Movie News: Box Office

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‘Godzilla’ Invades Weekend Box Office for Potential $70 Million Opening

variety.com – Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ “Godzilla” could end up atop the monster movie heap, as it’s currently tracking to gross upwards of $70 million domestically through Sunday. Budgeted at $160 million, “Godzilla,” directed by Gareth Edwards (“Monsters”), the latest reboot of the Japanese classic after Sony’s big-budget 1998 disappointment. That pic, which cost around $130 million to produce, launched... 10 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
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Mania Box Office Report: Spidey Falls?!

mania.com – It is usually a foregone conclusion that the first big summer movie takes the first and second weekend. However, this year this wasn’t the case. Marc Webb’s follow up to the Amazing Spider-Man has fallen to the Zach Efron and Seth Rogan comedy Neighbors. If you look at the numbers alone, in ratio from budget to weekend take... 11 weeks 12 hours ago via jetli
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Specialty Box Office: Jon Favreau and James Franco Lead a Strong Indie Weekend With 'Chef' and 'Palo Alto'

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this Mother's Day weekend, which saw Jon Favreau and James Franco bring their star power to art houses to the tune of two very strong debuts... The Debuts: Debut Winner of the Weekend: "Chef." While not the kind of numbers Jon Favreau might be used to with his studio blockbusters, his first foray into small scale indie territory in some time was off to an excellent start.

11 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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‘Neighbors’ Edging ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ with $45 Million Opening Weekend

variety.com – Universal’s opening of “Neighbors” has a slight edge on Sony’s second weekend of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” with the raunchy comedy heading for as much as $45 million at the U.S. box office. Friday afternoon estimates showed “Neighbors” coming in with $16 million to $18 million on its first day — including $2.56 million from... 11 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
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‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Crosses $100M Domestically; Over $400M Worldwide

deadline.com – Adding another 5.2M on Monday and $6.2M on Tuesday, Sony/Marvel‘s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 crossed the $100M mark six and a half days after its initial release (I’m counting the $8.7M it got from 7 PM screenings on Thursday as a half day). Specifically, ASM2 is at roughly $103M after the first two days of mid-week grosses. 11 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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China Box Office: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Sets Single-Day Record

feedproxy.google.com – The Marvel sequel grossed $10 million on its first day, despite an awkward opening date, while local rom-com "My Old Classmate" won the week with an impressive $34.63 million. 11 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: Searchlight Has 'Belle' of the Box Office Ball; Focus Has a 'Walk of Shame,' Indeed

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this first weekend of May. It's a new format for Indiewire's weekly box office column -- with debuts and holdovers both ranked separately in order of per-theater-average. This isn't always necessarily the best variable for ranking (though no one thing is with limited releases), but we'll try and explain whenever something did better or worse than its ranking suggests in the "winner" and "loser" of the weekend designations at the bottom of each chart. 12 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Opens With Late Night $8.7M On Track to $85M+ Opening

deadline.com – Jumping in with both feet, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, made a splash but not the tidal wave that was hoped for in late nights Thursday, with an estimated $8.7M to start the weekend off for Sony. The thinking was the gross would be much more than that ($15M for a $92M opening), but it could still pull in a $85M to $86M opening as this movie traditionally plays well across the board demo-wise. 12 weeks 3 days ago via theothersenhman
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Box Office: ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Aims for $95 Mil Domestic Opening

variety.com – After capturing an impressive overseas gross of more than $155 million in just two weeks, Sony’s “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ turns its webslinger Stateside, with opening expectations in the $95 million range through Sunday. The summer tentpole begins its U.S. roll-out late-night on Thursday at approximately 3,000 locations before expanding Friday to 4,324, of which 353 are Imax. 12 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: 'Locke' Leads Newcomers; 'The Lunchbox' Becomes 2014's Top Foreign Film

fb.indiewire.com – Steven Knight's "Locke" locked in a promising debut this weekend, taking in $89,210 from 4 theaters for a strong $22,303 average. The A24 released film follows Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy in an essential one man show), who receives a phone call on the eve of the biggest challenge of his career that sets in motion a series of events that threaten his carefully cultivated existence. 13 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
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Box Office: Paul Walker’s ‘Brick Mansions’ Opens with $400,000 on Thursday Night

variety.com – Paul Walker’s “Brick Mansions” took in a moderate $400,000 in late-night Thursday showings in the U.S., according to industry estimates. The action-thriller is the late star’s second-to-last film before “Fast & Furious 7.” The pic was a passion project for Walker, who died in a car accident late last year. 13 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan
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'Other Woman' to Take Down 'Captain America' This Weekend

boxofficemojo.com – With the Summer movie season around the corner, the final weekend of April has three fairly modest movies reaching theaters. The Other Woman has the best chance of beating three-time champion Captain America: The Winter Soldier, though holdover Heaven is for Real might also contend for the top spot. Meanwhile, Brick Mansions and The Quiet Ones probably won't reach $10 million.At 3,204 locations, comedy The Other Woman should see solid attendance from female audiences. 13 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
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‘The Other Woman’ Poised To End ‘Captain America's’ Box-Office Reign

thewrap.com – The movie marketplace has been light on movies for women and comedies recently, and Fox's “The Other Woman” is both. That makes it a very good bet to knock “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” out of the top spot at the box office this weekend. The revenge tale stars Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton as wronged women wreaking havoc on a three-timing spouse, played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau of TV's “Game of Thrones.” Taylor Kinney and Nicki Minaj co-star.

13 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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Box Office Milestone: 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' Sails Past $600 Million Worldwide

feedproxy.google.com – The Marvel Studios and Disney tentpole has also crossed the $100 million mark in China. 13 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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‘Noah’ Crosses $300M In Global Box Office

deadline.com – Since bowing in Korea and Mexico in late March, Darren Aronofsky’s Noah has continued to draw strong numbers in international waters. As of Sunday, it had an overseas cume of $197.4M, and a North American haul of $93M. Paramount and Regency Enterprises today say the biblical epic has sailed past $200M internationally, and nearly reached $100M domestic, pushing its worldwide cume to north of $300M. 13 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
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