Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ takes first place at the domestic box office with $18.3 million; a week ahead of its U.S. Marvel tentpole ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ debuts in 44 international markets, earning $201.2 million.
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Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ wins its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office this with $29.1 million; jumps the $1 billion mark globally with $1.153 billion in worldwide ticket sales.
The widest release in Universal’s history, ‘Furious 7’ races to a $146.5 million debut at the North American box office and $240.4 million overseas for a massive worldwide launch of $387 million.
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.
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.
Entertainment One Family secures a series of key international broadcast deals for over 100 hours of children’s programing.
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.
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.
Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital have been sued for alleged copyright infringement for their hit comedy ‘Ted.’
Toppling Sony’s ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ from the top spot at the box office, Universal’s ‘Neighbors’ sees a $51.1 million domestic debut over Mother's Day weekend -- the number four three-day opening of all time for an R-rated comedy.
Universal dates Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 3 for June 30, 2017, the first title to land on that date.
Disney’s Frozen beats DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods and Universal’s Despicable Me 2 for the award for Best Animated Feature Film at the 71st Golden Globes awards ceremony.
Japanese sword and sorcery film cost a reported $175 million, but is heading towards a $17-$20 million opening over the five-day Christmas holiday period.
To help promote its upcoming release, Universal Pictures taps creative company DSF to create an animated short film, 47 Ronin: The Samurai Spirit.
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 shatters industry records in home entertainment debut, bringing in $80 million in its first week; Blu-ray And DVD outsells all animated titles released in the past three years and marks the highest sales ever for any animated blu-ray title in its opening week.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announces nominations for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards.
Super villains, fast cars, and magic nannies all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
VFX Producer Sophie Orde joins Framestore’s film department, where she has been hired to run the production for Universal’s ‘Dracula Untold.’
Nickelodeon announces the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 7-8.