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‘Be Somebody’ Holds Strongly at the China Box Office in Its Third Weekend

Crime comedy film “Be Somebody” held up strongly at the top of the mainland Chinese box office, in a weekend where the top four places remained unchanged. “Be Somebody” scored $21.9 million on its third weekend of release, just 8% down on its second weekend figure, according to data from consultancy Artisan Gateway. That give […]
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Korea Box Office: ‘Spiritwalker’ Wins Weekend Ahead of ‘Encanto’

“Spiritwalker,” a fantasy action film about a man who wakes up in a new body every twelve hours, grabbed the top spot at the South Korean box office over the weekend. It was one of three new films to get significant releases, a possible sign that Korea’s theatrical market is steadying. Directed by Yoon Jae-kyun, […]
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Disney’s ‘Encanto’ Leads Muted Thanksgiving Box Office, ‘House of Gucci’ Lands Impressive Debut

Disney has reclaimed its rightful place at the top of Thanksgiving box office charts. “Encanto,” the studio’s new animated musical fable, collected $40 million since Wednesday, a robust tally at a time when family audiences haven’t been eager to return to cinemas. It’s become holiday tradition for Disney to release a family friendly movie around […]
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Box Office: ‘Encanto’ Leads With Projected $43.2 Million Opening, ‘House of Gucci’ Connecting With $21.8 Million

While this year’s Thanksgiving box office will wind up totaling far less than previous years’ holidays, there were still plenty of viewers to go around between the weekend’s offerings. Disney’s “Encanto” will top the domestic box office for the weekend, while MGM’s “House of Gucci” has become one of the first adult dramas to draw […]
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Box Office: Disney’s ‘Encanto’ Leads Thanksgiving Pack With $5.8 Million, ‘House of Gucci’ Looking Strong

Disney’s “Encanto,” a magical fable that has earned critical raves, led a muted Thanksgiving box office, earning $5.8 million on Thursday and pushing its domestic total to $13.3 million. This holiday is shaping up to be far quieter than past ones, a sign that COVID-19 continues to depress ticket sales in the U.S. despite the […]
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Box Office: Disney’s ‘Encanto’ Fends Off Lady Gaga’s ‘House of Gucci’ With $7.5 Million

Disney’s “Encanto” topped the Wednesday box office, netting a robust $7.5 million in its first full-day of release. The family film has heavy competition over the Thanksgiving holiday. Also vying for a major slice of the pie are MGM’s star-studded crime drama “House of Gucci,” which brought in an impressive $4.2 million on Wednesday, as […]
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‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Breaks China’s All-Time Box Office Record

“The Battle at Lake Changjin” has become the highest grossing film of all time in China, after nearly two months of release. Co-directed by a trio of major helmers, Dante Lam, Chen Kaige and Tsui Hark, it is also the top earning film in the world this year. The Chinese record was achieved on Wednesday […]
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The 10 highest-grossing movies of all time at the worldwide box office

Chris Hemsworth as Thor in "Avengers: Endgame."Marvel Studios "Avatar" reclaimed its title as the biggest movie of all time this year, topping "Avengers: Endgame." It was re-released in China, earning $50 million. Disney dominates the list of the top 10 highest-grossing movies ever. "Avatar" took back its crown as the biggest movie in the world this year, topping Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" over a decade after it was released.The 2009 James Cameron-directed sci-fi film earned an addition...
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Box Office: Disney’s ‘Encanto’ Debuts to $1.5 Million, ‘House of Gucci’ Nets $1.3 Million in Tuesday Previews

Disney’s “Encanto” netted $1.5 million in Tuesday evening previews and MGM’s star-studded crime drama “House of Gucci” brought in $1.3 million ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. “Encanto” is expected to top the box office and generate $40 million over the five-day period, a more muted launch for a Disney holiday offering than previous Thanksgiving debuts […]
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'No Time to Die' is now Hollywood's biggest release of the year, but 2 Chinese movies have made more money

