With three newcomers all underperforming at the weekend box office, Ant-Man [ANTMN] retained first place with an estimated $14.8 million. The Marvel superhero dropped 57% in its second weekend to bring its total to $106.1 million.
Pixels [PIXEL] debuted in second with$24.0 million. The poorly revied sci-fi film attracted an audience that was 55% males and 62% under 25 years old.
Minions [MNION] added another $22.1 million tat third for a cumulative total of $261.6 million. Trainwreck...Read more »
Warner Bros. has dropped the second trailer for the drama We Are Your Friends [WAYFR] set in the world of Electronic Dance Music. Zac Efron [ZEFRO] stars as an aspiring DJ who gets taken under the wings of producer payed by Wes Bentley [WBENT] while falling for his girlfriend, payed by Emily Ratajkowski [ERATA]. We Are Your Friends opens on August 28th.
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Fox has released the full-length trailer for the sci-fi sequel Maze Runner: The Scorched Trials [MAZE2] based on the second book in James Dashner's YA dystopian series. After surviving through the maze, the gladers now must escape from the WCKD organization into the sun-scorched outside world ravaged by a virus called the Flare. Maze Runner: The Scorched Trials hits theaters on September 18th.
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Will nostalgia for 1980s classic videogames overcome nausea for Adam Sandler [ASAND] as Pixels [PIXEL] opens this weekend? The PG-13 rated sci-fi film presents an original premise of an alien invasion by the likes of Pac-Man, Donkey Kong and Centipede. Gaming geeks are called upon to save the world. Unfortunately, the cast is led by the divisive and fading Sandler, with whom Sony has already severed future film ventures. Reviews have been among the worse of the year, but those will not...Read more »
Lionsgate has unleashed the full-length trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 [HGAM4]. Jennifer Lawrence [JLAWR] returns as Katniss Everdeen in her star-making role in the final chapter of the lucrative YA dystopian sci-fi series.
With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow [Donald Sutherland] in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale [Liam Hemsworth], Finnick [Sam Claflin], and Peeta [Josh...Read more »
Summit has unveiled the trailer for the drama Freeheld [FRHLD] based on a true story. Julianne Moore [JMOOR] and Ellen Page [EPAGE] play a lesbian couple fighting for domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples. Laurel Hester was a police detective in New Jersey who found out she had terminal lung cancer in 2002. She sought to leave her benefits to Stacie Andree before she passed away in 2006. Freeheld will open in limited release on October 2nd before expanding on October 16th.
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Sony and MGM have launched the full-length trailer for the 24th James Bond film SPECTRE [JB24]. Daniel Craig [DCRAI] returns for his fourth outing as secret agent 007 along with Ralph Fiennes [RFIEN] as the new M, Naomie Harris [NHARR] as Moneypenny and Ben Whishaw [BWHIS] as Q. Christoph Waltz [CWALT] stars as the villain who may or may not be Blofeld, while Léa Seydoux [LSEYD] plays Dr. Madeleine Swann, the daughter of Mr. White, and Monica Bellucci [MBELL] plays Lucia Sciarra, the...Read more »
Walt Disney has uploaded the full-length trailer for Pixar's animated The Good Dinosaur [DINOS]. Set in a world where dinosaurs didn't go extinct, an Apatosaurus finds a human boy who becomes his pet. Together they learn about the value of friendship and the usual life lessons. The Good Dinosaur hits theaters on November 25th.Read more »
Lionsgate has released another trailer for the action comedy American Ultra [AULTR]. Jesse Eisenberg [JEISE] stars a stoner store clerk who had no idea he's highly-trained sleeper agent until he's been activated by a secret government agency. Kristen Stewart [KSTEW] co-stars as his girlfriend. American Ultra arrives in theaters on August 21st.
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Marvel's newest addition to their superhero stable Ant-Man [ANTMN] led the weekend box office with an estimated $58.0 million. The film drew an audience that was 58% male and 59% adults.
Last weekend champ Minions [MNION] dropped 57% to $50.2 million. The animated henchmen have banked $216.7 million.
Trainwreck [TRWRC] debuted in third place with $30.2 million. The Amy Schumer comedy attracted moviegoers that were 69% females and 66% over the age of 25.
Mr. Holmes [ASLTM] earned $2.4...Read more »