise3:09
June 10, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Ocean's 8' Makes Off With The Best Box-Office Debut Of The Franchise

Before this latest reboot, the "Ocean's" trilogy made $1.2 billion during its theater runs between 2001 and 2007.
'Solo' Opens To Lackluster Box Office Sales, Still Takes Top Spot0:59
May 28, 2018
By Ethan Weston

'Solo' Opens To Lackluster Box Office Sales, Still Takes Top Spot

Despite falling behind previous "Star Wars" movies, "Solo" still managed to knock "Deadpool 2" out of its top spot.
'Deadpool 2' Kicks 'Infinity War' Out Of Top Spot With $125M Debut3:16
May 20, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Deadpool 2' Kicks 'Infinity War' Out Of Top Spot With $125M Debut

"Deadpool 2" had the second best opening for an R-rated film of all time behind, you guessed it, the original "Deadpool."
Women-Led Films Hit The Mother's Day Box Office Behind 'Infinity War'3:31
May 13, 2018
By Jamal Andress

Women-Led Films Hit The Mother's Day Box Office Behind 'Infinity War'

Despite Gabrielle Union being one of the most well-known actresses in Hollywood, she's never starred in her own solo feature film — until now.
'Infinity War' Reaches $1B Worldwide Faster Than Any Film In History3:23
May 6, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Infinity War' Reaches $1B Worldwide Faster Than Any Film In History

For those of you keeping score, this is Marvel's sixth film to hit a billion dollars and the second MCU film to do so this year.
The MCU's 10th Anniversary Coincides With Its Biggest Debut Ever3:03
April 29, 2018
By Jamal Andress

The MCU's 10th Anniversary Coincides With Its Biggest Debut Ever

It all started with Tony Stark in 2008. Ten years, 19 movies and $15 billion later, "Infinity War" has the best debut of all time.
'I Feel Pretty' Survives Backlash And Bad Reviews With $16M Debut3:26
April 22, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'I Feel Pretty' Survives Backlash And Bad Reviews With $16M Debut

This debut is smaller than Amy Schumer's previous films, but considering the bad press surrounding this movie, $16 million seems solid.
'Rampage' Barely Takes The Top Box-Office Spot On Crowded Weekend3:23
April 15, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Rampage' Barely Takes The Top Box-Office Spot On Crowded Weekend

"Rampage" has managed to reach a critical milestone for video game adaptation films — not a particularly impressive one, but a milestone nonetheless.
'A Quiet Place' Just Had The 2nd-Best Box-office Debut Of 20183:11
April 8, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'A Quiet Place' Just Had The 2nd-Best Box-office Debut Of 2018

"A Quiet Place" only cost about $17 million. Paramount Pictures has just about tripled its investment, and we're only three days in.
Foreign Box Office Pushes 'Ready Player One' To $181M Debut Weekend2:59
April 2, 2018
By Jamal Andress

Foreign Box Office Pushes 'Ready Player One' To $181M Debut Weekend

"Ready Player One" just had the second-biggest domestic debut of the year — behind "Black Panther," of course.
'Black Panther' Finally Dethroned As King Of The Box Office1:23
March 26, 2018
By Katherine Biek

'Black Panther' Finally Dethroned As King Of The Box Office

"Pacific Rim: Uprising" took the No. 1 spot at the domestic box office this weekend.
'Black Panther' Holds The No. 1 Spot For The 5th Consecutive Weekend2:54
March 18, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Black Panther' Holds The No. 1 Spot For The 5th Consecutive Weekend

"Black Panther" is now one of just four films in the last 20 years to top the box office for five weeks straight.
'Black Panther' And 'A Wrinkle In Time' Make History At The Box Office3:37
March 11, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Black Panther' And 'A Wrinkle In Time' Make History At The Box Office

"Black Panther" has officially crossed the billion-dollar mark, while Ava DuVernay is the first black woman to direct a $100 million film.
'Black Panther' Is Now The Second-Highest-Grossing Marvel Film Ever3:15
March 4, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Black Panther' Is Now The Second-Highest-Grossing Marvel Film Ever

This weekend also nudges "Black Panther" into the top 10 highest-grossing domestic films of all time.
'Black Panther' Beats High Expectations And Records With $192M Debut3:21
February 18, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Black Panther' Beats High Expectations And Records With $192M Debut

"Black Panther" managed the second highest debut of any Marvel film — and that's just one of the many records T'Challa and company broke this weekend.
'Fifty Shades Freed' Pushes The Franchise Past $1 Billion3:14
February 11, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Fifty Shades Freed' Pushes The Franchise Past $1 Billion

