“The Interview” was never supposed to be a paradigm-shifting film. But unusual doesn’t even begin to describe the series of events that transpired over the past few weeks, culminating in the truly unprecedented move by a major studio to release a film in theaters and on digital platforms simultaneously.
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.
“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.
Chasing down the top spot at the box office after debuting at No. 2 last week, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” took the lead in its second weekend.
Liam Neeson has grounded the “The Lego Movie.”
“Ride Along” arrived in first place at the weekend box office.
Gatsby looks almost as great as a superhero at the weekend box office.
“Oz the Great and the Powerful” dazzled moviegoers on its opening weekend.
Hollywood’s latest films performed tepidly at the box-office on Oscar weekend, with Melissa McCarthy’s “Identity Thief” returning to the top spot in its third week of release.
“Identity Thief” has turned out to be the real thing at the box office.