Box Office Report: ‘Green Lantern’ Eyeing $58-$60 Million Opening Weekend

UPDATED: Paramount’s holdover “Super 8” expected to beat new opener Jim Carrey’s “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” for the No. 2 spot.

Ryan Reynolds starrer Green Lantern got off to a strong start at the domestic box office, grossing an estimated $22 million on Friday to easily beat the competition. More


‘Kung Fu Panda 2’ Commands $56.5 Million Internationally

The DreamWorks Animation feature bests ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ on the foreign circuit.

Weekend action—Po pushes Jack Sparrow aside!
DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2 made its debut in the weekend’s No. 1 box office spot on the foreign theatrical circuit, grossing  $56.5 million from 11,025 screens in 45 territories.

The tally was buoyed by the 3D animation sequel’s solid openings in 17 overseas markets. Total foreign gross for Panda 2 has exceeded the $200-million mark (cume is $205 million), More

Box Office Report: ‘Super 8’ on Track for $35 Million Opening Weekend

The J.J. Abrams-Steven Spielberg film earned an estimated $12 million on Friday; Fox’s “X-Men: First Class” finished second with $8 million.

Paramount’s Super 8 — directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg — topped the Friday box office with an estimated $12 million. The period sci-fi pic is now on course to More

Box Office Preview: J.J. Abrams’ ‘Super 8’ to Battle ‘X-Men: First Class’ for Top Spot

Elle Fanning and Kyle Chandler star in the period sci-fi film, produced by Steven Spielberg.

The pairing of J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg has turned Super 8 into the box office mystery of the summer. More

Box Office Preview: ‘Hangover 2,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’ Eye Big Holiday Weekend Bows

The comedy sequel, starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis, and the animated film, with Angelina Jolie and Jack Black, both open Thursday.

Will Warner Bros.’ R-rated Memorial Day weekend comedy The Hangover Part II be the elixir that brings younger moviegoers back to the multiplex?

For months, teenagers and adults under age 25 have been noticeably absent from the domestic box office, contributing to one of the worst slumps in years. But they’re expected to return in droves for More

Friday Box Office: ‘Pirates’ Grosses at Least $36 Million on First Day of U.S. Release

UPDATED: The 3D tentpole has likely lost its chance for a $100 million domestic bow, but is still looking at the best opening of the year.

While losing its chance to hit $100 million, Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is still More

Box Office Report: ‘Bridesmaids’ Overperforms With $24.6 Million Opening Weekend

The R-rated female comedy toplined by Krisen Wiig and Paul Bettany’s “Priest” do better than expected, but can’t beat “Thor.” More

Friday Box Office: Universal’s ‘Bridesmaids’ Heads for a Strong $21.5 Mil Debut

The raunchy R-rated comedy grosses $7.8 million on Friday to come in at No. 2; the mighty “Thor” stays at No. 1, pushing its worldwide total past $300 million.

Universal’s R-rated female comedy Bridesmaids cashed in at the Friday box office, opening to a More

Friday Box Office: Universal’s ‘Fast Five’ Racing Toward $80 Million Weekend

UPDATED: Disney’s “Prom” and the Weinstein Co.’s “Hoodwinked Too!” disappoint on Friday.

Universal’s Fast Five is racing towards a $79 million to $81 million weekend opening after earning an estimated $33 million or $34 million on Friday — the biggest showing of the year More


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