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 'Ant-Man', from Disney and Pixar studios, took in another $24,765,000.

News, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

Ant-Man Tops Weekend Box Office, Adding $24.7 Million To Its $100M+ Tally

Posted Jul. 26, 2015, 10:36 am

A tiny superhero bested a pack of yellow "villains" to win the North American box office race for the second week in a row, according to projections released today by tracking firm Rentrack.

"Minions" was projected to open with $115.2 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, according to Universal estimates.

News, Film, Box Office

"Minions" Makes Mincemeat Of "Jurassic World" Opening With $115.2 Million

Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:17 am

"Minions" made mincemeat of the dinos at the movieplexes this weekend, as the yellow spinoffs from "Despicable Me" crushed "Jurassic World" in the North American box office race.

"Jurassic World" continues to dominate the box office.

News, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

"Jurassic World" Crosses Half-Billion Dollar In Domestic Ticket Sales

Posted Jun. 28, 2015, 9:06 am

"Jurassic World" crossed the half-billion dollar mark in domestic sales today, and the genetically re-engineered dinos dominated the box office returns for a third straight week.

Pixar's 'Inside Out' brought in $91 million during its opening weekend, behind 'Jurassic World' that brought in $102 million during its second weekend.

News, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

Want Original Films Like Pixar's Inside Out? Go See Them

Posted Jun. 24, 2015, 9:24 am

Santa Monica is a city that encourages creativity and innovation. Walking down the Third Street Promenade, you will see street performers galore. Behind in the alley, you have comedians in Westside Comedy Theater trying to present their original material to an audience. Santa Monica and West Los Angeles in general is a cradle of innovation.

"Jurassic World" continues to dominate the box office.

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"Jurassic World" Continues Box Office Domination, Adding $102M Domestically

Posted Jun. 21, 2015, 9:13 am

Dinosaurs beat out the latest Pixar confection at the box office this weekend. "Jurassic World" handed the Pixar Studios its first-ever debut in less than first place, as the dinosaur-bites-man sequel grossed $102 million this weekend, and "Inside Out" brought in $91 million.

'Jurassic World' brought in an estimated $204,596,380 in its opening weekend.

News, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

'Jurassic World' Brings In Almost $205 Million In Opening Weekend

Posted Jun. 14, 2015, 10:07 am

"Jurassic World" exceeded expectations and some records in its opening weekend, bringing in an estimated $204,596,380.

Melissa McCarthy stars in 'Spy.'

Santa Monica, Box Office, Box

"Spy" Opens With $30 Million To Top Weekend Box Office

Posted Jun. 7, 2015, 9:55 am

Melissa McCarthy was box office gold for the third straight time, as her R-rated comedy "Spy" opened in first place with a $30 million take this weekend.

News, Santa Monica, Box Office

"San Andreas" Rattles Weekend Box Office With $53.2 Million Opening

Posted May. 31, 2015, 8:53 am

"San Andreas" may be getting panned by seismologists, but it is number one at the North American box office, with an earthshaking $53.2 million in opening weekend receipts.

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Latest "Avengers" Adds $77.2 Million To Box Office Tally

Posted May. 10, 2015, 2:11 pm

"Avengers - Age Of Ultron" was atop the heap at the North American box office again today, and it has grossed $875 million around the world so far.

News, Santa Monica, Box Office

"Furious 7" Clocks $60 Million In Second Lap Of Box Office Circuit

Posted Apr. 12, 2015, 10:23 am

"Furious 7" and its departed star, Paul Walker, raced ahead of the competition this weekend, and clocked $60 million in its second lap at the North American box office circuit.

News, Santa Monica, Box Office

"Home" Tops Weekend Box Office With $54 Million In Sales

Posted Mar. 29, 2015, 10:21 am

An animated movie from Dreamworks, "Home," opened in the number one spot this weekend and proved that a PG-rated family movie can out-muscle the slew of recent raunchy comedies, an industry analyst said today.

 The 'mouse house' proved it still has that magic touch on princess movies, as the remake of 'Cinderella' topped the weekend box office.

News, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

"Cinderella" On Track To Top Box Office With $70.1 Million In Sales

Posted Mar. 15, 2015, 8:48 am

The remake of "Cinderella" opened this weekend with a strong-than-expected $70.1 million in estimated sales across North America.

News, Film, Box Office

"Fifty Shades Of Grey" Remains Number One At Box Office For Second Weekend

Posted Feb. 22, 2015, 9:17 am

"Fifty Shades Of Grey" has the competition tied up in knots, and is the number one movie in North America again this weekend.

News, Santa Monica, Box Office

"Fifty Shades Of Grey" Collects $81 Million

Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 9:46 am

"Fifty Shades Of Grey" is on track to see 81 million shades of green this weekend, as it shot into first place at the nation's box offices.

'Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge Out Of Water' opened with $56 million in estimated sales.

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"Spongebob" Sops Up Loot Topping Weekend Box Office With $56 Million

Posted Feb. 8, 2015, 10:33 am

"Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge Out Of Water" sopped up the loot at the continent's box offices this weekend, and opened with $56 million in estimated sales.

Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

"American Sniper" Nears $250 Million In Domestic Box Off Sales

Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 12:07 pm

“American Sniper” neared the quarter-billion-dollar mark in domestic box office sales today, and remained in the number one spot with an estimated $31.9 million in sales this weekend.

Bradley Cooper stars in 'American Sniper.'

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"American Sniper" Tops Nation's Box Offices, Adding $64.4 Million To Kitty

Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 10:14 am

"American Sniper" continued to burn at the nation's box offices, and added $64.4 million to its kitty this weekend.

Bradley Cooper stars in 'American Sniper.'

News, Film, Box Office

"American Sniper" Takes Aim At Box Office With $90.2 Million Weekend

Posted Jan. 18, 2015, 10:32 am

"American Sniper" rode Academy Awards nomination buzz and great reviews, and "absolutely obliterated all expectations" with an estimated $90.2 million in domestic sales on its first weekend of wide exhibition, an industry analyst said today.

Liam Neeson stars in 'Taken 3'.

News, Celebrity, Film, Box Office

"Taken 3" Tops Weekend Box Office With $40 Million In Ticket Sales

Posted Jan. 11, 2015, 9:19 am

"Taken 3" was choice one at the North American box offices this weekend, with $40 million in estimated ticket sales.

News, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

"Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies" Stays On Top At Box Office

Posted Jan. 4, 2015, 10:59 am

"Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies" entered 2015 as the firm box office champion, with a $21.9 million weekend projected today.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

Latest "Hobbit" Movie Edges "Unbroken" At Weekend Box Office

Posted Dec. 28, 2014, 10:38 am

In a world where the Hollywood studios were thrown into turmoil by the Internet, the latest Hobbitt movie edged "Unbroken" aside to regain the number one spot at the weekend box office.

News, Film, Box Office

Christmas Day Box Office: "Unbroken" Collects $15.59M While "The Interview" Scrapes $1.04M

Posted Dec. 26, 2014, 2:23 pm

The Angelina Jolie-directed biopic "Unbroken" topped the North American box office on Christmas Day, just ahead of the musical "Into the Woods," according to final figures released today.

'The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies' topped the weekend box office with $56.2 million in estimated ticket sales.

News, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

Latest "Hobbit" Film Exceeds Analysts Predictions With $56.2 Million Opening

Posted Dec. 21, 2014, 9:03 am

"The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies" far exceeded analyst predictions, and will ring in the holiday season with an estimated $56.2 million weekend.

News, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

"Exodus: Gods And Kings'' Ascends To Top Of Weekend Box Office

Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 9:48 am

A leading Hollywood industry watcher has called 2014 "the year of the Bible movie,'' as "Exodus: Gods And Kings'' ascended to the number one spot at the North American box office this weekend.

News, Los Angeles, Film, Box Office

Latest "Hunger Games" On Way To Being Second-Highest Grossing Film Of 2014

Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 9:09 am

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1'' is on its way to being the second-highest grossing film of the year, as it holds down the number one spot for the third straight weekend.

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