Posts Tagged ‘Act of Valor’

JOHN CARTER Can’t Defeat the Colossal LORAX – Weekend Box Office Report (March 9 – 11, 2012)

March 11, 2012 Leave a comment

Well, many predicted it, many said it was doomed from the start, and this weekend’s domestic box office results prove that John Carter will not make back its $250 million production budget, at least here in the U.S. Read more…

THE LORAX Chops Down Competition; PROJECT X Has a Good Turnout; THE ARTIST Taps into the Top 10 – Weekend Box Office Report (March 2 – 4, 2012)

Due to a lack of family movies out, Universal had the advantage by releasing the year’s first mainstream one, The Lorax, which opened big at #1, taking in an estimated $70.7 million dollars.  Not only does that match the budget of the film, but it also marks the highest opening weekend to date for a Universal animated feature, topping Despicable Me’s $56 million opening back in 2010.  The odds are now in Universal’s favor for their release of Despicable Me 2 in Summer 2013, as audiences for The Lorax were even treated to a short teaser trailer of it (Click here for my review of The Lorax). Read more…