Alfonso Cuaron's 3D space epic ‘Gravity,’ starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, holds onto the top spot at the North American box office with a record $44.3 million; Sony's ‘Captain Phillips’ opens to a solid $26 million.
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A crowded weekend at the North American box office sees Sony's CG animated feature Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 opening to $35 million, while the three other new offerings -- Ron Howard's Rush, Baggage Claim and Don Jon -- turn in mixed performances.
Playing at 318 IMAX locations this weekend, the Warner Bros. 3D re-release of 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz brings in $3.02 million.
Universal and Illumination Entertainment's Despicable Me 2 dazzles audiences over the long holiday weekend, fueling one of the best July Fourth holiday stretches on record, and posting a five-day debut of $142.1 million.
Multi-hyphenate talent Seth Green expresses his approval of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, paying his compliments to the director via Twitter.
Universal's micro-budget horror film The Purge beats out director Shawn Levy’s The Internship at the North American box office.
Warner Bros. feature “The Great Gatsby” opens to $51.1 million over Mother's Day weekend, coming in second place to Disney’s “Iron Man 3,” which follows up its record-breaking U.S. debut with $72.5 million.
Universal's sci-fi epic earns Tom Cruise his best North American opening outside of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise and "War of the Worlds."
3D action feature “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” beats DreamWorks Animation’s “The Croods” at the domestic box office with a $51.7 million domestic opening, while “The Croods” passes the $200 million mark with a worldwide total of $229.1 million.
Summit Entertainment's romantic comedy zombie feature, “Warm Bodies,” tops the weekend box office with a solid $20 million debut, while Sylvester Stallone's new action pic, “Bullet to the Head,” brings in a paltry $4.5 million.
Paramount and MGM's R-rated action-comedy “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,” tops the weekend chart, followed by Guillermo del Toro’s “Mama” and David O. Russell's “Silver Linings Playbook.”
Peter Jackson's “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” remains at number one in its third weekend with $32.9 million, while Quentin Tarantino's “Django Unchained” pulled ahead of “Les Miserables” to take the number two spot at the domestic box office.
Five new nationwide releases hit theaters this pre-Christmas weekend, with none coming close to taking first place from “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”
New Line and MGM's “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” kicks off the holiday season with an $84.8 million debut, the top three-day opening of all time for the month of December.
Sam Mendes' James Bond film “Skyfall” reclaims the number one spot on its fifth outing at the weekend box office, followed by DreamWorks Animation and Paramount's holiday-themed “Rise of the Guardians.”
“Hotel Transylvania” breaks new records for Sony Pictures Animation, while four new nationwide releases all underperform this weekend.
Paramount's “Paranormal Activity 4” tops the domestic box office chart this weekend, with holdovers “Argo” and “Hotel Transylvania” trailing close behind.
Sony's animated hit Hotel Transylvania shows no signs of slowing down in its third weekend at the box office as it jumps the $100 million mark.
20th Century Fox sequel “Taken 2” takes the top spot at the box office, followed by Sony’s “Hotel Transylvania” and Universal musical comedy “Pitch Perfect.” Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie” underperforms with a fifth-place opening.
Lionsgate’s supernatural thriller “The Possession” took first place this weekend with one of the best debuts ever for the Labor Day holiday.
Laika's stop-motion animated feature, “ParaNorman,” comes in third at the box office, trailing “Expendables 2” and “The Bourne Legacy.”