Box Office

Revenue for both tentpoles was muted slightly by local broadcasts of the World Cup, which commands a huge following in China. Universal and Amblin’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom roared again in China, adding $32.4 million in its second weekend for a healthy total of $202.6 million. The J.A. Bayona-directed dinosaur tentpole also fended off some strong
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The dinos will have no trouble winning the weekend, but the sequel’s opening won’t come close to matching ‘Jurassic World’s’ debut three years ago. The dinos are back. Universal and Amblin’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stomped into North American theaters Thursday night, earning $15.3 million in previews for a projected $54 million Friday and $133
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The groundbreaking offering will allow moviegoers to see up to three movies per week in any format — including Imax. As MoviePass struggles to stay afloat, mega-theater circuit AMC has upped the ante by offering its own ticket subscription service in the U.S. that will allow patrons to see up to three movies a week
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The long-in-the-making biopic debuted to an underwhelming $1.7 million despite a high-profile publicity campaign piloted by Travolta himself. From the Cannes Film Festival to a posh New York City premiere to stops in cities including Phoenix and Miami, John Travolta tirelessly promoted his new movie, Gotti. He even joined social media for the first time
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Universal and Amblin have claimed Hollywood’s fourth-biggest opening ever in China. Universal and Amblin’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opened with a roar at the Chinese box office over the weekend, earning $111.9 million. It was Universal’s second-biggest debut ever in the market, behind only The Fate Of The Furious. The opening was also considerably better than the $99.2
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Elsewhere, indie horror pic ‘Hereditary’ survives a D+ CinemaScore with a strong $13 million debut, while Jodie Foster’s ‘Hotel Artemis’ bombs with $3.2 million; overseas, ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ roars to $151 million. Proving that fanboy-centric tentpoles aren’t the only summer box-office jewels, the female-fronted Ocean’s 8 opened over the weekend to a series-best $41.5 million
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Elsewhere, Sundance horror sensation ‘Hereditary’ launches with $1.4 million in Thursday-evening previews. The star-studded, female-fronted Ocean’s 8 grossed $4 million in Thrusday previews as it began its box-office run, followed by Sundance Film Festival horror sensation Hereditary with $1.4 million. From Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow, the Ocean’s Eleven spinoff should have no trouble stealing the
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The dinosaur movie was No. 1 in the seven territories in which it bowed. Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom grossed an estimated $20.2 million, posting a strong debut as it opened Wednesday in seven international markets ahead of its June 22 North American release. Bowing in Korea, France, Indonesia, Germany, the
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Sundance horror sensation ‘Hereditary’ and ‘Hotel Artemis’ also open nationwide. The star-studded, female-fronted Ocean’s 8 should have no trouble winning the weekend box-office crown with a domestic debut in the $35 million-$40 million range, toppling holdover Solo: A Star Wars Story. From Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow, Ocean’s 8 is a spinoff of the Ocean’s Eleven series
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The massive China market has been instrumental in helping the Joe and Anthony Russo-directed juggernaut edge towards the $2 billion mark worldwide. Marvel and Disney’s global box-office smash Avengers: Infinity War has received a 30-day release extension in China, where it has already earned a whopping $358.3 million. Such extensions are customary for films that
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Patrons who see four films will get a free ticket to a standard format movie. Online movie ticketing app Atom Tickets on Monday launched its first loyalty program that allows members to earn a free movie ticket after seeing four movies any point in the coming year. In late April, rival Fandango also launched its
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Elsewhere, Johnny Knoxville’s latest comedy ‘Action Point’ is DOA. Disney and Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story isn’t finding much relief in its second weekend of play at the box office, where it may not come close to approaching $30 million for the Friday-Sunday stretch, according to early estimates. Some box-office observers show the standalone
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