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Box Office Top 20: 'Hotel Transylvania 3' beats 'Skyscraper'

Jul. 16, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family-friendly won out this weekend among North American moviegoers as "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" towered over Dwayne Johnson's action pic "Skyscraper." Sony's "Hotel Transylvania 3" easily took the No. 1 spot with $44.1 million in ticket sales, while No. 2 went to last...

'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

Jul. 15, 2018 4:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust. Sony Pictures estimated Sunday that the animated family movie earned $44.1 million from North American...

Boseman plans '17 Bridges' as 'Black Panther' follow-up

Jul. 11, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chadwick Boseman will step out of Wakanda for the New York police drama "17 Bridges." STX Entertainment announced Wednesday that Boseman will star as a disgraced NYPD detective thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer. The film will be Boseman's first non-Marvel movie following the...

Box office top 20: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' stings with $75.8M

Jul. 9, 2018 4:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marvel Studios landed its 20th straight no. 1 box-office debut with an uncharacteristically small superhero for the swaggering comic-book juggernaut. "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opened with $75.8 million, according to final studio figures Monday. While not approaching the heights accustomed to...

'Ant-Man and the Wasp' buzzes to $76 million debut

Jul. 8, 2018 9:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite its heroes' diminutive size, "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opened with typical Marvel might at the box office, with an estimated $76 million in ticket sales. According to studio estimates Sunday, the "Ant-Man" sequel easily surpassed the $57 million debut of the 2015 original in North...

Box Office Top 20: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' is No. 1

Jul. 2, 2018 6:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" and "Incredibles 2" fended off newcomers to top the box office again this weekend. The "Jurassic World" sequel took first place again with an additional $60.9 million in its second weekend in theaters. "Incredibles 2" landed second with $46.4 million. In...

'Jurassic World 2' takes No. 1 again

Jul. 1, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" dinosaurs ruled the box office for a second weekend in a row, but also left a little room for more modest newcomers like "Sicario: Day of the Soldado" and the basketball comedy "Uncle Drew" to over-perform in the crowded marketplace. Studios on Sunday...

The unexpected superheroes of summer? Mister Rogers and RBG

Jun. 27, 2018 6:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Escapism is usually the domain of big-budget spectacles, but a pair of blockbuster documentaries has caught on at the summer box office partly because they're a respite from today's headlines. The Fred Rogers documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor" and the Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...

Box office top 20: 'Jurassic World' debuts with $148M

Jun. 25, 2018 7:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" was never expected to approach the record-setting heights of 2015's "Jurassic World," but it still took a mighty bite out of the box office with a $148 million debut, according to final ticket sales figures Monday. The opening proved that the 25-year-old...

DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors

Jun. 22, 2018 3:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors. This week her film "A Wrinkle in Time" crossed the $100 million mark domestically, a first for a black woman. The film got a late-game boost playing as a double feature at drive-in theaters with the...