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Global box office has biggest year ever thanks to Disney hits

Jan 11, 2020 - 9:50 AM

Theaters around the world take in an all-time record of $42.5 billion in 2019, thanks to Disney's mega-hits 'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Frozen 2,' and 'The Lion King,' among others

'Frozen 2' still leads North American box office

Dec 10, 2019 - 5:28 PM

Disney's 'Frozen' sequel continues to ice out the box office competition, staying at number one

'Frozen 2' ices out competition in North American box office

Nov 25, 2019 - 10:44 AM

The movie takes in an estimated $127 million according to industry watcher Exhibitor Relations

'Ford v. Ferrari' zooms to top of North American box office

Nov 19, 2019 - 12:36 PM

Starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, 'Ford v. Ferrari' portrays how a team at Ford built a car to challenge Ferrari's dominance at France's 1966 Le Mans race

World War II film 'Midway' tops North American box office

Nov 12, 2019 - 4:51 PM

'Midway' tackles the pivotal naval 4-day battle between the US and Japan in the Pacific during World War II

'Maleficent' sequel tops North America box office but underwhelms

Oct 22, 2019 - 11:55 AM

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' debuts as number one but still falls short of box office expectations, earning only $36.9 million with a projection of $45 million

'Joker' tops North American box office for second week

Oct 15, 2019 - 4:33 PM

'Joker' gets the last laugh once again, dominating the box office on its second weekend with $55.9 million

'Joker' gets last laugh, sets record on North American screens

Oct 08, 2019 - 10:06 AM

Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker' sets a box office record for an October release, raking in over $96.2 million on its opening weekend

'IT Chapter Two' creeps to top of box office

Sep 10, 2019 - 12:36 PM

The 'IT' sequel takes in $91.1 million at the North America box office on its opening weekend

'Angel Has Fallen' rises to top of box office

Aug 27, 2019 - 1:19 PM

The 3rd film of the franchise starring Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman debuts at the box office with $21.4 million in sales

'Hello, Love, Goodbye' makes over P800 million worldwide

Aug 24, 2019 - 12:55 PM

The film stars Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards

BOX OFFICE HIT. Alden Richards and Kathryn Bernardo, seen here at a press conference for 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' play two Filipinos who fall in love in Hong Kong. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

'Hobbs & Shaw' loses speed but still leads box office

Aug 13, 2019 - 12:26 PM

The latest 'Fast and Furious' film still finishes in first place on its second weekend at the North American box office

'Hobbs & Shaw' dethrones 'Lion King' to top box office

Aug 06, 2019 - 9:35 AM

The latest 'Fast and Furious' installment smashes into the North American box office, debuting as number one

'Hello, Love, Goodbye' rakes in over P34 million on opening day

Aug 01, 2019 - 2:03 PM

The film stars two of showbiz's biggest stars, Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards

TEAM UP. Alden Richards and Kathryn Bernardo talk about working together for the first time in 'Hello, Love, Goodbye.' Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

'Spider-Man' sticks to top spot at North American box office

Jul 16, 2019 - 3:38 PM

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' beats the competition yet again on its second weekend at the box office

'Spider-Man' flies again, leading North America box office

Jul 08, 2019 - 10:37 AM

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' takes in an impressive $93.6 million in North America during the US holiday weekend

'Toy Story 4' once again tops North America box office

Jul 02, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Already on its second weekend, 'Toy Story 4' still leads the box office, bringing in an additional $59.7 million

'Toy Story 4' climbs to top of North America box office

Jun 25, 2019 - 2:15 PM

'Toy Story 4' brings in $120.9 million on its opening weekend, making it the 4th-highest opening ever for an animated film in domestic markets

'Men in Black' tops forgettable box office weekend

Jun 18, 2019 - 12:04 PM

'Men in Black: International' failed to meet box office expectations in North America on its opening weekend

'Secret Life of Pets 2' defeats 'X-Men' at box office

Jun 11, 2019 - 1:52 PM

Claiming top box office spot in North America is 'The Secret Life of Pets 2', earning up to $47.1 million on its opening weekend

