'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.
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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.
Following director Christopher Nolan’s surprise appearance at last week’s Comic-Con International, Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures release the latest trailer for sci-fi epic ‘Interstellar’ onto the web.
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).
The deal for ‘Capture the Flag’ and the sequel to ‘Tad, the Lost Explorer’ marks the first time that a Hollywood studio has acquired worldwide rights to two animated Spanish films.
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.
Even with box office revenue down from last year, the debut of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ pushes Fox to become the first major Hollywood studio to cross the $1 billion mark in 2014 domestic ticket sales.
Paramount’s holdover ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ easily holds on to first place at the box office over a slow Fourth of July weekend, topping the Wednesday-Sunday holiday stretch with $53.8 million for a domestic total of $174.7 million.
Paramount's ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ debuts to $100 million in North America and $201.3 million overseas, including a stunning $90 million opening in China.
A new trailer and four new character posters are released for the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ live-action reboot directed by Jonathan Liebesman and produced by Michael Bay.
The first poster is released for the forthcoming animated feature from Paramount, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D.’
Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies release a second teaser trailer for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action reboot produced by Michael Bay and directed by Jonathan Liebesman.
Darren Aronofsky's controversial biblical epic Noah opens to a stellar $44 million in North America, while Summit Entertainment’s Divergent comes in second place at the box office, followed by Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted.
Disney's Frozen continues its ride at the box office on the first weekend of 2014, topping the chart in North America with $20.7 million and skating past the $600 million mark worldwide.