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'Elvis' is king, alone, of box office after final tallies

Jun. 27, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Elvis” has won its box-office dance-off with “Top Gun: Maverick.” After the two films reported the same ticket sales Sunday, Monday's final numbers has “Elvis,” alone, as king of the weekend. “Elvis” ultimately grossed $31.1 million from Friday to...

'Elvis,' 'Top Gun' tie for box-office crown with $30.5M each

Jun. 26, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic “Elvis” shook up theaters with an estimated $30.5 million in weekend ticket sales, but — in a box-office rarity — “Elvis” tied “Top Gun: Maverick," which also reported $30.5 million, for No. 1 in theaters. Final...

Broadway's 'MJ' gets a box office bump after the Tony Awards

Jun. 22, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “MJ,” the hit-filled Broadway musical about the King of Pop, got a huge bump at the box office after nabbing four Tony Awards and getting valuable exposure in front of millions during its electric telecast performance. The Michael Jackson show may have lost the...

‘Lightyear’ stays earthbound, ‘Jurassic World’ holds No. 1

Jun. 19, 2022 11:54 AM EDT

“Lightyear” did not go to infinity (or beyond) in its first weekend in theaters: Pixar’s first major theatrical release since March 2020 blasted off with $51 million in its first weekend in North America, according to studio estimates on Sunday. Not only did it open lower than...

With ‘Jurassic World 3,’ dinosaurs rule again at box office

Jun. 12, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

Move over Maverick, the dinosaurs have arrived to claim their throne. “Jurassic World: Dominion” took a mighty bite out of the box office with $143.4 million in North American ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Including earnings from international showings —...

Q&A: Trevorrow on the mauling metaphors of 'Jurassic World'

Jun. 10, 2022 09:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Questions about the dangers of human tampering with nature have been in the DNA of the “Jurassic Park” films from the start, but they've been given a workout in the “Jurassic World” trilogy. Under the stewardship of filmmaker Colin Trevorrow, who directed...

'Top Gun' stays aloft with $86M in its 2nd weekend

Jun. 05, 2022 13:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The high-flying “Top Gun: Maverick” continued to soar in its second weekend, dropping just 32% from its opening with $86 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Paramount Pictures release, with Tom Cruise reprising his role from the...

'Top Gun: Maverick' wins Tom Cruise 1st $100 million opening

May. 29, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

Forget breaking the sound barrier: Tom Cruise just flew past a major career milestone. The 59-year-old superstar just got his first $100 million opening weekend with “Top Gun: Maverick.” In its first three days in North American theaters, the long-in-the-works sequel earned an...

‘Doctor Strange' remains atop box office as 'Top Gun' looms

May. 23, 2022 02:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doctor Strange and his multiverse got to linger a little longer atop the weekend box office as Tom Cruise and “Top Gun” wait in the wings. Marvel's “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” was the top-earning film of the weekend for the third...

‘Doctor Strange 2’ keeps hold on top spot in 2nd weekend

May. 15, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” stayed on top of the box office charts during its second weekend in theaters, earning an additional $61 million from North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. With $688 million in global grosses, it’s already...