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Avengers: Infinity War Becomes 4th Film to Hit $2 Billion Worldwide

We knew it was likely only a matter of time before the 19th Marvel Cinematic Universe film from Marvel Studios, Avengers: Infinity War, would hit the huge benchmark: $2 billion at the worldwide box office. According to Box Office Mojo, that happened today, making Infinity War the fourth film to cross that number. '@Avengers #InfinityWar' has officially […]

Ocean's 8 is Looking at a $40M+ Opening Weekend

The early box office numbers for Ocean's 8 are looking better than the early predictions. According to Variety the heist movie brought in $4 million from early Thursday screenings and another $15.8 million on Friday. If the numbers stay true Ocean's 8 is looking at a closer to $40 million domestic opening compared to the […]

A Box Office Story: Solo's Numbers So Low, It Didn't Even Beat Justice League

Solo: A Star Wars Story told moviegoers "I love you" this weekend, but moviegoers responded only with: "we know." The film fell short of projections, earning an estimated $83 million for its opening weekend at the domestic box office, though the four-day total could push it past the $100 million mark, provided audiences turn out […]

Did 'Ready Player One' Hype Translate to Box Office Success?

[Editor's Note: This 'Ready Player One' piece comes to us from Bleeding Cool contributor Dana Han-Klein of The DHK who takes a look at the pre-theatrical release hype at WonderCon and how it showed at the weekend box office results.] Well the world has now seen Steven Spielberg's interpretation of Ready Player One and the big question is did […]

Surprise, Surprise, Black Panther Exceeds Estimates Again: $201M 3-Day, $235M+ 4-Day

Hollywood bean counters continue to be utterly unable to wrap their minds around Black Panther. Despite increasing projections leading up to the event and a Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that blew away even raised expectations, Black Panther has once again exceeded its estimates, earning $201.8 million in its three-day opening weekend (which includes Thursday previews). That […]

Could Black Panther's Opening Weekend Be the Biggest Ever for a Superhero Movie?

The closer we get to the release of Marvel's Black Panther, the higher the movie's projected box office openings get. Driven by fan excitement for the first Marvel superhero film to be directed by a Black man, Ryan Coogler, and star a predominantly Black cast, industry analysts continue to increase the projected take each week. The […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi to Lose Box Office Battle to Chinese Knockoff

Star Wars: The Last Jedi won't take the top spot at the Chinese box office this weekend. Instead, the movie will play second fiddle to a Chinese franchise that rips off the iconic original trilogy! No, we're not talking about the substance of the films. Rather, the titles of the movies are homages to Star […]

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Critically Acclaimed 'The Last Jedi' Pushes Disney to 2017 Box Office Victory

As expected following the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Disney has officially earned the highest domestic box office total of any studio this year with $2.27 billion dollars, beating out rival Warner Bros, which currently has $2.02 billion. Warner Bros actually pulled ahead in the race earlier this month following the release of […]

Could Marvel's Black Panther Beat Justice League at the Box Office?

Early estimates are in for Black Panther, the Marvel Studios film from director Ryan Coogler starring Chadwick Boseman as the titular panther and an all-star cast including Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Forrest Whitaker, and more. And it looks like the movie is on track to be a massive blockbuster for Marvel. While […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Earns $220 Million at Domestic Box Office

The full weekend estimates are in, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi has exceeded its expected $205 million take to earn an estimated $220 million at the domestic box office. That makes it the second biggest opening weekend of all time (unadjusted for inflation, of course), behind only the previous entry in the franchise: Star […]

Critics and Audience Clash on Rotten Tomatoes Over Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is beloved by critics, with a 93% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. But the audience score tells a different story. Despite the critical acclaim and a strong opening at Thursday Previews, audiences apparently just aren't enjoying Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The movie has just a 56% Audience Score, and […]