Box Office | featured news

'Twilight,' Bond, 'Lincoln' lead record weekend

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Bella Swan, James Bond and Abe Lincoln have combined to lift Hollywood to record Thanksgiving revenue at the box office. Kristen Stewart's finale as Bella in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" was No. 1 again with $64 million during the five-day holiday stretch that began Wednesday, according to studio estimates Sunday.


Box Office Report: Moviegoers Feast on Holiday Titles, 'Pi' Catches Up With 'Guardians'

Life of Pi

Hollywood is on course for record Thanksgiving grosses; among holdovers, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2" and "Skyfall" jump the $200 million mark domestically... Ang Lee's Life of Pi, conversely, is easily outpacing tracking and should finish the five-day stretch with a $30 million debut for 20th Century Fox.

Senh: I'm surprised it's doing so well. It just looks like an ultra-expensive indie. Good to see it doing well, though.


'Twilight' finale dawns with $141.3M weekend

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

The sun has set on the "Twilight" franchise with one last blockbuster opening for the supernatural romance. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2" sucked up $141.3 million domestically over opening weekend and $199.6 million more overseas for a worldwide debut of $340.9 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.


Box Office Report: 'Breaking Dawn 2' Lagging Behind Previous 'Twilight' Pic Domestically

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

But the final film in the blockbuster vampire series is overperforming overseas, where it's already earned $38.8 million; elsewhere, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" is generating strong interest as it expands nationwide. read more


'Skyfall' Box Office Numbers Soar, Become Franchise's Best Opening

Daniel Craig in "Skyfall"

James Bond's "Skyfall" has extended its worldwide box-office rule to North America, hauling in a franchise-record $87.8 million in its first weekend at U.S. theaters. Adding in $2.2 million from Thursday night previews at IMAX and other large-format theaters, "Skyfall" has taken in $90 million domestically, according to studio estimates Sunday.


"Skyfall" Scores Explosive $30.8M at Friday's Box Office


After already banking $321M overseas in a couple of weeks, “Skyfall” has finally landed in U.S. yesterday, taking in a massive $30.8M, an opening day record for the fifty year franchise according to With Thursday’s revenue from midnight and IMAX screenings, its total is $33M so far. For the weekend, it’s projected to pull in $80M-$90M, also a new opening record for the franchise.


Box Office Report: 'Wreck-It Ralph' Opens to Record $49.1 Mil, 'Flight' Strong No. 2

Wreck-It Ralph

Moviegoing solid in Northeast as families look for relief from superstorm Sandy; "Flight" grabs $25 million, kung fu pic "Man With the Iron Fists" places No. 4 with $8.2 million.


Foreign Box Office: 'Skyfall' Earns Massive $287 Million in First 10 Days

The 23rd installment in the James Bond film franchise earned $156 million for the weekend; the movie begins rolling out in North America on Nov. 8. James Bond pic Skyfall continues to make history at the international box office, grossing $287 million in its first 10 days of play.


Box Office Report: 'Wreck-It Ralph' No. 1 With $13.5 Mil Friday; 'Flight' Takes Off With $8.2 Mil

Wreck-It Ralph

Moviegoing surges in the Northeast as people look for a distraction from Superstorm Sandy; most movie theaters now reopened. Disney Animation Studios' Wreck-It Ralph rushed to the top of the box office chart on Friday with an opening day gross of $13.4 million.


'Argo' floats over 'Cloud Atlas' at box office


Acclaimed Iran hostage drama "Argo" took home its first box office win over the weekend, grabbing $12.4 million in ticket sales at U.S. and Canadian theaters.


Subscribe to this RSS topic: Syndicate content