BallerStatus.com » Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com Urban Lifestyle, Men's Guide & Cool News Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:24:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 “Insurgent” Sweeps Weekend Box Office With $54 Million http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/23/insurgent-sweeps-weekend-box-office-with-54-million/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/23/insurgent-sweeps-weekend-box-office-with-54-million/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:47:37 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=163978 The second installment of the Divergent series, entitled Insurgent, easily swept the weekend box office, opening with $54 million. The second film nearly matches the debut of its predecessor from 2014, which opened with $54.6 million. In the film, Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance, which […]

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“Cinderella” Easily Takes Weekend Box Office With $70M http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/16/cinderella-easily-takes-weekend-box-office-with-70m/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/16/cinderella-easily-takes-weekend-box-office-with-70m/#comments Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:16:06 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=163307 Moviegoers flocked to Disney's Cinderella this weekend, smashing the box office with just over $70 million. The live-action version follows the successes of other Disney films of the same vein, like Maleficent and Alice in Wonderland. The weekend's other wide release, Liam Neeson and Ed Harris's thriller Run All Night opened at #2 with $11 million, […]

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“Chappie” Tops Very Slow Box Office Weekend http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/09/chappie-tops-very-slow-box-office-weekend/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/09/chappie-tops-very-slow-box-office-weekend/#comments Mon, 09 Mar 2015 17:08:28 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=162597 Despite a trio of new films, it was a slow weekend at the box office. Topping all movies was the Neill Blomkamp-directed robot sci-fi, Chappie, which debuted at #1 with a disappointing $13.3 million. It was a career-low for the director, whose previous efforts Elysium and District 9 debuted at $29.8 and $37.4 million, respectively. […]

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Will Smith Tops Box Office With Con-Man Caper “Focus” http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/02/will-smith-tops-box-office-with-con-man-caper-focus/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/02/will-smith-tops-box-office-with-con-man-caper-focus/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:30:49 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=161920 Will Smith returned to the box office this weekend, topping all films with his con-man caper Focus. The film dethroned Fifty Shades of Grey with a $19.1 million opening, which still leaves questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star. Smith stars as veteran con man Nicky, who is thrown for a loop […]

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“Fifty Shades Of Grey” Holds Onto #1 At Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/02/23/fifty-shades-of-grey-holds-onto-1-at-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/02/23/fifty-shades-of-grey-holds-onto-1-at-box-office/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:31:19 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=161213 Fifty Shades of Grey held onto its spot at the top of the weekend box office, beating out a trio of new films. Fifty Shades earned $23.2 million in its second weekend to bring its domestic total to $130.1 million. The spy film Kingsman: The Secret Service and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water […]

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“Fifty Shades Of Grey” Has Huge Weekend At Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/02/16/fifty-shades-grey-huge-weekend-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/02/16/fifty-shades-grey-huge-weekend-box-office/#comments Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:46:34 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=160490 Fifty Shades Of Grey easily took the Valentine's Day box office, earning $81.7 million. The big screen adaptation of the novel by British author E.L. James was released at the perfect time, helping it become the second-highest February debut ever, behind 2004's Passion of the Christ, which opened with $83.9 million. North American audiences who saw […]

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“SpongeBob Movie” Dethrones “American Sniper” At Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/02/09/spongebob-movie-dethrones-american-sniper-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/02/09/spongebob-movie-dethrones-american-sniper-box-office/#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:27:48 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=159799 American Sniper was finally knocked out of the top spot at the box office this weekend by Paramount's The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water. The animated Nickelodeon film opened with $56 million. In it, Spongebob and his friends must travel to the surface after a diabolical pirate steals the secret Krabby Patty formula. American […]

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“American Sniper” Scores Highest Super Bowl Weekend Ever http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/02/02/american-sniper-scores-highest-super-bowl-weekend-ever/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/02/02/american-sniper-scores-highest-super-bowl-weekend-ever/#comments Mon, 02 Feb 2015 15:40:46 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=159094 American Sniper shot down a box office result with a $31.9 million, the biggest Super Bowl weekend ever. The film has brought in $248.9 million domestically in six weeks, making it the most lucrative war movie without adjusting for inflation. That title was previously held by 1998's Saving Private Ryan. The animated Paddington came in […]

