Posts Tagged ‘office’

Box Office: ‘Noah’ Opens to $1.4 Million in Mexico, on Track With ‘Gravity’

March 22, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

It’s been a good weekend so far for faith-based films at both the domestic and international box offices. A week before its North American debut, Paramount’s “Noah” has opened to $1.4 million in Mexico on Friday. The promising figure matches “Gravity’s” opening in that market. It’s also 50% ahead of “Skyfall” and three times more... Read more

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Box Office: ‘Divergent’ Dominates With $22.8 Million Friday, ‘God’s Not Dead’ Surprises at No. 3

March 22, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Lionsgate-Summit’s “Divergent” continues on course for the No. 1 box office spot. After dominating the Friday B.O. with $22.8 million, the sci-fi adventure is on track for a $55 million Stateside weekend opening — the second-largest of the year behind “The Lego Movie’s” $69 million launch. Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” trails far behind with a... Read more

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Box Office: ‘God’s Not Dead’ Soaring to $8.2 Million Opening in Limited Release

March 22, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Talk about a box office diversion. Shailene Woodley’s “Divergent” might be the No. 1 film in America but faith-based audiences are once again proving to be anything but conservative at the U.S. box office. Christian drama “God’s Not Dead,” opening in fewer than 800 theaters, is on track for an impressive $8.2 million this weekend.... Read more

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Box Office: ’300,’ ‘Peabody & Sherman’ Lift Totals, While ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Scores Record Per-Screen

March 9, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Commanding the domestic box office, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ “300: Rises of an Empire” scored an estimated $45.1 million, of which 3D contributed a muscular 63%, with premium large-format and Imax locations grossing a combined $10.9 million. The stereo format also saw a nice resurgence this weekend with Fox-DreanWorks Animation’s family film “Mr. Peabody... Read more

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Box Office: Liam Neeson’s ‘Non-Stop’ Soars With $30 Mil, While ‘Son of God’ Earns Solid $26.5 Mil

March 2, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

As an action star, Liam Neeson can do no wrong. The actor’s latest pic, Universal’s “Non-Stop,” estimated $30 million in its opening frame, enough to beat Fox’s overperformer “Son of God,” with $26.5 million, and Warner Bros.’ former box office champ “The Lego Movie,” which grossed $21 million through Sunday. Making global headlines in the... Read more

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Box Office: ‘Lego Movie’ Holding in First Place with $33 Million Three-Peat Weekend

February 22, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Like a plastic block locked firmly into place, “The Lego Movie” is showing tremendous hold. In its third weekend, the Warner Bros. toon can expect a secure win with about $33 million. Meeting this mark, “Lego Movie” — co-financed and co-produced by Village Roadshow — will close the weekend with a domestic cume close to... Read more

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‘Lego’ Keeping Box Office Warm with $30 Million Weekend

February 22, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The third weekend of Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Movie” will crush the competition again with early estimates of a $30 million frame, underlining the toon’s impressive holding power. In its 15th day, “Lego” easily outpaced a pair of new entries — Relativity Media’s “3 Days to Kill” and Sony’s “Pompeii” — with a Friday total... Read more

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Box Office: ‘Lego Movie’ Assembles Huge Fan Base with $60 Mil Holiday Weekend

February 16, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

With its broadened appeal to non-families, Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow’s 3D animated hit “The Lego Movie” outgrossed four new entries to become the far-and-away box office winner, estimating $48.8 million Friday-Sunday, down a mere 29%, with a whopping $60 million through President’s Day. In just two weeks, “The Lego Movie” has collected a total... Read more

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Jason Flemyng Starrer ‘Viy 3D’ Dominates Russian Box Office

February 15, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

LONDON — Russian cinema has a new box office champion: Jason Flemyng starrer “Viy 3D” has grossed more than Rubles 1 billion ($28.4 million) after two weeks, with a further Rubles 165 million ($4.7 million) taken in neighboring Ukraine. The fantasy action pic, which is directed by Oleg Stepchenko, and produced by Alexey A. Petrukhin... Read more

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Box Office: ‘Lego Movie’ Seeing Great Hold While ‘Robocop’ Malfunctions

February 15, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Down just 29%, if predictions hold true, Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Movie” is looking at almost $50 million in three days this weekend. “Lego Movie,” co-financed and co-produced by Village Roadshow, took in $13 million Friday and stands to make just north of $60 million during the long weekend, handily beating a crowded slate of... Read more

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