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‘Onward’ Holds Weakened Box Office

Onward

Moviegoing in the United States slowed dramatically over the weekend amid the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in box office revenue falling to a 20-year low, according to initial Sunday estimates. ‘Onward’ stayed No. 1 in North America but suffered the worst decline in Pixar history, while faith-based pic ‘I Still Believe’ …

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‘Justice League Dark: Apokolips War’ Coming To Home Video

JUstice League Dark Apokolips War

The World’s Greatest Super Heroes square off once-and-for-all against the despotic Darkseid – with the fate of all humanity hanging in the balance – in Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, the next entry in the popular series of DC Universe Movies. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the feature-length …

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‘Onward’ Tops Slow Box Office

Onward

Family animated offering Onward opened to a muted $40 million from 4,310 theaters in North America, one of the lowest nationwide starts for a release from Disney/Pixar. Overall, revenue for the weekend was down more than 50 percent from the same frame in 2019, when Captain Marvel opened to $153 million. The top 12 …

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‘The Invisible Man’ Tops Box Office

The Invisible Man

Universal and Blumhouse’s The Invisible Man scared up a stellar $29 million in its North American box office debut and $20.2 million overseas for a $49.2 million global start over the weekend. The Invisible Man had the best domestic opening for a horror pic since last September’s It: Chapter Two. The film, which cost just $7 …

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‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ Holds On To Top Of The Box Office

Sonic The Hedgehog

In a tight race between Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog and Disney’s The Call of the Wild, it was the hedgehog that beat out Harrison Ford and a CGI dog at the North American box office this weekend.  Sonic, the CGI and live-action hybrid based on the popular Sega games, zoomed past the $100 …

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‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ Takes Top Spot At Box Office

Sonic The Hedgehog

Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog made a loud boom at the Presidents Day box office with a three-day domestic opening of $58 million, a record for a video game adaptation. The film’s projected four-day gross of $70 million is among the best showings ever for the long holiday weekend, which coincided this year with …

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‘Birds of Prey’ Grounded At Box Office

Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn failed to gain altitude in its box office debut over the weekend, earning a tepid $33.3 million from 4,236 theaters to mark one of the lowest domestic launches in modern times for a studio superhero pic despite strong reviews. The female-led …

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‘Bad Boys For Life’ Threepeats At Box Office

Bad Boys For Life

Bad Boys for Life easily won Super Bowl weekend at the U.S. box office, earning another $17.7 million for a franchise-best domestic total of $148.1 million. The pic — which has stayed atop the chart for three consecutive weekends — is a major win for stars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, …

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Mortal Kombat Gets Animated With ‘Scorpion’s Revenge’

Mortal Kombat Legends

One of the most popular videogame franchises in history comes to animated life in Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge, an all-new, feature-length film produced by Warner Bros. Animation in coordination with NeatherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The film arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting April …

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‘Bad Boys For Life’ Holds Top Spot At Box Office

Bad Boys For Life

Bad Boys for Life rocked the box office in its second weekend, grossing $34 million to finish Sunday with a domestic total of $120.6 million and helping to boost January revenue overall. Worldwide, the pic zipped past the $200 million mark after earning another $42 million overseas from 58 markets for …

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