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Cars 3

“Cars 3” Takes Pole Position in Debut Weekend with $53.5M in Ticket Sales, Beating “Wonder Woman”

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2017
Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3 came in first place at the box office in its premiere weekend with an estimated $53.5 million in ticket sales, knocking Warner Bros’ Wonder Woman to the number 2 spot after two consecutive weeks as the top grossing film domestically. The opening is one of the smaller ones in Pixar’s history, with […]
The Boss Baby

“Smurfs” Underperforms at the Box Office as “Boss Baby” Takes Top Spot for Second Week

by Ed Liuon April 10, 2017
DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Boss Baby has topped the box office charts in its second week of release with an estimated $26.3 million in ticket sales, bringing its domestic total just short of $90 million. The Boss Baby held off a challenge in the family film market by Sony Pictures Animation’s Smurfs: The Lost Village, […]

The Boss Baby

“Boss Baby” Edges Out “Beauty and the Beast” for Top Box Office Spot; “Ghost in the Shell” Underperforms

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2017
In its premiere weekend, DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Boss Baby just beat out Disney’s live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast at the box office, pulling in an estimated $49 million in ticket sales (vs. Beast‘s $47.54 million). The results were much higher than pre-release expectations in the industry, placing The Boss Baby as the […]
finding dory

Finding Dory Is The Highest-Grossing Film Of 2016

by Peter Paltridgeon January 2, 2017
Box Office Mojo has released the cumulative receipts for the entire year of 2016, and Pixar’s fish-and-Sigourney-Weaver-related sequel came out #1. Finding Dory, the sequel to the 2003 classic Finding Nemo and centered around Ellen DeGeneres’ forgetful flounder, earned $486,295,561 for Pixar and Disney, plenty of scratch to forget they ever made The Good Dinosaur. […]

Ice Age: Collision Course

“Pets” Drops to #2 at the Box Office; “Ice Age: Collision Course” Disappoints

by Ed Liuon July 26, 2016
Three of the top 10 grossing films this past weekend were animated, with Universal/Illumination’s The Secret Life of Pets continuing its strong showing at the box office, taking the number 2 spot with $29.6 million in ticket sales for its third week of release, bringing its cumulative total to $260.98 million. Pets came in behind […]
The Secret Life of Pets

“Secret Life of Pets” Tops “Ghostbusters” at Box Office; “Finding Dory” Becomes Top-Grossing Animated Feature Ever

by Ed Liuon July 18, 2016
Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s The Secret Life of Pets took the top spot at the box office in its second week of release with ticket sales totaling $50.56 million (estimated), beating out the remake of Ghostbusters which took an estimated $46 million in its premiere weekend. And just below The Legend of Tarzan in the #3 spot […]

The Secret Life of Pets

“The Secret Life of Pets” Not So Secret After $104M Debut Weekend; “Finding Dory” Tops Ticket Sales for 2016

by Ed Liuon July 12, 2016
In its debut weekend, Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s The Secret Life of Pets took in a total of $104.35 million in ticket sales to handily take the top spot in the weekend box office race. The total also gave The Secret Life of Pets the most successful opening weekend for an original animated feature, toppling Disney/Pixar’s Inside […]
Finding Dory

“Finding Dory” Breaks Records with $136M Opening Weekend

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2016
Disney/Pixar’s Finding Dory conquered the box office in its premiere weekend, taking in an estimated $136.1 million in ticket sales domestically, dwarfing its nearest competition (Warner Bros. comedy Central Intelligence starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart, which took in an estimated $34.5 million). The total broke several box office records for an animated […]

Ratchet & Clank

“Ratchet & Clank” Movie Disappoints at the Box Office

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2016
Focus Features’ Ratchet & Clank, based on the Sony PlayStation video game franchise, sold a disappointing $4.8 million (estimated) in tickets in its premiere weekend, placing it #7 in the box office race for the weekend behind two other movies opening in wide release (Keanu and Mother’s Day), nearly an order of magnitude behind the […]

“The Peanuts Movie” Takes Second Behind Bond in Premiere Weekend

by Ed Liuon November 10, 2015
The Peanuts Movie earned an estimated $45 million in ticket sales in its premiere weekend, placing it second behind Spectre, the latest installment of the enduring James Bond franchise, and the fourth outing for Daniel Craig as James Bond. While the box office take for The Peanuts Movie might seem low, the total is comparable […]