Box office receipts

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Katherine Waterston in a scene from "Alien: Covenant." (Mark Rogers/Twentieth Century Fox via AP)
May 22, 2017 - 5:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ridley Scott's space horror film "Alien: Covenant" scared reigning box office champ "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" out of the No. 1 spot over the weekend — but just barely. "Alien: Covenant," a sequel to 2012's "Prometheus," opened with $36.2 million, pushing "Guardians 2" to...
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This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows a scene from "Alien: Covenant." (Twentieth Century Fox via AP)
May 21, 2017 - 11:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Alien: Covenant" is just barely edging out "Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2" in the weekend box-office space battle. Studio estimates Sunday show Ridley Scott's latest "Alien" exploit opened with $36 million in ticket sales. "Guardians" collected just over $35 million in its...
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In this July 17, 2016 photo provided by Juan Bastos shows famed Russian actor Oleg Vidov in Malibu, Calif. Vidov, a matinee idol in the Soviet Union who defected to the United States at the height of the Cold War and then enjoyed a long acting career in Hollywood, died Monday, May 15, 2017, at his home near Los Angeles, said his wife, Joan Borsten Vidov. He was 73. (Juan Bastos via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 5:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oleg Vidov, a matinee idol in the Soviet Union who defected to the United States at the height of the Cold War and then enjoyed a long film and TV career in Hollywood, has died. His wife, Joan Borsten Vidov, said he died Monday at their home near Los Angeles of complications from...
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May 16, 2017 - 3:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oleg Vidov, a matinee idol in the Soviet Union who defected to the United States at the height of the Cold War and then enjoyed a long acting career in Hollywood, has died. His wife, Joan Borsten Vidov, says he died Monday at their home near Los Angeles of complications from...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Charlie Hunnam in a scene from, "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 3:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first major box office flop of the summer movie season has arrived. Studio estimates on Sunday say director Guy Ritchie's "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" opened to a bleak $14.7 million from more than 3,700 locations against a costly $175 million production budget. The...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Charlie Hunnam in a scene from, "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 2:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first major box office flop of the summer movie season has arrived. Studio estimates on Sunday say director Guy Ritchie's "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" opened to a bleak $14.7 million from more than 3,700 locations against a costly $175 million production budget. The...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Charlie Hunnam in a scene from, "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 11:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first major box office flop of the summer movie season has arrived. Studio estimates on Sunday say director Guy Ritchie's "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" opened to a bleak $14.7 million from more than 3,700 locations against a costly $175 million production budget. The...
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FILE - This image released by Disney-Marvel shows Zoe Saldana, from left, Karen Gillan, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista and Rocket, voiced by Bradley Cooper, in a scene from, "Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2." “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” has rocketed to a $17 million opening night, beating out early showings of the first film. Disney reported the sales estimate for Thursday night, May 4, 2017, preview screenings on Friday morning. The sequel’s Thursday night earnings are the biggest of the year so far. (Disney-Marvel via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 5:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — James Gunn's comic, cosmic Marvel sequel "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" kicked off the summer movie season with a $146.5 million debut in North America, according to final studio figures Monday. Hollywood counts the summer season —during which about 40 percent of its annual ticket...
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FILE - This image released by Disney-Marvel shows Zoe Saldana, from left, Karen Gillan, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista and Rocket, voiced by Bradley Cooper, in a scene from, "Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2." “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” has rocketed to a $17 million opening night, beating out early showings of the first film. Disney reported the sales estimate for Thursday night, May 4, 2017, preview screenings on Friday morning. The sequel’s Thursday night earnings are the biggest of the year so far. (Disney-Marvel via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 3:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" rocketed to an estimated $145 million debut in North America, kicking off Hollywood's summer movie season with something the movie business has been craving: a sequel more successful than the original. Director James Gunn's second "Guardians" film...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, seated left, and Nathalie Emmanuel, seated right, and Tyrese Gibson, standing from left, Scott Eastwood, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez in "The Fate of the Furious." (Matt Kennedy/Universal Pictures via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A South India sensation, a Hispanic-focused comedy and the highest-grossing film ever directed by an African American made up the top three films in North America on a culturally diverse box office weekend. As expected, it was another runaway weekend for "The Fate of the Furious,"...
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