'Finding Dory' Blows Animation Record Out Of The WaterThe forgetful blue fish of "Finding Dory" is box office gold.
"Finding Dory" Earns $9.2 Million In Thursday PreviewsThe sequel "Finding Dory" took in $9.2 million in Thursday previews, a record for an animated film. The strong start surpasses the previous best Thursday opening night of $6.2 million for last year's "Minions."
"The Conjuring 2" Breaks Sequel Slump At Box OfficeThe recent slump of sequels at the box office finally caught a break with "The Conjuring 2," a horror sequel that topped weekend theaters with an estimated $40.4 million.
'Turtles' Sequel Underwhelms At Box OfficeTurtle power isn't all that strong the second time around, according to comScore estimates Sunday, but not all is bleak at the box office.
'Alice' Bombs, 'X-Men: Apocalypse' On Top With $65 MillionJohnny Depp's "Alice Through the Looking Glass" bombed over the Memorial Day weekend with just $28.1 million through Sunday in North American theaters, while "X-Men: Apocalypse" debuted on top with an estimated $65 million.
Movie Audiences Flock To "Angry Birds""The Angry Birds Movie" soared to $39 million in its debut weekend, knocking "Captain America: Civil War" off its first-place perch, while new adult comedies "Neighbors 2" and the "The Nice Guys" struggled to get their footing.
"Captain America" Dominates Box Office AgainThe showdown between Captain America and Iron Man led the weekend box office once again by a large margin with $72.6 million in earnings. But the flick left some room for other newcomers to play.
"Captain America" Nabs 5th Biggest Film Debut EverDisney and Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War," the 13th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has strong-armed its way to becoming the fifth-highest domestic opening ever according to Sunday estimates.
'Jungle Book' Rules At Box Office Again; 'Civil War' LoomsDisney's "The Jungle Book" trounced a handful of underperforming new releases to rule the box office for a third consecutive week, while next week's certain champ, "Captain America: Civil War," began setting records overseas.
"The Jungle Book" Roars With $103.6 Million DebutDisney's "The Jungle Book" opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts ever at the box office and continuing the studio's streak of unearthing live-action riches buried in its animated classics.
Melissa McCarthy Takes Over Box Office Like A "Boss"Step aside, Batman and Superman. Melissa McCarthy is "The Boss" at the box office now. Her latest comedy topped the DC Comics outing at the weekend box office with a $23.5 million debut.
"Batman V Superman" Falls 68 Percent In 2nd WeekendWord of mouth might be kryptonite for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," which fell a steep 68 percent in its second weekend in theaters. The superhero pic earned an estimated $52.4 million over the weekend.