The tune from "Despicable Me 2" runs for a full day, but viewers can hop in and out as they please
Chris Meledandri on Pharrell's contributions: “The role those two songs play in establishing Gru’s character and defining the tone for the movie is extraordinary"
The studio has had eight No. 1 movies this year and has set international and global marks as well
Shares rise in pre-market trading
The Imax and 3D war epic, distributed by Sony, posts biggest opening ever for a local production
AMPAS has quietly adopted a new system to expand the number of Animated Feature nominations voters and allow screeners
It was the highest-grossing ever, but the bombs nearly overshadowed the hits
New version of Steven Spielberg's 20-year-old sci-fi classic has taken $90M worldwide
With $4.6 billion in grosses projected, this season is the biggest ever -- but there are reasons studios aren't rejoicing
It's not all "Iron Man 3" abroad -- the Japanese preferred "Wreck-It-Ralph" and Slovakians liked "The Hangover Part III"
"Fast & Furious 6" and "Despicable Me 2" help push studio to new international standard
Denzel Washington-Mark Wahlberg action comedy is on track for $28M 3-day total. "The Wolverine" beating out "Smurfs 2" for 2nd
But "Smurfs 2" could get the last laugh with huge foreign haul
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...