Despicable Me 2 leads in the box office and The Lone Ranger trails far behind

On a record-breaking 3-day July 4th weekend, the US box office blazed with $229 million, thanks in part to the July record-breaking opening of the animated movie Despicable Me 2, which debuted to $82.6 million in 3 days and $142.1 million in 5 days, easily taking the lead in the box office. The 3D cartoon … Continue reading Despicable Me 2 leads in the box office and The Lone Ranger trails far behind

The Heat is hot in the box office, but Monsters University remains at the top

The big story of the weekend was the battle between female comedy The Heat and the action thriller White House Down. Each had been predicted to make $30 million over the weekend. However, the results were quite different: one soared and one flopped. Starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, The Heat, which cost only $43 … Continue reading The Heat is hot in the box office, but Monsters University remains at the top

Monsters University leads and World War Z surprises at the US box office

On a record-breaking June weekend, the US box office sizzled with $236 million. Leading the pack was Pixar's 3D animated prequel Monsters University, which grossed $82 million domestically and $54.6 million internationally. It was the second best opening for a Pixar movie since Toy Story 3 in 2010, and it was the 14th out of … Continue reading Monsters University leads and World War Z surprises at the US box office