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Maxine Peake will star in Gwen ... Deadpool 2 is #1 in Australia and made $9,478,621 at the weekend (May 18, 2018) ... Deadpool 2 is #1 in New Zealand and made $1,235,572 at the weekend (May 18, 2018) ... Deadpool 2 is #1 in Mexico and made $8,337,347 at the weekend (May 18, 2018) ... Deadpool 2 weekend (May 18, 2018) final number is $125,507,153, for a total of $125,507,153 ... Deadpool 2 is #1 in Bulgaria and made $156,146 at the weekend (May 18, 2018) ... Life of the Party weekend (May 18, 2018) final number is $7,603,850, for a total of $30,915,357 ... Book Club weekend (May 18, 2018) final number is $13,582,231, for a total of $13,582,231 ... Avengers: Infinity War weekend (May 18, 2018) final number is $29,452,903, for a total of $595,813,862 ... Breaking In weekend (May 18, 2018) final number is $6,826,385, for a total of $29,106,095



Weekend Domestic Chart for May 18th, 2018

  MovieGross% ChangeTheatersTotal GrossDays
1 new Deadpool 2 $125,507,153   4,349   $125,507,153 3
2 (1) Avengers: Infinity War $29,452,903 -53% 4,002   $595,813,862 24
3 new Book Club $13,582,231   2,781   $13,582,231 3
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Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: Red Sparrow

May 21st, 2018

Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow is a spy thriller starring Jennifer Lawrence. It deals with the less sexy side of spying, focusing on how the women who are tasked with seducing their targets would have to live. That’s an interesting premise, but it is also one that could turn exploitative really easily. Does the film manage this balancing act? Or does it fall for cheap exploitation? More...

Adrift Trailer

May 21st, 2018

True-life adventure starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin opens June 1 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Weekend Estimates: Deadpool Has Surprisingly Short Legs, Still Dominates with $125 million

May 20th, 2018

Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 broke records during its previews and stumbled a little on Friday, before finishing the weekend with an estimated $125 million. That’s still a fantastic result, more than the $110 million it reportedly cost to make, and more than the total box office earned this weekend last year. That said, it is way below the $150 million many thought it would earn after the preview numbers were announced. This isn’t as good as Deadpool’s opening weekend; however, that film benefited from Valentine’s day landing on Sunday, while this film will get some help next weekend, as it is Memorial Day long weekend. Furthermore, both films earned nearly identical reviews and both films earned an A from CinemaScore, so this film's legs should be decent. We will have a better idea where it will end up next weekend. More...

Friday Estimates: Deadpool Stumbles a Bit, but Still Earns $53.3 million

May 19th, 2018

Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 dominated the box office chart on Friday earning $53.3 million. However this is weaker than expected after it broke the record for previews by an R-rated film. After the film crushed that record, it looked like it would earn $150 million during its opening weekend. However, after earning $53.3 million on Friday, it looks like it won’t even match the original Deadpool’s opening weekend haul of $132.43 million. Granted, it should be close with $132 million and this is still a fantastic start, but it could be a bad omen for its legs. On the other hand, the film’s reviews are more than 80% positive and it earned a solid A from CinemaScore. We won’t know if the reviews and word-of-mouth will overtake the Fanboy Effect until the weekend estimates arrive tomorrow helping the film top its predecessor, but it is usually safe to bet on the Fanboy Effect. More...

Thursday Night Previews: The R in R-Rated Stands for Record

May 18th, 2018

Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 got off to a record-breaking start on Thursday earning $18.6 million during its previews. This is the best previews for an R-rated film, topping It’s previous record of $13.5 million by a truly massive margin. The film’s reviews are excellent for a blockbuster and the film is now on track for $150 million, which was the very high end of expectations. More...

Deadpool 2 Trailer

May 18th, 2018

Action movie starring Ryan Reynolds opens today ... Full Movie Details. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: First in Line

May 18th, 2018

First Reformed

It’s a slow week for limited releases, with only nine films here. That includes the main list and the secondary VOD releases. Of these, First Reformed is the one most likely to do well in theaters. Meanwhile, The Hollow Child and That Summer could find audiences on VOD. More...

Mission: Impossible—Fallout Trailer

May 17th, 2018

Action movie starring Tom Cruise opens July 27 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Weekend Predictions: Can Deadpool Come Back to Life?

May 17th, 2018

Deadpool 2

May gets its first monster hit, as Deadpool 2 debuts in theaters this weekend. The film is earning impressive reviews and was widely expected to top the original's opening weekend. Neither of the two other new releases are expected to compete for first place, or even second place, as Avengers: Infinity War has that locked down. Book Club should open in third place with more than $10 million, but that’s not a guarantee. Meanwhile, Show Dogs’ buzz is so quiet that I’m have trouble coming up with a prediction. This weekend last year, Alien: Covenant opened in first place, but with only $36.16 million. If Deadpool 2 doesn’t top that opening night, then I will be shocked. In fact, Deadpool 2 should earn more by itself than the total box office from this weekend last year. More...

Whitney Trailer

May 16th, 2018

Documentary about Whitney Houston opens July 6 ... Full Movie Details. More...

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