The specialty sector did more than all right at the weekend box office.
3D toon "Despicable Me" grossed an estimated $56.4 million at the domestic B.O.
"Despicable Me" topped the b.o. Friday with in an estimate of about $21.7 million in 3,476 runs.
Studios aren't necessarily calling home about their mid-summer box office report card, but with a few solid A grades so far, nobody is closing the books on what still could be a profitable season at…
Overseas audiences fed into "The Twilight Saga" frenzy during the June 30-July 4 frame with the same ravenous appetite as U.S. moviegoers.
Universal's mini minions are aimed at taking over the domestic B.O. this weekend as 3D toon "Despicable Me" enters the frame at 3,476 locations.
Twentieth Century Fox is to release "Avatar: Special Edition" in theaters worldwide on Aug. 27 in a limited engagement and exclusively in Digital 3D and IMAX 3D, the studio announced Thursday.
Paramount Pictures Intl. has crossed the $1 billion mark at the international box office thanks to a robust weekend of $42.6 million from "Shrek Forever After."
Blighty box office is up 3% year-on-year thanks to the slew of 3D pics that were on offer in the first half of this year, according to the Film Distributors' Assn.
Femme auds preferred red during the nation's patriotic frame.
Summit Entertainment's "Eclipse" grossed an estimated $24.2 million on Thursday from 4,416 theaters for a domestic cume of $92.8 million.