Box Office: ‘Mockingjay’ Takes Flight, ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Interstellar’ Hold Steady
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Box Office: ‘Mockingjay’ Takes Flight, ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Interstellar’ Hold Steady

Lionsgate’s decision to split up the final Hunger Games movie seemed to be met with at least some backlash as The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 finished its opening weekend with $123 million. That number is about 22 drop off from the previous films which both opened with more than $150 million. Of course, … Continue reading

Box Office: Moviegoers Get ‘Dumb” While ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Interstellar’ Soar
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Box Office: Moviegoers Get ‘Dumb” While ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Interstellar’ Soar

Harry and Lloyd ruled the box office once again while Disney’s Big Hero 6 and Interstellar performed well in their second weeks. Nearly 20 years after audiences were first introduced to bumbling morons Harry and Lloyd, Dumb & Dumber To finished in first with a $38.05 million opening weekend. The sequel was Jim Carrey’s biggest … Continue reading

Box Office: ‘Ouija’ Scares Up First Place Debut, ‘John Wick’ Nails Second
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Box Office: ‘Ouija’ Scares Up First Place Debut, ‘John Wick’ Nails Second

Regardless of how awful word of mouth and critic reviews are, horror movies will always do at least modestly well in the month of October. Coupled with only one other major wide release and Universal’s Ouija managed to take first place with an estimated $20 million. The board game adaptation featured an overwhelmingly young, 25-and-under … Continue reading

Box Office: ‘Gone Girl’ Holds Off New Releases For Second Week at Top
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Box Office: ‘Gone Girl’ Holds Off New Releases For Second Week at Top

Audiences were more interested in seeing Gone Girl this weekend than catching a leading man in one of three new wide releases. The David Fincher mystery adapted from Gillian Flynn’s novel placed first with $26.8 million and dipped only 29% from its opening week. The film has now grossed $78.3 million domestically and $140.4 million … Continue reading

Box Office: Audiences Go For Thrills as ‘Gone Girl,’ ‘Annabelle,’ Finish in Dead Heat
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Box Office: Audiences Go For Thrills as ‘Gone Girl,’ ‘Annabelle,’ Finish in Dead Heat

Audiences went searching for thrills in theaters this past weekend as David Fincher’s Gone Girl and The Conjuring prequel Annabelle finished neck-and-neck at the box office. Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s popular novel starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike officially finished first with a $38 million opening. It was the biggest opening for Fincher since … Continue reading