Box Office

"John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum"
Niko Tavernise/Lionsgate via AP
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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Overweight man watching TV on the couch
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May 07, 2019 - 5:01 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An extremely important study in the journal Pediatrics provides a great window into how our culture can have impacts on our health in the United States...
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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 Warner Bros. Pictures shows Marisol Ramirez in a scene from "The Curse of La Llorona."
Warner Bros. Pictures via AP
April 21, 2019 - 4:25 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Curse of La Llorona" brought good fortune at the box office. The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legend about a woman who murdered her children and wanders the world looking for them brought in $26.5 million according to studio estimates Sunday, putting it in the...
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Steve Wilkie/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP
April 14, 2019 - 5:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A rush of newcomers couldn't shake "Shazam!" from the top spot, as the superhero comedy led the box office for the second straight weekend with $25.1 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Lionsgate's "Hellboy" reboot, the animated Laika Studios release "...
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This image released by Disney shows Nico Parker, left, in a scene from "Dumbo."
Disney via AP
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.
Claudette Barius/Universal Pictures via AP
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."
Disney-Marvel Studios via AP
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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This image released by Universal Pictures shows characters Astrid, voiced by America Ferrera, left, and Hiccup, voiced by Jay Baruchel, in a scene from DreamWorks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World."
DreamWorks Animation/Universal Pictures via AP
March 03, 2019 - 12:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" topped the North American box office for a second week, but close on its tail was Tyler Perry's final installment of the "Madea" franchise. Driven by a largely female audience, "A Madea Family Funeral" had a better-than-expected debut...
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