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Actress Shailene Woodley attends "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" New York premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on March 16, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

“Insurgent” Tops Box Office With $54 Million

The second installment in the “Divergent” series easily topped the box office with $54 million from 3,875 theaters. Sean Penn’s “The Gunman” stumbled with only $5 million.


Actress Lily James arrives at the premiere of Disney's "Cinderella" at the El Capitan Theatre on March 1, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

“Cinderella” Tops Box Office With $70 Million

Disney’s recent streak continued with the $70.1 million North American debut of its traditional, sumptuously costumed fairy tale adaptation “Cinderella,” according to studio estimates Sunday.


Hugh Jackman attends a fan event for the film "Chappie" at Mall of Berlin on February 27, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. (credit: Clemens Bilan/Getty Images for Sony Pictures)

“Chappie” Tops Slow Weekend Box Office

Neither a hyper-intelligent robot nor Vince Vaughn could save the box office this weekend, which was down 38.5 percent from the same weekend last year, according to estimates.


Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan attend the UK premiere of "Fifty Shades of Grey" at Odeon Leicester Square on February 12, 2015 in London, England. (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

“Fifty Shades” Stays On Top Of Box Office

The erotic drama starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan earned another $23.2 million in its second weekend at the box office, according to studio estimates on Sunday.


Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan attend the UK premiere of "Fifty Shades of Grey" at Odeon Leicester Square on February 12, 2015 in London, England. (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

“Fifty Shades” Whips Up $81.7 Million Debut

The erotic R-rated drama sizzled in its debut, earning an estimated $81.7 million from 3,646 theaters in its first three days, distributor Universal Pictures said on Sunday.


Fans pose with SpongeBob SquarePants as they attend the world premiere of "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" at the AMC Lincoln Square on January 31, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Paramount International)

SpongeBob Unseats “Sniper” At Box Office

“The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” finally unseated Clint Eastwood’s runaway hit “American Sniper” at the weekend box office, while high-priced fantasies flopped.


Director and Producer Clint Eastwood arrives at the 'American Sniper' New York Premiere at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

“American Sniper” Hits Box Office Record

“American Sniper” shot down another box office record. According to Sunday estimates, it made $31.9 million this weekend for the biggest Super Bowl weekend gross ever.


Actors Liam Neeson and Maggie Grace attend the "Taken 3" fan event at AMC Empire 25 theater on January 7, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

“Taken 3” Topples “Hobbit” At Box Office

After three weeks atop the box office, “The Hobbit” has been taken down by Liam Neeson.


Actor Martin Freeman and writer/producer/director Peter Jackson attend the premiere of Warner Bros' "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" at TCL Chinese Theatre on December 2, 2013 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

“The Hobbit” Tops Box Office For 3rd Weekend

Hollywood kicked off 2015 on a positive note, with three films vying for the weekend box office title. But it remained with the final chapter of “The Hobbit” for the third straight week.


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‘Hobbit’ Wins Christmas Weekend At Box Office

Audiences had their pick of genres during the Christmas weekend, but no movie could keep up with “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.”


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‘The Interview’ Makes $1 Million In Box Office Debut

Despite on demand availability, crowds still flocked to theaters to catch showings of “The Interview,” Thursday.


British actor Christian Bale poses during a photocall for the film "Exodus: Gods and Kings" on December 2, 2014 in Paris. (credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

“Exodus” Conquers Weekend Box Office

The biblical epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings” easily ruled the weekend with a $24.5 million debut, according to the box office tracker’s Sunday estimates.