The race for noms is open and could orchestrate surprises.
Of the year's 10 top-grossing films, three fit what the Academy celebrates via its 13-years-young animated feature category: "Despicable Me 2," "Monsters University" and "The Croods."
With 19 films vying for five slots in the animated feature race, the following have attracted the most business and acclaim.
Releasing its toons early through digital retailers is boosting how much money DreamWorks Animation makes from its films on homevideo. Sales of “The Croods” through the electronic sell-through…
Building a business that doesn't rely on just how a movie performs at the box office is helping lift DreamWorks Animation's stock. Shares of DWA rose 8.4% on Thursday to close at $26.95, a gain of…
DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg is pretty frank on why "Turbo" hasn't performed well in domestic theaters since its release July 17: “It was a bad date.” "The film's soft opening was a…
The success of “The Croods” helped boost DreamWorks Animation's second quarter, DWA posted higher profits of $22.2 million, up from $12.8 million, from a rise in revenue of $213.4 million, up from…
"Rise of the Guardians" may have disappointed at the box office, but is turning out to be a big seller on homevideo. The animated film, which earned just $304 million worldwide in the fall, has sold…
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. is the first studio to reach $1 billion in overseas box office grosses so far this year, thanks to such pics as “Life of Pi” and “A Good Day to Die Hard,” as well as a…
Fanboys fueled the weekend's domestic box office as Sony's Sam Raimi-produced “Evil Dead” remake collected top coin with an estimated $26 million. Meanwhile, Universal's 3D conversion of “Jurassic…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%