Daniel Craig in "No Time to Die."MGM "No Time to Die" surpassed "F9" as the highest-grossing Hollywood release this year. But the Chinese film "The Battle at Lake Changjin" is the biggest movie at the worldwide box office. China's theatrical industry has recovered quickly from the pandemic thanks largely to local films. The James Bond movie "No Time to Die," Daniel Craig's fifth and final outing as the character, surpassed "Fast and Furious 9" over the weekend as the highest-grossing ...
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Thanksgiving Box Office: Disney’s ‘Encanto’ to Reign Over Lady Gaga’s ‘House of Gucci’

In keeping with holiday tradition, Disney is poised to stuff the box office competition over Thanksgiving. The studio’s new animated adventure “Encanto” opens on Wednesday and looks to be the de facto choice for family audiences, but that doesn’t mean the weekend’s other new nationwide releases will have to settle for scraps. MGM’s star-studded “House […]
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‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Scares Up Bumper Business at U.K. Box Office

Sony’s comedy sequel “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” debuted atop the U.K. and Ireland box office, collecting £4.3 million ($5.7 million), according to numbers released by Comscore. Disney release ‘Eternals,’ the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe dropped to second position in its third weekend and collected £1.2 million for a total of £12.8 million. James Bond […]
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Does ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Box Office Debut Signal a Revival of a Fading Franchise?

Almost 40 years after “Ghostbusters” became a smash hit — one that launched a lucrative franchise spanning film, television and video games — Sony is proving the business of busting ghosts need not be a relic of the past. “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” the latest big-screen installment in the comedy sci-fi property, collected $44 million in its […]
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China Box Office: ‘Be Somebody’ Powers up Weekend as ‘Lake Changjin’ Is Poised for Record

Crime comedy film “Be Somebody” expanded its box office take by 20% in its second weekend of release in China and joined in a 49% surge in nationwide gross revenues. Nationwide box office climbed from $43.1 million in the previous weekend to $64.3 million between Friday and Sunday. For all that, China’s year to date […]
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‘Perhaps Love’ Wins Korea Box Office Weekend as Cinemas Lose $100 Million in Latest Quarter

Box office takings in South Korea retreated over the weekend, despite a local film taking the top spot. This year has seen a dearth of local movies releasing in cinemas, though that shortage may be reversed in the coming months. Local comedy drama film “Perhaps Love” was the biggest film of the weekend. It earned […]
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Box Office: ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Starts Strong With $44 Million, ‘King Richard’ Whiffs

The box office ain’t afraid of no ghosts. “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” a sequel to the sci-fi comedy classic, collected $44 million in its opening weekend, a better-than-expected result. It’s a sign that family audiences are willing to visit their local movie theater, provided there’s something broadly entertaining to be found there. But despite rapturous reviews and […]
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Box Office: ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Scares Up a Projected $40.5 Million Opening Weekend

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” is the front runner at the domestic box office, as the comedy sequel is headed towards a $40.5 million haul for the weekend. After earning $4.5 million in Thursday previews, “Afterlife” was originally projected to draw a three-day total of $27 million to $30 million, a figure that the film is now outperforming. The […]
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China Box Office Wavers Amid Politics, a Pandemic and a Freeze on Hollywood Movies

Just after China’s long National Day holiday on Oct. 10, Chinese social media was plastered in red-and-gold memes and posts celebrating the annual box office to date hitting the $6.26 billion (RMB40 billion) mark. The tone was jubilant, celebrating the market’s triumph over the pandemic on the back of patriotic hit “The Battle at Lake […]
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‘Dune,’ ‘No Time to Die’ Become First Imported Films to Get Theatrical Extensions in China During Pandemic

Chinese film authorities on Wednesday granted both “Dune” and “No Time to Die” one month longer in local theaters, giving the Hollywood blockbusters a full two months on the big screen in the world’s largest film market. The former will now run through Dec. 21 and the latter through Dec. 28. Films are given a […]
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China has surpassed the US as the world's biggest box office. Here's the government's 5-year plan for its movie industry.

