The Hunger Games pulls in $155M; $214M worldwide.

The Hunger Games opening weekend tally adds up to $155M domestic + $58.7M international for a total of $213.7M worldwide. Third biggest opening of all time. Deadline digs into the marketing strategy: What made Lionsgate’s promotional campaign for The Hunger Games so unusual and...
Posted On 25 Mar 2012

A Quick Look at Box Office

As we head into the Producers Guild tomorrow, it’s a good time to look at how our contenders, or those we think will be contenders, or might be contenders, or who could be contenders are faring in this Oscar season. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo will become the highest...
Posted On 20 Jan 2012

Top-ranked films of 2011: box-office & critics chart

Ziyad Abul Hawa has done another spectacular job crunching the numbers to rank the year’s top movies up through the final weeks of summer.
Posted On 01 Oct 2011

The Help reigns #1 at box-office for 3rd week

DreamWorks/Disney holds tight to the #1 spot at the box-office as The Help cleans up for the 3rd week in a row. An estimated $18 million for the 4-Day Holiday Weekend and a total of $122 mil in one month. There’s a pre-order page already up on Amazon for the anticipated...
Posted On 04 Sep 2011

Deathly Hallows 2 sets midnight record of $43.5M

Shame the Harry Potter series is ending just when it’s beginning to catch on. Deadline is reporting an astonishing haul of $43.5 million from midnight screenings, a healthy head-start on what’s shaping up to be a $180 million weekend in the US alone. Domestically, $45...
Posted On 15 Jul 2011