Don’t Breathe Tops North American Box Office For Second Straight Week
Sep05

Don’t Breathe Tops North American Box Office For Second Straight Week

Screen Gems’ horror hit, Don’t Breathe held firm at number one on an estimated $15.7m as the three-day portion of Labor Day weekend gained 12% on last year’s comparable end-of-summer session and rounded out a solid season. Four-day results will emerge on Monday, however latest figures indicate summer 2016 will end on an estimated $4.48bn, roughly on par with last year and 5% down on the record summer 2013. That is no mean feat...

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Don’t Breathe Tops North American Box Office With $26.1m
Aug29

Don’t Breathe Tops North American Box Office With $26.1m

Screen Gems and Stage 6’s horror film stormed to the top with a muscular debut that will have executives at the studios behind many of this summer’s costly flops green with envy. Don’t Breathe reportedly cost $9.9m to make and even factoring in the marketing spend, an estimated $26.1m launch in 3,051 theatres is a stirring result as the end approaches for a summer that has been good for horror but will be remembered for its big-budget...

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Suicide Squad nears $250m at overseas Box Office
Aug15

Suicide Squad nears $250m at overseas Box Office

WARNER BROS PICTURES INTERNATIONAL Suicide Squad retained its lead at the overseas box office with an estimated $58.7m second weekend from its 62 territories for $242.5m to date. The R-rated DC Entertainment adaptation opened in Argentina and Italy with chart-topping bows of $2.5m and $2.2m, respectively, while Brazil led the holdovers with $6.7m for $22.9m to date, already the second biggest Warner Bros title of all time. Other...

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Finding Dory Debuts To $50 million
Jun21

Finding Dory Debuts To $50 million

To go with its record-breaking North American bow, Finding Dory swum to an estimated $50m on its international debut in 29 territories. The sequel achieved the biggest Pixar opening ever in China with an estimated $17.5m, while its $7.6m Australian bow was the biggest Disney/Pixar opening weekend ever in the market. Argentina posted the second biggest Disney/Pixar opening with $3.5m, behind only Monsters University, despite...

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Warcraft Debuts To An Impressive $156 Million At The Chinese Box Office
Jun14

Warcraft Debuts To An Impressive $156 Million At The Chinese Box Office

Legendary-Universal’s video game adaptation takes over international box office with $185.9m weekend; Warner Bros’ The Conjuring 2scares up $50m bow from 44 markets. UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL UPDATE: Thanks to its staggering Chinese debut,Warcraft led the international box office with an estimated $185.9m weekend in its 52 territories. Legendary-Universal’s video game adaptation marched into China with a record-breaking...

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Box Office Report: X-Men: Apocalypse Powers Back To The Top Of The Box Office
Jun06

Box Office Report: X-Men: Apocalypse Powers Back To The Top Of The Box Office

X-Men: Apocalypse powered to an estimated $84.4m weekend from its 66 markets for $286m to date. The majority of the weekend’s haul came from China’s $59m debut which marks the second highest opening weekend ever for Fox in the market, behind the Titanicre-release. $6.3m came from 286 IMAX screens for the biggest IMAX opening for Fox in China. Overall, Apocalypse has grossed $14.3m from IMAX screens overseas. South Korea led the...

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