• Openers On The DL; ‘The Farewell On The Threshold Of $13M: Specialty Box Office

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    The weekend has mostly been a snooze for the specialties, save for a couple of holdovers. Frameline jury prize winner End Of The Century came out on top with an exclusive run at IFC Center in New York with a $10,398 estimated gross for the three-day, while Venice premiere documentary Aquarela from Sony Classics dipped in at $23,474 in five...
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  • Summer 2019 Box Office Results: The Biggest Winners & Losers

    1 month ago - By Screen Rant

    From Avengers: Endgame to Yesterday , here are the winners and losers of the summer 2019 box office. For the past few years, Hollywood has struggled to deal with the changing tides of the film industry and audiences' changing tastes in how they consume entertainment. As Netflix becomes a dominant force and higher ticket prices put a greater squeeze on consumers, major studios have increasingly turned to tent-pole franchises and event movies to balance the scales. Unfortunately, this hasn't really helped matters. The lackluster summer has dragged down 2019's overall domestic box office...
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  • Good Boys Opens to 1 Spot with Biggest Original Comedy Opening of 2019

    Good Boys Opens to 1 Spot with Biggest Original Comedy Opening of 2019

    1 month ago - By Coming Soon

    Good Boys Opens to 1 Spot with Biggest Original Comedy Opening of 2019
    Universal Pictures' Good Boys opened in first place with an estimated $21 million haul and exceeding studio expectations. Good Boys had the biggest opening for an original comedy this year, is the first R-rated comedy to open at 1 since The Boss in April 2016, and joins Universal's Us as the only original movies to open 1 domestically all year. The film also propelled Universal across the $1 billion mark domestically, making them the only studio besides Disney to accomplish this in 2019. Directed by Gene Stupnitsky...
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  • ‘Good Boys' Earns $21 Million Opening, Becomes Second Original Film to Top Box Office This Year

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    With a $21 million No. 1 opening at the box office, Universal's “Good Boys” has done something that is becoming increasingly rare. Not only is it the first original R-Rated comedy in three years to top the box office charts, it is also only the second original film of any kind to open to No. 1 this year.
    That's in part because “Good Boys” was positioned by Universal to take advantage of this quieter August period after Spider-Man, Simba and Thanos have taken their share of summer moviegoers' money. But it's also because Universal has become a studio that has been able to consistently find...
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  • ‘Good Boys' Earns $21 Million Opening, Becomes Second Original Film to Top Box Office This Year

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    With a $21 million No. 1 opening at the box office, Universal's “Good Boys” has done something that is becoming increasingly rare. Not only is it the first original R-Rated comedy in three years to top the box office charts, it is also only the second original film of any kind to open to No. 1 this year.
    That's in part because “Good Boys” was positioned by Universal to take advantage of this quieter August period after Spider-Man, Simba and Thanos have taken their share of summer moviegoers' money. But it's also because Universal has become a studio that has been able to consistently find...
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