The Walt Disney studio's animated features have achieved such a singular place within the motion picture industry that it's hard to believe anyone could have ever doubted their success.
Film: Brother Bear (animated)Release date: Oct. 24Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Rick Moranis, Hope LevyDirectors: Aaron Blaise, Robert WalkerGenre: FamilyStoryline: A young American Indian hunter seeks…
In the decade since Disney debuted its first movie sequel on video in 1994, "Aladdin" followup "The Return of Jafar," Buena Vista Home Entertainment has generated more than $2 billion from video and…
With "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Finding Nemo" both making a splash at the box office this summer, Walt Disney Studios is looking at one of its most profitable years in history.
Imagine a vet screenwriter going in to pitch a domestic drama idea he cooked up. It tells of a complex relationship between a father figure and his putative son, involving manipulation, greed…
Even those who know nothing about animators have likely heard of Walt Disney's "Nine Old Men," the legendary group of artists who pioneered the art of character animation in the 1930s and kept it…
Trivia: Schumacher was instrumental in presenting the American premiere of Cirque du Soleil at the Los Angeles Festival of Arts in the 1980s. The Basics: Schumacher remains Disney's primary…
Exec trivia: A record-setting yachtsman, Disney worked as an assistant film editor on the original “Dragnet” TV series and was nominated for an Oscar for writing the documentary short, “Mysteries of…
Exec Trivia: Lyons started as a political speechwriter in Washington D.C. Bernstein was a broadcast journalist in Cleveland. The Basics: Bernstein is an award-winning movie producer, and Lyons is…
The pros at Pixar are batting 1,000. They've been in the cleanup position in Disney's line-up ever since their first feature-length collaboration, "Toy Story," hit a home run with a $361 million…
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%