Your new friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has spun himself a $65 million opening weekend and $140 million in his first six days at U.S. theaters.
It’s both a bear and bull market for Hollywood. The bear is “Ted,” Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane’s comedy for Universal Pictures about a talking teddy bear, which opened as the No. 1 movie with $54.1 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
A new Disney princess has ascended to the box-office throne with a No. 1 debut for Pixar Animation’s “Brave.”
Ben Stiller and his voice co-stars of “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” held on to the No. 1 spot again with $35.5 million for the animated sequel’s second weekend.
The cuddly critters of “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” led the weekend with a $60.4 million debut domestically, followed by a big opening for Ridley Scott’s alien saga “Prometheus” at No. 2 with $50 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
“Snow White & the Huntsman” is the fairest in the land at the weekend box office.
Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones’ sequel “Men in Black 3″ debuted as the No. 1 movie over Memorial Day weekend with $55 million domestically from Friday to Sunday.
“The Avengers” continues to muscle out everything else Hollywood throws at it, easily sinking naval rival “Battleship” and other new releases.
“The Avengers” is taking a page out of Superman’s comic book — flying faster than a speeding bullet to the billion-dollar mark at the box office.
The date-night movies “Think Like a Man” and “The Lucky One” finally have knocked “The Hunger Games” off its No. 1 box-office perch.
Film fans are still forking over for “The Hunger Games,” which took in $33.5 million to lead the box office for a third-straight weekend.
“The Hunger Games” has filled fan appetites with a $155 million opening weekend that puts it near the top of the domestic record book.
The feast is on: “The Hunger Games” has taken in $68.25 million domestically in its first day, a record for a non-sequel.
“Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax” has easily beaten Edgar Rice Burroughs’ “John Carter” at the weekend box office.
“Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” raked in all kinds of green, earning $70.7 million in its first weekend to score the biggest box-office debut of the year by far.