Celebritology 2.0: Box Office


Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 08/19/2012

Box office report: How did movies featuring Robert Pattinson and the late Whitney Houston fare?

“Sparkle” and “Cosmopolis” both did respectable, if not stellar, business.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:05 PM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office | Tags:  Robert Pattinson, Whitney Houston, Box Office

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 04/29/2012

‘Think Like a Man’ tops box office, while audiences don’t commit to ‘Five-Year- Engagement’

The rom-com based on Steve Harvey’s book demonstrates staying power.

By Jen Chaney  |  06:21 PM ET, 04/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office | Tags:  Box Office

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Weekend box office: America likes animated birds more than Tyler Perry and Reese Witherspoon

America likes animated birds more than Tyler Perry and Reese Witherspoon. At least that appears to be the case based purely on movie ticket sales.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:25 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Weekend Box Office

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 04/19/2010

Box office update: Actually, 'Kick-Ass' wins

We should have known better than to discount Hit-Girl. Final studio figures now indicate that "Kick-Ass" -- not "How to Train Your Dragon" -- was the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend, earning $19.8 million to "Dragon's" $19.6. This is the second weekend in a row that early studio projections have been incorrect, and the top movie has not been accurately determined until more solid figures were released Monday. Executives at Lionsgate and comic-book-movie lovers? Consider this your moment of vindication....

By Jen Chaney  |  05:10 PM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pop Culture, Pop Culture | Tags:  movies, weekend box office