ARTICLES RELATING TO BOX OFFICE

Transformers holds number 1 spot at the box office

2014-07-07 08:49

The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as Transformers: Age of Extinction led the weakest summer holiday weekend in at least a decade.

The Fault in Our Stars tops Tom Cruise at box office

2014-06-09 12:52

In a box-office battle that pitted young versus old, teenage romance The Fault in Our Stars easily bested the time-shifting Tom Cruise action film Edge of Tomorrow.

Raunchy adult comedy Neighbors knocks Spider-Man from top of box office

2014-05-12 11:31

Raunchy adult comedy Neighbors, starring Seth Rogen as a family man who lives next to a frat house, kicked superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from the top of the box office.

Captain America sets new box office record

2014-04-07 09:34

Captain America: The Winter Soldier has set a record as the biggest domestic April release ever.

Divergent pulls away from box-office rivals

2014-03-24 17:00

Sci-fi thriller Divergent pulled apart from rivals at the North American box office in its first weekend.

Lego Movie blocks RoboCop

2014-02-17 18:00

The Lego Movie built a huge lead on top of the weekend's new releases at the box office.

Hobbit towers over competition at box office

2013-12-17 11:12

The latest installment of the Tolkien epic series, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, is dominating the top of the box office with a $73.7m opening weekend.

Kidnap thriller tops box office

2013-09-23 11:00

The more adult-oriented movie season got off to a strong start over the weekend, as the Hugh Jackman kidnapping drama Prisoners opened with a box office-leading $21.4m.

The Wolverine claws past ghosts

2013-07-29 07:53

The Wolverine, starring Hugh Jackman as Marvel Comics' sharp-clawed superhero, has slashed its way to $55m in ticket sales at the weekend box office.

The Heat burns White House Down

2013-07-01 14:24

A female buddy-cop starring Sandra Bullock has brought The Heat against Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx at the box office, while Pixar's Monsters University remains top.

Man of Steel soars with $116m debut

2013-06-18 11:04

Superman blockbuster Man of Steel has claimed top spot at the US box office, scoring a $116.6m opening despite mixed reviews.

Will Smith's 'rotten' After Earth a flop

2013-06-04 13:16

With a poor opening for futuristic action-adventure After Earth, is Will Smith's reign as Mr Bankable Box Office over?

Iron Man 3 now 5th highest grossing movie

2013-05-29 14:46

Iron Man 3 has become the fifth highest grossing film of all time after making $1.14bn in just one month.

Fast & Furious 6 races past Hangover 3

2013-05-27 13:10

Fast & Furious 6 has raced past The Hangover Part III taking the No 1 position at the Memorial Day holiday weekend box office with $98.5m.

Iron Man beats Gatsby at box office

2013-05-13 08:04

Tony Stark's superpowers havr lifted blockbuster Iron Man 3 back to the top of movie charts in the United States and Canada, beating out a strong debut over the weekend for The Great Gatsby.

Iron Man 3 grabs $21.5m in China debut

2013-05-03 12:41

Iron Man 3 has earned $21.5m in itsopening day in China, beating the $18m haul that The Avengers took in over its first two days in China last year.

Iron Man rules world, Pain & Gain takes US

2013-04-29 08:21

Iron Man 3 was the heavy-lifter at overseas theatres with a debut that overshadowed a gang of mercenary bodybuilders.

G I Joe tops box office

2013-03-31 22:33

G I Joe: Retaliation deployed to the top spot at the box office after a nine-month delay.

Oz keeps magic spell at box office

2013-03-18 11:38

The movie Oz the Great and Powerful reigned over movie box offices in its second weekend, following up its strong debut.

 

Guardians of the Galaxy tops box office for fourth weekend

2014-09-08 13:46

Guardians of the Galaxy has arrived in first place at the box office for a fourth weekend with $10.2m, according to studio estimates.

Guardians of the Galaxy skyrockets to top of box office

2014-08-25 16:30

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, the critically acclaimed science-fiction superhero romp, has skyrocketed to the top spot at the box office.

