“Ice Age: Continental Drift,” the fourth installment in Fox’s prehistoric animated series, pushed Sony’s “Amazing Spider-Man” out of the top spot with a $46 million debut weekend. Overseas, the film grossed $95 million for an international total of $339 million and a worldwide total of $385 million.
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Marc Webb's “Amazing Spider-Man” had a six-day domestic opening of $140 million, earning $201.6 million overseas for a worldwide total of $341.2 million.
More than two weeks ahead of its July 13 North American debut, Blue Sky Studio’s “Ice Age: Continental Drift” brought in $78 million this weekend, placing the fourth title in the franchise firmly in the top spot at the foreign box office.
Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy comedy Ted, starring Mark Wahlberg, made one of the best R-rated comedy debuts ever, bringing in $54.1 million on its first weekend out.
“Brave,” continuing Pixar's unblemished record of opening its movies at number one, opened to a whopping $66.7 million at the domestic box office this weekend.
On its second weekend out, DreamWorks Animation’s “Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted” held on the top spot at the box office, beating out 1980s jukebox musical “Rock of Ages” and Adam Sandler's R-rated “That's My Boy.”
Family animated tentpole “Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted” landed at the top of the domestic box office with a stand-out $60.4 million opening this weekend, beating the $50 million scored by Ridley Scott's sci-fi epic “Prometheus.”
Universal’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” wins at the box office with a $56.3 million debut; Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" opens overseas to a stellar $35 million.
Sony’s “Men in Black 3” was able to dethrone mega-blockbuster “The Avengers” over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, earning $70 million domestically and $203.2 million overseas.
Led by the debut of big-budget board game adaptation “Battleship,” three new nationwide releases tried and failed to unseat “The Avengers” this weekend.
Ensemble comedy “Think Like a Man,” adapted from Steve Harvey's best-selling advice book “Act Like a Lady,” remained on top this weekend, bringing in $18 million for a total of $60.9 million.
EPIX will present Marvel Heroes Weekend, April 27 – 29, a marathon of superhero movies hosted by legendary comic book creator Stan Lee.
Ensemble comedy “Think Like a Man,” adapted from Steve Harvey's best-selling advice book “Act Like a Lady”, gets bragging rights to being the film to topple Lionsgate's blockbuster “The Hunger Games,” which has now grossed $357 million domestically.
Lionsgate’s "The Hunger Games" took the top spot for three weeks straight, earning $33.5 million over the weekend for a total of $302.8 million, and taking a bite out of "American Reunion" and "Titanic 3D."
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.
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
After opening over the weekend in India, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN had the largest opening weekend for an animated feature in the country's history, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The animated anthology feature NINE NATION ANIMATION will open in Beverly Hills and Pasadena this weekend.
In a week that saw five major new releases, Sylvester Stallone's THE EXPENDABLES remained at the top of the U.S. box office for the weekend of August 20-23, 2010.