Audiences had their pick of genres during the Christmas weekend, but despite a host of fresh arrivals, splashy holiday fare like “Unbroken” and “Into the Woods” proved no match for “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.”
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ continues to dominate the domestic box office, but awards season hopefuls “Wild” and “The Imitation Game” proved their might with impressive limited release showings on this sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend.
Hungry for some “Hunger Games?” Fans of the blockbuster phenomenon can finally quench their hunger as “Mockingjay Part 1 opens in theaters Friday.
At the movies, idiocy never goes out of style.
The spirits moved “Ouija” to No. 1 at thebox office, with the board-game adaption leading the weekend with a $20 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday.
“Annabelle” couldn’t scare off “Gone Girl” at the weekend box office.
Flexing a rare kind of star power, Denzel Washington led the thriller “The Equalizer” to a $35 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.
It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat “Guardians of the Galaxy” at movie theaters.
“Guardians of the Galaxy” became the summer’s top-grossing movie at the North American box office with a $17.6 million weekend that narrowly bested the young adult melodrama “If I Stay,” while the long-delayed “Sin City” sequel, “A Dame to Kill For” flopped.