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Weekend Box Office Oct. 6-8: 'Blade Runner' and 'Mountain' disappoint big. What happened?

Blade Runner 2049 was supposed to be one of the big fall box office hits this year...at least that's what everyone, including me, thought. Was any other film that was more anticipated? But we were way off the mark. Box office estimates were originally somewhere from $55-60 million for its weekend opening. But as advance tickets sales and the numbers came in those estimates started going...

Film,Box Office,Opinion

Weekend Box Office Sept 29-Oct. 1: Flatliners flatlines

The big news earlier last week was that It became the biggest-grossing horror film ever in film history, beating out the previous record holder, The Exorcist which had held that position for literally decades. As of Sunday, It has grossed $291 million domestically and $553 million worldwide to-date. Meanwhile, The Exorcist has grossed $232 million domestically to-date, so it looks like...

Box Office,Film

Weekend Box Office Sept. 22-24: 'It' gets knocked off its perch by 'Kingsman'

It finally got knocked off its No. 1 box office perch this weekend by Fox's Kingsman: The Golden Circle, the sequel to 2015's Kingsman: The Secret Service, which was one of those "how in the hell did that become a hit movie?" films, which grossed over $414 million worldwide. Golden Circle opened with $39 million, which is about $ 3 million more than what the first film did in its...

Box Office,Opinion,Film

Weekend Box Office Sept. 15-17: 'It' does it again and what's the deal with 'mother!'?

To no one's surprise, Warner Bros.' horror film It was the big winner this weekend. Though people still can't really explain how the film managed to have the biggest fall box office opening for any film ever with $123 million, it pulled in another $60 million this weekend. That gives the film a total of $218.7M domestically and $371M worldwide in just two weeks. We're talking here...

Box Office,Film

Weekend Box Office Sept. 8-10 'It' is the savior of Hollywood!

At last! A savior has come to save the film industry. After an entire month of horrible box office numbers and perhaps the worst August alone since anyone could remember (and an even worse summer), in nearly 2 decades, a film has come along to rescue Hollywood And its name is It! Warner Bros.' film version of Stephen King's classic horror novel laid waste to everything in sight,...