Winter the dolphin may have no tail, but she has legs at the box office. ‘Dolphin Tale,’ which opened at No. 3 last week, swam to first place with an estimated $ 14.2 million. That was enough not only to dethrone the 3D re-release of ‘The Lion King’ after two weeks, but also to outperform all four of this weekend’s new wide release movies: ’50/50,’ ‘Courageous,’ ‘Dream House’ and ‘What’s… Continue reading 'Dolphin Tale' Dethrones 'Lion King': Box Office Report, September 30-October 2
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Don’t worry ‘Lion King’ fans, if you have yet to catch the 3D version of the beloved 1994 film in theaters, you still have time — the movie will be on the big screen for an extra week.
Originally slated for a two-week run preceding the release of a special edition Blu-ray on Oct. 4, the Disney flick has been No. 1 at the box office during the last… Continue reading 'The Lion King 3D' Gets an Extended Run in Theaters
As the number-crunching characters in ‘Moneyball’ could tell you, a player’s stats don’t always mesh with his actual earning power. Indeed, ‘Moneyball’ was favored to win the box office competition this weekend, but the contest saw the 3D version of ‘The Lion King’ repeat at No. 1, earning an estimated $ 22.1 million and fending off the Brad Pitt-led baseball flick and three other newcomers — ‘Dolphin Tale,’ ‘Abduction,’ and… Continue reading Box Office Report: 'Lion King' Rules 'Moneyball' and 'Dolphin Tale'
Can you feel the love this weekend? The 3D re-release of ‘The Lion King’ turned out to be a roaring success beyond anyone’s expectations. The updated version of the 1994 Disney classic debuted at No. 1, snatching the box office throne from ‘Contagion’ and clawing past three other newcomers (‘Drive,’ ‘Straw Dogs,’ and ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’) to rule at the cineplex.
According to studio estimates, ‘Lion King’… Continue reading 'The Lion King' Roars Again: Box Office Report September 16-18
The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.
It’s not often we have big surprises at the box office in September, so to have a movie that’s over seventeen years old being released… Continue reading Disney's Lion King Reigns at Box Office... Again!