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STAR TREK INTO THEATERS TONIGHT

May 16, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Star Trek Into Darkness opens on 3,760 screens tonight (Thursday) after a Wednesday preview on 336 IMAX screens only, where it grossed an estimated $2 million. (The IMAX version features about a half hour of footage that was shot with 70mm IMAX cameras, although some moviegoers are making a ruckus online that many new IMAX […]

MOVIEGOERS LIKELY TO PACK THEATERS AGAIN THIS WEEKEND

February 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Once again there will be something akin to de facto segregation of the sexes at theaters this Presidents Day weekend. For females, there’ll be Fox’s romantic comedy/thriller This Means War, starring Reese Witherspoon Chris Pine and Tom Hardy. For males, there’ll be the 3D Nicolas Cage starrer Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. The latter film […]

BOX OFFICE SLUMPS

November 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Movie attendance on Sunday was significantly lower than most studios had estimated, with virtually all of the top attractions winding up with less than the anticipated results. (Weekend estimates are based on actual ticket sales for Friday and Saturday and an educated guess for sales on Sunday.) Topping the list was Paramount/DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind, which […]

MEGAMIND IS UNSTOPPABLE IN SECOND WEEK

November 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind held off stiff competition from 20th Century Fox’s Unstoppable over the weekend as it drew an estimated $30.1 million, representing a 35-percent drop from the previous week, bringing its ten-day total to $89.8 million. Tony Scott’s Unstoppable, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine, pulled up with $23.5 million, in line with forecasts. […]

MEGAMIND LIKELY TO PREVAIL AT BOX OFFICE

November 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Box office forecasters are predicting that last week’s top film, DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind will outsell three rivals that are rolling out in wide release this weekend. The challengers are 20th Century Fox’s Unstoppable, Paramount’s Morning Glory, and Universal’s Skyline. Of the three, Unstoppable, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine and directed by Tony Scott, appears […]