Tag Archive: Box Office

Aug 25 2014

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ officially #1 film of the US summer

Despite prognostications of doom earlier in the year, Guardians of the Galaxy has exceeded expectations and become the top box office earner of the US summer season. Beating out heavy hitters such as Transformers: Age of Extinction and The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the Marvel Studios film returned to the top slot on the US box-office this …

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Aug 04 2014

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ takes $160 million global opening, James Gunn posts thanks and sequel tease

After months of white-knuckling our anticipation for the film, Guardians of the Galaxy is a success. This weekend saw the Marvel Studios film break box office projections and August records by taking $94 million in the US alone. According to Variety, it took an additional $66.4 million in 42 territories including Russia, Brazil, Mexico and the UK to a …

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Nov 11 2013

‘Thor: The Dark World’ dominates global box office with $327 million

With Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World opening in the US to an estimated $US86.1 million according to studio estimates, the character has put the hammer down and smashed through the competition. This figure exceeds the original Thor‘s opening take by 31%, buoyed by the legions of fans who have flocked to the franchise with The …

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Jul 29 2013

Box office: ‘The Wolverine’ opens to $141.1 million worldwide

Despite a high number of positive reviews than its predecessor (including our own), The Wolverine has taken less than anticipated at the US box office but opened stronger internationally. Coming Soon indicates that the film still topped the charts and opened at an estimated $55 million in 3,924 theaters. This is lower than the estimated $75 …

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Jul 01 2013

‘Man of Steel’ punches through $500 million worldwide

Deadline reports that Zack “Snack” Snyder’s Man of Steel is halfway to the billion-dollar club as it passed $500 million globally at the box office. This was after another successful weekend in which $27 million was pulled domestically and another $18.9 million internationally over the weekend. This total includes $248.7 million domestically and $271.7 million internationally for …

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Jun 17 2013

Man of Steel breaks June box office record with $125.1 million

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner’s Superman flick Man of Steel has opened to a record weekend of $125.1 million in the US, the highest North American June opening to date. That includes the $12 million midnight screenings on the Thursday. The film exceeded expectations and pulled in $113.1 million over the Father’s Day weekend …

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