'Dunkirk' Drives Imax to Record Third-Quarter Box Office

7:00 AM PDT 10/26/2017 by Etan Vlessing The giant-screen exhibitor, led by CEO Richard Gelfond, beat earnings expectations. Imax on Thursday bucked the industry’s summer box-office doldrums by posting record third-quarter box-office revenues after Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk played on its giant screens. Imax recorded $98.8 million in overall revenue, on higher business from digital remastering (DMR) of Hollywood movies and joint […]

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Kevin Spacey's 'All the Money in the World' Pulled From AFI Fest Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

1:47 PM PST 11/6/2017 by Pamela McClintock , Mia Galuppo The movie, however, is still set to open in theaters Dec. 22. The fallout continues over the mounting allegations of sexual misconduct against Kevin Spacey. Sony’s TriStar has pulled Ridley Scott’s upcoming film All the Money in the World from the AFI Fest amid the controversy. The movie’s release date […]

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Box-Office Preview: 'Thor: Ragnarok' Eyes $100M-Plus Debut

‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ also opens nationwide. Marvel Studios and Disney’s critical darling Thor: Ragnarok is expected to rouse the U.S. box office back to life this weekend with a $100 million-plus bow, well ahead of the first two films. Directed by acclaimed New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi, the threequel sees the Asgardian god (Chris Hemsworth) team up with brother Loki […]

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Weekend Box Office: 'Thor: Ragnarok' Outwits Sequel Curse With $121M Debut

Sequel ‘Bad Moms Christmas’ isn’t as lucky, while Greta Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ soars at the specialty box office; globally, ‘Thor’ amasses $427 million. In an era when many tentpole franchise installments have stalled, director Taika Waitii’s Thor: Ragnarok is wielding nothing short of a golden hammer at the box office for Disney and Marvel Studios. Over the weekend, the threequel […]

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Weekend Box Office: 'Thor: Ragnarok' Thundering to $118M U.S. Debut

8:11 AM PDT 11/4/2017 by Pamela McClintock At the specialty box office, ‘Lady Bird’ will post one of the best theater averages of the year so far after scoring a perfect 100 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Notch another victory for Disney and Marvel Studios. Nabbing an A CinemaScore, Thor: Ragnarok grossed a thunderous $46.8 million on Friday for […]

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Weekend Box Office: 'Thor: Ragnarok' Powering to $100M-Plus U.S. Debut

8:24 AM PDT 11/3/2017 by Pamela McClintock , Ashley Lee ‘Bad Moms Christmas’ is the weekend’s other new nationwide offering. Disney and Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok is swinging a heavy hammer at the box office in a needed boost for Hollywood and theater owners following a miserable October. The superhero film is on course to gross $40 million-plus on Friday […]

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Box Office: 'A Bad Moms Christmas' Opens to $2.6M on Wednesday

7:26 AM PDT 11/2/2017 by Pamela McClintock The sequel reunites stars Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn. STXfilms’ A Bad Moms Christmas debuted to a muted $2.6 million on Wednesday from 3,615 theaters. The sequel — a follow-up to the 2016 hit comedy Bad Moms — is opening midweek to provide some distance from Thor: Ragnarok, which unfurls everywhere on […]

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Box-Office Preview: 'Jigsaw' to Slay George Clooney's 'Suburbicon' in U.S.

6:40 AM PDT 10/26/2017 by Pamela McClintock The biggest headline will be overseas, where ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is expected to rake in $100 million or more a week ahead of its domestic debut. Get ready for horror to once again top the North American box office, while George Clooney’s star-studded dark satire Suburbicon may find little pre-Halloween love from audiences. Lionsgate’s […]

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Weekend Box Office: 'Jigsaw' Scares Up $1.6M in Thursday Previews

7:45 AM PDT 10/27/2017 by Ashley Lee The George Clooney-directed ‘Suburbicon’ and Miles Teller’s veteran drama ‘Thank You for Your Service’ also open this weekend. Lionsgate’s Jigsaw earned $1.6 million in Thursday-night previews at over 2,400 locations. The film sees the Saw horror franchise get a fresh makeover with a new storyline and new characters. Michael and Peter Spierig direct the eighth […]

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Box-Office Bloodbath: Following a Record September, the Worst October in a Decade

6:40 AM PDT 10/30/2017 by Pamela McClintock The final weekend of the month was especially brutal as George Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’ got evicted and DreamWorks’ ‘Thank Your for Your Service’ failed to win over America’s heartland. Following a record September, the October box office was a bloodbath. Revenue for the month won’t crack $560 million, the worst showing in a decade […]

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