Luc Besson’s “Lucy” proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of “Hercules” by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
According to studio estimates Sunday, the Universal Pictures-released movie starring Scarlett Johansson as an accidental psychokinetic took in $ 44 million in North American movie theaters over the weekend.
“Hercules,” starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and produced… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: Scarlett Johannson's 'Lucy' Beats The Rock's 'Hercules'
NEW YORK (AP) – “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” outmuscled a trio of new films, as the science fiction sequel topped the box office for the second-straight week with an estimated $ 36 million.
According to studio estimates Sunday, “Planet of the Apes” easily bested the horror thriller “The Purge: Anarchy.” Universal’s low-budget sequel to last year’s surprise hit, “The… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Planet of the Apes' Beats Out 'The Purge' Sequel For Top Spot
NEW YORK (AP) – “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” thumped its chest at the box office with a $ 73 million opening weekend.
According to studio estimates Sunday, Fox’s “Planet of the Apes” sequel rode excellent reviews and high anticipation to one of the summer’s best debuts. It easily surpassed the $ 54.8 million… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Planet of the Apes' Rides Off With No. 1 Spot, Big Opening Weekend
1. Somebody really likes “Transformers.” For a smash hit film series, Michael Bay’s giant-robot franchise gets awfully little love, at least in public. It’s like porn; everyone claims to find it loathsome, but in secret, someone is watching it and making it a huge success. Last week, of course, “Transformers: Age of Extinction” cruised easily to… Continue reading Box Office: Lessons From a Weak July 4th Weekend
JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer
NEW YORK (AP) – “Transformers: Age of Extinction” beat out Melissa McCarthy’s “Tammy” on a weak July 4th weekend at the box office.
According to studio estimates Sunday, the fourth “Transformers” film made $ 36.4 million in its second week of release. It’s a steep drop for the Paramount Pictures sequel, which had the year’s biggest debut… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Transformers' Beats 'Tammy' Over Weak July 4th Weekend