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‘Joker’ Retakes Top Spot At Box Office

Joker

In a supervillain showdown, Joker edged out Maleficent: Mistress of Evil at the weekend box office. Warner Bros. is estimating a North American gross of $18.9 million for Joker, while Disney shows Maleficent at $18.5 million. It’s always possible the order could change when final weekend numbers are tallied on Monday. The top 12 films of the …

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‘Maleficent 2’ Barely Tops A Struggling Box Office

Maleficent Mistress of Evil

There was nothing magical about the domestic box office debut of the Angelina Jolie-starrer Maleficent: Mistress of Evil over the weekend. The sequel stumbled to first place with $36 million from 3,790 theaters, well behind expectations and more than 45 percent behind the $69.4 million launch of Maleficent five years ago. It also supplanted Dumbo to …

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‘Lion King’ Continues To Rule The Box Office

The Lion King

The Lion King took in $75.5 million in its sophomore outing in North America for a domestic tally of $350 million and a global cume of $962.7 million, including a weekend haul overseas of $142.8 million. Disney has now reached $7.67 billion in 2019 global ticket sales, eclipsing the industry record …

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‘The Lion King’ Roars to Record $185M To Top Box Office

The Lion King

Furthering Disney’s domination, Jon Favreau’s The Lion King opened to a record-breaking $185 million at the North American box office over the weekend for an early global total of $531 million. The movie scored the biggest domestic launch ever for a PG film, and the ninth-biggest for any movie, not to mention …

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‘Toy Story 4’ Scares Off Box Office Challengers

Toy Story 4

Pixar and Disney’s Toy Story 4 had no trouble staying No. 1 in its second weekend and fending off new offerings Annabelle Comes Home and Yesterday.The animated family film dipped 52 percent to $58 million as it raced past the $200 million mark domestically and cleared an impressive $496.5 million worldwide. Its North American tally …

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‘Toy Story 4’ Dominates Box Office

Toy Story 4

Pixar and Disney’s critically acclaimed Toy Story 4 buzzed to the top of the North American box office chart over the weekend with $118 million, one of the biggest openings of all time for an animated movie despite coming in behind expectations. The family tentpole bowed simultaneously in numerous foreign markets for …

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‘Aladdin’ Tops Memorial Day Weekend Box Office

It may be a whole new world for Aladdin, but it turned out to be another lucrative opening weekend for Disney. The live-action feature grossed $112.7 million stateside over the Memorial Day weekend, beating out even high-end estimates that the film would bow to $100 million.  The rehashing of the studio’s …

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Mattel Expands Deal With Disney-Pixar

Mattel announced the expansion of its global licensing agreement with Disney to span new titles and to design and develop toys inspired by characters from all Pixar Animation Studios’ film properties. Included in the new agreement are upcoming 2020 movie releases, including “Onward,” as well as beloved titles, many of …

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Tops ‘Detective Pikachu’ To Win Third Week At Box Office

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame has retained its No. 1 position at the domestic box office for a third week in a row. The Marvel title beat newcomer Detective Pikachu, with Endgame earning $61.3 million stateside. The movie’s cumulative global box office is now $2.485 billion, with the superhero installment only second to James Cameron’s all-time earner, Avatar.    …

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