1st 'X-Men' Film to Open Under $50 Million
June 9, 2019
The Secret Life of Pets 2 debuted with $48 million, a massive 54% drop from the opening of the first film in the franchise, but it was enough to top the weekend box office with ease, as Fox's last X-Men movie Dark Phoenix made sure that the studio’s once proud X-Men franchise would go out with a whimper rather than bang.
Eight New GXs Highlight Latest Expansion (With Card Gallery)
June 7, 2019
Eight new GX Tag Teams highlight a 230-plus-card set.
'Rocketman' & 'Ma' Blast Off
June 2, 2019
Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla: King of the Monsters took the weekend box office crown with an estimated $49 million debut, though that was barely better than half the $93 million opening of Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla in 2014.
'Avengers: Endgame' Only the 2nd Film to Pass $800 Million Domestic
May 26, 2019
Guy Ritchie’s live-action/hybrid adaptation of Disney’s 1990 animated feature Aladdin earned $86.1 million over the first 3 days of the Memorial Day weekend.
Week of May 21, 2019
May 20, 2019
This week’s home entertainment releases include the final film in the underappreciated How To Train Your Dragon trilogy, a surprisingly successful comedy/drama starring Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart, a romcom that attempts to satirize the conventions of the genre, and the first half of the second season of Chris Savino’s popular Nickelodeon series Loud House.
'Endgame' Now Over $770 Million in North America
May 19, 2019
The "threequel," John Wick 3—Parabellum , opened an unprecedented 87% higher than its predecessor, signaling the full "arrival" of a potent new action film franchise with a box office clout big enough to put it in the conversation with its established genre rivals (Mission Impossible, Bond, Taken, Bourne).
'Pikachu' Posts Best Vid-Game Film Bow Yet
May 12, 2019
Marvel Studios' juggernaut, Avengers: Endgame, topped the charts for a third straight weekend, but it scored only a narrow victory over Warner Bros.' live-action hybrid Detective Pikachu, which set a new domestic record for a video game adaptation with a $58 million opening weekend.
Global Tally is Now $2.2 Billion
May 5, 2019
Avengers: Endgame dropped 59.2% from its record-breaking $357.1 million opening weekend as it earned an estimated $145.8 million in its second frame, giving it $620 million here in North America (and $2.2 billion worldwide) in just ten days of release.
Collectible Games Decline, Especially at Mass, Pulls Down Category
April 22, 2019
The decline was driven by a 14% decline in collectible games, which was the only down category of five.