Box Office

via Hallels: The Faith-Based Movie “Overcomer” defies expectation as it still reigns relatively strong in its second week of showing.  Dropping from the #3 most watched movie across the nation to #5, the movie still earns a whooping $1.45 million domestically in its second Friday at the box office. Last week, “Overcomer” grossed $8.14 million, landing it […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s live-action remake of “Aladdin” crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as counterprogramming to the family pic: The critically acclaimed teen comedy “Booksmart” and […]

Propelled by the popularity of Paula Hawkins’ best-seller, the fast-tracked big-screen adaptation of “The Girl on the Train” led North American theaters in ticket sales with $24.7 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Less successful wasNate Parker’s Nat Turner biopic “The Birth of a Nation,” which moviegoers largely greeted with a shrug after a 17-year-old […]

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” steamrolled past records, debuting to a gargantuan $170.1 million over Easter weekend despite being pilloried by critics. That ranks as the top opening weekend for a DC Comics film, the best March launch ever, and the sixth biggest domestic opening weekend of all-time. The earnings are a shot in […]

It has been said that “religion is box office poison.” Mel Gibson disproved that 11 years ago with The Passion of the Christ. But what about Noah? What about Exodus: God and Kings? They did badly, but they were not faithful to the Bible — neither in letter nor spirit. Meanwhile low budget Christian films […]

The box office underwent a religious conversion this weekend as Christian crowds flocked to “War Room,” lifting the low-budget salute to prayer above the Zac Efron drama “We’re You’re Friends” and the Owen Wilson thriller “No Escape.” Filmed for a mere $3 million and distributed by Sony’s Affirm division, “War Room” more than tripled its […]

This Holy Week sees an unprecedented four faith-based films bringing in the box office bucks. Next up? God gets a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. When last weekend’s box office numbers were revealed one superstar came out on top. It wasn’t Denzel Washington, Robert Downey, Jr. or any of the other usual names […]

  After weathering a sea of controversy, “Noah” arrived in first place at the weekend box office. Paramount’s biblical epic starring Russell Crowe in the titular role opened with $44 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The imaginative take on the tale of Noah’s Ark from “Black Swan” director Darren Aronofsky led some religious groups […]

It may not have reached infinity and beyond, but "Toy Story 3" has broken records with its Father's Day weekend debut.

It may not have reached infinity and beyond, but "Toy Story 3" has broken records with its Father's Day weekend debut.