Ninja Turtles in box office romp

2014-08-11 16:00

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles romped to the top of the US box office, dethroning Guardians of the Galaxy.

Brain beats brawn at the box office this weekend!

2014-07-28 16:00

Luc Besson's Lucy proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of Hercules at the box office on the weekend.

Godzilla crushes the box office

2014-05-20 14:54

The latest remake of classic monster flick Godzilla stormed to the top of the box office.

Spider-Man 2 swings in at number 1

2014-05-05 11:01

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 debuted with $92m. It was a solid opening for Sony's Columbia Pictures.

You'll never guess which movie drowned the competition at the box office this weekend!

2014-03-31 09:23

After weathering a sea of controversy, this biblical epic starring Russell Crowe in the titular role opened with $44m, according to studio estimates.

Mr Peabody is top dog at the box office

2014-03-17 10:22

Chasing down the top spot at the box office after debuting at No. 2 last week, Mr. Peabody & Sherman took the lead in its second weekend.

Lego Movie is number 1 for third weekend

2014-02-24 16:30

Action-packed new releases couldn't stack up to 3D hit The Lego Movie, which took the No 1 slot in its third weekend at the box office.

Ride Along steers into first place at the box office

2014-01-20 11:09

Police comedy Ride Along made its debut at the top of the box office.

Gravity tops box office for 3rd week

2013-10-21 08:29

With $31m over the weekend according to studio estimates, Gravity has topped the box office for the third straight week, cementing its status as the juggernaut of the fall movie-going season.

Oprah beats the One Direction boys

2013-09-03 13:13

Lee Daniels' The Butler has regained the top slot at the North American box office over the US holiday weekend, according to preliminary figures.

Lone Ranger a $190m loss for Disney

2013-07-10 08:18

Disney could stand to lose a mammoth $190m on its new film The Lone Ranger because it has significantly underperformed around the world since its release.

Monsters University opens at top of class

2013-06-24 08:03

Monsters University - a prequel to Pixar's 2001 hit Monsters, Inc - has buried Brad Pitt zombie flick World War Z and took the top spot at the US box office.

The Purge scares up $36.4m at box office

2013-06-10 09:42

Ethan Hawke thriller The Purge has topped the weekend box office with a shocking $36.4m, according to studio estimates.

Fast 6 hangs onto box office No 1 spot

2013-06-03 08:01

With its supercharged muscle cars, Fast & Furious 6 has raced to first place at the box office for the second consecutive weekend.

Fast 6 obliterates box-office record

2013-05-29 09:11

Souped-up franchise Fast & Furious 6 has driven a record-breaking US holiday weekend box-office haul - and delivered a turbo-charged performance overseas too.

Star Trek knocks Iron Man 3 off No 1

2013-05-20 13:44

Star Trek: Into Darkness has warped its way to a $70.6m launch in the US, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.

Iron Man 3 has 2nd biggest debut ever

2013-05-06 08:11

Iron Man 3 has had the second-biggest debut ever with a $175.3m opening weekend at the domestic box office, behind the $207.4m start last year for The Avengers.

Iron Man 3 beats The Avengers debut

2013-04-29 11:51

Iron Man 3 has exceeded expectations by earning $195.3m in just five days around the world, surpassing last year's opening weekend numbers for The Avengers.

Evil Dead slays box office in debut

2013-04-08 10:51

The reboot of the horror classic Evil Dead has slayed its rivals in its opening weekend, topping the North American box office with $26m in ticket sales.

The Croods covets crowd-pleasing $45m

2013-03-25 09:59

The caveman comedy The Croods left an indelible mark on the wall, opening at No 1 at the US box office, while White House-set action thriller Olympus Has Fallen with Gerard Butler came in second.

Oz bewitches box office with $80m debut

2013-03-11 09:27

Disney's Oz the Great and Powerful has topped the box office in the US, raking in more than $80m in its first weekend.

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