LOS ANGELES: "The Lego Batman Movie" is dominating the North American box office with an estimated $44 million this President's Day weekend -- nearly matching the combined haul of "Fifty Shades Darker" and "The Great Wall." Universal's second weekend of "Fifty Shades" is heading for $24 million at 3,714 sites and its action-fantasy "The Great Wall" was projected to wind up with $21 million at 3,325 locations for the Friday-Monday period. Lionsgate's second weekend of "John Wick: Chapter 2" is finishing in a solid fourth…
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LOS ANGELES: "Split," the M Night Shyamalan thriller about a man with multiple personalities who locks three teenage girls in an underground bunker, held onto the top spot in the North American box office for a third weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday. The movie -- by the director of the classic horror film "Sixth Sense" -- stars James McAvoy as a man with 23 personalities who preys on young girls. It earned an estimated $14.6 million in ticket sales over a three-day weekend in which sales were slowed by football's…
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Defying critics as well as competition from two new releases, the DC Comics-inspired "Suicide Squad" topped the US box office for a second weekend, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said Monday.
Will Smith's new action drama "Focus" booted the kinky sex tale "Fifty Shades of Grey" for its perch atop U.S. and Canadian weekend box office charts, racking up $19.1 million in ticket sales.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK: "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman with a super-powered brain, collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling "Hercules" which took in $29 million for second place.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK: "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a sequel about genetically altered apes that battle for dominance with humans, has knocked the giant "Transformers" robots from the top spot on U.S. and Canadian movie charts.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK: "22 Jump Street," starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum as cops who return to college undercover, collected $60 million in ticket sales at domestic theaters over the weekend, out-gunning animated "How to Train Your Dragon 2." The sequel to the 2012 hit "21 Jump Street" handily topped "How to Train Your Dragon 2," a sequel to the 2010 blockbuster which took in $50 million from Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian box offices, according to tracking firm Rentrak. "Maleficent," Disney's take on…