Posted Nov. 29, 2015, 10:17 am
Hollywood had a "solid, but not record-breaking" Thanksgiving weekend, with the latest Hunger Games movie, and a new Disney Pixar flick, in the one-two positions.
Posted Nov. 22, 2015, 9:33 am
A heroine named Katniss proved to be catnip to the nation's moviegoers this weekend, as "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2" opened with $101 million in ticket sales.
Posted Nov. 15, 2015, 9:30 am
James Bond's ticket sales dropped 50 percent from last weekend, but the latest 007 flick still was the most-popular movie in North America today.
Posted Nov. 8, 2015, 12:11 pm
James Bond beat Snoopy in their box office duel this weekend, as a duo of reworkings from popular, 60-year-old franchises finished 1-2 at the North American ticket windows.
Posted Nov. 1, 2015, 11:00 am
Hollywood slumbered through a "very slow" Halloween weekend, with an otherworldly survival epic remaining the most- favorite picture in North America.
Posted Oct. 25, 2015, 9:35 am
"The Martian" starring Matt Damon stuck in space was projected to sell $15.9 million in tickets, topping the weekend box office again.
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Posted Aug. 30, 2015, 10:38 am
North America's moviegoers continue to choose "Straight Outta Compton" as the most-popular movie this weekend, and the rap music flick is again the box office champ.
Posted Aug. 23, 2015, 9:59 am
"Straight Outta Compton" and "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" were the number one and two movies in North America again this weekend, as two new releases opened behind them.
Posted Aug. 16, 2015, 9:23 am
"Straight Outta Compton" opened in the number one position at the continent's box offices this weekend, with an estimated $56 million in ticket sales.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.