Box office receipts

This image released by Disney-Marvel Studios shows Brie Larson in a scene from "Captain Marvel." (Disney-Marvel Studios via AP)
March 17, 2019 - 2:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Captain Marvel" has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust. Walt Disney Studios estimated Sunday that the intergalactic superhero fell only 55 percent from its record-breaking opening. This weekend, "Captain...
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This image released by Disney-Marvel Studios shows Brie Larson in a scene from "Captain Marvel." (Disney-Marvel Studios via AP)
March 10, 2019 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Captain Marvel," Marvel Studios' first female-fronted superhero movie, launched with $153 million domestically and $455 million globally, according to studio estimates Sunday, making it one of the biggest blockbusters ever led by a woman. Brie Larson's Carol Danvers, a character...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows characters Astrid, voiced by America Ferrera, left, and Hiccup, voiced by Jay Baruchel, in a scene from DreamWorks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." (DreamWorks Animation/Universal Pictures via AP)
March 03, 2019 - 2:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" topped the North American box office for a second week, but close on its tail was Tyler Perry's final installment of the "Madea" franchise. Driven by a largely female audience, "A Madea Family Funeral" had a better-than-expected debut...
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February 24, 2019 - 11:19 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" breathed some fire into a slumping box office with a franchise-best $55.5 million debut during the Oscar weekend. Writer-director Dean DeBlois' third and supposedly final installment in the "How to Train Your Dragon" series notched the...
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This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows the character Alita, voiced by Rosa Salazar, in a scene from "Alita: Battle Angel." (Twentieth Century Fox via AP)
February 17, 2019 - 11:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sci-fi fantasy "Alita: Battle Angel" has topped the charts in its first weekend in theaters, but it is leading one of the slowest Presidents Day weekends at the box office in years and has a ways to go to make up its costly production budget. 20th Century Fox says Sunday that...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows the character Lucy/Wyldstyle, voiced by Elizabeth Banks, in a scene from "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
February 10, 2019 - 11:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" was easily the weekend's top ticket-seller in theaters over the weekend, but the film's estimated $35 million haul came well shy of expectations. The animated sequel had been forecast to open with around $50 million. Instead, it debuted with about...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Samuel L. Jackson in a scene from M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass." (Jessica Kourkounis/Universal Pictures via AP)
February 03, 2019 - 2:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the distraction of the Super Bowl, freezing temperatures affecting large portions of North America and only one big new release in theaters in "Miss Bala," movie going audiences largely took the weekend off from the theaters in what is estimated to be the lowest-earning...
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FILE- In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo filmmaker Ava DuVernay addresses the audience during the 2018 Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. “VH1 Trailblazer Honors” will pay tribute to Academy Award-nominated director DuVernay to kick off Women’s History Month. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, FIle)
January 28, 2019 - 8:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "VH1 Trailblazer Honors" will pay tribute to Academy Award-nominated director Ava DuVernay to kick off Women's History Month. The 46-year-old's screenwriter includes the films "Selma," ''13TH" and "A Wrinkle In Time." The 2018 fantasy movie made her the highest-grossing female black...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows James McAvoy in a scene from M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass." (Jessica Kourkounis/Universal Pictures via AP)
January 27, 2019 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew McConaughey notched one of the worst debuts of his career, Oscar nominees saw only modest bumps and M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass" easily remained No. 1 on a quiet weekend in movie theaters. The weekend's two new wide releases — McConaughey's tropic noir "Serenity" and the...
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This image released by Fox Searchlight Films shows Olivia Colman in a scene from the film "The Favourite." On Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, the film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Feb. 24, 2019. (Atsushi Nishijima/Fox Searchlight Films via AP)
January 22, 2019 - 6:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination...
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