Box Office

'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' Tops Box Office, Has Strong Opening In China

June 29th, 2014 8:16pm EDT
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Not surprisingly, Transformers: Age of Extinction has topped the weekend box office as the biggest film of 2014 (so far).

"Age of Extinction" pulled in a massive $100 million according to estimates, and is the first film to top the nine-digit mark this year.

The film topped the last installment in the series, Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, by a mere $2 million, proving that the switch from Shia Labeouf to Mark Wahlberg as the film's lead had no effect on moviegoers.

The film pulled in nearly half of its opening weekend gross on Friday night, selling out shows across the country to rake ...
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'Think Like A Man Too' Tops Box Office, 'Jersey Boys' Tumbles

June 22nd, 2014 5:03pm EDT
Think Like A Man Too
Kevin Hart has resumed his box office reign, thanks to Think Like A Man Too. The comedy took first place at this weekend’s box office with an estimated $30 million, barely edging out 22 Jump Street.

Hart starred in the first film, which went on to earn $96 million worldwide against a $12 million budget. He then helped Ride Along earn over $150 million worldwide and About Last Night to almost $50 million worldwide. Think Like A Man Too has already surpassed its production budget of $24 million.

22 Jump Street followed up its $57 million opening weekend with a respectable $29 million. How T...
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'22 Jump Street' Easily Beats 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' At Box Office

June 16th, 2014 8:46am EDT
22 Jump Street
Comedy "22 Jump Street" smashed the competition at the box office, surprisingly beating animated film "How To Train Your Dragon 2." "Jump Street," which was expected to make a $50 million debut, took in $60 million in ticket sales.

In the film, officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) go deep undercover at a local college, meet new friends, and begin to question their friendship.

Starpulse critic Evan Crean said of the film: "Their partnership is definitely bromantic, but is also entertaining because it feels like a real romantic relationship. When they tensely talk about ...
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Meet The Dragons Of "How To Train Your Dragon 2"

June 15th, 2014 7:00pm EDT
Meet The Dragons Of "How To Train Your Dragon 2"
The How To Train Your Dragon series has brought to life a host of colorful draconian species that boast an interesting and powerful lore. With the sequel just releasing this week, we thought we would take some time to investigate the beasties that Dreamworks has concocted to heighten your anticipation for the film (if you haven't seen it already!)

We will be making references to the first film here, so beware there may be spoilers ahead for those of you who haven't seen it. We will be keeping references to the second film as spoiler free as humanly possible, so fear not!

Nightmare

The Ni...
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10 Road Trip Movies To Watch Before Your Summer Vacation

June 7th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Thelma & Louise
Ah, road trips. Everyone has at least one fond memory of refusing to ask for directions, arguing with their wife and yelling at the kids to knock it off. Perhaps that's why Hollywood keeps going back to this formula time and again. Here are 10 of our favorite road trip movies of all-time.

Sideways

This 2004 comedy staring Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church features a week long road trip to Santa Barbara Wine Country. Audiences cheered on loveable loser Miles Raymond as he put up with the douchebag antics of his old college roommate Jack Cole. One of the better-received road trip mo...
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‘Maleficent’ Scores $70 Million At Box Office, ‘X-Men’ Drops 60%

June 1st, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Maleficent
Angelina Jolie’s Disney prequel Maleficent was the big winner this weekend at the box office, earning an estimated $70 million its opening weekend to earn it the #1 spot on the charts.

The film tacked on another $100 million worldwide, making its total of $170 million just shy of its production budget. The opening weekend’s take is Jolie’s best; Kung Fu Panda opened to 60 million and Wanted opened at 50 million.

X-Men: Days of Future Past dropped 64% from last week’s $90 million opening weekend, taking in $32 million. Including worldwide grosses, the film has pushed past the $500 million ...
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7 Video Game Titles Based on Hit Hollywood Productions

May 24th, 2014 10:00am EDT
7 Video Game Titles Based on Hit Hollywood Productions
Most video game fans cringe when they hear they're favorite franchise is being given the Hollywood treatment. From the likes of

Angelina Jolie's Tomb Raider to Uwe Boll's Far Cry, Tinsel Town has often struggled at adapting video game blockbusters to the big screen.

If there's any consolation here, it's that the video game industry has demonstrated that it has no problem with the conversion between media genres when it's the other way around.

Here are 7 of the best video games based on or inspired by major Hollywood franchises.

Kingdom Hearts

Ok, so the first entry isn't so much base...
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Box Office Predictions: ‘X-Men’ To Topple ‘Godzilla’

May 22nd, 2014 5:48pm EDT
 X-Men: Days Of Future Past
The summer blockbuster movie season is upon us and it looks like the box office will be a busy one this Memorial Day Weekend. Let’s make some predictions shall we.

1) X-Men: Days Of Future Past- 105M 3 Day Weekend, 105M Total

The big question this weekend isn’t if X-Men will break 100M, it’s when. The big budget sequel is sure to be the top draw this weekend, and reviews are helping sell it to even the most skeptical viewer. This is the merging of the two X-Men teams, and it will lead to the biggest X-Men opening ever. The question though is whether or not X-Men will need Memorial Day to ...
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'Godzilla' Stomps & Destroys Its Box Office Competition

May 19th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Godzilla
Warner Bros. film "Godzilla" had no problem crushing the competition at the weekend box office. The monster movie easily came in number one with $93.2 million in ticket sales.

The remake, which stars Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, was the second biggest opening of the year behind "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," which debuted in April with $95 million.

Globally, "Godzilla" has made a total of $196.2 million.

In the film, the government attempts to annhilate the monster, dropping nuclear bombs into the Pacific Ocean under the pretense of "weapons testing."...
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Box Office Predictions: 'Godzilla' Should Stomp Its Way To No.1

May 16th, 2014 9:28am EDT
Box Office Predictions: 'Godzilla' Should Stomp Its Way To No.1
1) Godzilla- 80M Weekend, 80M Total

Expect big things this weekend from a big monster of a movie. A lot of people have compared the ad campaign to World War Z, making it an apocalypse adventure on a global scale. What’s equally important here is that they’ve actually made a good movie, apparently. Godzilla is currently sitting at 84% on Rotten Tomatoes, higher than Million Dollar Arm, Neighbors, and Amazing Spider-Man 2. The only downfall is that the film technically lacks a bankable star, even though most people know who Bryan Cranston is by now. It does face some competition from the 2n...
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