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Tenet: Director Christopher Nolan Says Studios Misinterpret Box Office

Tenet: Director Christopher Nolan Says Studios Misinterpret Box Office

While promoting Tom Shone’s latest book “The Nolan Variations,” the director and writer spoke to the Los Angeles Times to discuss how he interprets the box office return.[caption id="attachment_1257529" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Christopher Nolan on the set of Tenet Image courtesy of Warner Bros[/caption]“Warner Bros released Tenet, and I’m thrilled that it has made almost $350[...]

Kung Fu Mulan: Chinese-Made Animated Movie Also Bombs in China

Kung Fu Mulan: Chinese-Made Animated Movie Also Bombs in China

Kung Fu Mulan, the Chinese-produced animated Mulan movie, has been pulled from movie theatres in China just three days after release because it flopped so badly.[caption id="attachment_1276424" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Still from "Kung Fu Mulan", Gold Valley Film[/caption]The Chinese box office is ruthless – movies that open with low box office takings are often yanked from[...]

Coronavirus Could Cost Global Film Industry $5 Billion

Coronavirus Could Cost Global Film Industry $5 Billion

Films like Sonic The Hedgehog and depending on how long this lasts Black Widow, Fast and Furious 9, Mulan, Onward, and more will take serious hits to their box office performances The last fast film grossed nearly $400 million in China alone, its highest gross in any country Fans of James Bond have called on[...]

Hellboy Dark Phoenix Doctor Sleep: Five of the Biggest Box Office Franchise of Disappointments of 2019

"Hellboy", "Dark Phoenix" "Doctor Sleep": Five of the Biggest Box Office Franchise of Disappointments of 2019

There are quite a few box office disappointments in 2019 We’re going to mainly focus on once proven franchises that fizzled in 2019 While two remain in theaters, they are already considered flops Here's Bleeding Cools list of the most underwhelming franchise flops of 2019.[caption id="attachment_1124100" align="aligncenter" width="600"] L-R: Lionsgate, Paramount, Fox, Lionsgate, Warner Bros.[/caption] Hellboy One[...]

Weekend Box Office: Frozen 2 Wins Handily Neighbor Performs Strong

Weekend Box Office: 'Frozen 2' Wins Handily, 'Neighbor' Performs Strong

Frozen 2 handily won this weekend's box office, opening to $127 million here in the US, and $350.2 million worldwide That US number makes it the highest November opening for an animated film ever, third highest for any animated flick period The $350.2 million worldwide makes it the highest animated debut ever though, beating Toy[...]

Memorial Day Box Office Report: Aladdin John Wick Dominate Holiday Weekend

Memorial Day Box Office Report: 'Aladdin', 'John Wick' Dominate Holiday Weekend

Three-day weekends in the United States are always interesting for Box Office Reports, and this 2019 Memorial Day weekend really proves that.Among the top grossers we've got a strong showing for Disney with Guy Ritchie's live-action Aladdin at $90 million (per Box Office Mojo's numbers), Lionsgate's John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum with $24.6 million, Disney[...]

Avengers: Endgame Sinks Titanic as No. 2 Film of All Time with $2.1 Billion

'Avengers: Endgame' Sinks 'Titanic' as No. 2 Film of All Time with $2.1 Billion

If you've been following the box office reports from the last two weeks, you more than likely were anticipating this bit of Avengers: Endgame cash money news.[caption id="attachment_1028401" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Beautiful "Avengers: Endgame" poster by John Aslarona[/caption]According to box office watchers on the wall, the 22nd Marvel Studios film just passed James Cameron's Titanic for the number[...]

She Did It: Captain Marvel Passes $1 Billion at the Global Box Office

She Did It: 'Captain Marvel' Passes $1 Billion at the Global Box Office

We knew it was only a matter of time before Marvel Studios' 21st Marvel Cinematic Universe film Captain Marvel hit the $1 billion box office milestone Apparently, the Brie Larson-starring female superhero film passed the benchmark sometime between April 1st (not an April Fools joke, thankyouverymuch) and April 2nd.BoxOfficeMojo hasn't updated their numbers yet, which does show[...]

