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JAKE COYLE, AP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) – In the end, Hollywood made it through a precarious minefield of summer box-office bombs with a heftier wallet. The summer concluded with a record $ 4.7 billion in box-office revenue despite much maligned flops like “The Lone Ranger,” ”After Earth” and “White House Down.”
The summer movie season closed out on Labor Day weekend… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Wins Again, Caps Record-Breaking Summer
Warner Bros. and Legendary
For a while there it looked like “Pacific Rim,” which Warner Bros. and Legendary were sincerely hoping would kick-start a giant new franchise, would be a one-and-done phenomenon. However, as the Guillermo del Toro sci-fi epic struggles to connect with audiences at home, a blockbuster Chinese showing could mean a “Pacific Rim 2″ after all.
According to Deadline, “Pacific Rim” opened in China… Continue reading 'Pacific Rim' Sequel a Possibility Again Thanks to Huge Chinese Opening
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Universal’s minions ran away with the box office for the second week in a row.
With $ 44.8 million in domestic ticket sales, the animated sequel “Despicable Me 2″ outdid the debuts of the Adam Sandler comedy “Grown Ups 2″ and Guillermo Del Toro’s monsters-versus-robots action flick “Pacific Rim.”
Sony was pleased with Sandler’s second-best movie opening of his career with $ 42.5… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Despicable Me 2' Takes Top Spot Again, 'Grown Ups 2' Close Behind