The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse soared to No. 1 over the Fourth of July weekend, but couldn't eclipse the haul of its predecessor.
The third installment in the vampire film franchise raked in $82.5 million during the four-day weekend to bring its six-day total to $175.3 million, according to Box Office Mojo. If estimates hold, the tally falls ...
Toy Story 3
Toy Story 3 had a huge play date with moviegoers over the weekend, earning $109 million to bow at No. 1 and become Pixar's highest-grossing opener ever, according to Box Office Mojo.
The sequel is the third animated film to crack the triple-digit mark on opening weekend — after 2004's Shrek 2 ($108 million) and 2007's Shrek the Third ($121.6 million) — and is the first Pixar film to do so. The previous record for a Pixar opening was the $70.4 million haul by The Incredibles in 2004.
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Aided by 3-D ticket sales, Toy Story 3 also extended Pixar's perfect streak of No. 1 openings to 11 and bested its franchise predecessors. The original Toy Story, which ushered ...
Shrek Forever After
Shrek Forever After again topped the weekend box office, beating all new releases to retain the No. 1 spot for the third straight week.
The fourth installment in the DreamWorks franchise reeled in $25.3 million to bring its total to $183 million, according to Box Office Mojo. Shrek easily beat Judd Apatow's latest laugh-fest, Get Him to the Greek, which bowed in second place with ...
Shrek Forever After
Shrek was a little less green at the box office this weekend: Although Shrek Forever After took the top spot, its opening weekend numbers were well below previous installments.
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The DreamWorks animated sequel, which was released in 3D at more than half of its 4,359 locations, earned ...
Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man 2
Iron Man 2 powered to a No. 1 debut over the weekend with $133.6 million for the fifth-biggest opening of all time.
The haul also makes the sequel, starring Robert Downey Jr., the third-biggest superhero-movie debut of all time, behind leader The Dark Knight, which opened to $158 million in 2008, and runner-up Spider-Man 3, which bowed to ...