Holdover films ‘Fifty Shades,’ ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ and ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ fend off a trio of new offerings at the domestic box office.
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Comic book adaptation opens to $36.2 million at the North American box office, and is track to pass $100 million domestically.
In one of the best debuts ever for the month of February, Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies’ ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ soaks up $56 million for its domestic opening.
StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ remains in second place domestically with $8.51 million; Disney’s Marvel-inspired ‘Big Hero 6’ holds onto first place in Japan.
U.K. feature ‘Paddington’ remains the family offering of choice, coming in third place with $12.4 million, while the George Lucas-produced ‘Strange Magic’ debuts in seventh place with $5.5 million.
Clint Eastwood's ‘American Sniper’ tops the North American box office with a massive $89.5 million debut; StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ lands in third place with $19 million.
Liam Neeson's ‘Taken 3’ earns $40.4 million in its North American debut, topping the box office and scoring the second-best January opening of all time.
Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ tops the North American box office for the third consecutive weekend with $21.9 million; new horror entry ‘The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death’ opens in fourth place with $15.1 million.
Peter Jackson's ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ once again rules the North American box office with $54.5 million for the four-day weekend; the New Line and MGM tentpole is on track to eventually cross $1 billion.
Peter Jackson's ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ opens to a massive $90.6 million in North America, while new entries ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ and ‘Annie’ both suffer soft starts heading into the year-end holidays.
Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ easily tops the U.S. box office with a $24.5 million debut; Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ opens in 37 international markets, earning a massive $117.6 million.
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.’
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.