Jurassic World

The only thing surprising about the announcement of Jurassic World 2 was that it took so long. Jurassic World became the third highest grossing film of all time this week and now stands $1.522 billion globally. Considering this crazy success,there is absolutely no surprise that a sequel is on the way. As I said, the… read more

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It may not have taken down a monster sized haul, but audiences didn’t totally reject a pint-sized hero. Ant-Man took first place this weekend, albeit slightly below the $60 million dollar projections. It took in $58 million off of a $130 million dollar budget. It took in another $56 million at the foreign box office… read more

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Universal Pictures is having a heck of a year, and it’s one that will be remembered for some time to come by the record books. While a lot of press is thrown at Disney and its success with it’s sub-labels such as Pixar and Marvel, Universal Pictures has been quietly killing it this year. Without… read more

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Who cares if they’re yellow and don’t speak a language anyone is fluent in, the Minions apparently rule. Minions, the third film in the Despicable Me franchise scored the largest opening day ever for an animated 3D film with $46.2 million and went on to an opening weekend of $115.2 million. Globally it has already… read more

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It appears that the dinosaurs actually did finally fall out of the top spot. When I and many other sites run the box office numbers on Monday mornings, we’re running off of the industry estimates. Sometime later in the day Monday we’ll get what are known as the “actuals,” but rarely is there any need… read more

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The dinosaurs are still the kings of the box office for a fourth week. Jurassic World took in $30.9 million this weekend for the top spot and is now over $558.1 million in the U.S. Globally it now stands at $1.38 billion, making it the fifth highest grossing film ever. Pixar’s Inside Out remained in second for… read more

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Apparently nothing can contain the dinosaurs. Jurassic World took in $54 million this weekend for the top spot and crossed the $500 million dollar mark in the U.S., making it only the fifth film to ever do so. Globally it now stands at $1.23 billion, making it the eighth highest grossing film ever. Pixar’s Inside… read more

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It seems that we just can’t get enough of CGI dinosaurs. Jurassic World won its second weekend with a very healthy 51.1 percent drop from its opening weekend to bring in another $102 million. It now stands at $398.2 million domestic and $981.3 million globally. Second place went to Pixar’s Inside Out which had the… read more

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Apparently some sequels still work no matter how bad the last one was. The Jurassic Park series has laid dormant for some time now thanks to the poor performance of the third film. Well, apparently folks were in a forgiving mood this weekend as Jurassic World took in $204.6 million at the domestic box office… read more

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Apparently dinosaurs can still be big business at the box office. Jurassic World opened in numerous markets across the globe and broke records in the process. The fourth film in the series opened to a T. rex sized global haul of $511.8 million, making it the first film in history to break through $500 million… read more

For the third weekend in a row, the box office came in lower year-over-year. Melissa McCarthy’s latest comedy, Spy, took the top spot this weekend with $30 million, right on target with all of the industry estimates. San Andreas slid a respectable 51.6 percent in its second weekend to take in $26.44 million for a… read more

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Welcome to the second of four parts of an analysis of every major film release of 2015. Following up on last year’s product, I’m back with a look at the films of 2015. Something different I’m trying this year is you will first get the quarterly breakdowns, and then an overall post will be like a… read more

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