With only a few fresh offerings other than Par's day-and-day re-lease of Martin Scorsese thriller "Shutter Island," openers had a limited impact overseas over the Feb. 19-21 weekend.
Studios are calling this weekend at the domestic B.O. the calm before the storm.
Darius Films' Los Angeles preem of indie comedy "Defendor" embraced the ordinary of its super hero-themed movie with little "POW!" but much enthusiasm.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
With worldwide totals for 20th Century Fox's "Avatar" north of $2.4 billion, Imax reported that its portion of the pic's earnings passed $200 million on Sunday.
Thursday's preem of indie drama "The Yellow Handkerchief" has been a long time coming for producer Arthur Cohn.
Paramount rolled out its Martin Scorsese thriller "Shutter Island" this weekend with solid results.
Consolidated Picture Group announced it has changed launch dates for its comedy-drama "I Love You Phillip Morris" set to bow in limited release on Apr. 30.Pic, which debuted at Sundance last year…
The international B.O. saw a crop of fresh openings over the Feb. 12-14 weekend, led by Warner Bros.' day-and-date release of "Valentine's Day" with $35 million at 4,600 screens in 57 markets…
"Shutter Island" will look to scare away holdover competition.
Moviegoers took "Valentine's Day" to heart this Presidents Day Weekend.