Box Office Reports

Box Office Report: Pitch Perfect 2 Soars Past Mad Max

Box Office Report: Pitch Perfect 2 Soars Past Mad Max

Mad Max Fury Road and Pitch Perfect 2 had the mother of all smackdowns at the box office this weekend, with Pitch Perfect 2 managing to crush its nearest competition with an opening weekend figure of just over $70 million. Anna Kendrick and her aca-tastic co-stars clearly managed to mobilise fans of the first film, […]

Box Office Report: The Age of Adaline Battles Against Furious 7

While The Avengers Age of Ultron may have been the biggest release worldwide this weekend, with it still just less than a week away from opening in North America there is still a bigger domestic success story to discuss this weekend. The big new release in North America this weekend was Blake Lively’s The Age […]

Box Office Report: Furious 7 Races Into The Billion Dollar Ranks

Furious 7 has become the fastest film ever to make a billion dollars worldwide at the box office. Fuelled, no doubt, by the tragic demise of Paul Walker, fans have been desperate to see their hero one last time on the big screen. Vin Diesel, The Rock and the Fast and Furious family are all […]

Box Office Report: The Nominees, An American Sniper and Paddington

This February’s success story is that of Academy Award, Best Picture Nominee American Sniper. The Bradley Cooper led war film has twisted the usual fate of Iraq based military dramas bolting from the box office to regular direct to home release. Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper is adapted for the screen from the memoir of Chris […]

Studios & The Self Destructive Competition For The Summer Box Office

Is Hollywood intentionally trying to destroy itself? With budgets constantly creeping up and studios increasingly dependent on their huge tent pole pictures, is the blockbuster bubble about to burst? It wouldn’t be so bad if there was only one massive event picture a month but what about when there are two, three, four or even […]

Box Office: Divergent Takes $4.9 Million At Midnight Screenings

The massively anticipated franchised debut of Divergent, opening with an astonishing $4.9 million at midnight screenings, is setting a playing field to dwarf previous box office predictions. Last week, critics and reporters were predicting the opening US domestic gross of divergent around $60 million dollars, surpassing that of Twilight’s 2008 debut. However, the picture is […]

Box Office Preview: Divergent Ticket Sales Predict Mega Opening

As recent trilogies have have reached their inevitable final chapters, Divergent appears to be heading into join the new line of franchises coming off the studio lots this year. The sci-fi, adventure chronicle’s first feature begins in a futuristic dystopia where society is divided into five factions that each represent a different virtue, teenagers have […]

Box Office Report: Lego Movie Brickbuster Draws $180 Million Gross

The LEGO Movie has spent its second week at the number one spot, building on its opening weekend success and taking it to a worldwide total of over $180 million. At this rate the animated film is all set to rake in plenty over $200 million in North America alone, particularly if its box office […]

Box Office Report: The Hobbit Shatters Boxoffice With $73.7 Million

After The Hunger Games: Catching Fire lit up the box office in November, you’d think there would be no more fire based puns left to describe what The Desolation of Smaug has done at the box office this weekend. However, the second part of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy does feature a giant fire breathing dragon […]

Box Office Report: Hunger Games Catches Fire Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The odds remained in the favour of The Hunger Game: Catching Fire this week with the science fiction sequel lighting up screens and leaving most of its competition in smoking ashes. Lionsgate look set to be giving thanks for the franchise for some time to come if it manages to keep attracting this amount of […]

Box Office Report: Catching Fire Dominates The Weekend Box Office

No surprises this week as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire sets light to the box office and smashes Thor and his puny hammer off the top spot. What is slightly surprising is just how scorching Catching Fire’s box office take will be on its opening weekend. It is estimated to take over $160 million in […]

Box Office Report: Thor’s Opening Weekend Hammers Into $85 Million

Thor: The Dark World has flown into first place this weekend, smashing the competition and riding high on the coattails of both the success of The Avengers and Iron Man 3. It bodes well for fellow Avenger Captain America’s own upcoming sequel if the individuals that comprise the super team can all get a boost […]

Box office Report: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 shoots to $35 Million

Animated family sequel Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 has proved a very tasty treat for audiences over the weekend, opening to a respectable $35 million. Playing in over 4000 cinemas, it has gained a bigger audience than its predecessor but has fallen supremely short of this year’s other big animated sequel, Despicable Me […]

Box Office Report: Diesel-Powered Riddick Fizzles Out

Fan fuelled demands for yet another Riddick film have proved not quite as potent as Universal might have hoped with Riddick opening to almost $20 million over the first weekend in September. The third in the saga that started with popular low budget success Pitch Black before bloating out of proportion in the less well-received […]

Box Office Report: The Butler Marches To $59.3M

Surprise comedy hit of the summer We’re the Millers is still hanging on to number 2 in the box office charts this week after three weeks on release and taking nearly $120 million across the globe. The raunchy comedy about a pot smuggling fake family stars Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston and has had very […]