box office


Why do some movies open early?

Jul 2, 2015
Midnight premieres draw in super-fans build buzz for summer blockbusters
Posted In: Entertainment, movie, summer, box office
Pixar's "Inside Out," one in a string of recent box office hits, earned $91 million last weekend.

How Hollywood mega-hits spread the joy

Jun 26, 2015
3 movies are primed to haul in millions this weekend. We're seeing halos.
Posted In: film, box office, movie theaters
Jurassic World earned more than half a billion in its opening weekend.

China helps 'Jurassic World' devour the box office

Jun 15, 2015
The action film's opening sets an international record.
Posted In: China, box office, film

Big dinos mean big opportunities for museums

Jun 3, 2015
Natural history venues are looking for a boost from 'Jurassic World.'
Posted In: box office, history, museums
George Clooney as Frank Walker in the film "Tomorrowland." The film has been called a box-office disappointment.

Why making movies isn't like making hamburgers

May 29, 2015
The rules of product development only go so far when it comes to films.
Posted In: film industry, movies, box office
Anna Kendrick, the star of 'Pitch Perfect 2', arrives at movie's world premiere held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Friday, May 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.

'Pitch Perfect 2' leaves 'Mad Max' in the dust

May 18, 2015
The majority-female audience is responsible for the paradigm shift, analyst says.
Posted In: Pitch Perfect, movies, box office

'Furious 7' charges up box office, diverse audiences

Apr 8, 2015
The latest in the Fast and Furious series snagged a $143 million opening weekend.
Posted In: movies, hollywood, box office, diversity

Hollywood pins its hopes on 'The Hobbit'

Dec 17, 2014
Can Bilbo save ticket sales and the Shire?
Posted In: box office, movies, hollywood, lord of the rings

Laughing in Hollywood just got cheaper

Jul 15, 2014
The cost of making a comedy film in Hollywood has dropped about 50%
Posted In: hollywood, box office

Why grown-ups love the Hunger Games, too

Nov 27, 2013
Thanksgiving week is always a big week for movies, which means this week will be big for the latest movie in the Hunger Games franchise.
Posted In: Hunger Games, movies, box office