Captain Marvel Stays Strong with $760 Million Worldwide

'Captain Marvel' Stays Strong with $760 Million Worldwide

We are thrilled to report that Captain Marvel's second weekend in theaters has resulted in the second-highest March opening (so far) for a film, behind Disney's Beauty and the Beast back in 2017.According to BoxOfficeMojo, the first female-fronted solo superhero film for Marvel studios has passed $760 million at the worldwide box office, taking in $69 million this[...]

Captain Marvel Becomes Highest-Grossing Film Scored by a Female Composer

'Captain Marvel' Becomes Highest-Grossing Film Scored by a Female Composer

Yet another HUGE record-setting thing for Marvel Studios' recently-open Captain Marvel you may not have realized; it is now the highest-grossing film featuring a score composed by a woman. Pinar Toprak created the perfect blend of superhero and 90's intrigue with her score for the film, and we are thrilled to see this particular title succeed. […]

Box Office: Glass Takes Top Spot Dragon Ball Super in 3rd

Box Office: 'Glass' Takes Top Spot, 'Dragon Ball Super' in 3rd

Night Shyamalan's Glass took the top spot at the domestic box office over the weekend The two actual surprises were the Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston film The Upside taking second place, and the animated film Dragon Ball Super: Broly finishing in third.Take into account that this is a three-day weekend for the USA, and the Monday box office may see[...]

Aquaman Swims Past $1 Billion at Global Box Office

'Aquaman' Swims Past $1 Billion at Global Box Office

Pictures Aquaman, we knew the Atlantean tale was likely to be hitting the giant box office milestone of $1 billion from the global market As of today, that's happened, making Aquaman the second title in the DCEU to do so.That factoid could be skewed--it really depends on if you, as a fan, believe that Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight films[...]

Box Office: Aquaman Still on Top on New Years Eve

Box Office: 'Aquaman' Still on Top on New Years Eve

The very last box office update of 2018 sees the aquatic king still on top, with Aquaman holding strong in the number one spot domestically.It's been another good, strong year for superhero genre films at the box office, with the overseas numbers helping tiles like Venom toping over $200 million in China alone.Box Office Mojo has Aquaman in the number[...]

Box Office: Aquaman Reigns All After Pre-Holiday Weekend

Box Office: 'Aquaman' Reigns All After Pre-Holiday Weekend

Pictures entry about the Atlantean king Aquaman is ruling the box office in the states.No one is really surprised- the early buzz for the Jason Momoa-starring aquatic adventure was mostly positive, and almost everyone agrees that the DC Comics hero flick is a fun romp.Aquaman clocks in at the domestic box office with about $67.4 million (according[...]

Why Does China Love Aquaman So Much

Why Does China Love 'Aquaman' So Much?

Aquaman hasn’t opened in the US yet and it’s already racked over $250 million in overseas box office takings That’s a good sign for the movie Reviews have been generally good, buzz has been good People worldwide want to see it And it looks like people in every other country has gotten to see it[...]

Box Office: Spider-Verse Tops With $35 Million

Box Office: 'Spider-Verse' Tops With $35 Million

Considering how positive early reviews have been for SONY's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, seeing the animated superhero film top of the box office report this weekend isn't surprising at all.According to Box Office Mojo, as of Sunday morning Spider-Verse is sitting in the number 1 weekend spot with upwards of $35.4 million domestic.Clint Eastwood's The Mule is a surprising second-place,[...]

Box Office: Ralph Still on Top Aquaman Rules China

Box Office: 'Ralph' Still on Top, 'Aquaman' Rules China

Not much has changed at the box office from last weekend to now- Disney's Wreck It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks The Internet is till on top, with The Grinch, and Creed II bringing second and third.Warner Bros aquatic superhero flick Aquaman debuted in China to a whooping $94 million, the best WB opening in that part of the[...]

Box Office: Ralph Breaks the Internet Takes Lead With $25 Million

Box Office: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' Takes Lead With $25 Million

While the first weekend of December's domestic box office returns aren't as healthy as last week's, but they're not...terrible...numbers.Disney's Wreck It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks The Internet sits in the number 1 slot with $25.7 million (USD, domestic) according to BoxOfficeMojo This brings the sequel's worldwide take up to $206.9 million.The Grinch follows in 2nd place[...]