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“American Sniper” Continues Run At Top Of Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/01/26/american-sniper-continues-run-top-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/01/26/american-sniper-continues-run-top-box-office/#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:18:37 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=158356 American Sniper hit the bull's eye this weekend, topping the box office again... with an additional $64.3 million. The military drama stars Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle. The film has earned $200 million domestically, and has racked up six nominations at the 2015 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor. Sniper, directed by […]

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“American Sniper” Shoots Up Box Office With $89M http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/01/19/american-sniper-shoots-box-office-89m/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/01/19/american-sniper-shoots-box-office-89m/#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:16:51 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=157699 After a release in limited theaters, Clint Eastwood's American Sniper expanded to a wide release over the weekend... and killed it. The film, which stars Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, skyrocketed from #21 to #1 at the box office this weekend, earning $89.5 million to bring its overall haul to just over […]

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“Taken 3″ Dethrones “The Hobbit” At Weekend Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/01/12/taken-3-dethrones-hobbit-weekend-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/01/12/taken-3-dethrones-hobbit-weekend-box-office/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:55:08 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=156829 After three weeks sitting atop the box office, The Hobbit has been taken down by Liam Neeson and the latest installment of his Taken film franchise. Taken 3 easily nabbed the top spot at the weekend box office with $40.4 million. It stars Neeson as a vengeance-seeking retired CIA operative with "a very particular set […]

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“The Hobbit” Tops Box Office For Third Straight Week http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/01/05/hobbit-tops-box-office-third-straight-week/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/01/05/hobbit-tops-box-office-third-straight-week/#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:36:09 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=156143 Despite a single new release at theaters, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies topped the New Year's box office for the third straight week. The Hobbit took in another $21.9 million to bring its domestic haul to $220.7 million. Disney's musical Into the Woods held steady at #2 with $19 million, while Angelina […]

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“The Hobbit” Tops Holiday Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/12/29/hobbit-tops-holiday-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/12/29/hobbit-tops-holiday-box-office/#comments Mon, 29 Dec 2014 17:00:12 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=155577 Despite a trio of new films this Christmas Weekend, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies topped box office for the second straight week. The film earned $41.4 million to bring its domestic haul to $165.8 million. In second was Angelina Jolie's World War II epic, Unbroken, opening with $31.7 million from the weekend, […]

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“The Hobbit” Finale Dominates Pre-Christmas Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/12/22/hobbit-finale-dominates-pre-christmas-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/12/22/hobbit-finale-dominates-pre-christmas-box-office/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:51:41 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=155153 While Hollywood is dealing with the current Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office was a bright note, as The Hobbit finale topped all films. Peter Jackson's final installment, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, dominated the pre-Christmas box office, earning $56.2 million over the weekend and $90.6 million since opening Wednesday (Dec. […]

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“Exodus: Gods & Kings” Dethrones “Hunger Games” At Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/12/15/exodus-gods-kings-dethrones-hunger-games-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/12/15/exodus-gods-kings-dethrones-hunger-games-box-office/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:03:11 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=154413 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 has finally been dethroned at the box office, as Exodus: Gods and Kings opens at #1. The biblical epic easily topped the box office with $24.5 million debut. The film is about the defiant leader Moses, who rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on […]

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“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” Continues Reign At Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/12/08/hunger-games-mockingjay-continues-reign-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/12/08/hunger-games-mockingjay-continues-reign-box-office/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 17:19:11 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=153799 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 continues its reign at the box office, taking the top spot for the third weekend. The film earned $21.6 million to bring its domestic haul to $257.7 million. Even though Mockingjay - Part 1 is on track to become the second-highest grossing movie of the year, it's still […]

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“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” Tops Thanksgiving Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/12/01/hunger-games-mockingjay-tops-thanksgiving-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/12/01/hunger-games-mockingjay-tops-thanksgiving-box-office/#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:00:02 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=153113 Despite a pair of new releases over the weekend, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part One ruled supreme over the Thanksgiving box office for the second straight weekend. The film earned $56.9 million to take the top spot, bringing its domestic haul to over $225.6 million, while internationally, it's earned $254.4 million. Penguins of Madagascar […]

