'Despicable Me 3' And 'Baby Driver' Win, 'The House' Doesn'tThe Minions are still a box office force and original stories are scoring big, but not the R-rated comedy — even with Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler behind it.
Box Office Top 20: 'Cars 3' Takes First From 'Wonder Woman'"Cars 3" finished in first place at the North American box office this weekend with $53.7 million in earnings. It effectively stole the top spot from "Wonder Woman," which had held on to No. 1 for two weeks in a row. "Wonder Woman," in its third weekend in theaters, earned $41.3 million, bringing its total to $275.1 million.
'Wonder Woman' Becomes Box-Office Force With $100.5M Debut"Wonder Woman" has soared to a $100.5 million box-office debut in North American theaters, making the Patty Jenkins-directed superhero film the biggest opening ever for a movie directed by a woman.
'Beauty And The Beast' Dances Off With Top Box-Office Spot Not all reboots are created equal. This weekend at the box office, nostalgia-driven fare was everywhere, from "Beauty and the Beast" to "Power Rangers" and "CHIPS," producing both successful and underwhelming results.
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"The Jungle Book" Still #1 At The Box Office"The Jungle Book" remains king of the box office in its second weekend in theaters, beating new opener "The Huntsman: Winter's War" by nearly $40 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
"Batman v. Superman" Breaks Box Office Records Despite Bad Reviews
'Star Wars' Tops Box Office For 3rd Week"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" marched confidently into the new year, raking in an additional $88.3 million over the New Year's weekend and topping the box office for a third week, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Last In The Hunger Games Series Opens To $101 Million"Mockingjay - Part 2," the final "Hunger Games" film, soared to a $101 million opening in its first weekend in theaters, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
Box Office Flops: 'Jem And The Holograms,' 'Rock The Kasbah,' 'Witch Hunter' DisappointVin Diesel's "The Last Witch Hunter" tanked with $10.8 million, killing any hopes of a new franchise. The Lionsgate film opened in fourth place and cost a reported $70 million to produce.
'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Tops Box Office, Trails 'Passion Of The Christ' For February Opening RecordIn addition to destroying Valentine's and Presidents Day weekend records, "Fifty Shades of Grey" has also become the second-highest February debut ever, behind "Passion of the Christ's" $83.9 million opening in 2004.
Disney's 'Maleficent' Debuts With $69.4 MillionAngelina Jolie scared up $69.4 million over the weekend for Disney's "Maleficent," trouncing the other new wide-release, Seth MacFarlane's comic Western "A Million Ways to Die in the West." The Universal comedy opened with $16.8 million.