Category Archives: Box Office

Weekend Box Office: ‘Glass’ Wins MLK Holiday with $40M Debut

Over the Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend, M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable/Split follow-up brought in $40.6 million domestically. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, and James McAvoy, the twisty comic book drama would become the third best MLK weekend earner of all time behind 2014’s Ride Along and 2015’s American Sniper.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Soars to $50M Launch

Fox's Music Biopic

20th Century Fox’s Bohemian Rhapsody is a box-office champion, soaring past expectations to become the second-best opening for a music biopic ever, behind 2015’s Straight Outta Compton ($60.2 million). Starring Rami Malek as iconic front man Freddie Mercury, the film earned $50 million in its first three days.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Sees $32 Million in 2nd Weekend

The David Gordon Green-directed slasher reboot dominated the North American box office for the second straight weekend, grossing $32 million in ticket sales and pushing the film’s domestic total past the $100 million mark.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Earns Massive $77.5M

David Gordon Green’s Sequel
  • David Gordon Green’s Halloween (Universal Pictures) earns $77.5 million at the box office
  • Serving as a direct sequel to John Carpenter’s 1978 classic, the slasher film broke the box office record for second-highest October opening
  • A Star is Born, Venom followed in 2nd and 3rd place

Weekend Box Office: A Lukewarm Launch for Universal’s ‘First Man’

Neil Armstrong Biopic

Sony’s comic book film Venom was the #1 film for a second straight week in a row as it made $35.7 million, bringing its domestic total to $142.8 million. Warner Bros’. music-driven romantic drama A Star is Born was a close second with $28 million with Damien Chazelle’s Neil Armstrong biopic First Man managed just a third place debut with a mediocre $16.5 million in ticket sales from 3,640 North American theaters, and $25 million worldwide.

Weekend Box Office: ‘The Predator’ Takes Top Spot with $24 Million

The Action-Packed Film

20th Century Fox‘s The Predator debuted with an estimated $24 million in ticket sales this weekend. Directed by Shane Black, the latest entry in the action-packed film series about extraterrestrial big-game hunters currently sits with a weak C+ CinemaScore.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Repeats; ‘The Happytime Murders’ Bombs

Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians repeated as champ with $25 million, a drop-off of just 6% from its first weekend of release. Warner Bros.’ rom-com easily fended off STX Films’ Melissa McCarthy raunchy comedy The Happytime Murders, which opened in third place with a lackluster $10 million, the worst in McCarthy’s career.