weekend box office

Super 8 Wins Weekend Box Office
Though it wasn't what one might call a "super" performance, J.J. Abrams' alien-adventure movie 'Super 8' took the top spot at the box office this weekend with a healthy $37.0 million, opening slightly higher than expected.
That was more than enough to edge out la…
X-Men First Class Tops Weekend Box Office
As many predicted, 'X-Men: First Class' easily took the top spot at the box office this weekend.
Still, the Marvel reboot, which traced the beginnings of the 'X-Men' characters, managed to fall well below expectations, taking in just $56.0 million. To put things in perspective: Th…
“Thor” Reigns At Weekend Box Office
'Thor' continued to show its strength at the box office this weekend.
The Marvel superhero flick, starring breakout hunk Chris Hemsworth, took in an estimated $34.5 million, bringing its 10-day total to $119.3 million. Overall, 'Thor' was down 48 percent from last weekend, accordi…
“Thor” Tops Weekend Box Office
As expected, 'Thor' enjoyed a solid performance at the weekend box office.
The superhero flick, which impressed most critics with its action-packed storyline and breakout performance by star Chris Hemsworth, took in an impressive $66 million, leaving the rest of the competition in the dust.…
Rio Tops Weekend Box Office
Once again, an animated movie found itself ruling the weekend box office.
In this case, it was 'Rio.'The high-flying kids' movie, which features the voice talent of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg and more, pulled in an estimated $40 million, making it the year's best opening thus far.
Coming in at a d…