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Sony‘s R-rated Bad Boys: Ride or Die did $5.875 million in domestic box office Thursday in previews that began at 3 p.m., a total that is actually only 8% off from the previews of the franchise’s previous long-awaited threequel, 2020’s Bad Boys for Life, which did $6.36M. That’s a great start for Bad Boys: Ride
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Sony‘s Bad Boys: Ride or Die hopefully will hit $75M or more in its global debut this weekend, in a marketplace that has suffered from not only lackluster product but lack thereof. Broken out, that’s $40M+ in U.S. and Canada and $35M abroad in a 92% footprint. Presales for the R-rated fourthquel are behind that
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There will be moviegoers at the Memorial Day weekend box office; the industry can be thankful for that. Just not as many as the previous two years when the entire 4-day frame exceeded $200M+. With Warner Bros‘ prequel Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga and Alcon/Sony‘s The Garfield Movie hitting marquees, the volume of event product
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Should Sony and Apollo get their hooks into Paramount Global their strategy would be to keep theatrical release output steady between both studios –not reduced– while cutting the more burdensome parts of the conglom, read auctioning off CBS, the linear channels like MTV and Paramount Plus streaming service. The news about theatrical output is per
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Globally, including most everywhere overseas, 2023 box office was led by a mix of Barbie, The Super Mario Bros. Movie and Oppenheimer, curious bedfellows who nevertheless proved that cultural phenomena can come in different forms and set turnstiles spinning. Both the global and international box office saw improvement in 2023 versus 2022 with an estimated
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Sony has moved Wayfarer Studios’ feature take of Colleen Hoover’s bestselling novel, It Ends With Us from Feb. 9 to June 21. The movie stars Blake Lively, Justin Baldoni, Brandon Sklenar, Jenny Slate and Hasan Minhaj. It Ends With Us leaves behind Focus Features’ Lisa Frankenstein, Bleecker Street’s Out of Darkness, and Disney/Pixar’s Turning Red
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Sony Motion Picture Group Chairman has a few things to celebrate this weekend: Between the studio’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and the studio’s R-rated comedy No Hard Feelings, the studio counts four Golden Globe noms. But then there’s Sony movie, Anyone But You, which reps a return for romantic comedies to the big screen; that
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EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures Entertainment in a competitive situation has won the theatrical distribution deals for two mega Apple Original Films movies –the George Clooney and Brad Pitt feature Wolfs and the Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum title Project Artemis. The news comes on the heels of Apple Original Films’ Ridley Scott-directed Napoleon rolling toward $200M
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EXCLUSIVE: Getting a leg-up here on our Thanksgiving stretch preview, Apple Studios production of Ridley Scott’s Napoleon will invade the global box office via Sony this Wednesday, in what’s shaping up to be a $46M WW global start. Split up for the Wednesday-Sunday stretch, that’s $22M 5-day domestic, and $24M overseas. Note, it’s not the
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Let the feast begin: Thanksgiving releases and awards season contenders, Disney‘s Wish and Apple Original Films and Sony‘s Napoleon are set to open over the Wednesday to Sunday holiday stretch with respective grosses of $50M+ and $24M+. Both movies open on Thanksgiving eve, Nov. 22. Wish, if it hits its projection, would rep the biggest
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Low end forecasts have Sony’s Denzel Washington starring, Antoine Fuqua-directed action threequel, The Equalizer 3 at $30M+ over 4-days. Some box office sources even think the sequel, which was shot in Italy, has a shot at $40M and that’s because of The Equalizer 3‘s big first choice numbers with guys over 25. Even Women over
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With this weekend’s grosses, Sony/Screen Gems/Stage 6 Films/Blumhouse’s Insidious: The Red Door has become the biggest horror movie of the year globally at $182.5M, edging M3GAN’s worldwide cume of $180.8M. The current frame was worth $2.5M from 59 overseas markets for an international cume of $101.8M. The Insidious franchise has now earned over $735M worldwide. Already last frame, the Patrick
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When it comes to horror movies at the box office, Sony resurrected its track record this past weekend with the opening of Blumhouse/Stage 6 Films’ fifthquel, Insidious: The Red Door which had a $32.65M domestic opening, $64M Worldwide debut. On the domestic front, that’s the second best horror opening for Sony after 2004’s The Grudge
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Last night at the world premiere of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse there was a huge sigh of relief from the mass of animators inside Westwood’s Regency Village Theater: the $100M budgeted sequel to the Oscar winning animated movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, was done; having completed post-production literally just ten days ago after a five-year
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EXCLUSIVE: Sony Animation’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is doing some serious business tonight according to box office sources, accumulating $16M off previews that began at 3PM at 3,562 theaters. That’s the second best preview night ever for an animated movie after Disney/Pixar’s Incredibles 2 ($18.5M) from June 2018. Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 4, with $12M, is
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Paramount/Spyglass Media’s Scream VI is headed to a franchise-record opening of $50M+ worldwide from roughly 50 offshore territories including domestic. The most recent Scream pic opened to $48M WW, $30M from U.S./Canada last year. The highest opening for the Kevin Williamson-conceived horror series was Scream 3, which opened to $34.7M domestic in 2000. Scream VI,
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