'Godzilla' stomps its way to North American box office domination

Jun 04, 2019 - 10:27 AM

'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' makes it to the top of the box office on its opening weekend

Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' casts a powerful box office spell

May 28, 2019 - 11:31 AM

The 'Aladdin' magic lives on, taking in an estimated $86.1 million on its box office opening weekend

'Detective Pikachu' bolts through strong on opening weekend in PH

May 16, 2019 - 9:56 AM

In just 4 days, the cute and fuzzy Pikachu brings in over P56.7 million in Philippine cinemas on its debut weekend

'Avengers: Endgame’ is now the highest grossing film in Philippine box office history

May 06, 2019 - 5:44 PM

'Avengers: Endgame' earns P1,302,454,613 (US$24.6 million) over 9 days

Marvel Studios' AVENGERS: ENDGAME..L to R: Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson), Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), and War Machine/James Rhodes (Don Cheadle)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2019

'Avengers: Endgame' sails past 'Titanic,' now 2nd highest-grossing movie ever

May 06, 2019 - 8:06 AM

Only one movie surpasses 'Endgame's' numbers – 'Avatar'

RECORD BREAKING. 'Endgame' dislodges 'Titanic' to be the 2nd highest-grossing movie of all time. Still courtesy of Marvel Studios

'Avengers: Endgame' breaks opening day box office records in PH

Apr 26, 2019 - 12:51 PM

The film is currently playing in over 900 screens across the country

ENDGAME. Robert Downey Jr reprises his role as Iron Man in the Marvel hit. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios

'Avengers: Endgame' smashes records in global launch

Apr 26, 2019 - 9:48 AM

The movie rakes in $169 million on Wednesday, April 24, its first day of release in 25 markets including China, Australia and several countries in Europe

Jordan Peele's 'Us' creeps to top of box office

Mar 26, 2019 - 1:39 PM

Peele's latest thriller 'Us' rakes in $71.1 million on its opening weekend, making it one of the best debuts for a horror film

'Alita' defeats rivals in North American box office

Feb 19, 2019 - 11:18 AM

Sci-fi spectacle 'Alita: Battle Angel' conquers North American box offices, raking in an estimated $33 million

'Ralph Breaks the Internet,' and nearly a box-office record

Nov 26, 2018 - 10:53 AM

'Creed II,' starring Michael B. Jordan, Dolph Lundgren, and Sylvester Stallone enters the second spot

'Black Panther' surpasses 'Titanic' at US box office

Apr 09, 2018 - 5:01 PM

'Black Panther' earns $665.4 million domestically in the US

'Star Wars' rides high as Disney celebrates another $6 billion year

Jan 03, 2018 - 1:19 PM

'The Last Jedi' earns $66.8 million over the 4-day holiday weekend in North America

MMFF 2017 sets new record for first two days

Dec 27, 2017 - 1:16 PM

'The big achievement is bringing back our kababayans to the theaters,' says Metro Manila Film Festival 2017 Execom chair Tim Orbos

'Beauty and the Beast' smashes box office records

Mar 20, 2017 - 10:35 AM

The movie takes in an unexpected estimated 170 million on its opening weekend

'Star Wars' hits $2 billion global sales mark

Feb 08, 2016 - 11:03 AM

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now in fourth place at the North American box office just behind Kung Fu Panda 3

Star Wars: The Force Awakens..L to R: BB-8 and Rey (Daisy Ridley)..Ph: David James..? 2015 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Right Reserved.

Box office update: MMFF 2015 films earn P468 million in 4 days

Dec 29, 2015 - 10:37 PM

‘My Bebe Love’ and ‘Beauty and Bestie’ remain on the top 4 of the list

MMFF 2015 movies hit P271 million mark

Dec 27, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Which 4 MMFF movies are topping the box office?

Tiny 'Minions' score big at North America box office

Jul 13, 2015 - 11:24 AM

The movie featuring three tiny villainous creatures hauls in 115 2 million