With no new wide releases in the U.S. this past weekend, Lionsgate's ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1’ topps the box office for the third time in a row, followed by DreamWorks Animation's ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ and R-rated comedy ‘Horrible Bosses 2.’
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Lionsgate holdover ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1’ is the easy victor at the Thanksgiving box office, topping DreamWorks Animation’s new entry ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ and New Line’s ‘Horrible Bosses 2.’
Lionsgate's ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1’ rules the box office both domestically and overseas, posting the top opening of the year domestically and grossing $275 million worldwide.
The Marvel-inspired ‘Big Hero 6’ is in second place with a domestic total of $111.7 million and early worldwide haul of $148.4 million; Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ passes $300 million globally.
Disney's new Marvel-inspired animated feature ‘Big Hero 6’ blasts past Christopher Nolan's ‘Interstellar’ to win the domestic box office race with $56.2 million from 3,761 theaters.
Universal's horror holdover ‘Ouija’ narrowly beats Jake Gyllenhaal's critically acclaimed indie crime-thriller ‘Nightcrawler’ for the top spot at the Halloween box office.
Based on the classic Hasbro board game, new horror entry was produced by Blumhouse Pictures and Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes for less than $5 million.
Set around the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, Jorge Gutierrez’ animated feature, ‘The Book of Life,’ makes a third place debut, trailing behind Brad Pitt’s ‘Fury’ and David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl.’
David Fincher's Gone Girl easily remains at number one in its second weekend at the North American box office, trumping new entries with $26.8 million; Universal and Legendary Pictures' Dracula Untold comes in second place with $23.5 million.
David Fincher's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's popular novel takes first place with $38 million, while the prequel to ‘The Conjuring’ is a very close second with $37.2 million.
Focus Features' 3D family offering ‘The Boxtrolls’ takes in $17.3 million for its North American debut, the best showing yet for animation house LAIKA; internationally the stop motion feature earns $5.1 million for a foreign total of $17.7 million and early worldwide cume of $35 million.
The 3D animated feature took in over $25.7 million for its North American debut, the biggest independent animated film opening of all time.
Twentieth Century Fox's YA adaptation ‘The Maze Runner’ opens to $32.5 million at the North American box office; James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ passes up fellow Marvel title ‘Iron Man 2’ with a worldwide haul of $632.2 million.
Marvel and Disney's Guardians of the Galaxy is ousted from the top spot of the domestic box office chart by two new entries, but the film is still making headlines.
Marvel and Disney's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ remains at the top spot in its sixth weekend, followed by Nickelodeon and Paramount's ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’
Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ easily rules the Labor Day holiday, taking in $22.2 million for a domestic total of $280.5 million and global haul of $553.6 million.
After trailing Paramount and Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ for the past two weeks, Marvel's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ moves back in to first place, passing ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ to become the highest-grossing movie of the summer at the domestic box office.
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ easily remain atop the North American box office this weekend as ‘The Expendables 3’ debut underperforms with just $16.2 million.
Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies' ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ makes its North American debut with $65 million, becoming the second August tentpole after ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to over perform.
In another victory for Marvel Studios, James Gunn's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ opens to a record-breaking $94.3 million in North America, the top August debut of all time.
Animated features represented more than 20 percent of the total U.K. box office receipts, generating $419 million in 2013.
Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).
Fox's ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ remains at number one in its second weekend, bringing in $36 million for a domestic total of $139 million; Disney's animated family feature ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ comes in third with an $18 million debut.