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‘Ready Player One’ leads global box office with $181.3m

Pacific Rim: Uprising reaches $186.2m internationally, and Tomb Raider $194.6m.Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi adaptation Ready Player One secured top spot at the global box office this weekend, grossing $181.3m worldwide and giving distributor Warner Bros its biggest opening weekend ever in China.Pacific Rim: Uprising plummeted after its impressive opening last week, taking $40.6m worldwide over the […]

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Korea Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ Eases Aside ‘Be With You’

“Pacific Rim: Uprising” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. Opening on Wednesday, the Upi release earned $6.38 million from 858,000 admissions over five days. That is lower than the $11.2 million of the first “Pacific Rim” series. Taking up some 1,143 screens nationwide, “Uprising” accounted for 40% of total weekend box office.Korean […]

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Daily Podcast: Captain Marvel, Stranger Things 3, Solo, Star Wars, Carmen Sandiego, Netflix, and Pacific Rim Uprising

On the March 26, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about Captain Marvel, Stranger Things season 3, Netflix, a Carmen Sandiego movie, Solo, George Lucas’ plan for Star Wars Episode 9, and Pacific Rim […]

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‘Black Panther’ becomes biggest superhero release of all time in North America

Pacific Rim Uprising takes the crown, as Tomb Raider falls away.Legendary Entertainment’s Pacific Rim Uprising starring John Boyega ended Black Panther’s magnificent five-week run at the top of the charts, although Marvel and Disney chiefs have plenty to celebrate as their tentpole sailed past $600m and overtook The Avengers to become the highest-grossing superhero release […]

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‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ is the New #1, and ‘I Can Only Imagine’ Continues to Soar

Finally, we have a new top-grossing film as “Pacific Rim: Uprising” made $28 million and took the reins from “Black Panther.” It’s the first weekend since early February that Disney hasn’t been #1.“Pacific Rim: Uprising” did a little better than anticipated, but that’s damning with faint praise.Worldwide it made $150 million (led by China), which […]

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‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ rules world on $150.3m

Black Panther crosses $600m internationally.Pacific RimUprising starring John Boyega dominated global box office on an estimated $150.3m, fired up by a $64.8m three-day launch in China, while Tomb Raider dropped away somewhat on $44.5m globally, and Black Panther crossed $600m internationally.Legendary EastA lot was riding on the Chinese performance for Pacific Rim Uprising given Wanda’s […]

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‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Conquers ‘Black Panther’ at Weekend Box Office

After weeks of speculating which film could slow “Black Panther’s” impressive roll, “Pacific Rim Uprising” took the top spot at the domestic box office.Universal and Legendary’s “Pacific Rim Uprising” landed a respectable $28 million opening weekend at 3,708 locations. The monster battle movie has garnered mixed critical response, with a current 46% on Rotten Tomatoes. […]

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Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ to Top ‘Black Panther’ With $25 Million

“Pacific Rim Uprising” is set to dethrone “Black Panther” this weekend with $25 million from 3,708 North American locations.Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” has topped the box office for the past five consecutive weekends, a rare feat, but will take in $16 million this weekend from 3,370 sites — down 464 theaters from last weekend. “Black Panther’s” […]

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‘Pacific Rim Uprising’: What Happened to Raleigh Beckett and What It Means for ‘Pacific Rim 3’

Raleigh Beckett (Charlie Hunnam), the hero of 2013’s Pacific Rim, is notably absent from the sequel, Pacific Rim Uprising. While protagonists no longer leading sequel-reboots is becoming more and more common, it still raises the question of what happened to that character in between movies. Uprising keeps things purposely vague on that front, and director […]

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‘Pacific Rim Uprising,’ ‘Jurassic World 3’ Writer Emily Carmichael Was Born to Pen Tentpoles

After double-majoring at Harvard University, writing the script to a big-budget tentpole like “Pacific Rim Uprising” should have been a cakewalk, and screenwriter Emily Carmichael somewhat agrees.Carmichael, who majored in both literature and visual & environmental studies, has become one of Hollywood’s go-to scribes when it comes to blockbusters. In addition to co-penning the “Pacific […]

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