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'Dr. Seuss' The Grinch' makes off with $66M at box office

Nov. 11, 2018 5:38 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — You're a mean one — and you're number one — Mr. Grinch. "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch" sledded past mixed reviews and made off with $66 million for Universal Pictures to top the weekend North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. Last week's top film, the...

With $50 million debut, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is no poor boy

Nov. 4, 2018 3:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" and 20th Century Fox are — for now, at least — champions of the world. "Bohemian Rhapsody," starring Rami Malek as the late Queen frontman, shrugged off production troubles and mediocre reviews to debut with $50 million in weekend...

Raymond Chow, film producer behind Bruce Lee, dies at age 91

Nov. 2, 2018 12:30 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Legendary Hong Kong film producer Raymond Chow, who introduced the world to Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan and even brought the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the big screen, has died at age 91. Hong Kong' secretary for commerce and economic development, Edward Yau, said in a statement Friday...

'Halloween' carves up another $32 million to top box office

Oct. 28, 2018 3:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Meyers — or is it Jamie Lee Curtis? — can't be stopped. "Halloween" dominated the North American box office for the second straight weekend, carving up an estimated $32 million in ticket sales. The top four films were all unchanged at the North American box office,...

'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

Oct. 21, 2018 5:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare. Universal Pictures said Sunday that "Halloween" took in an estimated $77.5 million in ticket sales from North American theaters. It captured first place at the box office with...

'First Man' blasts off behind 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born'

Oct. 14, 2018 2:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Neil Armstrong film "First Man" settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in its opening weekend in theaters. The Ryan Gosling-starrer and a host of newcomers, like the family-friendly "Goosebumps" sequel and the neo-noir mystery "Bad Times at the El Royale,"...

Box office top 20: 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born'

Oct. 8, 2018 5:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man" spinoff "Venom" and Bradley Cooper's acclaimed remake "A Star Is Born" fueled the best-ever October weekend at North American theaters. Both films debuted above expectations. "Venom," starring Tom Hardy as the comic-book antihero, opened with $80.3 million,...

'Venom' sets October record with $80M; 'Star Is Born' soars

Oct. 7, 2018 2:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a weekend of perfect counterprogramming for Hollywood, the comic-book movie "Venom" shrugged off bad reviews to shatter the October box-office record with an $80 million debut, while Bradley Cooper's "A Star Is Born" soared to $41.3 million. With $174.5 million in tickets sold at U.S....

Box office Top 20: 'Night School' is No. 1

Oct. 1, 2018 6:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish's "Night School" opened with $27.3 million in North American ticket sales, making it the first straight-up comedy to debut No. 1 at the box office since Melissa McCarthy's "The Boss" in April 2016. In what was expected to be a close race, Universal's "Night...

Haddish and Hart lead 'Night School' to No. 1 with $28M

Sep. 30, 2018 3:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in more than two years, a straight-up comedy is No. 1 at the box office. Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish's "Night School" debuted with $28 million in ticket sales, according to estimates Sunday. The race for the weekend top spot was, in the end, a laugher. Warner Bros.'...