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Box Office Weekend Box Office Rundown

'After Earth' Loses Big Box Office Upset

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 06.02.2013 | Entertainment

Will Smith just broke his winning streak with the release of "After Earth." The highly publicized sci-fi film hit theaters this weekend, taking the nu...

'Iron Man 3' Beats Out 'Gatsby'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 05.12.2013 | Entertainment

Not too shabby, old sport. Baz Luhrmann's "Great Gatsby" opened to an impressive $51.1 million weekend. The adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's celebr...

Mark Wahlberg's Major Success

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment

Mark Wahlberg saw success at the box office this weekend with the release of "Pain & Gain," his new movie with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, directed by ...

Tom Cruise's Major Success

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 04.21.2013 | Entertainment

It was a good weekend for Tom Cruise as the actor's latest flick, "Oblivion" won the weekend box office. The futuristic film, which also stars Morgan ...

'42' Hits A Home Run

Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment

Jackie Robinson biopic "42" hit it out of the park, winning the weekend box office. The baseball film opened this weekend to $27.25 million across 3,0...

'Evil Dead' Wins The Weekend

Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment

Audiences had an apetite for horror this weekend as Sam Raimi's "Evil Dead" reboot won the weekend box office. "Evil Dead" took the number one spot, b...

'Evil Dead' Spooks Up A Lead

Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment

Sam Raimi's "Evil Dead" remake spooked up an early lead at the weekend box office. The horror flick opened Friday to $11.9 million across 3,025 theate...

A Huge Opening For 'G.I. Joe'

Posted 03.31.2013 | Entertainment

"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" won the box office this weekend, opening to $41.2 million. The long-awaited "G.I. Joe" sequel opened at 3,719 theaters. Starri...

'The Croods' Wins The Weekend With A Huge Debut

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 03.24.2013 | Entertainment

An animated prehistoric family won the box office this weekend as "The Croods" took the number one spot. Out from DreamWorks and 20th Century Fox, "Th...

Not So 'Incredible'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment

After a strong opening at the box office last week, "Oz: The Great and Powerful" leads the weekend, taking the number one spot Friday. Starring James ...

An $80 Million Weekend For 'Oz'

Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment

It was a huge weekend for "Oz: The Great and Powerful" as the new Disney film opened to $80.2 million across 3,912 theaters. Starring James Franco, Mi...

A Disappointing Open For "Jack"

Posted 03.03.2013 | Entertainment

It was a tough weekend at the box office for "Jack the Giant Slayer." The reboot of the classic "Jack and the Beanstalk" tale led a quiet weekend, ope...

'Jack The Giant' Leads Friday's Box Office

Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment

"Jack The Giant Slayer" led a quiet start to the weekend box office on Friday. The updated childhood classic opened to $7.7 million at 3,525 theaters....

'Snitch' Leads The Weekend

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.23.2013 | Entertainment

Good news for Dwayne Johnson. His new action flick, "Snitch," is leading the weekend with $4.14 million across 2,511 theaters on Friday. "Snitch" star...

'Die Hard' Opens Strong

Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment

It was a good weekend for "Die Hard" as the action flick made $25 million across 3,553 theaters. Starring Bruce Willis, "A Good Day to Die Hard" has m...

A Good Day For 'Die Hard'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment

It was a good day for "Die Hard" as the action film opened to an early lead on Friday. Starring Bruce WIllis and Jai Courtney, "A Good Day to Die Hard...

'Identity Thief' Steals A Box Office Lead

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment

Despite receiving harsh reviews from critics, "Identity Thief" took an early lead at the box office on Friday. The comedy, starring Melissa McCarthy a...

'Hansel And Gretel' Hunt A Box Office Win

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment

A slow start to the weekend, "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters" led the Friday box office with a $6 million opening. Starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma ...

Oscar Buzz Bumps 'Zero Dark Thirty'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment

The Friday box office estimates for "Zero Dark Thirty" are in and they are looking good. While it has been playing in limited theaters since Dec. 19, ...

'Playing For Keeps' Flops At The Box Office

Posted 12.09.2012 | Entertainment

Gerard Butler's latest film, "Playing for Keeps" was panned by critics across the board. Now, the film is crashing in the box office as well. On i...

Weekend Box Office: Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn 2 scores $141 million, Lincoln impresses with $21 Million, Skyfall Is Now the Biggest 007 Film Ever

Scott Mendelson | Posted 01.18.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The Twilight Saga ended as it began, kicking James Bond's ass to the curb with a massive opening weekend.

Weekend Box Office: Paranormal Activity 4 Drops But Still Tops While Alex Cross Is Quite Cross

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.21.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Ben Affleck is clearly one of the top directors working today in the realm of 'the kind of film they don't make anymore' and he may end up with an Oscar or two in a few months.

Weekend Box Office: Hotel Transylvania Scores Record Sept. Debut, Looper Opens Strong, Pitch Perfect Explodes

Scott Mendelson | Posted 11.30.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

While the whole 'measure the cumulative weekend box office' trend is usually stupid if not dangerous, I must admit that this is indeed an 'everybody wins' weekend. Sony had the top two films, with one setting a record and the other merely opening in line with realistic expectations.

Weekend Box Office: Paul Anderson Dominates With Resident Evil, and The Master Crushes in Record Limited Debut

Scott Mendelson | Posted 11.16.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The major limited release story was the record-killing debut of Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master , which earned an eye-popping $730,000 from just five theaters. That's a per-screen average of $145,949.

Weekend Box Office: The Dark Knight Holds Strong While The Watch and Step Up 4 Open Soft

Scott Mendelson | Posted 09.28.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The whole 'series finale' gimmick promised nothing more than the question of whether or not Batman survived this final film, a question that has surely been answered in a million blog posts by this time.