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Box office top 20: 'The Predator' takes down 'The Nun'

Sep. 17, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Predator" topped the North American box office despite controversy over the casting of a registered sex offender, though ticket sales were still modest for the new $88 million installment in the action sci-fi franchise. The 20th Century Fox release, directed by Shane Black, debuted...

Rich sales for 'Crazy Rich Asians' books

Sep. 17, 2018 9:16 AM EDT

New York (AP) — "Crazy Rich Asians" isn't just a hit at the box office. Kevin Kwan's novel and its two follow-ups have sold 1.5 million copies this year, Knopf Doubleday announced Monday. "Crazy Rich Asians," along with "China Rich Girlfriend" and "Rich People Problems," have occupied the top three slots...

'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

Sep. 16, 2018 3:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Predator" is at the top of the food chain in its first weekend in theaters. 20th Century Fox said Sunday that the film earned an estimated $24 million from more than 4,000 North American theaters. But with an $88 million production price tag, the Shane Black-directed installment in...

Box Office Top 20: 'The Nun' conjures up $53.8 million

Sep. 10, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror pic "The Nun" scared off the competition and dominated the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters, grossing $53.8 million. A spinoff of a character seen in "The Conjuring 2," ''The Nun" banked the most successful launch of the "Conjuring" universe, which...

With 'The Nun,' Warner Bros.' box office streak continues

Sep. 9, 2018 2:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror movie "The Nun" has topped the domestic box office in its first weekend, scoring a best for the "Conjuring" franchise and another win for Warner Bros. Studio estimates on Sunday say the Demian Bichir and Taissa Farmiga-led film brought in $53.5 million from 3,876 North...

Film academy president says popular Oscar was misunderstood

Sep. 7, 2018 10:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned in its efforts to reflect a changing industry and misunderstood by its critics. The Academy of Motion...

Burt Reynolds, star of film, TV and tabloids, dead at 82

Sep. 7, 2018 12:15 AM EDT

Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," commercial hits such as "Smokey and the Bandit" and for an active off-screen love life which included relationships with Loni Anderson and Sally Field, has died at age 82. His death was...

Box Office Top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' No. 1 for third week

Sep. 4, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The glitzy romance "Crazy Rich Asians" topped the North American box office over Labor Day weekend, its third consecutive weekend in the No. 1 spot. The Warner Bros. film added $28.6 million over the four-day weekend, bringing its domestic grosses to $117.3 million. The shark thriller...

'Crazy Rich Asians' banks another crazy rich weekend

Sep. 2, 2018 2:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Crazy Rich Asians" isn't slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is helping to send a strong summer moviegoing season off on a high note. Studios on Sunday say the romantic comedy has topped the domestic charts again. Warner Bros. estimates that the...

Box office top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' scores again

Aug. 27, 2018 6:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's official: "Crazy Rich Asians" is a box-office sensation. The adaptation of Kevin Kwan's bestselling novel, starring Constance Wu and Henry Golding, brought in almost as many moviegoers in its second weekend as it did over opening weekend. The Warner Bros. release grossed $24.8 million...