FUNimation Entertainment announced a record breaking opening night for the theatrical release of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F. The anime film, which opened last night in 894 theaters across the U.S., brought in a stunning $1.97 Million at the box office for FUNimation Films on opening day of the limited theatrical event. The movie's per screen average of more than $2,198 landed it in 1st place yesterday in Average Per Screen among the Top 10 movies showing in the U.S. and 6th place in overall box office gross against all major studio releases. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F is now the 8th highest anime opening of all time and the first limited event-style theatrical release to crack the Top 10. Here's what Michael DuBoise, EVP and COO of FUNimation, had to say in a statement. "We are thrilled with the overwhelmingly positive fan response to the movie. We knew the opening would be very good but its performance has exceeded everyone's expectations. From our theatrical marketing … [Read more...] about Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F Opens Big at the Box Office
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As the summer movie season starts winding down, one more superhero movie will vie for box office supremacy this weekend, as 20th Century Fox's Fantastic Four takes on last weekend's winner, Paramount's Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation. Fantastic Four will also be facing Lionsgate's Shaun the Sheep, STX's The Gift and TriStar's Ricki and the Flash, plus a few indies debuting in limited release. Fantastic Four should have no trouble taking the top spot, despite a rash of negative reviews. Fantastic Four is expected to debut in the $40 million range, which will be more than enough to win at the box office, opening in 3,995 theaters. It certainly could debut much lower though, if movie goers respond more to the overwhelmingly negative movie reviews for this superhero reboot over the next three days. Fantastic Four currently has a paltry 10% "Rotten" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but we'll have to wait and see if audiences still show up in droves despite this harsh critical reception. Mission: … [Read more...] about BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Can Fantastic Four Win the Weekend?
There's no denying that 2019 has been a pretty eventful year for fans of Telugu cinema so far. During the past six months, movie buffs were treated to a vast variety of films that entertained and enthralled in equal proportions. While almost all the major releases created a great deal of buzz amongst movie buffs, only a few could become box office hits. The Venkatesh starrer F2 proved to be the biggest winner of the first quarter. Similarly, Maharshi set the box office on fire in the second quarter. Here is a look at the big winners of the first half. F2 F2, directed by Anil Ravipudi, was the big winner of the Sankranti season. The film, featuring Venkatesh and Varun Tej in the lead, did well at the box office despite clashing with Vinaya Vidheya Rama and NTR Kathanayakudu. The film ended its box office run with a worldwide share of around Rs 81 crore and this created a great deal of buzz in the industry. 118 A stylish thriller, 118 ended its box office run with a share of around Rs … [Read more...] about Telugu Movies 2019 Half-Yearly Box Office Report: F2, Majili, Maharshi And Other Big Hits!
The Mahesh Babu starrer Maharshi hit screens on May 9, 2019 and opened to a thunderous response at the box office despite receiving mixed reviews from critics. Thereafter, it stayed strong and ended Week 1 on a good note. As none of the subsequent releases worked, Maharshi remained the top choice of the target audience. Now, nearly two months later, the movie has ended its box office run on an enviable note. Here is the complete report. Worldwide Closing Box Office Collections According to a leading website, Maharshi has ended its run at the worldwide box office with a share of Rs 107.15 crore, which is a solid figure. The film's theatrical rights were sold for Rs 97.1 crore and this makes it a profitable venture. AP/TS Closing Collections The film has done quite well in the Telugu states much to the delight of the 'Prince Army'. Its AP/TS closing share stands at Rs 84.61 crore, which is a decent figure. As it needed to collect around Rs 78 crore to breakeven, it can be considered a … [Read more...] about Maharshi Worldwide Box Office Closing Collections: Mahesh’s Film Ends Its Run On A Terrific Note
It is an open secret that the 2018 was a terrific and memorable year for the fans of Telugu cinema. The fans were treated to some awesome movies that not only won hearts but also raked in the moolah. The year will also be remembered as the one in which established stars proved their dominance again while the younger stars too made an impact. With 2018 set to end, here is a look at the top 5 Tollywood films at the US box office. Rangasthalam The Sukumar directorial featured Ram Charan and Samantha in the lead and clicked with the fans because of its effective screenplay. It also featured what many consider to be the best performance of the Mega Power Star's career. The film emerged as a big sensation at the US box office and collected nearly USD 3,513,450 during its total run. Bharat Ane Nenu A political-drama, Bharat Ane Nenu helped Mahesh Babu put the Spyder debacle behind him and get his career back on track. The film clicked with the fans because of its powerful message and … [Read more...] about Rangasthalam To Aravinda Sametha: Top 5 Telugu Movies At The US Box Office In 2018