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    "Lucy" Blows Away Box Office With Big $44 Million Weekend--SUNDAY UPDATE

    We'll take any good news we can get this summer and although the weekend was down another 12% from last year, Universal's "Lucy" was a pleasant surprise, debuting with an impressive $44 million take, with Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules" not far back at $29 million.

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    An Open Letter Of Apology To Melissa McCarthy

    In a sincere My Bad, Box Office Insider delivers a written apology to actress Melissa McCarthy over the beating it gave the opening weekend grosses on "Tammy".

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    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" Off And Running With $4 Million Thursday Late Shows

    Although it's not in the stratosphere of early summer tentpole superhero titles, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" opened to a respectable, though hardly overwhelming, $4 million in its Thursday night late shows last night.

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    "Transformers" Overwhelms July 4th's Wide Openings As Weekend Plummets 44% Vs. Last Year

    "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" ruled the box office for the second consecutive weekend as it demolished its way to $53.8 million for the weekend, bringing its overall cume to $174 million. The pic easily outdistanced Warners' "Tammy", which opened to $32.9 million for the five days.

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    BOI WEEKLY: International Weekend Gross Update..."Transformers" Destroy World Cup For $200 Million Weekend

    Snubbing its robotic noses at the World Cup, "Transformers: Age Of Extinction", thanks to a record setting Imax take, opened to $291 million internationally this past weekend.

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    "Transformers" Settles Into $100 Million Weekend, "22 Jump Street" Claims #2 Position

    "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" is currently perched atop the $100 million rock and how the film holds up today will determine whether it can stay there. They may lose the Latino audience who will be glued to TV sets for the Mexico-Netherlands match but in any event it's a powerful opening for Pa...

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    "Transformers" (Optimus) Primed To Hit $102 Million Weekend With $41 Mil Friday

    We finally have a winner as "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" sails past "Captain America: Winter Soldier" to become the highest opening of 2014. Its take of $41 million for last night and Thursday previews should translate to a gross slightly over $100 million.

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    $8.8M Thursday Night Sets "Transformers" Up For Weekend Grab Of Close To $100 Million

    I will admit to being rather perplexed by "Transformers: Age of Extinction". It has all the street cred of a big summer tentpole...Michael Bay, a bankable star in Mark Wahlberg, great special effects and a built in audience. Yet it appears that the film won't crack the $100 barrier as the film's T...

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    Hit Or Miss: Sony Had Hart, Clint Had A Headache and Jon Favreau Quietly Keeps His Food Truck Rolling Along

    In this week's Hit Or Miss column we look at the Kevin Hart machine, why "Fault In Our Stars" hasn't hung in the way "Divergent" did and Jon Favreau's Little Engine That Could

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    Sunday Update. Sony's 1-2 Punch: "Think Like A Man Too" Tops The Chart at $30 Million, "22 Jump Street"

    Saturday's number on "Think Like A Man Too" was less than expected but still good enough to win the box office weekend with $30 million, barely edging out Sony's other title, "22 Jump Street".

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