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‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Lands $58.3M U.S. Opening

Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda 4 opened to a stellar $58.3 million domestically, well ahead of expectations and a near-series best in a win for the family marketplace, as well as for DreamWorks Animation and parent company Universal. The only other Kung Fu Panda installment to open higher was the first one in 2008 with $62 …

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Weekend Box Office Sacked By Super Bowl


The Super Bowl sacked the domestic box office this weekend as revenue fell to historic lows due to the weekend-long frenzy over Sunday’s showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas, and an ongoing winter slowdown in major Hollywood studio titles. Matthew Vaughn‘s big budget bust, Argylle, placed No. 1 …

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‘Argylle’ Bombs But Still Wins The Weekend Box Office


Matthew Vaughn‘s pricey spy comedy Argylle bombed at the North American box office in the biggest miss to date for Apple’s theatrical ambitions.  The movie opened to an estimated $18 million from 3,605 cinemas against a price tag of $200 million to $250 million, according to sources. The results weren’t much better overseas, where Argylleopened …

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‘Wonka’ Leads Box Office For Third Weekend


“Wonka” held onto the top spot at the domestic box office for the third straight weekend, with the Warner Bros. musical featuring Timothée Chalamet bringing in another $14.4 million in ticket sales.  Meanwhile, “Night Swim” swam to $12 million in its domestic box office opening, good enough for a second-place finish behind Christmas …

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Transformers-Back to the Future Collaboration Introduces ‘Gigawatt’

Transformers/Back To The Future

Hasbro, Universal, and Amblin Entertainment revealed the first-ever TRANSFORMERS-Back to the Future Collaboration, starring the all new character GIGAWATT. This new time-traveling TRANSFORMERS AUTOBOT commemorates 35 years since the groundbreaking adventure film, Back to the Future, took audiences back in time. When fans of the iconic Back to the Future Time Machine look a little closer …

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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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‘1917’ Conquers ‘Star Wars’ At Box Office


Sam Mendes’ World War I epic 1917 conquered the box office battlefield with a stellar $36.5 million weekend, one of the best nationwide starts ever for the month of January and well ahead of projections. The victory was fueled by the movie’s top Golden Globe wins on Jan. 5 for best motion …

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Robert Kirkman & Marc Silvestri’s ‘Stealth’ In Development With Universal


Image/Skybound Entertainment presents an action-packed, six issue vigilante miniseries this March—Stealth—from the minds of Robert Kirkman (Oblivion Song, The Walking Dead) and Marc Silvestri (Cyber Force, Witchblade), written by Mike Costa, drawn by Nate Bellegarde, and colored by Tamra Bonvillain. The series features covers by Jason Howard (Cemetery Beach, Trees) …

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‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Holds The Top Spot At Box Office

Hobbes & Shaw

Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw stayed atop the box office chart for the second weekend in a row, revving past no fewer than five new films to gross $25.4 million and cross the $100 million mark domestically. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, August 11, are as …

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