Frozen 2 Now Has the Biggest Global Debut of Any Animated Film, Ever

Nothing like ice magic, some great singing, and Disney money to break some more box office records. Read More >>

Joker Has Menaced Its Way Into an October Box Office Record

The eminently controversial clown movie (what a thing to say) Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix, has made its theatrical debut in a month not known for big openings or high budget extravaganzas. With that said, its opening weekend did exceedingly well. Read More >>

The Lion King Has Edged Out Frozen as the Highest-Grossing Animated Film of All Time

This is what entertainment journalism is, in 2019: watching Disney score an unending series of victories over itself as the film industry grows smaller and smaller. Read More >>

Here’s What’s in the Avengers: Endgame Re-Release, Hitting Cinemas This Friday

It’s not much, but it’s probably going to be more than enough for Marvel Studios to swipe Avatar’s box office record. Read More >>

Oh Boy, Hellboy’s Box Office Debut is Hell

Sometimes, a barrage of bad reviews can do little to dent the opening of a blockbuster film – just look at the vicious critical reaction to Batman v Superman and its initially-impressive take at the box office. But it seems like Hellboy, fresh off of a critical drubbing, couldn’t escape the level of hell Anung Un Rama was first summoned from. Read More >>

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6 Theories On Why Solo Hasn’t Performed At The Box Office

Last Friday I went to see Solo. I booked tickets at my local multiplex for 7pm on Friday evening. You can’t really get more prime time than that. And yet… the cinema was almost eerily deserted. The large screening room couldn’t have been more than 5 or 10% full. Read More >>

Looks Like Infinity War Had the Highest Grossing Opening Weekend of All Time

After opening on Friday, Avengers: Infinity War is on pace to earn over $250 million at the box office this weekend in the United States and Canada. Read More >>

Black Panther Has Beaten Titanic to Become the Third Highest Grossing US Theatrical Release of All Time

For years, James Cameron’s Titanic was the golden standard by which all American theatrical releases were judged, the magic money maker that no one would ever beat. Then, Cameron himself beat it, with Avatar, and a few years later Star Wars: The Force Awakens rocketed past both of those. Read More >>

The 5 Biggest Ever Flops at the UK Box Office

Poor old Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins suffered a slaughter worthy of some of their earlier films this weekend, as box office takings data revealed that their latest effort, Misconduct, took just £97 at the UK box office. We haven't missed off an M or any zeroes. That's ninety-seven pounds and zero pence only. Read More >>

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Smashes Jurassic World’s Records at UK and Ireland Box Office

Despite passing under the radar somewhat, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has smashed box office records in the UK and Ireland, and is set to take the crown for the biggest opening day and the biggest four-day opening of all time. Okay, as the most heavily-anticipated movie release since Jurassic World, it hardly comes as the biggest surprise, but a certain JJ Abrams will be mighty relieved. Read More >>

Bond Wins Big as Spectre Sets New UK Box Office Record

Bond has beaten his toughest nemesis yet, crushing the evil Baron von Harry Potter to take the most money ever in an opening week at UK cinemas. Read More >>

Piracy? What Piracy? Hollywood Sets Box Office Record, Again

Total box office takings in the US stormed to a record high in 2012, with nearly $11bn paid by punters to see films. So much for piracy killing the Hollywood dream. Read More >>

Piracy Boosts Box Office Takings Through Word-of-Mouth Positivity

A bizarre link between piracy and cinema-going has been uncovered, only it's not what you'd expect. The closure of piracy portal Megaupload coincided with a slight fall in cinema attendance, as the critical word-of-mouth internet recommendation engine faltered. Read More >>