Between the "Fifty Shades of Grey" premiere and the highly anticipated (if disappointing) climax this weekend, the franchise has made $1 billion.
'Jumanji' Finds Its Way Back To No. 1 During A Slow Super Bowl Weekend2:19
February 4, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Jumanji' Finds Its Way Back To No. 1 During A Slow Super Bowl Weekend

"Jumanji" has managed to top the box office in five of the seven weekends it's been in theaters.
The Final 'Maze Runner' Signals The End Of This Major Hollywood Trend2:57
January 28, 2018
By Jamal Andress

The Final 'Maze Runner' Signals The End Of This Major Hollywood Trend

Since 2012, there have been three film series and at least a dozen movies that all fell into this very specific movie genre.
'Den Of Thieves' And '12 Strong' Fight For No. 2 Spot At Box Office2:50
January 21, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Den Of Thieves' And '12 Strong' Fight For No. 2 Spot At Box Office

Both films had to battle for second place behind "Jumanji," which has been at No. 1 for three weeks and counting.
'Jumanji' Fans Still Stampeding Theaters, Pushing Gross To $500M2:24
January 7, 2018
By Jamal Andress

'Jumanji' Fans Still Stampeding Theaters, Pushing Gross To $500M

"Jumanji" has fought its way into the top 10 highest-grossing films of 2017, pushing past "Justice League" and "Logan."
'The Last Jedi' Celebrates NYE By Passing $1B At The Box Office2:47
December 31, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'The Last Jedi' Celebrates NYE By Passing $1B At The Box Office

Since "the Force awoke" in 2015, each new "Star Wars" film has brought in upwards of $1 billion at the worldwide box office.
'Star Wars' Topped The Christmas Box Office — Again1:18
December 25, 2017
By Casey Mendoza

'Star Wars' Topped The Christmas Box Office — Again

Both "The Last Jedi" and "The Force Awakens" took the No. 1 Christmas weekend spots in their respective years.
'Star Wars' Is Now Responsible For The 2 Largest Debuts In US Cinema2:54
December 17, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'Star Wars' Is Now Responsible For The 2 Largest Debuts In US Cinema

Before "The Last Jedi" even made it to theaters, the "Star Wars" franchise had made more than $7 billion at the box office worldwide.
'Coco' Holds Steady At No. 1 While Warner Bros. Hits $2B On The Year2:45
December 10, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'Coco' Holds Steady At No. 1 While Warner Bros. Hits $2B On The Year

"Coco" joins a short list of films this year that have topped the box office for three weekends in a row.
With No New Challengers At The Box Office, 'Coco' Keeps The Top Spot2:36
December 3, 2017
By Jamal Andress

With No New Challengers At The Box Office, 'Coco' Keeps The Top Spot

"Coco" and "Wonder" take advantage of a slow box office weekend while "Justice League" continues to fall behind expectations.
'Coco' Has The Fourth Best Thanksgiving Box Office Debut Ever1:46
November 27, 2017
By Katherine Biek

'Coco' Has The Fourth Best Thanksgiving Box Office Debut Ever

The Pixar film centered around the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos earned more than $71 million over the five-day weekend.
'Justice League' Has The Worst Debut Of DC Comics' Extended Universe3:21
November 19, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'Justice League' Has The Worst Debut Of DC Comics' Extended Universe

Most critics agree "Justice League" is a big step up from "Dawn of Justice," but moviegoers are apparently wary of new DC movies.
'Thor: Ragnarok' Takes No. 1 During A Strong Weekend At The Box Office3:03
November 12, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'Thor: Ragnarok' Takes No. 1 During A Strong Weekend At The Box Office

After a particularly sluggish summer box office, moviegoers finally showed a little enthusiasm for the multiplex this weekend.
"Thor: Ragnarok" Has $121M Box Office Debut — Fourth Best Of 20173:12
November 5, 2017
By Jamal Andress

"Thor: Ragnarok" Has $121M Box Office Debut — Fourth Best Of 2017

"Thor: Ragnarok" seems to have improved on the "Thor" franchise in every way — from ticket sales to critical acclaim.
After A 7-Year Hiatus, 'Jigsaw' Is Back At The Top Of The Box Office2:44
October 29, 2017
By Jamal Andress

After A 7-Year Hiatus, 'Jigsaw' Is Back At The Top Of The Box Office

The third-highest grossing horror franchise in movie history is back in theaters with "Jigsaw."
Tyler Perry's 'Boo 2!' Tops The Box Office While 'Geostorm' Falls Flat3:02
October 22, 2017
By Jamal Andress

Tyler Perry's 'Boo 2!' Tops The Box Office While 'Geostorm' Falls Flat

For the second year in a row, Mabel "Madea" Simmons is at the top of the box office the weekend before Halloween.
'Happy Death Day' And 'The Foreigner' Open In Top Box-Office Spots1:53
October 15, 2017
By Jake Jones

