Why 'Star Trek Into Darkness' $84 Million Opening Wasn't Enough (Video) 1 day ago
Can a movie make $84 million in five days and knock off "Iron Man 3" at the box office and still be considered underwhelming?
By Todd Cunningham
"Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2" and "Skyfall" remain in top two spots as box office remains on a record Thanksgiving pace
Most praise Ang Lee's 3D "Life of Pi" as a visual spectacle, though a few cranky critics weren't overly impressed by the narrative
"Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2" is expected to keep its box-office crown with around $65M over the Thanksgiving weekend, with "Rise of the Guardians" second
Analysis: Disney historically has owned Thanksgiving, but when it opened "Wreck-it Ralph" early, Paramount and Dreamworks Animation stepped in with "Rise of the Guardians"
Oscar hopeful “Silver Linings Playbook” is off to a fast start with $458,430 from 16 theaters in its limited box-office debut
Sony Pictures passes the $4B mark at worldwide box office as "Skyfall" passes "Casino Royale" as biggest-earning Bond film ever
The "Twilight" franchise finale "Breaking Dawn 2" takes in $141M in its U.S. debut, topping "Skyfall" with $42M and surprisingly strong "Lincoln" with $21M
Summit's "Twilight" franchise finale "Breaking Dawn 2" is on pace for a $135M opening weekend, just behind "Breaking Dawn 1"
A massive foreign rollout will help make "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" the franchise's biggest box office earner ever
The Weinstein Co. opts for a platform release for its Oscar hopeful "Silver Linings Playbook," which debuts in 16 theaters this weekend
Analysis: After hitting its lowest level since post-9/11, the box office has rebounded behind lower ticket prices and some pleasant surprises. A big holiday season means 2012 will top last year
"Lincoln" takes in $900,000 from 11 theaters to build Oscar momentum before its nationwide release next weekend
Daniel Craig is the most bankable Bond ever as Sony's "Skyfall" debuts in U.S. with $87.8M and adds another $89M from overseas. "Wreck-It Ralph" is No. 2 with $33M
"Skyfall" will shatter record for the biggest box-office opening for a Bond film after its $30.8M Friday sets up an $80M weekend
Steven Spielberg's Oscar hopeful "Lincoln" is on pace to average around $85K per-screen after opening in 11 theaters Friday
Sony's "Skyfall" is looking at $75M in its debut, "Lincoln" just over $1M, but Hollywood is paying close attention to both bows
Within hours of going on sale, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" knocked "Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 2" out of the top spot at online ticket broker Fandango
Guest Blog: Heineken is hoping beer drinkers will be stirred by their "Skyfall" campaign, but Sony marketers may be the biggest winners
Analysis: Sony's foreign-first rollout for "Skyfall" was designed to maximize profits in Europe, but it has built major box-office buzz ahead of its U.S. debut Friday
With several key indie theaters closed in NY, holdovers "Searching for Sugar Man" and "The Sessions" provide the good news
That brings the overseas total for the 23rd film in the James Bond series to $287 million after just 10 days
The debut of "Wreck-It Ralph" was the best ever for Disney Animation; "Flight" also scored with $25 million
Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph" leads the way, and "Flight" is on pace for $23M as weekend box office is running ahead of last year
The latest James Bond movie, "Skyfall," will pass the $100 million mark in five days at the foreign box office after a $6.8M Monday in the U.K.
Analysis: "Cloud Atlas" had a lame opening in the U.S., but producers believe it will do three times its domestic box office overseas
Fox Searchlight's surrogate sex tale "The Sessions" expands to 20 theaters and manages an $11.500 per-screen average
All makers of loud, stupid action movies only wish their films delivered as much sheer sensation as this latest installment in the vroom-vroom saga