Category Archives: Box Office

Weekend Box Office: ‘Split’ Beats ‘Return of Xander Cage’ with $40 Million

Weekend Box Office

M. Night Shyamalan’s Split (Universal Pictures) debuted to $40 million in ticket sales over Inauguration Weekend.

The film, starring James McAvoy as a kidnapper with 23 distinct personalities, doubled Vin Diesel‘s launch of xXx: Return of Xander Cage (Paramount Pictures), which came in second place with $20 million.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Hidden Figures’ Tops MLK Frame, ‘Live By Night’ and ‘Silence’ Stumble

MLK Box Office

20th Century Fox’s Hidden Figures has topped the box office over the Martin Luther King Day Jr. weekend, while a pair of high-priced prestige releases, namely Patriot’s Day, Live by Night and Silence stumbled.

The crowd-pleasing NASA drama won the weekend box office for a second straight week taking in an estimated $20.4 million, and is looking to pull in $25.3 million when Monday is included.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Rogue One’ Tops with ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Underworld’ Tanks

Rogue One Vs Hidden Figures

The first weekend in January has allowed the force to stay strong with Disney; however Rogue One: A Star Wars Story had a big challenger as Hidden Figures opened very strong and nearly bumped the space opera.

Gareth Edwards’ first entry in the Star Wars universe earned $21.9 million this weekend, while the 20th Century Fox’s NASA comedy-drama earned $21.8 million, but the positions could reverse when final domestic figures for weekend are released Monday.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Rogue One’ Dominates New Year’s Eve

Weekend Box Office

Disney’s latest Star Wars release, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dominated the relatively quiet New Year’s Eve box office, earning $50 million for the three-day period as it jumped the $400 million mark domestically.

Illumination Entertainment’s animated movie Sing took second place for the second straight week with a solid $41.6 million.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Rogue One’ Dominates Christmas Competition

Christmas Weekend

Lucasfilm and Disney’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story continued its stranglehold on the box office for the second weekend in a row with a dominant $15 million on Christmas Eve and is estimated to take in $120 million over the six-day Dec. 21-26 period.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Rogue One’ Dominates with $155 Million Debut

Weeken Box Office

Disney’s stand-alone film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opened to a massive $155 million, scoring the second-largest December opening ever behind last year’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Internationally, the film debuted No. 1 everywhere with $135.5 million. The movie has an 84% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and nabbed an A CinemaScore.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Office Christmas Party’ Narrowly Edged Out by ‘Moana’

Weekend Box Office

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana topped a relatively quiet weekend with $18.8 million in its third consecutive No. 1 spot.

The animated movie had serious competition from newcomer Office Christmas Party which came a close second with $17.5 million.