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‘The Croods: A New Age’ Animates a Sluggish Box Office with $9.7 Million Over the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

Universal and DreamWorks’ animated sequel The Croods: A New Age came out of the gate with surprising force, pulling in $9.7 million at the domestic box office and easily securing the No. 1 spot over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The PG-rated film, which features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, and Ryan Reynolds, has […]

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International box office: ‘Croods 2’ opens with $35m worldwide; ‘Happiest Season’ tops Australia

‘Tenet’ crosses $300m excluding North America.The Croods: A New Age is weekend’s biggest grosser worldwideUniversal’s release of Dreamworks Animation’s The Croods: A New Age was the weekend’s top title at the global box office, thanks to an estimated $35m debut session. That breaks down into $14.2m for North America for the five-day Thanksgiving holiday, plus […]

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Box Office: ‘The Croods 2’ Leads Sluggish Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the most popular times to go to the movies. Crowd pleasers like “Frozen,” “Coco” and “Knives Out” have propelled attendance and generated many, many millions in ticket sales over the holiday weekend in years past, cementing various box office records to boot.This year, studios and movie theater owners are settling […]

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‘Croods: A New Age’ Edges ‘Tenet’ 3-Day Opening With $9.7 Million Thanksgiving Start

While the pandemic is continuing to sap the box office of its strength, Universal/DreamWorks Animation’s “The Croods: A New Age” is showing opening weekend numbers similar to what “Tenet” showed nearly three months ago, earning a three-day opening weekend of $9.7 million and an extended 5-day Thanksgiving opening of $14.2 million from 2,211 screens.By comparison, […]

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‘The Croods: A New Age’ Takes In $2.7 Million on Pandemic-Stricken Thanksgiving

While this Thanksgiving weekend continues to be the lowest in box office history thanks to the pandemic, Universal/DreamWorks Animation’s “The Croods: A New Age” actually saw a small uptick on Thursday with $2.7 million grossed from 2,211 screens. When added to the film’s $1.85 million on Wednesday, the sequel’s total is now up to $4.6 […]

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‘The Croods: A New Age’ Production Designer on Giving the Prehistoric Setting a Modern Twist

In the animated feature “The Croods: A New Age,” which bowed Nov. 25 in select theaters, the first prehistoric family encounters the Bettermans, a family a few steps evolved beyond the cave people. When the Croods stumble on their lush treehouse compound, it looks like paradise to them. It’s so appealing, in fact, that even […]

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‘The 355’: Simon Kinberg Femme Action Ensemble Heads To MLK Weekend 2022

Universal’s domestic release of Simon King’s directorial The 355 is jumping from its MLK 2021 weekend release to MLK weekend Jan. 14, 2022.While Universal has committed a number of fresh wide releases during the pandemic to exhibition during Q4, i.e. Focus Features’ Come Play, Let Him Go, Blumhouse’s Freaky, Dreamworks Animation’s The Croods: A New […]

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Marvel and DC Movies Will Flood Theaters in 2021 and 2022 — If They Can All Be Made in Time

Between the cascade of release date changes announced by Warner Bros. yesterday — including moving “Dune” to Oct. 1, 2021, “The Batman” to March 4, 2022 and “The Flash” to Nov. 4, 2022 — and Disney’s announcement on Sept. 23 that the studio was moving the bulk of its 2020 feature releases to 2021, it’s […]

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As Bond Vacates 2020, Universal Offers Theaters Short Windows on ‘The Croods’ and ‘Freaky’

Adding to the Friday-afternoon dump of movie delays, Universal announced that “F9,” the latest entry in the “Fast and Furious” franchise, will move from April 2 to May 28, 2021. That means it will no longer compete with James Bond film “No Time to Die,” which, as of October 2, MGM also moved to April […]

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‘The Croods: A New Age’ Trailer: The Stone Age Meets a Modern Family

DreamWorks Animation first announced a Croods sequel all the way back in 2013, with promises of a story that would focus on motherhood and “the first chapter of society.” The years passed, and it seemed like the Stone Age movie was dead and gone, but finally the long-delayed Croods sequel is coming to theaters…probably. Watch […]

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