Migration

Matthew Vaughn’s Argylle, the third Apple Original Films movie to go wide in cinemas, spied an estimated $35.3M global debut through Sunday, including $17.3M from 78 international box office markets. While that makes it the top title worldwide, overseas and domestically this frame, the ultra-expensive ensemble thriller was harshed on by critics and didn’t get
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Audiences didn’t have a lot of new choices, nor a mega late-December blockbuster to ring in the first weekend of the new year at the movies, but the studio titles on offer are still drawing crowds and seeing strong holds, particularly with ongoing holidays in many international box office markets. Milestones are also being set
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Releasing three tentpole movies into December, Warner Bros is walking away with bragging rights to giving the holiday season an important boost – particularly given the absence of an Avatar or a Spider-Man as in recent years. In total, WB’s three titles on release have grossed $700 million since Wonka first began offshore rollout on
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Christmas week rang in an estimated $281.4M, +14% from the Dec. 23-29 period a year ago ($246.4M), indicating that moviegoing remains healthy post-pandemic for a family-heavy, yet diversified lineup of movies — this despite the lack of one big five-quad tentpole on marquees. Warner Bros./DC’s Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom won the week with $58.3M,
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Refresh for more ….Warner Bros’/DC’s Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom posted $4.5M last night at 3,400 locations while Illumination/Universal’s Migration did $1.5M in what is expected to be a slow weekend at the 4-day Christmas box office. That’s largely due to the fact that there isn’t a massive want-to-see movie in the marketplace, Aquaman 2
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After a domestic box office that’s been battered by double strikes, exhibition and the industry overall, we can thank Warner Bros for leaving three potential $100M-grossing movies under the tree: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, Wonka and The Color Purple. However, it’s not going to be a Christmas like those of yore, either pre- or
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Refresh for latest…: After opening early in 37 international box office markets last weekend, Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Heyday Films’ Wonka expanded its release this session to the rest of the world (save Korea which goes in late January). The results are sweet. In a total 77 overseas markets, the Paul King-directed, Timothée Chalamet-starrer added another $53.6M
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Refresh for latest…: There were two new Hollywood entries at the international box office this weekend as both Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Heyday Films’ Wonka and Universal/Illumination’s Migration began early offshore rollout, though on different patterns. It was good news all around with Timothée Chalamet-starrer Wonka launching to $43.2M in 37 markets, well ahead of pre-weekend projections.
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Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Heyday Films’ Wonka begins early release in 37 international box office markets this session, ahead of the domestic bow on December 15. Next week will also see the addition of all other overseas markets, save Korea which is going at the end of January. Current estimates for this frame’s offshore bow — which
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Warner Bros/Heyday Films’ Wonka has been granted a December 8 release in China, a week ahead of the domestic start and as part of an early overseas rollout for the Timothée Chalamet-starrer. Wonka will be going the same day as Universal/Illumination’s Migration in China. These are just two of a raft of Hollywood movies to recently
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Illumination Boss Chris Meledandri announced the voiceover cast for the studio’s upcoming animated pic, Migration, set for a Dec. 22 release. The pic follows a family of ducks who try to convince their overprotective father to go on the vacation of a lifetime. Joining the cast is Oscar and Emmy nominee Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick, Eternals) as anxious Mallard dad Mack
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