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'Star Trek' Boldly Goes to Top of Box Office

By: Sean OConnell on May 19, 2013 at 1:38PM Comments (6)

Star Trek Into Darkness might have won the weekend, but it didn't make a fraction of the money Iron Man 3 put up in its debut weekend. What happened?


Box Office: 'Gatsby' Posts a Great Number, But 'Iron Man' Still Reigns Supreme

By: Sean OConnell on May 12, 2013 at 4:27PM Comments (10)

For a second consecutive week, Iron Man 3 won the box office. But The Great Gatsby wasn't far behind. 


Tom Cruise's 'Oblivion' Rockets Ahead of the Box Office Competition

By: Sean OConnell on April 21, 2013 at 3:34PM Comments (11)

With very little new blood at the box office, Oblivion easily won the weekend. But how much did it earn? 


'42' Rips a Box Office Home Run Over the Weekend

By: Sean OConnell on April 14, 2013 at 4:35PM Comments (13)

Baseball fans flooded theaters over the weekend, powering the Jackie Robinson biopic 42 to the No. 1 slot on the Top 10 charts. 


'Evil Dead' Shocks the Box Office With a Bloody Good Win

By: Sean OConnell on April 7, 2013 at 11:08AM Comments (3)

Despite a strong push by Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park 3D, the remade Evil Dead took the box office … but how much did it earn?


Box Office: 'The Croods' Cruises to Weekend Win; 'Olympus' Stands Tall, As Well

By: Sean OConnell on March 24, 2013 at 11:43AM Comments (5)

Family movies continue to rule the box office. The Croods has the year's second-best opening, behind only Oz the Great and Powerful


Box Office: 'Oz' Rules, But Which Film Won the Battle for Second Place?

By: Sean OConnell on March 17, 2013 at 11:31AM Comments (18)

To no one's real surprise, Oz the Great and Powerful held it's spell over the box office. But the real shock came in the race for second place. 


Box Office: 'Jack' Scales the Charts with a Weak $28M Opening

By: Sean OConnell on March 3, 2013 at 10:21AM Comments (1)

Bryan Singer's fairy-tale adventure Jack the Giant Slayer easily topped the box office competition … but that's also because the competition laid down like sleeping dogs. 


Box Office: 'Die Hard' Decimates the Competition Over Four-Day Weekend

By: Sean OConnell on February 18, 2013 at 8:48AM Comments (27)

Audiences apparently still want to see Bruce Willis killing terrorists as John McClane. A Good Day to Die Hard led the box office, but didn't do quite as well as previously Die Hard movies. 


Box Office: 'Identity Thief' Pockets Enough Coin to Win the Weekend

By: Sean OConnell on February 10, 2013 at 6:12PM Comments (1)

Audiences craving R-rated laughs flocked to Identity Thief, which ripped off the competition, easily won the box office, and possibly established Melissa McCarthy as a bankable star.  


'Warm Bodies' Heats Up the Weekend Box Office with a $20M Haul

By: Sean OConnell on February 3, 2013 at 12:52PM Comments (1)

Horror and comedy continue to rule the box office. After Hansel and Gretel topped the box, Warm Bodies claims the No. 1 slot with a $20M haul. But how did Sylvester Stallone do? We have all of the information right here. 


Box Office: 'Hansel and Gretel' Kill the Competition as 'Movie 43' Falters

By: Sean OConnell on January 27, 2013 at 12:32PM Comments (16)

The weekend frame was relatively weak. How weak? Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters only needed $19M to win the top slot on the box office chart. 


Box Office: Jessica Chastain Rules the Weekend with 'Mama,' 'Zero Dark Thirty'

By: Sean OConnell on January 20, 2013 at 4:58PM Comments (1)

Jessica Chastain had a tremendous weekend at the box office. While her Oscar contender Zero Dark Thirty continued to bank tickets, her supernatural thriller Mama actually won the weekend. But by how much?


'Zero Dark Thirty' Rides Oscar Bump to Box Office Win

By: Sean OConnell on January 13, 2013 at 3:50PM Comments (14)

After picking up five Oscar nominations at the end of last week (including Best Picture), Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty expanded to more theaters … and immediately won the box office crown.


'Texas Chainsaw 3D' Slices Through the Box Office Competition

By: Sean OConnell on January 6, 2013 at 5:18PM Comments (24)

With very few new movies opening in theaters at he start of the new year, it was relatively easy for Texas Chainsaw 3D to win the weekend box. What other films performed well? 


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