Wonka

Refresh for latest…: Paramount’s Bob Marley: One Love continued to sing sweet tunes in its sophomore session, adding $15M from 59 international box office markets for a drop of 37% from its above-expectations stellar opening. The overseas cume is now $49.4M for $120.6M worldwide. We’ll dig into more about the reggae icon below, but for
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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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So, here we are in mid-January, and though we’re staring down the barrel of a tough year ahead, it’s not all wintry doom and gloom on an international box office (and combined global) level.  While we’re not in blockbuster holdover territory, we should celebrate the wins when they come. To wit, there was a new
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Refresh for latest…: Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Heyday Films’ Wonka continues its sweet run, crossing the $500M mark globally this weekend. The worldwide cume through Sunday is $505.3M including $329.1M from the international box office and with Korea, which has a fondness for Hollywood musicals, still to release at the end of the month. The Timothée Chalamet-starrer
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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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MONDAY AM writethru: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and he’s delivering the motion picture industry a $9 billion-plus year at the domestic box office, a feat many thought was unimaginable with the lack of a mega-tentpole over the holiday, coupled by a Q4 impacted by the double strikes. The numbers were compiled from
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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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Warner Bros/DC’s Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom began offshore rollout on Wednesday, and with numbers through Friday included has grossed $40.9M in 73 international box office markets. This portends a full overseas opening in the $70M range. With domestic’s three- and four-day, the global start will top $100M. Overseas, the UK debuted on Thursday, with
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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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When was the last time that Warner Bros had a hefty trifecta at the Christmas box office? No Oompa Loompa is set to jinx the David Zaslav-run Warner Bros Discovery over the holidays for by Christmas week, it’s conceivable that the studio will own the top three movies at the box office between DC’s Aquaman
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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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EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros‘ highly anticipated Paul King-directed feature musical Wonka has hit early tracking six weeks before its release on Dec. 15 with box office analytics corp The Quorum predicting a $20M-$23M opening. Note it’s still early in the campaign, so there’s potential for upside. Unlike other tracking services which project three weeks before a
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In what was to be expected, Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros’ anticipated sequel Dune: Part Two from Denis Villeneuve is moving off its November 3 theatrical release to March 15, 2024, due to the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike. The sequel based on the Frank Herbert novel also will play Imax on its new date. Don’t be
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Warner Bros’ CineEurope show here in Barcelona was a starry, jam-packed affair featuring Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet who talked up Dune: Part Two, as well as their respective upcoming titles Challengers and Wonka. The proceedings kicked off with a pre-taped intro video featuring President of International Theatrical Distribution Andrew Cripps zipping along the 405 in
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