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War For The Planet Of The Apes

'War For The Planet Of The Apes' rules North America on $56.3m (update)

16-Jul-2017 | By

JULY 17 UPDATE: Baby Driver now Edgar Wright’s biggest film worldwide.

spiderman homecoming

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' storms to $117m debut (update)

9-Jul-2017 | By

JULY 10 UPDATE: Third biggest launch of 2017 so far; second biggest in 15-year franchise. Fine weekend for Sony as Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver nears $60m in North America.

Baby Driver

'Baby Driver' now the biggest US release of Edgar Wright's career

5-Jul-2017 | By

Despicable Me 3 rules five-day July Fourth session on $99m.

Despicable Me 3

'Despicable Me 3' tops North America on $72.4m (update)

2-Jul-2017 | By

JULY 3 UPDATE: Baby Driver delivers career-best debut for Edgar Wright in second place through Sony; New Line’s The House collapses.

Transformers The Last Knight

Hollywood plots China box office audit amid fraud concerns

27-Jun-2017 | By

MPAA reacts to ongoing questions about the accuracy of Chinese box office reporting.

Transformers: The Last Knight

'Transformers: The Last Knight' in weak $68.5m North American debut (update)

25-Jun-2017 | By

JUNE 26 UPDATE: The Big Sick, The Beguiled huge in limited release. Wonder Woman now biggest live-action global release directed by a woman.

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'Cars 3' secures pole position on $53.7m in North America (update)

18-Jun-2017 | By

JUNE 19 UPDATE: All Eyez On Me arrives in third place on impressive $27.1m.

Wonder Woman

'Wonder Woman' hits $200m in North America, 'The Mummy' stumbles (update)

11-Jun-2017 | By

JUNE 12 UPDATE: It Comes At Night debuts in sixth place through A24; Meagan Leavey arrives in eighth through Bleecker Street.

Patty Jenkins

What does 'Wonder Woman' mean for female filmmakers?

7-Jun-2017 | By

Warner Bros tentpole scored a record debut for a female director. Can Patty Jenkins change Hollywood culture?

Wonder Woman

'Wonder Woman' scores record debut by female director (update)

4-Jun-2017 | By

JUNE 5 UPDATE: Patty Jenkins superhero adaptation delivers $103.3m North American opening weekend.

Pirates Of The Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales

‘Pirates Of The Caribbean 5’ debuts in North America on $62m

28-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Disney holds top two box office spots; ‘Pirates’ on course for $77m over four-day Memorial Day weekend holiday.

Pirates Of The Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales

‘Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ set for international launch

26-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Pirates will debut in 91% of the international market this week.

Alien: Covenant

'Alien: Covenant' debuts on $36m as Guardians 2 crosses $300m in North America

21-May-2017 | By

Top two releases locked in tight finish.


'Dangal' dominates international session on $32.7m (update)

21-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

‘Alien: Covenant’ beats ‘Guardians 2’; The Boss Baby crosses $300m international mark.

King Arthur

'King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword' flops in North America (update)

14-May-2017 | By

MAY 15 UPDATE: Guardians 2 stays top as Guy Ritchie’s version of King Arthur debuts with just $14m.

Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' crosses $500m worldwide

11-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Marvel Studios tentpole heads into third weekend, while Alien: Covenant debuts in 33 territories.

Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' rules North America on $147m (update)

7-May-2017 | By

MAY 8 UPDATE: Tentpole makes it 15 out of 15 number one releases for Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' crosses $180m worldwide

4-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

MAY 5 UPDATE: Superhero tentpole scores $17m on Thursday night in North America.

The Fate Of The Furious

'The Fate Of The Furious' rules third North American session on $19.9m (update)

30-Apr-2017 | By

MAY 1 UPDATE: The Circle disappoints; terrific debuts by How To Be A Latin Lover, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.

Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' reaches $22.3m

28-Apr-2017 | By

Marvel Studios tentpole opened in UK, Mexico, Spain on Friday.

Fast Furious

'The Fate Of The Furious' rules North America on $38.4m (update)

23-Apr-2017 | By

APRIL 24 UPDATE: Unforgettable forgettable on $4.8m; The Promise disappoints on $4.1m.

The Fate Of The Furious

'The Fate Of The Furious' rules North America on $98.8m (update)

16-Apr-2017 | By

APRIL 17 UPDATE: Action tentpole scores third biggest April debut in history.

Beauty and the beast

'Beauty And The Beast' nears $570m internationally

13-Apr-2017 | By

ARPIL 14 UPDATE: Disney tentpole reaches $1,010.1bn worldwide.

Fast And Furious 8

Will 'The Fate Of The Furious' score a $400m global bow?

11-Apr-2017 | By

Latest episode in Universal’s blockbuster franchise roars into 63 territories over next four days.

Smurfs The Lost Village

'Smurfs: The Lost Village' flat in US, 'Boss Baby' stays top (update)

9-Apr-2017 | By

APRIL 10 UPDATE: Michael Caine heist comedy Going In Style off to encouraging start on $12.5m.

Manchester By The Sea

'Manchester By The Sea' crosses $75m worldwide

4-Apr-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Double Oscar-winner grosses $27.3m from international markets through Sierra/Affinity licensees.

The Boss Baby

'The Boss Baby' rules US on $50.2m, 'Ghost In The Shell' disappoints (update)

2-Apr-2017 | By

Ghost In The Shell opens third on $18.7m; Beauty And The Beast toppled in third weekend.

Beauty and the beast

'Beauty And The Beast' on cusp of $400m international haul

29-Mar-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

MARCH 29 UPDATE: Disney’s live-action has reached $731.5m worldwide as of Wednesday.

