The "Arrested Development" star avoids the trap of easy sentimentality in this spelling-bee comedy, but that leaves us with a movie about an unrepentant jerk...
Kevin Costner thriller is distant second as volcano epic goes pffft and toy tale heads for $33 million third-weekend win
Dennis Iliadis is directing the supernatural movie, which Jason Blum is producing with Graham King, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Killoran
Animated comedy dominating holiday weekend. "About Last Night." "Robocop" and "Monuments Men" follow
Kevin Hart comedy opens with $13M to tie "The Lego Movie," which could hit $60M over holiday weekend
DreamWorks Animation's 3D cartoon eyes $43M, Film District terrorist thriller $28M; "Admission" soft, "Spring Breakers" on $4.7M pace
Analysis: With action films fizzling, movies targeting women have provided the year's success stories so far
Warner Bros.' pricey CGI fantasy tops soft weekend box office; 'Identity Thief' tops newcomers '21 & Over' and 'Last Exorcism, Part 2'
The pricey CGI epic will top the weekend box office but is on pace for just $24M. Openers "21 & Over" and "Last Exorcism" looking...
Warner Bros.' pricey fantasy adventure should top "21 & Over" and two other wide openers but it won't be a blockbuster
Melissa McCarthy-Jason Bateman comedy is back on top with $14M to lead soft Oscar weekend at box office
The Melissa McCarthy-Jason Bateman comedy is on track for $13M with "Snitch" close behind; "Good Day to Die Hard" takes a tumble
The sci-fi thriller "Dark Skies" and the Dwayne Johnson action film "Snitch" will have a tough time dislodging last week's box-office leaders
The Bruce Willis sequel is on a $39M pace for the five days as "Identity Thief" and "Safe Haven" keep it close
The Bruce Willis action sequel is getting a run for the money from the Nicholas Sparks romance. "Identity Thief" is running third.
Bruce Willis could blast his way to $50M over five days but openers "Safe Haven," "Beautiful Creatures" and "Escape From Planet Earth" look solid, too
Universal's comedy overcomes rough reviews and an East Coast blizzard to post surprisingly strong debut
Melissa McCarthy-Jason Bateman comedy takes in $11.2M Friday despite theater closures on East Coast forced by storm
"Melissa McCarthy ('Bridesmaids') is a gimmick comedian who has devoted her short career to being obese and obnoxious with equal success," Reed also wrote
Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman are no match for the comedy quicksand of this labored, dull effort
R-rated comedy "Identity Thief" should easily win the weekend over Steven Soderbergh's "Side Effects" -- though Nemo could take a 5 percent bite out of...