Category Archives: Box Office

Weekend Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Zooms Past ‘Wonder Woman’ with $53.5M

Pixar And Disney's Threequel

Pixar and Disney’s threequel Cars 3 dominated the road at the domestic box office over the weekend with an estimated $53.5 million from 4,256 theaters.

Directed by Brian Fee, Cars 3 ensemble voice cast includes Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer, Larry the Cable Guy, Bonnie Hunt, Nathan Fillion, Kerry Washington, and Lea DeLaria. The film received an A CinemaScore.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Wonder Woman’ Repeats No. 1; ‘The Mummy’ Opens Huge Worldwide

Weekend Box Office

Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment’s Wonder Woman took home top honors in its second week at the domestic box office with an impressive $57.2 million, a spectacular 45% drop in ticket sales.

Universal Pictures’ The Mummy grossed just $32.2 million from 4,035 theaters in North America, but the Tom Cruise-led project performed as expected overseas, earning over $141.8 million from 63 territories, which is Cruise’s biggest worldwide opening weekend ever.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Wonder Woman’ Soars to Record-Breaking $100.5M Opening

Warner Bros. And DC Comics Film

Directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot, the Warner Bros. and DC Comics film Wonder Woman opened to a powerful $100.5 million domestically, making it the highest-grossing film ever for a female director. Jenkins dethroned Sam Taylor-Johnson, who led 50 Shades of Grey to $85.1 opening in 2015.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Pirates 5’ Sails to No. 1; ‘Baywatch’ Sinks

Memorial Day Weekend

Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is sailing to No. 1 this Memorial Day Weekend with $62.1 million three-day haul at the domestic box office, which is $30 million less than what the previous entry, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, opened with. The $230 million sequel will score around $77 million for the four-day domestic total, and a possible $275 million weekend worldwide.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Barely Beats ‘Guardians 2’ with Sluggish $36M

Ridley Scott’s Prometheus Sequel

Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant from 20th Century Fox looks to be the winner at the domestic box office with a three-day estimate of $36 million from 3,761 locations, which just barely edged out a major holdover Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 that collected $35 million in its third week of release.

Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride, Billy Crudup, Demian Bechir and more, Scott‘s divisive sequel to Prometheus cost $97 million to make and opened 29 percent behind the first Alien prequel.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Guardians 2’ Wins Again, ‘King Arthur’ Flops

Weekend Box Office

Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios‘ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 wins again the domestic box office, while Warner Bros.’s $175 million King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is the summer season’s first major flop.

The James Gunn‘s sequel added $63 million in first place and is proving to be the only film in cinemas capable of drawing mass audiences.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Opens to Big $145M

Walt Disney Pictures And Marvel Studios

Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios‘ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soared to $145 million debut in the U.S. this weekend. The quirky superhero sequel opened 53.7% higher than the 2014 runaway hit. After two weeks in theaters around the world, the movie has nabbed about $428 million.

Otherwise, Universal Pictures‘ The Fate of the Furious dropped to second place with $8.5 million, pushing its total domestic take past the $200 million mark.