DVD Round-Up: 'Creed,' 'The Danish Girl,' 'Room,' 'The Americans,' 'Childhood's End,' & 'Death Note'
Week of March 1, 2016
February 29, 2016
This week’s home entertainment offerings include one of the best boxing movies in years, Oscar contenders, The Danish Girl and Room , plus the excellent Cold War drama The Americans , the underrated crime drama Legend , as well as the long-awaited Blu-ray debut of the Death Note anime and the return of the long out-of-print Zeta Gundam series.
Domestic Total Now North of $285 Million
February 28, 2016
Fox’s R-rated, fourth wall-breaking, superhero spoof/saga Deadpool easily took the box office crown for the third weekend in row, earning an estimated $31.5 million to bring its domestic total to $285.6 million, sending the $140 million sword and sandal epic Gods of Egypt scurrying back to its giant stone tomb.
Worldwide Earnings Now Over $491 Million
February 21, 2016
The X-Men spin-off Deadpool easily took the box office crown for the second week in a row with an estimated $55 million as the Ryan Reynolds-starring movie brought its ten-day domestic total to a superb $235.4 million, vanquishing newcomers from both sides of the religious spectrum ( Risen and The Witch ).
Biggest 'R' Rated Opening of All Time
February 14, 2016
Tim Miller’s Deadpool , which stars Ryan Reynolds as the snarky “Merc with a Mouth,” obliterated February President’s Day weekend records with a stunning $150 million debut that was double the $70-75 million estimates of many box office analysts.
Box Office Down 40% in Weak Frame
February 7, 2016
Holdover Kung Fu Panda 3 topped the weekend box office again, dropping just 49.1% as it earned an estimated $21 million, but three widely-released new films faltered.