Movie News: Box Office

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Box Office: Will David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Be Upstaged By a Demonic Doll?

feedproxy.google.com – Fincher's latest outing, based on Gillian Flynn's wildly popular novel, stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. 21 weeks 4 days ago via jetli
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​Box Office: Why 'The Equalizer' Star Denzel Washington Is Such a Reliable Hitmaker

news.moviefone.com – Why was anyone surprised that "The Equalizer" was a solid hit, opening at an estimated $35.0 million? 21 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: Audiences Have 'Pride' In First Weekend; Shane Dawson's 'Not Cool' Very Hot In Second Frame

fb.indiewire.com – Seven new films entered in the specialty marketplace this weekend, and while one in particular was off to an excellent start, they all ended up losing out to an internet sensation. Our report: The good news: CBS Films had reason to be proud this weekend: Their British gay rights drama "Pride" had by far the best per-theater-average of any debuting indie this weekend.

21 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee
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Box Office: Denzel Washington Powering ‘Equalizer’ Over ‘Boxtrolls’

variety.com – Denzel Washington may be the most consistent hitter in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning actor steers clear of blockbuster fare and superhero pics, but his name above the title is gold when it comes to bringing in adult crowds to his thrillers and dramas. His latest, “The Equalizer,” hits theaters this weekend and should bring in between... 22 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: Nick Cave's '20,000 Days' Has Best Doc Debut of 2014; Weinsteins Stopped In 'Tracks'

fb.indiewire.com – A whopping 10 new films entered the specialty marketplace in limited release this weekend, and that's not even counting the semi-wide release of Kevin Smith's "Tusk" (which notably despite very strong buzz out of Toronto, had a so-so debut). So which films managed to stand out in the crowd? And which holdovers continued on their way to breakout status? 22 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee
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Box Office Late Nights: ‘Maze Runner’ Off To Good Start With $1.1M, ‘Tombstones’ Takes In $480K

deadline.com – Fox's The Maze Runner grabbed $1.1M in late night showing from 2,200 locations starting at 10PM. The best comparison is probably the sci-fi actioner, Ender's Game which opened with $1.4 million in November 2013 and went onto have an opening weekend gross of $27M. So, perhaps Fox is more on the money with a lower estimate for this weekend.

23 weeks 7 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' Opens Strong in Russia

feedproxy.google.com – Luc Besson's sci-fi thriller brought in nearly $10 million, more than 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' 23 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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Box-Office Preview: Boys Could Propel 'Maze Runner' to Strong $30 Million-Plus Debut

feedproxy.google.com – Shawn Levy's 'This Is Where I Leave You' and Liam Neeson's 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' will rely on adults 23 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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Box Office: ‘Maze Runner’ Will Outrace ‘Walk Among the Tombstones’

variety.com – “The Maze Runner” is hurtling towards theaters this weekend, with the sleek look of a young adult franchise in the making. The adaptation of James Dashner’s post-apocalyptic bestseller mixes a dash of “Lord of the Flies” and a dollop of “The Hunger Games” in its story of a group of teenagers who must outrace some... 23 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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Specialty Box Office: 'Skeleton Twins' Has Big First Weekend; Audiences Shrug At Latest 'Atlas'

fb.indiewire.com – The specialty market got a very nice boost this weekend thanks to a quartet of successful limited debuts: Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate's "The Skeleton Twins," The Weinstein Company's "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," Cohen Media Group's "My Old Lady," and Music Box Films' "The Green Prince." Of the four, the Kristen Wiig-Bill Hader starring "Twins" was by far the most impressive, offering up one of 2014's 10 best limited debuts. 23 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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​Box Office: What's Behind the Celestial Failure of 'The Identical'?

news.moviefone.com – "The Identical" was the only new wide release movie opening this weekend, so, in the absence of competition, why didn't it do better? The faith-based film, which follows such recent Christian-marketed hits as "Son of God," "God's Not Dead," and "Heaven Is for Real," opened on 1,956 screens and featured such brand-name actors as Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, and Seth Green. 24 weeks 4 days ago via jetli
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Specialty Box Office: 'Last Days in Vietnam' Scores Strong Debut; 'Boyhood' Hits $20 Million

fb.indiewire.com – Six films hit the marketplace this weekend, with Rory Kennedy's doc "Last Days In Vietnam" leading the pack with a very nice limited debut. 24 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
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Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to Hold Off Faith-Based Musical ‘The Identical’

variety.com – At the box office, there’s horrible — and then there’s the weekend after Labor Day. It’s hard to get audiences to hit up the multiplexes when they’re consumed with getting kids back to school and gearing up for football season. Eager to avoid the carnage, the major studios are steering clear, opting to stick with... 25 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: 'Cantinflas' Another Big Hit For Pantelion; 'Chef' Ends Summer By Hitting $30 Million

fb.indiewire.com – The 2014 summer indie box office ended off... much like the 2013 summer indie box office did. 25 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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Box Office Preview: ‘November Man’ Opens To $865K In First Day Of Long Labor Day Weekend

deadline.com – It'll likely be Guardians Of The Galaxy as No. 1 again this weekend, while Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles should continue to play hard throughout the long Labor Day weekend. IMAX was smart to book Guardians in its theaters for as long as it has. Great foresight on a picture that was a big question prior to opening. 26 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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