'Star Trek Beyond' Soars With $59.6 Million OpeningParamount's latest outing with the Starship Enterprise soared to $59.6 million in domestic ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday, knocking Universal's "The Secret Life of Pets" from the No. 1 spot.
'Life of Pets' Still No. 1, 'Ghostbusters' Opens In 2ndSony Picture's female-led "Ghostbusters" reboot arrived in theaters as neither a massive success nor the bomb some predicted, as the much-scrutinized film opened with an estimated $46 million in North American theaters, second to the holdover hit "The Secret Life of Pets."
'Secret Life Of Pets' Fetches $103 Million In Opening Weekend"The Secret Life of Pets" follows "Zootopia" and "Finding Dory" as the latest success this year, opening to a massive $103.2 million according to studio estimates Sunday.
'Dory' Stays No. 1 At Box Office, Beats 'Tarzan', 'BFG'The Pixar sequel "Finding Dory" led the box office for the third straight weekend, dwarfing "The Legend of Tarzan" and Steven Spielberg's Roald Dahl adaption "The BFG," both big-budget debuts that had hoped to dominate the July 4th holiday
'Independence Day' Can't Beat 'Dory' In Opening WeekendThe "Finding Dory" tidal wave overwhelmed the sputtering sequel "Independence Day: Resurgence," as the alien-invasion redux was drowned out by the popular Pixar release in North American theaters.
'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.