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‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ Debuts with $145 Million Domestically, Tops $425M Worldwide

Accounting for over 79% of the cumulative top ten gross, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 topped the domestic box office, showing a 54% increase compared to the 2014 original and giving Disney the top two openers of 2017 so far. Additionally, the film expanded its reach overseas, including openings in South Korea and China, the latter of which delivered the fourth largest opening in China to date for a film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as the film's global cume has now topped $425 milli...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ Looks to Kick Off Summer 2017 with a Bang

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 delivered an estimated $56.2 million on Friday and has Disney anticipating an opening around $140 million as it's well below the $68.8 million Friday for Iron Man 3, which opened with $174.1 million and ahead of the $51.2 million brought in by Iron Man 2, which debuted with $128.1 million. The film scored an "A" CinemaScore, which is right in line with pretty much every other film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, all of which hav...

‘Furious 8’ Tops $1 Billion, ‘Latin Lover’ and ‘Baahubali 2’ Open Big & ‘Guardians...

While it's no small feat that The Fate of the Furious finished atop the box office for a third weekend in a row while crossing $1 billion worldwide, Pantelion's How to be a Latin Lover and Great India Films' Baahubali 2: The Conclusion are stealing some of the spotlight as the two films finished in second and third place at the domestic box office, despite the fact the two films played in just over 1,500 theaters combined. Additionally, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 got off to a healthy s...

‘Furious 8’ Will Threepeat, ‘Baahubali 2’ Looks Strong & ‘Guardians 2’ Debuts Overseas

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: As expected, it will be The Fate of the Furious atop the weekend box office once again. The film brought in an estimated $5.1 million on Friday and is expected to bring in about $18.5 million for the weekend. Coming in second is a bit of a surprise, however, as Lionsgate and Pantelion's How to be a Latin Lover stormed the box office on Friday to the tune of an estimated $3.9 million and is now expected to bring in no less than $12 million for its three-day opening. T...

‘Furious 8’ Tops $900 Million Worldwide as Disney’s ‘Born in China’ Bests All Newcomers

by Brad Brevet April 23, 2017 The top of this weekend's box office looks a lot like last weekend as the top three films remain...

‘Fate of the Furious’ Set to Repeat at #1 as Five New Releases Hit...

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: The Fate of the Furious is right on pace with expectations, bringing in an estimated $11.2 million on Friday, en route to a $35-38 million second weekend. Meanwhile, the film will remain the #1 film in the world this weekend as its international total as of last night is $636.3 million and the international weekend estimate is currently $171 million from 65 territories as it looks to top $910 million by Sunday and will cross $1 billion worldwide next week. Of the new...

Fate of the Furious: Should You Watch

The verdict is out and critics are having a field day with the latest installment.  So I asked the staff at FiWEH Life to help...

‘Fate of the Furious’ Debuts with Record International and Worldwide Opening Weekend

MONDAY PM UPDATE: The Fate of the Furious came in just a bit under $100 million once actuals arrived, putting the film's domestic opening at $98.78 million. However, it's international performance actually improved as the film brought in a record $433.2 million from 63 international markets for a record $532 million global box office debut. You can check out all of this weekend's actual results right here. WEEKEND RECAP: It was close, but just by a hair Universal's The Fate of the F...

‘Fate of the Furious’ Revs Engines, Looking at $100+ Million Opening Weekend

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: After bringing in $10.4 million in late night shows on Thursday night, Universals The Fate of the Furious brought in an estimated $46.5 million on Friday, heading toward a three-day weekend around $103.8 million. Additionally, the film began its international run on Wednesday and has since seen the largest opening day of all-time in Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Lebanon, Malaysia, Peru, Portugal and the United Arab Emirates. Additionally, the...

‘Boss Baby’ Repeats at #1 While ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Closes in on $1...

Fox and DreamWorks Animation's The Boss Baby topped the weekend box office for a second week in a row, once again leading Disney's Beauty and the Beast over the course of what felt like a placeholder weekend as far as new releases are concerned. While Sony's Smurfs: The Lost Village performed mostly as expected and New Line's Going in Style over performed based on expectations, it seems most moviegoers are merely waiting for the next weekend's release of The Fate of the Furious as it looks...

This Week in Trailers: Sofia Boutella Is Unleashed in ‘The Mummy’ and Aubrey Plaza...


Rami Malek thrills in 'Buster's Mal Heart' and 'Transformers: The Last Knight' teased its next trailer debut.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Boss Baby’ Crushes ‘Smurfs: Lost Village’ With $26M


Elsewhere, 'Beauty and the Beast' holds at No. 2 as it prepares to waltz past the $1 billion mark globally. 'Going in Style,' catering to older adults, opens ahead of expectations.

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Vin Diesel Remembers Paul Walker at ‘Fate of the Furious’ Premiere


Diesel introduced the film at its New York premiere Saturday by telling the audience that every scene was shot with Walker in mind.

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‘Fate of the Furious’ Premiere: Watch the Red Carpet Live Stream


If you can't be at the New York celebration, this is the next best thing.

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Japanese Fans React to ‘Ghost in the Shell’


Audiences in the home of the iconic franchise are mostly impressed with the look of the Rupert Sanders' reimagining of the story, remain nonplussed by the whitewashing controversy, but rue the absence of the depth of the source material.

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‘Star Wars’: Carrie Fisher to Appear in ‘Episode IX,’ Says Brother Todd Fisher


The late star's family has given Lucasfilm permission to use recent footage of the actress to bring Leia into the 2019 film.

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San Francisco Film Festival: William Randolph Hearst III Discusses ‘Citizen Kane’


The grandson of the man who inspired Orson Welles' 1941 classic offers his own explanation about the meaning of "Rosebud."

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Gina Carano Joins Jason Mewes’ Meta Movie ‘Madness in the Method’ (Exclusive)


Mewes is starring in the dark comedy, which he co-wrote and is directing.

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