'Happy Death Day' And 'The Foreigner' Open In Top Box-Office Spots

"Happy Death Day" topped the charts, but Jackie Chan was this weekend's real winner with "The Foreigner" breaking $100M worldwide.
'Blade Runner 2049' Gets Everything Right — Except Ticket Sales3:12
October 8, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'Blade Runner 2049' Gets Everything Right — Except Ticket Sales

Much like the original "Blade Runner," this gorgeous, impressive sequel is struggling to get the average moviegoer to the theater.
Cruise's 'American Made' Is A Critical Hit, While 'Flatliners' Is DOA3:23
October 1, 2017
By Jamal Andress

Cruise's 'American Made' Is A Critical Hit, While 'Flatliners' Is DOA

"American Made," "It" and "Kingsman" were in a virtual three-way tie at the box office to kick off the fall movie season.
'Kingsman' Takes The No. 1 Spot While 'It' Continues To Break Records3:50
September 24, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'Kingsman' Takes The No. 1 Spot While 'It' Continues To Break Records

The sequel lagged behind box-office expectations but did manage to beat the original "Kingsman" debut by about $3 million.
'It' Holds At No. 1, And 'Mother!' Makes History In All The Wrong Ways3:55
September 17, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'It' Holds At No. 1, And 'Mother!' Makes History In All The Wrong Ways

"Mother!" earned an F on Cinemascore, which measures audience reception. For context, "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" got a B-minus.
'It' Just Had The Best R-Rated Horror Film Debut Ever3:15
September 10, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'It' Just Had The Best R-Rated Horror Film Debut Ever

After just three days in theaters, "It" has broken at least six different box-office records on its way to $117 million.
'Hitman's Bodyguard' Presides Over Miserable Labor Day Box Office1:52
September 4, 2017
By Matt Picht

'Hitman's Bodyguard' Presides Over Miserable Labor Day Box Office

The long Labor Day weekend didn't do the box office any favors.
Harvey And Boxing Give The Box Office Its Worst Weekend In 16 Years3:00
August 27, 2017
By Jamal Andress

Harvey And Boxing Give The Box Office Its Worst Weekend In 16 Years

The box office made $64 million this weekend. The last time it did that poorly, "Hardball" was in theaters.
'The Hitman's Bodyguard' Kills Box-Office Hopes For 'Logan Lucky'3:10
August 20, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' Kills Box-Office Hopes For 'Logan Lucky'

Despite a score on the low end of the Tomatometer, "The Hitman's Bodyguard" scored high marks where it counts: the ticket counter.
'Conjuring' Series Gets More Terrifying With 'Annabelle: Creation'2:42
August 13, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'Conjuring' Series Gets More Terrifying With 'Annabelle: Creation'

Having spent just over $80 million to produce all four "Conjuring" films, the return on investment for Warner Bros. is about 12 times that.
'The Dark Tower' Takes An Unsatisfying No. 1 Spot Bow At Box Office2:58
August 6, 2017
By Jamal Andress

'The Dark Tower' Takes An Unsatisfying No. 1 Spot Bow At Box Office

With an 18 percent Rotten Tomatoes score and a mediocre $19.5 million weekend, "The Dark Tower" struggled its way into first place.
There's A Movie Completely About Emoji, And It's Awful. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯2:41
July 30, 2017
By Jamal Andress

There's A Movie Completely About Emoji, And It's Awful. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

While "The Emoji Movie" didn't flop at the box office, it did face-plant with critics — it holds a regrettable 8 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
"Girls Trip" Is The First Hit Adult Comedy Of the Summer — By A Lot3:16
July 23, 2017
By Jamal Andress

"Girls Trip" Is The First Hit Adult Comedy Of the Summer — By A Lot

"Rough Night," "Baywatch" and "Snatched" all tanked in their domestic openings, but "Girls Trip" has already made its money back.
'War For The Planet Of The Apes' Takes Top Spot From 'Spider-Man'1:34
July 17, 2017
By Gabrielle Ware

'War For The Planet Of The Apes' Takes Top Spot From 'Spider-Man'

"Spider-Man" had one of the biggest second-week drops in Marvel history, making way for "War for Planet of the Apes" to take the No. 1 spot.
Marvel Studios Delivers A $117M Debut And A More Authentic Spider-Man2:49
July 9, 2017
By Jamal Andress

Marvel Studios Delivers A $117M Debut And A More Authentic Spider-Man

After five films, "Spider-Man" is back in the hands of Marvel Studios, and fans and critics are loving it.