"Godzilla" tramples rivals with monster $93 million debut

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Godzilla," a remake of the classic Japanese monster movie, crushed its box office competitors over the weekend, devouring $93.2 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters for the year's second-biggest debut and spawning plans .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 15th, 2017

Box Office Champ ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Explodes With $117 Million Weekend

Spider-Man: Homecoming was the resounding winner at this weekend's box office thanks to its $117 million debut. Budgeted at $175 million, the latest Spidey effort amassed the second biggest opening in the franchise (the record goes to Spider-Man 3's $151 million weekend). Coming in second was Despicable Me 3 with $33.9 million. Here's this weekend's [...] Spider-Man: Homecoming was the resounding winner at this weekend’s box office thanks to its $117 million debut. Budgeted at $175 million, the latest Spidey effort amassed the second biggest opening in the franchise (the record goes to Spider-Man 3′s $151 million weekend). Coming in second was Despicable Me 3 with $33.9 million. Here’s this weekend’s top 10: 1. Spider-Man: Homecoming - It may not reach the heights of the Sam Raimi directed trilogy, but at least it has much more promise than the previous two Spidey flicks! $117 million. 2. Despicable Me 3 -  $33.9 million this weekend and with over $447 million worldwide to date, it is one of this year’s most profitable films. 3. Baby Driver - Great word of mouth and critical acclaim is driving this movie. It makes $12.75 million in its second weekend. 4. Wonder Woman - The hit Gal Gadot flick has amassed over $745 million worldwide. This weekend, it takes in $10.1 million domestically. 5. Transformers: The Last Knight - Although it’s made $118 million domestically, it collects just $6.3 million this weekend. 6. Cars 3 - $5.6 million 7. The House - Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler comedy has been a box office disappointment with just $4.8 million in its second weekend. 8. The Big Sick - True life romantic drama takes in $3.6 million, which is a great figure for an indie picture. 9. 47 Meters Down - Mandy Moore shark movie collects $2.77 million 10. The Beguiled - Director Sofia Coppola’s latest film takes in $2 million. Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by: Greg Srisavasdi.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakJul 17th, 2017

‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Is Box Office Champ With Disappointing $45 Million Weekend

Transformers: The Last Knight was the #1 film over the weekend but unfortunately the film made just $45.3 million. Its five day domestic haul was a franchise low $69.1 million, but thankfully its international take is at $196 million. Coming in second was Cars 3 with $25.1 million. Here's this weekend's top 10: 1.Transformers: [...] Transformers: The Last Knight was the #1 film over the weekend but unfortunately the film made just $45.3 million. Its five day domestic haul was a franchise low $69.1 million, but thankfully its international take is at $196 million. Coming in second was Cars 3 with $25.1 million. Here’s this weekend’s top 10: 1.Transformers: The Last Knight - Could a lackluster domestic opening signal the death knell of the franchise? $45.3 million 2. Cars 3 - $25.1 million 3. Wonder Woman - The flick has grossed over $650 million worldwide. This weekend it makes $25.1 million 4. 47 Meters Down - Mandy Moore shark film makes $7.4 million 5. All Eyez On Me - $5.85 million 6. The Mummy - Tom Cruise misfire makes $5.8 million and domestically it has yet to reach the $100 million mark (it’s at $68 million). 7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales - $5.2 million 8. Rough Night - Scarlett Johansson comedy collects $4.7 million. Domestically, the movie has made just$16.6 million. 9. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie - $4.3 million 10. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - $3 million Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by: Greg Srisavasdi.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakJul 17th, 2017

‘Cars 3′ Drives To First With $53 Million Box Office Debut

Cars 3 had an excellent box office debut with a $53.5 million opening besting Wonder Woman which still had an amazing #2 outing with $40.8 million. The Tupac Shakur drama All Eyez On Me also had a solid weekend with a #3 finish ($27.1 million). Here's this weekend's top 10: [...] Cars 3 had an excellent box office debut with a $53.5 million opening besting Wonder Woman which still had an amazing #2 outing with $40.8 million. The Tupac Shakur drama All Eyez On Me also had a solid weekend with a #3 finish ($27.1 million). Here’s this weekend’s top 10: 1. Cars 3 - $53.5 million 2. Wonder Woman - Another great weekend with $40,8 million and to date it’s amassed over $275 million domestically. 3. All Eyez On Me - Featuring Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac, the flick made $27.1 million in its opening weekend. 4. The Mummy - With just $13.9 million, this flick is one of Tom Cruise’s biggest box office disappointments. 5. 47 Meters Down - $11.5 million 6. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales - To date the flick has made $150.1 million domestically. This weekend it takes in $8.5 million 7. Rough Night - $8.1 million 8. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie - $7.4 million 9. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - $5 million 10. It Comes At Night - First rate thriller takes in $2.6 million Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by: Greg Srisavasdi.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakJul 17th, 2017

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Takes Box Office Throne With $56 Million Debut

War for the Planet of the Apes was the resounding winner at the box office as it made $56.5 million in its debut weekend. Spider-Man: Homecoming was second with. Here's the top 10: 1. War for the Planet of the Apes - $56.5 million 2. Spider-Man: Homecoming - $45.2 million 3. Despicable Me 3 - [...] War for the Planet of the Apes was the resounding winner at the box office as it made $56.5 million in its debut weekend. Spider-Man: Homecoming was second with. Here’s the top 10: 1. War for the Planet of the Apes - $56.5 million 2. Spider-Man: Homecoming - $45.2 million 3. Despicable Me 3 - $18.9 million 4. Baby Driver - It’s director Edgar Wright’s biggest hit, and this weekend it took in $8.75 million 5. The Big Sick - Romantic drama starring Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan is doing solid business with a $7.6 million showing. 6. Wonder Woman - $6.88 million 7. Wish Upon - Thriller has a weak debut with just $5.5 million 8. Cars 3 - $3.16 million 9. Transformers: The Last Knight - $2.7 million 10. The House - Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler comedy has made just $23 million domestically. This weekend, it takes in $1.7 million. Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by: Greg Srisavasdi.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakJul 17th, 2017

