The Color Purple is now the second-biggest Christmas Day opening in history — $18 million on day one of its release.
Going to the movies is hot again thanks to the so-called "Barbie boost." Barbie, Oppenheimer and other movies continue to rev up the summer box office. But can theaters sustain the momentum?
Greta Gerwig's film joins a high-grossing list of mostly male-directed movies, most of them with men leading the casts.
Combined, the two films brought in the biggest revenue since the start of the pandemic, besting out the usual superhero franchises Hollywood has come to depend on.
James Cameron's Avatar: The Way of Water led ticket sales in movie theaters for the sixth straight weekend, making it the first film to have such a reign atop the box office since 2009's Avatar.
The superhero epic rang up a record-setting $71.4 million at U.S. theaters between Friday and Sunday, raising hopes for Hollywood's pandemic recovery.
The 31-year-old director and screenwriter's horror film Candyman — a reboot of the 1992 classic — made history as it raked in more than $22 million in its opening weekend.
The new movie from the maker of Dunkirk and the Dark Knight Trilogy has been delayed yet again, with no new release date announced. This may end hopes of a Hollywood summer blockbuster season