Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Box Office

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Top Ten Takeaways: 'Hobbit' Finale Leads a Limp Christmas Roster

    2014 has seen a worrisome drop in domestic box office, and a big factor has been the lack of originality in studio tentpole and prime date releases. So at the launch of the Christmas avalanche of new releases this week, all three are their franchises' third spin around the track: a third "Hobbit," a...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    5 comments
    tweet
    0
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    'Mr. Turner' Draws Older Pre-Christmas Crowd; Wider Releases Thrive

    Slow and steady wins the race. Five fall specialty films grossing over $500,00 this weekend, which is usually a low grosser before the rush of older viewers starts Christmas Day. Among new openers, Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner" had the best showing along with a standout one-theater start from the animat...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    7 comments
    tweet
    0
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    How This Year's Pack of Holiday Openers Impacts the Oscar Race

    It isn't unusual for a handful of films with Oscar hopes to open last-minute around Christmas, sometimes in just a few theaters. But this year more significant awards contenders than usual are heading for the big screen. How they fare could impact their awards momentum.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Friday Box Office: 'Hobbit' Finale Bests First Day of 'Night at the Museum' and 'Annie'

    'The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies' (Warner Bros.) added $16,575,000 to its initial midweek opening gross of $35 million to easily top a trio of new holiday openings.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Seven Reasons Why Theaters Felt Compelled to Pull 'The Interview'

    As the major news outlets reported the North Korea-sanctioned Sony Hack--or Hack Attack--at the top of the news cycle Wednesday, complete with a quote from President Obama urging Americans to "go to the movies," theater owners were reeling as Sony pulled the film from Christmas theaters altogether ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Sony Pulls Plug on 'The Interview' with "No Further Release Plans" as U.S. Links North Korea to Hacks

    After the major theater chains backed out of showing controversial Seth Rogen comedy 'The Interview' after terrorist threats, Sony has pulled the film from its planned December 25 release date.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    21 comments
    tweet
    0

    The 30 Highest Grossing Indies of 2014 (A Running List)

    Here's a chart of 2014's thirty highest grossing films (so far) tracked by Indiewire's box office charts.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Top Ten Takeaways: 'Exodus' Targets Bible Thumpers as Oscar Holdovers Face Holiday Stakes

    Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings" came in close to projections, although the domestic numbers are less than stellar given its high budget and talent pedigree.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Watch: A Christmas Card From The Ba ...Press Play
  • Top Ten Takeaways: 'Hobbit' Finale Leads ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five ArmiesWeekend Box-Office: Final ‘Hobbit’ Has ...The Playlist