LOS ANGELES — “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” continues to rule them all at the box office, staying on top for a third-straight week and capping a record-setting $ 10.8 billion year in moviegoing.
The Warner Bros. fantasy epic from director Peter Jackson, based on the beloved J.R.R. Tolkien novel, made nearly $ 33 million this weekend, according to Sunday studio estimates, despite serious competition from some much-anticipated newcomers. It’s now… Continue reading 'Django Unchained' Box Office: Quentin Tarantino Film Beats Out 'Les Mis'
NEW YORK — The weekend box office was not only undeterred by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, it was buoyed, as Disney’s “Wreck it Ralph” opened strongly with $ 49.1 million.
The animated family film was aided by the large number of East Coast children out of school on Friday and families looking for matinee diversion. It’s the largest box-office opening ever for a Disney Animations release.
Robert Zemeckis’ “Flight,” starring Denzel… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Wreck-It Ralph' Beats Hurricane Sandy
LOS ANGELES — “Snow White & the Huntsman” turned out to be a fairer box-office beauty than Hollywood anticipated.
According to studio estimates Sunday, Universal Pictures’ action yarn inspired by the fairy-tale princess debuted strongly at No. 1 with $ 56.3 million domestically. That’s about $ 20 million higher than industry expectations.
Without the built-in business that generally goes with a sequel, “Snow White” was a question mark as a draw for… Continue reading 'Snow White And The Huntsman' Beats 'Men In Black 3' With $56.1M Box Office