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We’re now fully in the midst of awards season, when kids are in school and mature adults are expected to flock to the theaters to see Oscar-worthy dramas.

It ain’t happening.

This week saw kiddie horror comedy “Goosebumps” top the chart while three other new wide release movies aimed at adults had to struggle. And this season’s other Oscar hopefuls also aren’t doing… Continue reading Box Office: Why Audiences Got 'Goosebumps' and Ditched 'Crimson Peak'

On the surface, things played out as expected at the weekend box office.

As analysts predicted, “The Martian” won the top spot with an estimated $ 55 million, coming within spitting distance of the October record set two years ago this weekend by the similar “Gravity.”

Art-house crime drama hit “Sicario” expanded wide and grossed $ 12.1 million, as expected, and… Continue reading Why 'The Martian' Stomped All Over 'The Walk' at the Box Office

Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. The Martian – $ 55.0 million ($ 55.0 million total)

2. Hotel Transylvania 2 – $ 33.0 million ($ 90.5 million total)

3. Sicario – $ 12.0 million ($ 15.0 million total)

4. The Intern – $ 11.6 million ($ 36.5 million total)

5. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials – $ 30.3 million ($ 30.3 million total)

2. Black Mass – $ 23.3 million ($ 23.3 million total)

3. The Visit – $ 11.4 million ($ 42.4 million total)

4. The Perfect Guy – $ 9.6 million ($ 41.3 million total)

5. Everest

They’re taking over the world!

When “Minions” was first released in the U.S., it made headlines with the second biggest opening for an animated movie, just ahead of “Toy Story 3.” Then it became the third animated movie in history to hit $ 1 billion, after “Toy Story 3” and Frozen.” Now it has surpassed “Toy Story 3” once again by becoming the… Continue reading 'Minions' Just Broke Two More Major Box Office Records