Box office plunges to lowest level in over two decades amid coronavirus pandemic

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Much of public life in the United States essentially ground to a halt this week. In the entertainment world, theme parks shut down, Broadway went... Read more »

‘Onward’ Leads Box Office With Ho-Hum $40 Million

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” debuted this weekend to $40 million, enough to lead box office charts but still a somewhat disappointing start given the studio’s... Read more »

Box Office: ‘Invisible Man’ Emerges With $29 Million Opening Weekend

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Universal and Blumhouse’s “The Invisible Man” materialized at the top of box office charts after debuting to $29 million in North America over the weekend.... Read more »

Box Office: ‘Sonic’ Narrowly Beats Harrison Ford’s ‘Call of the Wild’

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – After a close box office battle, Paramount’s “Sonic the Hedgehog” pulled ahead of Disney and 20th Century’s “The Call of the Wild” on North American... Read more »

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Dominates Box Office With Mighty $57 Million Debut

Director Jeff Fowler and cast member Ben Schwartz pose at the premiere of “Sonic the Hedgehog” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com)... Read more »

Box Office: ‘Rhythm Section’ Flops as ‘Bad Boys’ Takes Another Victory Lap

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Box office newcomers “Rhythm Section” and “Gretel and Hansel” fumbled as “Bad Boys for Life” remained champions during a painfully slow Super Bowl weekend. FILE... Read more »

Box Office: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Rules Over ‘The Gentlemen’

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – STX’s “The Gentlemen” proved no match for Sony’s “Bad Boys for Life,” which again left box office competitors in the dust after collecting $34 million... Read more »

Box Office: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Towers Over ‘Dolittle,’ ‘1917’

FILE PHOTO: Cast members Will Smith (L) and Martin Lawrence pose at the premiere of “Bad Boys for Life” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File... Read more »

Box Office: ‘1917’ Defeats ‘Star Wars’ With $36.5 Million Weekend

FILE PHOTO: 77th Golden Globe Awards – Photo Room – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 5, 2020 – Sam Mendes poses backstage with his awards for Best Director –... Read more »

‘The Grudge’ Kicks Off 2020 Box Office as ‘Rise of Skywalker’ Rules Again

FILE PHOTO: A fan dressed as Kyle Ren awaits at a gala screening of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” film in Cologne, Germany, December 17, 2019. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen... Read more »