Despicable Me 2 knocks out Grown Ups 2 and Pacific Rim at the box office

For a second weekend, the animated sequel Despicable Me 2 led at the US and International box office, with $44.8 million and $55.5 million respectively, bringing its global two-week total to a staggering $472.4 million. The movie features the voices of Steve Carell, Miranda Cosgrove and Kristen Wiig. Not far behind was Adam Sandler’s ensemble … Continue reading Despicable Me 2 knocks out Grown Ups 2 and Pacific Rim at the box office

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