Universal's ‘Jurassic World’ holds off Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ for the second weekend in a row; Seth MacFarlane R-rated comedy sequel ‘Ted 2’ underwhelms with $33 million debut.
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Overseas, DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Home’ opens in nine markets, earning an outstanding $19.2 million debut.
Warner Bros.’ R-rated romantic heist movie ‘Focus’ wins the North American box office race with a $19.1 million debut; Microbudget horror film ‘The Lazarus Effect’ rounds up the top five with $10.6 million.
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.
Comic book adaptation opens to $36.2 million at the North American box office, and is track to pass $100 million domestically.
Australian animation and visual effects studio completes 550 shots for the 3D/2D/live-action hybrid feature, including building and animating the SpongeBob entourage for their big-screen CG debut.
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.
The final 13-episode season of the critically acclaimed ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ spin-off series hits store shelves on March 10, 2015.
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.
The visual effects supe and second unit director discusses his work on Michael Bay’s biggest ‘Transformers’ film yet.
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.
Disney’s ‘Frozen,’ Warner Bros.’ ‘Gravity’ and Paramount’s ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ top the list of most pirated films in 2014.
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.
‘Fast & Furious’ director replaces Roberto Orci, who exited the project in early December but will still serve as producer.
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.