Parasite

Here’s something to sail NEON’s Parasite past the $50M mark at the domestic box office: The 4x Oscar winner, including, best picture is getting an Imax release in 214 U.S. and Canadian auditoriums tomorrow for a one week release. The Cannes Palme d’Or winning movie was digitally re-mastered into the Imax format. In the wake of making
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The indie distributor Neon is becoming the cool, popular kid in Hollywood and on the box office playground since they dominated the Oscars with the multiple Parasite wins. This weekend, the distributor, founded by Tim League and Tom Quinn, saw the return of Portrait of a Lady on Fire in theaters, while Parasite took a victory lap after winning
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With the 2020 summer Olympics around the corner, the timing of the release of the IFC Films romantic comedy Olympic Dreams couldn’t be any more perfect — but this isn’t an ordinary rom-com or a film about the Olympics. Directed by Jeremy Teicher (Tracktown, Tall as the Baobab Tree, Speed Goggles), who co-wrote it with his wife
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Who says theatrical is dead? Despite Bong Joon Ho’s historic Best Picture Oscar winner Parasite already being available on DVD and SVOD, there’s a huge appetite among moviegoers following Sunday’s awards ceremony to watch it on the big screen this weekend.  As of EOD Monday, advance ticket sales for Parasite had jumped 443% week over week
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Newly minted four-time Oscar winner Bong Joon Ho is being hailed in his native South Korea and elsewhere today for Parasite’s history-making achievement in becoming the first foreign-language film to win the Best Picture Academy Award. From social media salutes to an official message from President Moon Jae-in, the Bonghive is abuzz. Moon congratulated Parasite
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The Roadside Attractions Vietnam War drama The Last Full Measure had a solid debut this weekend earning an estimated  $1,055,335 on 614 screens. Crossing the million-dollar mark on its first weekend out, the 2020 release is a decent start for Roadside after stellar box office numbers in 2019 with awards season contenders Judy and The Peanut Butter Falcon.
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The GKIDS anime feature Weathering with You made its U.S. debut on over 450 screens this weekend and the forecast was very sunny, as the Makoto Shinkai pic shined with a 3-day weekend estimate of $1,701,195. It is on track or a 4-day weekend estimated gross of $2,007,523. Its two-day preview of fan screenings banked $3,046,250
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This weekend will be a little more retro and lo-fi with the release of Oscilloscope Laboratories’ forthcoming comedy VHYes from writer and director Jack Henry Robbins. In limited release, the pic is a new take on the found footage genre — and it’s all shot entirely on VHS. For those of you who aren’t familiar, VHS
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Amazon Studios released Les Misérables gripping police brutality drama, and despite being a Cannes Jury Prize winner, recent Golden Globe nomination, and being France’s official Oscar entry for Best International Feature, the film opened to a disappointing low, earning an estimated $24,414 in its four runs in New York and Los Angeles. It seems that the
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As blockbusters battled it out at the box office, the specialty space hit high notes with Judy, flew with The Peanut Butter Falcon, shined with Uncut Gems and gave us one helluva Farewell. Major box office strides were made in 2019 with fare from indie, art-house-driven distributors that delivered confident numbers, proving that audiences are craving bold and
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In its tenth weekend at the box office in a limited release at 306 theaters, NEON’s Parasite continues to suck up cash and counts $20.3M at the domestic box office. At that B.O. level, for a film that’s from a foreign country and entirely in a different language, Parasite is very, very close to busting into the top 10
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Despite pumping out some of the most riveting cinema in the world, South Korea has long flailed at the domestic box office. Until now, with NEON’s release of Bong Joon-ho’s Cannes Film Festival Palme D’or winner Parasite, which soared past $11.278M this weekend, with many distribution sources projecting the pic’s stateside endgame at $20M. Worldwide,
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All was fairly quiet on the specialty box office front for the first weekend of November when it came to new releases, which gave the opportunity for Neon’s critically-acclaimed Parasite to flourish even more and the Fox Searchlight’s World War II satire Jojo Rabbit to shine brighter. However, things didn’t turn out so well for this weekend’s
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Everything was peachy for Bong Joon-ho’s critically acclaimed Parasite, as it latched on to the specialty box office this weekend, dominating with an estimated gross of $376,264 and a per-screen average $125,421. That makes it the highest for 2019 and tops the opening of La La Land in 2016. It has also earned the title
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As Jokers, Gemini men and charmingly eccentric spooky families hit the theaters this weekend, there is one movie that is looking to latch on to the box office and shake things up. Auteur Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite has already been released abroad and has been making its festival runs leading up to what Neon hopes to be a
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Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Bron Studios’ Joker earned $13.9 million on Tuesday, easily making it the best Tuesday at the October box office and continuing to pummel Sony’s Venom records from a year ago. That movie owned the previous October Tuesday high of $8.2M. The domestic total for Todd Phillips’ R-rated movie stands at $119.8M through five days,
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