Box Office

his image released by Disney shows Angelina Jolie as Maleficent in a scene from "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil."
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AP News
October 20, 2019 - 2:13 pm
The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.
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Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from the film "Joker."
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October 13, 2019 - 2:04 pm
The first weekend was no fluke: "Joker" is a hit.
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This image released by DreamWorks Animation shows Everest the Yeti, left, and Yi, voiced by Chloe Bennet, in a scene from "Abominable," in theaters on Sept. 27.
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September 29, 2019 - 3:04 pm
The DreamWorks animated adventure "Abominable" topped the box office with $20.9 million in ticket sales over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, while the Renee Zellweger-led Judy Garland tale "Judy" got off to a strong start.
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This image released by Focus Features shows Elizabeth McGovern, from left, Harry Hadden-Paton, Laura Carmichael, Hugh Bonneville and Michael Fox, right, in a scene from the film "Downton Abbey."
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AP News
September 22, 2019 - 4:50 pm
Raise your tea cups! The big-screen encore of "Downton Abbey" handily (but very politely) thumped both Brad Pitt's "Ad Astra" and Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood" in theaters over the weekend in one of the more unlikely box-office upsets.
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"John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum"
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May 19, 2019 - 1:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The box office has a new king and his name is John Wick. The third installment of the hyper violent Keanu Reeves franchise has taken the top spot at the North American box office and ended the three-week reign of "Avengers: Endgame." Studios on Sunday say "John Wick: Chapter 3 —...
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Avengers Endgame
Marvel Studios via CNN
April 27, 2019 - 11:43 am
UPDATED: April 28, 3:34 p.m. By Frank Pallotta (CNN) -- The Avengers assembled the biggest box office in film history, far surpassing multiple records on the books. Marvel Studios' " Avengers: Endgame " made an estimated $1.2 billion at the worldwide box office for its opening, according to Disney...
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This image released by Disney shows Nico Parker, left, in a scene from "Dumbo."
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March 31, 2019 - 3:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's "Dumbo" isn't exactly taking flight at the North American box office the way its other live-action remakes of animated classics have. The Walt Disney Co. said Sunday that the Tim Burton-directed film has earned an estimated $45 million domestically from 4,259 locations...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Lupita Nyong'o in a scene from "Us," written, produced and directed by Jordan Peele.
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March 24, 2019 - 1:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker's "Get Out" became a box-office sensation, his frightening follow-up, "Us," debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The opening, well above forecasts, had few parallels. It was...
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'Us' scares up screams and applause at SXSW premiere
Universal Pictures via CNN
March 23, 2019 - 11:34 am
By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business (CNN) -- Jordan Peele terrified audiences with "Get Out" and now the director is back with "Us." But just how much will the film make this weekend? The horror movie, which is Peele's second film, brought in a big $29 million on its opening day Friday. "Us" is now...
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This image released by Disney-Marvel Studios shows Brie Larson in a scene from "Captain Marvel."
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March 10, 2019 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Captain Marvel," Marvel Studios' first female-fronted superhero movie, launched with an estimated $153 million domestically and $455 million globally. The result came in at the high end of expectations for "Captain Marvel," and ranks as one of Marvel's most successful character...
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