Movie News: Box Office

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BOX OFFICE: ‘Divergent’ Late Nights Huge $4.9M And On Track For $50M-$60M Frame; ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ Expected At No. 2; ‘Budapest Hotel’ Expands

deadline.com – Divergent had a phenomenal start last night for Summit, pulling in $4.9M in late night Thursday screenings that began at 8 p.m. That is one of the best preview numbers in recent memory. That compares to Despicable Me 2 at 4.7 million and World War Z at $3.6M. The action/adventure film, based on the 2011 Veronica Roth novel of the same name, was produced by Doug Wick, Lucy Fisher and Pouya Shahbazian. 3 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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2014 Box Office Reaches $2 Billion

boxofficemojo.com – As of Sunday, total domestic box office earnings have surpassed $2 billion in 2014. To date, the box office is up around eight percent from last year.If that pattern continues, 2014 would come close to being the first $12 billion year. That isn't guaranteed, though: 2014 is lagging behind 2012, 2010 and 2009, none of which even came close to $11 billion.Two animated hits are leading the way so far this year. 4 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
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China Box Office: Strong Week for Hollywood As ‘Need for Speed’ Takes Pole Position

feedproxy.google.com – A lull between Chinese holiday periods gave a boost to overseas titles. 4 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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'Frozen' Sets Disney Opening Weekend Record in Japan

feedproxy.google.com – Disney scores its biggest opening weekend ever in the world's third largest market, with "Frozen" topping the charts, "RoboCop" opening in fourth place and "12 Years a Slave" holding on at 10th in its second weekend. 4 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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Box Office: ‘Need for Speed’ in Dogfight with ‘Mr. Peabody’

variety.com – Disney-Dreamworks’ “Need for Speed” is facing a dogfight this weekend at the U.S. box office from Fox’s canine toon “Mr. Peabody and Sherman.” Friday forecasts showed “Speed” slowing down significantly from initial forecasts, dropping from the mid 20s to around $19 million to $23 million at 3,115 locations. The second frame of “Peabody” was coming... 4 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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Box Office: ‘Need For Speed’ Late Night Off To The Races With $1.1M; Questions For No. 1, 2, and 3 Spots; ‘Veronica Mars’ Midnight Surprise

deadline.com – Need for Speed, the soft PG-13 cross country racing film based on the Electronic Arts video game of the same name, opened with what Disney said is a $1.1M take on Thursday night. Disney’s late shows started at 8 p.m. to grab good numbers — in fact, Oblivion, which opened in April of last year also took in $1.1M in late nights. 4 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
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Box Office: 'Need for Speed' Races Out of the Gate Thursday Night With $1.1 Million

feedproxy.google.com – Adapted from the wildly popular Electronic Arts video game, the DreamWorks and Disney action film stars "Breaking Bad's" Aaron Paul. 4 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
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China Box Office: 'RoboCop' Rides 3D Wave to Top of Chinese Charts

feedproxy.google.com – The rebooted cyborg cop movie shrugs off challenging slot to dominate Chinese box office. 5 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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'300: Rise of an Empire’ Slices Up $3.3 Million Thursday Opening

thewrap.com – “300: Rise of an Empire” brought the fanboys out in force on Thursday night, picking up a strong $3.3 million on 3,470 screens. The bulk of those showings were in 3D, which brings with it a hefty surcharge. The sword and sandals follow-up to 2006's “300″ is poised to rack up $40 million this weekend. 5 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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Box Office: ’300 Rise Of An Empire’ Wields Powerful $3.3M Late Night Thursday For Warner Bros.; ‘Mr. Peabody and Sherman’ Is Yet Another Animated Film Playing In First Quarter 2014

deadline.com – BREAKING: Late night showings of the second of the ’300‘ films has grossed an estimated $3.3M for Warner Bros., putting the picture on track for a $40M to $45M weekend. The 3-D actioner 300 Rise Of An Empire, which is based on the graphic novel Xerxes from Frank Miller, bowed powerfully on 3,470 screens last night — 3,100 of them were 3D. 5 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
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Intl Box Office: ’300: Rise Of An Empire’ Goes For Global Domination; Opens No. 1 In France; ’12 Years’ An Oscar Bump?; More

deadline.com – Warner Bros‘ 300: Rise Of An Empire is off to a strong start as it begins its international rolllout. It hit France, Belgium and French-speaking Switzerland on Wednesday. It also bowed in Australia and kicked off in Germany, Russia and Italy on Thursday. In France, the Noam Murro-directed sequel took $1.83M on 454 screens on its opening day where it was No.1 even faced with the 2nd frame of hitmaker Dany Boon’s Supercondriaque. 5 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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‘Need for Speed’ Revs up China Release

variety.com – “The Need for Speed” is set to race onto mainland China screens from March 14. Golden Bear-winning "Black Coal, Thin Ice" also skates to March release. 5 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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China Box Office: 'Hobbit 2' Dominates, 'RoboCop' Opens Strong

feedproxy.google.com – Peter Jackson's "Desolation of Smaug" pulls in another $26.5 million for a 10-day cume of $60 million, while "RoboCop" makes a muscular entry with $20.7 million in three days. 6 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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'Non-Stop,' 'Son of God' to End 'LEGO's Reign This Weekend

boxofficemojo.com – After three weeks of LEGO dominance, first place will go to a new movie this weekend. Liam Neeson action flick Non-Stop has received the broader marketing push, though Son of God has been generating the type of presales that suggest it could be a breakout hit with underserved Christian moviegoers.At 3,090 locations, Non-Stop reteams Neeson with Unknown director Jaume Collet-Serra. 6 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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'LEGO Movie' Set to Crush 'Pompeii' This Weekend

boxofficemojo.com – Pompeii and 3 Days to Kill open nationwide this weekend, though neither seems poised to break out at the domestic box office. As a result, animated hit The LEGO Movie should easily take the top spot for the third-straight week.When Mount Vesuvius unexpectedly erupted in 79 A.D., it decimated the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. 7 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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