Beauty and the beast

'Beauty And The Beast' stays top in North America on $90.4m (update)

26-Mar-2017 | By

MARCH 27 UPDATE: Disney’s live-action fantasy continued to rule box office in its second session as it roared past $300m.

Beauty and the beast

'Beauty And The Beast' crosses $425m worldwide

22-Mar-2017 | By

Disney’s live-action tentpole passed the $200m milestone in North America on Tuesday as the global tally surged to $428.5m.

Finding Dory

Strong dollar impacted 2016 international box office

22-Mar-2017 | By

Ticket revenues outside North America roughly on par with 2015 although many territories reported local currency gains, MPAA annual report reveals.

Beauty and the beast

'Beauty And The Beast' in record $174.8m North America bow (update)

19-Mar-2017 | By

MARCH 20 UPDATE: Live-action fantasy starring Emma Watson races to $357.1m worldwide debut.

Beauty And The Beast

'Beauty And The Beast' soars past $50m worldwide

17-Mar-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

UPDATE: Live-action tentpole starring Emma Watson opens in 20 territories with North America this weekend.

Kong: Skull Island review

'Kong: Skull Island' scales North America on $61m

12-Mar-2017 | By

MARCH 13 UPDATE: Logan crosses $150m, Get Out surges past $100m in second sessions; Personal Shopper opens well in limited release.


'Moonlight' crosses $20m through A24 international network

10-Mar-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: New York-based company also closing deals with distributors on horror film It Comes At Night.

La La Land

'La La Land' crosses $400m worldwide

9-Mar-2017 | By

Multiple Oscar-winner is biggest international and global release for Lionsgate outside Twilight, Hunger Games franchises.


Fox’s 'Logan' carves up North American rivals on $88.4m (update)

5-Mar-2017 | By

MARCH 6 UPDATE: Best picture Oscar winner Moonlight more than doubles theatre-count as running total climbs to $25.2m through A24.

Get Out

'Get Out' tops North American charts on $33.4m (update)

26-Feb-2017 | By

FEBRUARY 27 UPDATE: Universal’s horror film debuted at number one in the latest low-budget hit for the studio’s partnership with Blumhouse Productions.


'Lion', 'Hidden Figures' lead best picture Oscar nominees in box office surge

24-Feb-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Harvey Weinstein shows he still has that awards season magic.

The LEGO Batman Movie

'LEGO Batman' rules North America; 'The Great Wall' cracks (update)

19-Feb-2017 | By

Warner Bros’ animation held on to pole position over a sluggish four-day Presidents’ Day weekend as an estimated $42.7m propelled the running total to $107.3m.

Lego Batman

'The Lego Batman Movie' wins North American box office on $56m

12-Feb-2017 | By

Warner Bros’ family tentpole emerged top of a pack of new releases that included Universal’s Fifty Shades Darker and Lionsgate-Summit’s John Wick: Chapter Two.

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'XXX: Return Of Xander Cage' in record China bow

10-Feb-2017 | By

Paramount’s action thriller starring Vin Diesel roared into China on Friday on $21.3m.

Live By Night

Ben Affleck’s 'Live By Night' breaks unwanted box office record

6-Feb-2017 | By

Gangster film suffered record third-week screen count drop in US.


'Split' stays top in North America, nears $100m (update)

5-Feb-2017 | By

FEBRUARY 6 UPDATE: Universal-Blumhouse’s James McAvoy horror hit held on to pole position in its third session during a typically lacklustre weekend as film-going makes way for Sunday’s American football Super Bowl final.

The Secret Life Of Pets

Universal unveils Illumination roadmap through 2023

2-Feb-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Films from the animation studio launched by Chris Meledandri in 2007 have grossed more than $4bn worldwide.

Slated Oscars research

Study: How Slated, Rotten Tomatoes can predict Oscar success

1-Feb-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: New research by the online film marketplace Slated claims it can forecast Acadaemy Award success as early as development stage.


'La La Land', 'Hidden Figures' cross $100m (update)

29-Jan-2017 | By

JANUARY 30 UPDATE: As Universal-Blumhouse’s horror hit Split stayed atop the North American charts on an confirmed $25.7m to surge to $77.4m after two weekends, a pair of Oscar contenders crossed the milestone.


'Split' earns M Night Shyamalan US box office crown on $40m (update)

22-Jan-2017 | By

JANUARY 23 UPDATE: Universal’s horror film starring James McAvoy as a kidnapper with multiple personalities soared to number one on its debut.

'Rogue One' becomes top grossing US film released in 2016 (update)

15-Jan-2017 | By

Lucasfilm’s Star Wars stand-alone overtook Finding Dory in a weekend that saw Hidden Figures hold on to number one in its fourth session.

Hidden Figures

'Hidden Figures' claims North American crown on $22.8m (update)

9-Jan-2017 | By

JANUARY 9 UPDATE: Fox’s NASA drama surged 16 places in its third session to topple Rogue One after three weekends at the summit.



Will Smith in Bright

'Bright' director David Ayer on Netflix: 'They let you be a filmmaker'

Streaming giant stages first film panel at Comic-Con in support of Bright, Death Note.


Comic-Con: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' cast toast Hall H

Fox session kicks off film presentations at annual San Diego convention.

Scaffolding On The Beach At Night Alone

'Scaffolding', Hong Sang-soo triumph in Jerusalem

Festival reveals the award winners from its 34th edition.


Cassian Elwes, Anna Serner in TIFF Conference schedule

Programme reflects cross-border uncertainty in time of Trump.

Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke to receive Britannia award

Comedian ‘apologises’ for Cockney accent in Mary Poppins.

12 Days

Wild Bunch inks US deal for Cannes title '12 Days'

EXCLUSIVE: Documentary capturing French psychiatric system premiered at Cannes.