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By Peter Oberth

The death of big stars and bigger budgets

On the eve of another big budget summer which will see a slew of sure-fire blockbusters (Iron Man 3, Fast & Furious 6, S... Read more

Identity Thief Steals US Box Office Crown

It might be one of Hollywood’s exciting nights, when the awards backslappery reaches fever pitch for The Oscars, but there wasn’t much to celebrate from the US box office this weekend.... Read more

Box Office Report: 'Die Hard' Rebounds With $38-Mil Plus

As iconic action hero John McClane of the Die Hard franchise would say, "Yippie-ki-yay."... Read more

Box Office Report: 'Identity Thief' No. 1 With $36.6 Million

The R-rated comedy exceeds expectations despite Winter Storm Nemo in the Northeast; Steven Soderbergh's "Side Effects" Opens No.... Read more

Warm Bodies Consumes US Box Office


Box Office: 'Hansel and Gretel' No. 1 With So-So $19 Mil; 'Movie 43' Bombs With $5 Mil

There was no fairy tale ending for a trio of R-rated films debuting at the North American box office.... Read more

Texas Chainsaw Tears Into US Box Office

There was something of a surprise at the American box office this weekend when, despite some of the heavy hitters still performing well, horror pic Texas Chainsaw 3D saw off (pun not intended) the competition to claim the top spot with $23 million.... Read more

Box Office Report: Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' Scores Record $84.8 Million Weekend

New Line and MGM's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey kicked off the holiday season in high style, opening to $84.8 million, the top three-day opening of all time for the month of December. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,' 'Any Day Now' and More... Read more

Box Office Report: 'Playing for Keeps' DOA With $6 Million, 'Skyfall' Reclaims Top Spot

Sam Mendes' James Bond pic Skyfall reclaimed the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office with $11 million, while Gerard Butler's new soccer-themed romantic comedy Playing for Keeps flopped with $6 million.... Read more

Box Office Report: 'Skyfall' Nabs Top Bond Opening in North America With $87.8 Million

Sam Mendes' James Bond pic Skyfall easily seduced the North American box office with a potent $87.8 million debut, bringing its worldwide cume to $518.6 million.... Read more