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“Hunger Games: Mockingjay” Earns Biggest Debut Of 2014 http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/11/24/hunger-games-mockingjay-earns-biggest-debut-2014/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/11/24/hunger-games-mockingjay-earns-biggest-debut-2014/#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:04:25 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=152555 The third installment of the Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay, Part 1, had the biggest opening of 2014, topping the weekend box office with $123 million. Despite the huge debut, the film didn't perform like the previous two films. 2013's Hunger Games: Catching Fire opened with $158 million, while the 2012 original opened with $153 million. […]

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“Dumb And Dumber To” Debuts With $38.1 Million http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/11/17/dumb-dumber-debuts-38-1-million/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/11/17/dumb-dumber-debuts-38-1-million/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:39:17 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=152024 20 years after the 1994 original, Dumb and Dumber To tops the box office with a $38.1 million debut. The film edged out the animated Disney adventure Big Hero 6, which took in $36 million in its second week. Most delayed sequels depend on the addition of a new, younger star -- like Shia LaBeouf […]

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“Big Hero 6″ Edges Out “Interstellar” At Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/11/10/big-hero-6-edges-interstellar-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/11/10/big-hero-6-edges-interstellar-box-office/#comments Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:32:12 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=151520 It was a close race at the box office this weekend, but it was Disney's new Big Hero 6 that edged out the new sci-fi, Interstellar. Big Hero 6, featuring the inflatable robot Baymax and his prodigy pal Hiro from the Marvel comic book, debuted in first place with $56.2 million, while Matthew McConaughey's space […]

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“Nightcrawler” Takes Halloween Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/11/03/nightcrawler-takes-halloween-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/11/03/nightcrawler-takes-halloween-box-office/#comments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:06:48 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=150923 It was a scary close race to the finish at the box office this weekend, but the Jake Gyllenhaal crime thriller Nightcrawler came out on top... by a nose. The low-budget film, which stars Gyllenhaal as an ambulance-chasing man who shoots gory footage for the local news, takes in $10.09 million in its debut weekend. […]

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“Ouija” Moves Way To Top Of Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/10/27/ouija-moves-way-top-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/10/27/ouija-moves-way-top-box-office/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:37:43 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=149019 Despite Keanu Reeves returning with a heart-pumping action flick, it was not enough to top the weekend box office, as Ouija moved its way to #1. The horror movie came in time for Halloween, earning $20 million in its debut weekend. In the film, a group of friends confront their most terrifying fears when they […]

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“Fury” Blasts Way To Top Of Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/10/20/fury-blasts-way-top-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/10/20/fury-blasts-way-top-box-office/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:02:01 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=148363 After topping the box office for its second straight weekend, Gone Girl was unseated at the box office this weekend by the World War II drama, Fury. The bloody war film, starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Pena and others, took in $23.5 million to top the box office. It's set in 1945, as the […]

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“Gone Girl” Tops Box Office Second Straight Weekend http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/10/13/gone-girl-tops-box-office-second-straight-weekend/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/10/13/gone-girl-tops-box-office-second-straight-weekend/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:42:48 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=147731 Despite four new films hitting the box office this weekend, they couldn't catch Gone Girl, which remains the top film for the second straight weekend. The Fox thriller, starring Ben Affleck as a man whose wife (played by Rosamund Pike) goes missing, earns $26.8 million to bring its domestic haul to just over $78 million. […]

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“Gone Girl” Runs Away With Weekend Box Office http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/10/06/gone-girl-runs-away-weekend-box-office/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2014/10/06/gone-girl-runs-away-weekend-box-office/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:30:17 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=147131 Gone Girl ran away with the weekend box office, beating out last week's top movie The Equalizer and new release, Annabelle. The Fox thriller, starring Ben Affleck as a man whose wife goes missing, opened at No. 1, earning a $38 million debut. Annabelle debuted closely in second, earning $37.2 million. The movie stars Ward […]

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