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'Don't Worry Darling' shrugs off drama, opening with $19.2M

Sep. 25, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

After off-screen drama threatened to consume Olivia Wilde's “Don't Worry Darling,” the Warner Bros. release opened No. 1 at the box office, debuting with $19.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Starring Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, “Don't Worry...

‘The Woman King’ takes North American box office throne

Sep. 18, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

The Viola Davis-led action epic “ The Woman King ” easily conquered the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters, against a crowded market of new releases. The film, directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, surpassed expectations and earned $19 million in ticket sales, according to...

'Woman King,' Viola Davis and the culmination of a struggle

Sep. 13, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — When Viola Davis, sculpted and hardened from months of training, first stood in the full garb of the Agojie warrior women, with her bare feet in the African sand, it was the culmination of not just the years-long push to make “The Woman King,” but of a lifelong battle. ...

Hugh Jackman eyes the end of the 'The Music Man' on Broadway

Sep. 13, 2022 08:02 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Since he was a high school student, Hugh Jackman wanted to play the roguish traveling salesman Professor Harold Hill in “The Music Man” on Broadway. He's fulfilled that dream — but all things must come to an end. On the red carpet at the Toronto Film Festival,...

'Barbarian' is top film amid late-summer box office doldrums

Sep. 11, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror film “Barbarian” won the weekend by bringing in $10 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, as the late-summer doldrums at the box office continued. Director Zach Cregger's debut from Disney's 20th Century Studios premiered at San Diego...

Spidey tops box office while Cinema Day draws millions

Sep. 04, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has swung back on top of the box office during a holiday weekend where American theaters aimed to lure moviegoers with discounted $3 tickets. The first “National Cinema Day” nationwide promotion became the highest-attended day of...

Fall Preview: Is it, maybe, back to normal at the movies?

Aug. 31, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in three years, the fall movie industrial complex is lurching back into high gear. Festival red carpets are rolled out. Oscar campaigns are primed. Long-awaited blockbusters, like “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” and “Avatar: The Way of Water,” are...

'The Invitation' tops tepid weekend at box office

Aug. 29, 2022 09:11 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror film “The Invitation” needed just $7 million to finish at the top of the weakest weekend of the summer at the North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. Directed and co-written by Jessica M. Thompson and starring “Game of...

Coming to a theater near you: $3 movie tickets for one day

Aug. 28, 2022 07:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For one day, movie tickets will be just $3 in the vast majority of American theaters as part of a newly launched “National Cinema Day” to lure moviegoers during a quiet spell at the box office. The Cinema Foundation, a non-profit arm of the National Association...

‘Dragon Ball Super’ bests ‘Beast’ at box office with $20.1M

Aug. 21, 2022 13:57 PM EDT

Idris Elba may go head-to-head with a lion in “Beast,” but the action flick was no match for the latest “Dragon Ball” movie at the North American box office this weekend. “Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero” topped the charts in its first weekend in theaters, with $20.1...