2014 Box Office Reaches $2 Billion
March 19, 2014 - box officeby Ray Subers
The LEGO Movie
March 18, 2014
As of Sunday, sum domestic box bureau gain have surpassed $2 billion in 2014. To date, a box bureau is adult around 8 percent from final year.
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If that settlement continues, 2014 would come tighten to being a initial $12 billion year. That isn’t guaranteed, though: 2014 is lagging behind 2012, 2010 and 2009, nothing of that even came tighten to $11 billion.
Two charcterised hits are heading a approach so distant this year. The LEGO Movie is series one so distant with $236.9 million (as of Sunday), that accounts for scarcely 12 percent of year-to-date box office. The film ranks second all-time among Feb releases behind The Passion of a Christ, and is on a approach to being one of a highest-grossing strange charcterised cinema ever.
Frozen is in second place so distant with over $133 million. Despite opening in November, a Disney Animation blockbuster has been in a Top 10 on all 11 weekends so distant this year. That creates 16 straight, that is a longest strain given Chicago in early 2003.
Ride Along is a highest-grossing live-action film this year with an implausible $132 million. A supplement is already set for Jan 2016. Unfortunately, star Kevin Hart‘s second 2014 movie, About Last Night wasn’t scarcely as successful: a R-rated regretful comedy is on gait to tighten next $50 million.
Afghanistan fight play Lone Survivor ranks fourth with $124 million. That creates it a highest-grossing complicated crusade film ever forward of Black Hawk Down ($108 million). American Hustle rounds out a Top Five with $81.8 million in 2014.
Through a same indicate final year, a tip of a draft was decidedly reduction impressive. As of Mar 16th, a series one film was Oz The Great and Powerful, that had warranted $132 million given opening 9 days prior. Comedy strike Identity Thief was second with $123 million, while Oscar-nominated cinema Silver Linings Playbook ($95.5 million), Zero Dark Thirty ($94 million) and Django Unchained ($93 million) finished a Top Five.
On a worldwide basis, The LEGO Movie leads 2014 releases with $379 million (over 62 percent from a U.S.)*. 300: Rise of An Empire was a quick strike overseas, and ranks second for a year with $238 million. Thanks to outrageous numbers in China, a Robocop reconstitute is now in third with $234 million. Mr. Peabody Sherman ($149 million) and Ride Along ($142 million, many of that is from a U.S.) arrange fourth and fifth, respectively.
Domestically, Warner Bros. is a highest-grossing studio in 2014 with $442 million (22 percent). Second place belongs to Universal ($364 million, 18 percent), that has hold a tip mark on 5 of a 11 weekends so distant this year. Among a 6 vital studios, 20th Century Fox trails a container with usually $172 million so far.
Note: The 2014 worldwide information excludes cinema expelled in 2013 like Frozen and The Hobbit.
‘LEGO’ Leads Not-So-Awesome February
‘Lone Survivor’ Leads Best Jan in Four Years
Strong Nov Box Office Falls Just Short of Record
Holiday 2013 Forecast
‘Gravity’ Dominates Disappointing October
‘Insidious’ Leads Average September
‘Despicable’ Drives Jul to Second-Highest Monthly Gross Ever
‘Man of Steel,’ ‘Monsters U’ Lead Record-Setting June
May Kicks Off Summer 2013 With Record Grosses
March Not Strong Enough to Salvage First Quarter of 2013
2014 Domestic Grosses
2014 Worldwide Grosses (2014 releases only)