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'Wreck-It Ralph,' 'Creed' fuel record holiday box office

Nov. 25, 2018 3:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movie sequels are having their own Thanksgiving feast at the box office and fueling record industry-wide grosses for the long weekend. "Ralph Breaks the Internet" and "Creed II" took the top two spots on the North American charts, beat the openings for the original films and helped the...

'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,"...