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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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‘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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‘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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‘Rise Of Skywalker’ Holds On To Box Office

Star Wars Rise Of Skywalker

Disney’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stayed atop the chart in its third weekend with $33.7 million for a domestic total of $450.8 million to date. The tentpole also held at No. 1 with another $50.5 million for a foreign tally of $468 million and $918.8 million worldwide. The movie continues to …

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‘Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker’ Dominates Box Office

Star Wars Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was the biggest beneficiary of the long holiday weekend, earning an estimated $135 million for the five-day holiday for a 10-day North American total of $361.8 million. After opening 20 percent behind Star Wars: The Last Jedi last weekend, Skywalker has almost caught up with its predecessor as it …

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‘Rise Of Skywalker’ Wins Box Office

Star Wars Rise Of Skywalker

Though coming in notably behind the last two films in the trilogy, J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker easily banished the competition to a galaxy far, far away with a huge weekend launch of $175.5 million at the North American box office and $373.5 million globally. Domestically, the movie scored …

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‘Frozen 2’ Continues To Top Box Office

Frozen 2

Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen 2 easily stayed atop the North American box office in its third weekend with $34.7 million, while fellow animated pic Playmobil: The Movie came apart with a debut of just $668,000. The Disney sequel finished Sunday with a massive global total of $919.7 million, including $337.6 million domestically and $582.1 …

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Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Makes Galactic Debut at Walt Disney World Resort

Star Wars: Rise Of The Resistance

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance makes its public debut Dec. 5, 2019, inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida, and at Disneyland Park in California on Jan. 17, 2020. After years of anticipation for this groundbreaking new attraction, guests will now become heroes of the Resistance in a climactic battle with …

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‘Frozen 2’ Freezes Out Competition At The Box Office

Frozen 2

Walt Disney Animation’s all-audience tentpole Frozen 2 led the box office with a record-shattering $123.7 million for the Wednesday-Sunday stretch, easily besting the $109.9 million grossed by The Hunger Games: Catching Fire during the same corridor in 2013. Frozen 2 marks the biggest Thanksgiving showing ever for a Disney animated film after taking the crown …

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