Universal and Illumination Entertainment's environmentally themed Dr. Seuss' The Lorax debuted this weekend to $70.7 million, one of the best opening weekends ever for an animated movie, and by far the best opening of the year.
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Starring a group of active-duty Navy SEALs, Relativity Media’s Act of Valor secured first place at the box office this weekend, bringing in $24.7 million.
After finishing third on Friday, Universal’s Safe House edged past The Vow and the Ghost Rider sequel to claim first place for the first three days of Presidents Day Weekend.
Screen Gems’ The Vow, starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum, opened at first place to $41.7 million, followed closely by Universal’s action-thriller Safe House with $39.3 million.
Syfy announces that its critically acclaimed reality competition series Face Off will return for a 10-episode third season.
The 2012 domestic box office continued to thrive over Super Bowl weekend as 20th Century Fox's high school superpower feature Chronicle opened to a stellar $22 million, followed closely by CBS Films' Daniel Radcliffe horror-thriller The Woman in Black with $21 million.
The Grey, starring Liam Neeson and distributed by Open Road Films, opened to an estimated $20 million this weekend, taking the top spot at the box office.
The domestic box office enjoyed another strong weekend as Screen Gems' Underworld: Awakening sunk its teeth in to the top spot with $25.4 million.
With one of Mark Wahlberg's best openings ever, Universal’s Contraband managed to hold off Disney’s 3D release, Beauty and the Beast, to claim first place over the Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend.
In a boost for the domestic box office, Paramount's horror film The Devil Inside opened to a record-breaking $34.5 million, helping to drive up theatrical revenues by more than 25 percent over last year.
Paramount’s Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol once again claims the top spot at the box office with $29.6 million with a total of $141.2 million
Arbitrators have ruled that Viacom owes former shareholders in ROCK BAND game creator Harmonix another $383 million in bonuses, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Paramount's MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL expanded to non-IMAX theaters over the Christmas weekend and took the #1 spot at the U.S. box office.
While still claiming the top two slots, SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS and ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED had soft debuts at the U.S. box office for the weekend of Dec. 16-18, 2011.
Much like Disney's LONE RANGER and Legendary Pictures' PARADISE LOST, ARTHUR & LANCELOT is in trouble of shutting down over a ballooning budget, reports Deadline.com.
New Line's epic romcom NEW YEAR'S EVE finished in first place at the U.S. box office for the weekend of Dec. 9-11, 2011.
Kazakhstan's state film company, Kazakh Film, has joined the 3-D feature 1001 ARABIAN NIGHTS as a producer, reports Variety.
Summit's THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN — PART 1 continued as the U.S. box office champion for the third week in a row.
BRB Internacional has taken yet another step in its effort to embrace the digital content sector by allying with Tuenti, Spain's most important social networking website.
Summit Ent., the house that TWILIGHT built, and Lionsgate Ent., which is wrapping production on what is hoped to be the next TWILIGHT-like franchise THE HUNGER GAMES, have resumed merger discussions, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Summit's THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN — PART 1 held strong at the U.S. box office over the Thanksgiving weekend claiming to top spot for the second week in a row.
THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN — PART 1 left no doubt of its box office dominance, debuting in first place with $138.1 million.
Relativity Media's IMMORTALS reigned over the U.S. box office for the weekend of Nov. 11-13, 2011. The Greek mythical epic earned $32 million in its opening weekend.