Posts Tagged ‘ticket-sales’

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reach semis showdown: Enjoy it while you can

The tennis match that drives ticket sales, TV ratings and the increasing heartbeats of sports fans is set for Saturday, in a huge stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a concrete mirage. Yes, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won their quarterfinal matches Friday at the BNP…

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Morning Briefing: Manny Machado is making a big impact in San Diego

Many people have been talking about the boost in ticket sales that the Philadelphia Phillies got after signing Bryce Harper, but he’s not the only free agent to make a big difference. The San Diego Padres’ president of business operations, Erik Greupner, said Wednesday that in the two weeks since…

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Rotten Tomatoes tweaks audience ratings system to thwart online trolls

Walt Disney Co.’s “Captain Marvel” is expected to open with a spectacular $100 million in ticket sales from the U.S. and Canada alone next month

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‘Lego Movie’ sequel and ‘What Men Want’ to boost box office after Super Bowl doldrums

After offshoots focusing on Batman and a team of ninjas, Warner Bros.’ “Lego Movie” franchise is returning to its essential building blocks.

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‘Halloween’ scares up more sales as ‘Hunter Killer,’ ‘Johnny English’ fall short

Despite soft landings for the weekend’s new wide releases, there’s a new all-time record for October grosses buoyed by the stellar performances of “Halloween,” “Venom” and “A Star Is Born.” October has seen a record-setting monthly total of $789.9 million in ticket sales, beating the $757.1 million…

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‘The Meg’ takes a massive bite out of the box office, ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is Spike Lee’s third best opener ever

Warner Bros.’ sci-fi thriller “The Meg” took an unexpectedly massive chomp out of the North American box office with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to figures from measurement firm ComScore.

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‘The Meg’ takes a massive bite out of the box office, ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is Spike Lee’s third best opener ever

Warner Bros.’ sci-fi thriller “The Meg” took an unexpectedly massive chomp out of the North American box office with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to figures from measurement firm ComScore.

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‘Incredibles 2’ smashes records with biggest opening ever for animated film

The Pixar superhero movie “Incredibles 2” made 14 years of anticipation worth the wait for Disney, as the follow-up to 2004’s “The Incredibles” smashed the record for highest animation debut of all time with an estimated $180 million in ticket sales for the U.S.and Canada, according to the measurement…

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How massive is ‘Black Panther’ at the box office? A record-shattering $235 million

The King of Wakanda reigned supreme this holiday weekend as Disney’s “Black Panther” proved to be a pop cultural phenomenon, shattering box office records with an estimated $235 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales for the four-day holiday weekend.

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Romantic comedy ‘ExFile3’ and ‘Jumanji’ top China’s box office

The Chinese romantic comedy “Ex-File3” continues to dominate the country’s box office, in a surprising show for a lighthearted trilogy about relationships. The movie garnered another healthy $70.6 million in ticket sales, according to firm consulting firm Artisan Gateway, bringing its 17-day total…

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