With "Minions" and "Good Dinosaur" pushed, and "Dragon" and "Rio" sequels failing to outstrip the originals, there's a post-"Frozen" hangover
The hits haven't hit the heights of "Iron Man 3," but there hasn't been a megabudget bomb and even some high-profile underperformers will make money
Toy-bots take in $53 million over the long weekend, Melissa McCarthy's comedy takes in $32.9 million
Horror movie "Deliver Us From Evil" and family film "Earth to Echo" also debut early on holiday that lacks the typical tentpole opener
With nothing like "Iron Man 3," "Fast & Furious 7" pushed and no animated breakout, the season has hit the skids
Produced for a budget of $76 million, the animated hit has grossed more than $663.6 million worldwide
Its $86M foreign opening is the franchise's best, but the $55M No. 1 domestic debut could be lowest ever for an "X-Men" movie
There have been 5 pricey disasters in a row, but the season is still ahead of 2012 by double digits
Hollywood's summer of frustration with the republic continues
Minions pass the original overseas as "Turbo" and "Pacific Rim" show promise
Ryan Reynolds-Jeff Bridges ghost tale bombs with $12.7M; "Turbo" blown away by "Despicable Me 2'
DreamWorks Animation's racing snail tale debuts with $5.6M in crowded field of family films
That's giving it an edge over other three wide openers "Red 2," "Turbo" and "R.I.P.D."
DreamWorks Animation's 3D race-car spoof opens Wednesday and follows hits "Despicable Me 2" and "Monsters U"
Minions bring in $55M from 50 markets while Del Toro's monsters gross $53M from 38 territories
'Despicable Me 2' edges Adam Sandler comedy; Warner Bros.' monster epic fails to pop with $38.3 million
Adam Sandler comedy takes command with $16.5M Friday debut and "Despicable Me 2" is positioned for second
Guillermo del Toro's surging monster movie, reigning champ "Despicable Me 2" and "Grown Ups 2" are all looking at around $40M
Warner Bros. hopes Guillermo del Toro's giant robots can pull off box-office rally
After costly flops like “The Wolfman," “Cowboys & Aliens” and “Battleship,” the studio has released seven movies in a row that topped the box office...
Minions take in $88.8M abroad but "World War Z" opens No. 1 in France and crosses $200M internationally
Debut for the Universal-Illumination sequel is biggest five-day total ever for an animated movie, crushing Disney's "Lone Ranger," which made just $49 million in the...
Adding in only $29.4 Friday-Sunday, the masked rider and his faithful Indian companion overall brought in nearly $90 million less than “Despicable Me 2”
Animated sequel snaps up $30M Friday as mega-budget Disney Western manages $10.6M
Reviews, social media and presales are bleak for Disney's Johnny Depp remake of the classic radio Western
Fatherhood has made softened-up super-villain Gru even less interesting -- and once again, we don't get enough of the minions
Executive oversaw $255 million partnership campaign for "Despicable Me 2"