‘Dunkirk’ Bests Box Office Comers With $50.5 Million Debut

The good news is the critically revered Dunkirk was the #1 box office flick of the weekend, debuting with a solid $50.5 million. Fellow newcomer Girls Trip also did well with a second place finish ($30.3 million), but unfortunately Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (which I absolutely loved) managed just $17 million [...] The good news is the critically revered Dunkirk was the #1 box office flick of the weekend, debuting with a solid $50.5 million. Fellow newcomer Girls Trip also did well with a second place finish ($30.3 million), but unfortunately Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (which I absolutely loved) managed just $17 million for the #5 spot. Here’s this weekend’s top 10: 1. Dunkirk - Director Christopher Nolan has another hit on his hands with this WWII epic. It debuts at $50.5 million 2. Girls Trip - Comedy, featuring Queen Latifah and a scene stealing Tiffany Haddish, takes in $30.3 million 3. Spider-Man: Homecoming - $22 million 4. War for the Planet of the Apes - Though it’s critically acclaimed, the feature has performed slightly below expectations with a worldwide take of $149 million. It made $20.4 million over the weekend. 5. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets - $17 million 6. Despicable Me 3 - $12.7 million 7. Baby Driver - $6 million 8. The Big Sick - $5 million 9. Wonder Woman - Flick has made over $780 million worldwide. This weekend, it takes in $4.6 million 10. Wish Upon - $2.47 million Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by: Greg Srisavasdi.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakJul 23rd, 2017

Godzilla tramples US box office

Monster movie Godzilla tops the US box office with the second largest opening of the year, just behind last month's Captain America......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJul 14th, 2017

"Godzilla" Crushes "Neighbors" & Scores Monster Numbers At The Box Office

Godzilla stomped its way across theaters this weekend, scaring up a whopping $93.2 million in sales, which was far more than even the generous estimates that predicted a $70-80 million opening weekend.The Gareth Edwards-directed monster epic, a remake of .....»»

Category: topSource: etonlineJul 15th, 2017

"Zootopia" Tramples "Allegiant," A "Divergent" Series Low

"Zootopia" continues to run wild over its rivals in its third weekend in theaters, stomping all over the launch of "Allegiant," the third film in the "Divergent" series......»»

Category: topSource: accesshollywoodMar 21st, 2016

‘Godzilla’ Stomps to $36 Mil Debut in China

“Godzilla” crashed through the $400 million mark at the global box office this weekend thanks to a massive debut in China. The monster reboot earned $36 million on 9,000 screens, a record opening haul for Warner Bros., though just short of two.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 15th, 2014

Japan Box Office: Toho"s "Godzilla Resurgence" Opens With $6.1 Million

The first Japanese 'Godzilla' in 12 years bows atop the box office, but fails to land monster-sized numbers. read more.....»»

Category: boxofficeSource: hollywoodreporterAug 2nd, 2016

"X-Men" overpowers "Godzilla" on way to holiday weekend win

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The "X-Men" mutant superheroes smashed into U.S. and Canadian theaters and collected $90.7 million in ticket sales through Sunday, keeping monster hit "Godzilla" at bay and heading toward a decisive win over a long holiday.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 2nd, 2017

"Godzilla" storms box office with $93.2 million debut

The 3D monster movie, starring Bryan Cranston, had the second-largest debut of the year this weekend.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsJul 14th, 2017

Metal Gear artist Yoji Shinkawa designs his own version of Godzilla

Japanese artist Yoji Shinkawa, who is responsible for much of the character and mechanical design for the Metal Gear Solid and Zone of the Enders games, recently unveiled his take on iconic monster Godzilla. Shinkawa’s interpretation, which is being dev.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJan 13th, 2017

Godzilla gets residency in Tokyo

Fictional city-wrecking monster Godzilla has been granted special residency in Tokyo's Shinjuku ward, as a newly-installed model of the lizard's huge head proves a pull to visitors. Marking "the emergence of the 12-metre (40-feet) high Godz.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 4th, 2015

New Godzilla film to be made in Japan

A new Godzilla film is announced by Japanese film studio Toho following the box office success of Hollywood's latest remake of the monster movies......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukDec 10th, 2014

Hollywood "Godzilla" finally stomps home to Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood's Godzilla remake although the nation that gave birth to the fire-breathing monster is seeing the latest movie after it opened everywhere else......»»

Category: topSource: yahooApr 21st, 2017

Godzilla towers over UK box office

Monster remake Godzilla tops the UK box office in its opening weekend, taking £6.4m......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJul 12th, 2017

Original "Godzilla" reflects on monster"s legacy

Haruo Nakajima, who played Godzilla 12 times, remembers sweating through the role that embodied post-WWII Japan's atomic anxiety.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsAug 6th, 2014

Godzilla"s owners, brewery, settle case over beer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New Orleans brewery has agreed to change the name of one of its beers after it was sued by the company that owns the rights to the movie monster Godzilla......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 16th, 2017

Tokyo rolls out red carpet for Hollywood Godzilla

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood's Godzilla remake although the nation that gave birth to the fire-breathing monster is seeing the latest movie after it opened everywhere else......»»

Category: topSource: yahooApr 21st, 2017