Angelina 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.
“The Lego Movie” connected with moviegoers, assembling an exceptional $69.1 million debut at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates.
In its second weekend at the box office, the Disney animated tale “Frozen” cooled off “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and the lone new release “Out of the Furnace.”
Paramount’s “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” topped the weekend box office with $32 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, sinking three-week champ “Gravity” to second place.
The Warner Bros. astronaut adventure directed by Alfonso Cuaron and starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney landed in the top spot at the box office for the second weekend in a row.
“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2″ takes in $35 million in its opening weekend.
The sci-fi thriller starring Vin Diesel as an intergalactic criminal with built-in night vision debuted in first place with $18.7 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Over the Thanksgiving weekend, three movies combined to lift Hollywood to record Thanksgiving revenue at the box office. Read on to find out which three.
“The Hunger Games” is still the first item on the menu for movie fans. The blockbuster took in $61.1 million to remain the No. 1 film in its second weekend.
Movie-goers have a choice between the new offerings: W/E, directed by Madonna; The Vow, starring Rachael McAdams and Channing Tatum; Safe House, starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds; the 3D version of Star Wars Episode I the Phantom Menace; and the family-friendly Jungle 2: The Mysterious Island.