BATMAN V SUPERMAN Defies Critics; $180 Million U.S. Weekend Projected

In Snyder V Critics, director Zack seems immune to the kryptonite of a 29% Rotten Tomatoes average. Despite a critical bludgeoning, Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice isn't simply on track to meet its $150 million 3-day projection; it's now expected to surpass it by at least $30 million on way to a possible $180 million opening weekend [...]

DEADPOOL $150 Million Weekend; Rated R Comicbook Movies Here To Stay

Brace yourselves: we're about to get an onslaught of R-rated superhero movies. More than doubling the highest weekend projections of $70 million, the "adults-only" (yeah, right) superhero action-flick Deadpool took in $150 million over the 4-day President's Day weekend (with a Valentine's holiday boost). Heavy on graphic violence, strong language, and sexual content (verbal and visual), [...]

THE FORCE AWAKENS Crosses $900 Million Mark In North America

It was expected, but it's still mind-boggling. Not even two months into its release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens crossed the once unimaginable $900 million threshold at the domestic box office over the weekend. Finishing Sunday with a $906 million North American total, the unstoppable blockbuster has far surpassed the previous $760.5 million benchmark set by [...]

FORCE AWAKENS Takes Down One AVATAR Record; Closes In On Its Biggest

(UPDATED with final - and increased - figures) Like a Starkiller, Star Wars: The Force Awakens once again obliterated its box office competition into complete nothingness with an $90.2 million single New Year's Weekend shot. That sets a new standard for third weekend grosses, passing Avatar's previous take of $68.5 million. That now brings Episode VII's domestic haul to $742.2 million, [...]

FORCE AWAKENS Breaks Multiple Records In 2nd Weekend; All-Time Looms

(UPDATED with final numbers) Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues to demolish records, racking up several in its second weekend: Best 10-Day Gross, $540.3 million (Previous Record: Jurassic World, $402.8 million) Fastest to $500 million, 10 days (Previous Record: Jurassic World, 17 days) Fastest to $400 million, 8 days (Previous Record: Jurassic World, 10 days) Biggest 2nd [...]

THE FORCE AWAKENS Opening Week Record

Over its first seven days of release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens took in a staggeringly unprecedented haul of $391.1 million, crushing the previous first-week mark of $296.2 million set this past summer by Jurassic World. It almost seem pointless to mention, but the mega-blockbuster's seventh-day take of $27.1 million more than doubled Avatar's previous Christmas Eve record of [...]