"The Battle at Lake Changjin"Bona Film Group The Chinese government laid out a five-year plan for its film industry this week. China surpassed the US as the world's biggest box office during the pandemic. Experts say that China no longer needs Hollywood, and that fewer Hollywood movies could be released there. China surpassed the US as the world's largest theatrical market last year, thanks mostly to local productions that helped it rebound quickly from months-long, pandemic-related s...
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‘Eternals’ Tops U.K. Box Office, ‘No Time to Die’ Continues Blockbuster Business

Disney release “Eternals” continued to rule the U.K. and Ireland box office for the second weekend in succession with £2.9 million ($3.9 million), according to numbers released by Comscore. The latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, directed by Oscar winner Chloé Zhao, now has a total of £10.5 million after two weekends. James Bond […]
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The top 10 movies at the China box office this year show how its rebound has been driven by local productions

"The Battle at Lake Changjin."Bona Film Group The China box office became the biggest in the world last year, surpassing the US. It's thanks largely to local Chinese productions. Just two Hollywood releases, "F9" and "Godzilla vs. Kong," are among China's 10 biggest movies this year. China is now the biggest theatrical market in the world, thanks largely to local productions.The biggest movie at the global box office this year is the Chinese war film "The Battle at Lake Changjin," whi...
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‘Eternals’ Leads Box Office Over ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’

Marvel’s comic book epic “Eternals” is once again dominating over domestic box office charts. In its second weekend of release, the superhero adventure has collected a leading $27.5 million from 4,090 North American theaters. Through Sunday, “Eternals” crossed the $100 million mark in the U.S. and Canada, with box office receipts at $118 million. Though […]
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Tales From The Box Office: How Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Conjured A Massive Franchise

(Welcome to Tales from the Box Office, our column that examines box office miracles, disasters, and everything in between, as well as what we can learn from them.)There are several truly massive cornerstone franchises in the pop culture landscape. I'm not talking about the likes of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" or "Rambo," which have certainly cemented themselves as enduring. I'm talking about the once-every-few-generations, lightning-in-a-bottle type franchises. There exists perhaps only a han...
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Box Office: Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ Endures as Box Office Leader Above ‘Clifford’

“Eternals” will keep its crown at the domestic box office, as the Marvel entry is projected to repeat as No. 1 with an estimated $27 million gross in its second weekend. Should current projections pan out, the MCU entry will fall approximately 62% in its sophomore outing. Measured against the second weekends of other Marvel […]
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The 12 highest-grossing movies of 2021 at the worldwide box office

Vin Diesel in "Fast and Furious 9." Universal Pictures The worldwide box office is slowly recovering from the pandemic. China, the world's biggest theatrical market, has quickly rebounded and has produced the top two movies this year. Hollywood releases like "F9," "No Time to Die," and "Dune" have benefited from international markets. This year's Marvel movies haven't been approved for release in China, impacting their global grosses. 12. "A Quiet Place Part II" (Paramount)...
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Box Office: ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ Collects $2.3 Million on Opening Day

Paramount’s family-friendly adventure “Clifford the Big Red Dog” pulled in a solid $2.3 million on its first day in theaters. The film, which is playing simultaneously in 3,407 North American cinemas and on the streaming service Paramount Plus, opened on Wednesday to take advantage of the Veterans Day holiday weekend. It’s projected to generate $15 […]
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Marvel Studios has been shut out of China this year and box-office data shows how much it's hurt the MCU

Richard Madden in "Eternals." Marvel Studios No MCU movies have been approved for release in China this year. It's had a big impact on their global box-office hauls. Marvel movies have performed well in China and "Avengers: Endgame" is its biggest Hollywood release ever. Marvel Cinematic Universe movies are some of the biggest movies of the year - at least in the US."Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" and "Black Widow" are the No. 1 and No. 3 movies of the year at the domestic ...
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All 26 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, ranked by how much money they made at the global box office

Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man in "Avengers: Endgame." Marvel Studios "Eternals," the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, arrived in theaters over the weekend. It could struggle at the box office compared to past MCU entries as it faces harsh reviews and hasn't been approved for release in China. Insider ranked all 26 MCU movies by their global box office according to IMDb Pro data, and included their original domestic gross and budgets when available. In total the MCU has earned m...
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‘Eternals’ Didn’t Dazzle at the Box Office, but Marvel Shouldn’t Be Worried

Disney’s superhero adventure “Eternals” debuted to $71 million at the domestic box office, a tally that would typically be labeled a “disappointment” in the blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel movies rarely miss at the box office; all 26 movies have opened at No. 1 in North America and many recent installments (pre-pandemic, of course) have […]
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