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‘I Feel Pretty’ stars Amy Schumer in her first PG-13 comedy. In a surprise twist, Amy Schumer’s new comedy, I Feel Pretty, is catching up with box-office leaders A Quiet Place and Rampage, according to early Friday returns. While estimates vary, most show I Feel Pretty overtaking Dwayne Johnson’s Rampage for the weekend with a debut
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‘Ready Player One’ has pushed the combined grosses of Spielberg’s films past $10 billion at the worldwide box office, unadjusted for inflation. Steven Spielberg has become the first member of the $10 billion directors’ club. With his latest film, Ready Player One, approaching $500 million at the global box office, Spielberg’s pics have grossed a
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Meanwhile, Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ added $13.9 million for a China total of $192.8 million after three weekends. Dwayne Johnson’s action-adventure Rampage made a strong start in China over the weekend, chalking up a hearty $55 million. The film opened on some 21,500 screens, claiming nearly 70 percent of the full weekend box office.
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Starring Dwayne Johnson, ‘Rampage’ had been expected to clear $35 million-$40 million in its domestic launch; elsewhere, new horror film ‘Truth or Dare’ is off to a solid start despite competition from ‘A Quiet Place.’ In a surprise twist, Dwayne Johnson’s action-adventure Rampage is stalling out at the North American box office, where it could
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The movie, which is all but done with its run in theaters, has narrowly surpassed ‘Spider-Man’ at the domestic box office. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has become Sony’s top-grossing title ever at the domestic box office, not adjusted for inflation. The movie accomplished the milestone this week after narrowly surpassing the original Spider-Man, which
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It’s a good weekend all the way around as ‘Blockers’ fights off the R-rated comedy curse with a $21.4 million debut, while Ted Kennedy scandal pic ‘Chappaquiddick’ launches to a better-than-expected $6.1 million. The importance of originality to moviegoers came across loud and clear at the weekend box office. Paramount’s A Quiet Place — a
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It’s the latest milestone for the superhero pic. Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther is still making history nearly two months after it first opened in theaters. The latest accomplishment: The Disney and Marvel superhero tentpole passed up James Cameron’s Titanic on Saturday to rank as the third top-grossing title of all time at the North American
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Despite mediocre reviews, Sony’s adaptation of the beloved children’s character toppled ‘Black Panther’ and held off ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ and ‘Ready Player One’ to claim the top spot for three straight weeks. In the end, it wasn’t a rebooted and more suitably-clothed Lara Croft that toppled Black Panther from its record-breaking spell at the top
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Elsewhere, the R-rated comedy ‘Blockers’ is on course for an $18 million-$20 million opening, while Ted Kennedy scandal pic ‘Chappaquiddick’ is beating expectations. Paramount’s A Quiet Place — a high-concept horror-thriller directed by John Krasinski that has virtually no dialogue — is booming at the box office, according to early returns. The Platinum Dunes-produced movie
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Ted Kennedy scandal pic ‘Chappaquiddick’ and inspirational movie ‘The Miracle Season’ also open nationwide. After a troubled run at the box office, Paramount could make a comeback with A Quiet Place, a high-concept horror-thriller directed by John Krasinski. In addition to helming duties, Krasinski also stars in the Platinum Dunes-produced film opposite Emily Blunt (his
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Tyler Perry’s ‘Acrimony’ and faith-based pic ‘God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness’ also open nationwide over Easter weekend. The stakes are high for Steven Spielberg’s big-budget Ready Player One, which unfurls in theaters everywhere Thursday in hopes of commanding a North American start of $45 million-$50 million by the time Easter Sunday wraps. Spielberg’s
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Conversely, Steven Soderbergh’s new indie film, ‘Unsane,’ marks the lowest opening of the director’s career. The combination of filmmaker Wes Anderson and dogs proved irresistible at the specialty box office over the weekend. Anderson’s stop-motion animated feature Isle of Dogs debuted to an estimated $1.57 million from 27 theaters in six North American cities, the
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The Disney and Marvel tentpole wrests the crown from ‘The Avengers.’ Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther has become the top-grossing superhero film of all time in North America, not accounting for inflation. The Disney and Marvel release achieved the milestone on Saturday after passing up fellow Marvel title The Avengers, which grossed $623.4 million in 2012.
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That’s behind the preview gross for the first ‘Pacific Rim.’ The bots are back. Legendary and Universal’s big-budget release Pacific Rim: Uprising began stomping into North American theaters Thursday night, grossing $2.4 million from 2,850 theaters. That compares to $3.6 million in previews for the first Pacific Rim, which debuted to $37 million domestically Pacific
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Faith-based film ‘I Can Only Imagine’ — the huge surprise of the weekend — and ‘Love, Simon’ each earn a coveted A+ CinemaScore. Unless Alicia Vikander’s Tomb Raider unearths unexpected treasure, it’s on course to lose the weekend box-office crown to ruling champ Black Panther, according to early Friday returns. The female-led action-adventure won the
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