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‘Malcolm & Marie’ Soars at Netflix as ‘Greenland’ Continues to Score at a Premium VOD Price

Just as the Super Bowl traditionally inhibits studios from releasing new titles to theaters, there were few fresh films available on home platforms. As a result, four titles — all previously ranked #1 on multiple charts — took the top spots again. The exception was Netflix, which debuted “Malcolm & Marie” February 5. Starring Zendaya […]

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Box Office: Liam Neeson’s ‘The Marksman’ Ends ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Reign

If time is a flat circle, then it’s only fitting that a second under-the-radar Liam Neeson movie is ruling over the U.S. box office during the pandemic. Months after his action thriller “Honest Thief” led domestic charts, another Neeson (you guessed it!) action thriller “The Marksman” has debuted at No. 1 with $3.2 million in […]

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A Reduced-Price ‘Tenet’ and PVOD Debut ‘Fatale’ Stand Out in Home Viewing

“Tenet,” which topped Premium VOD charts at $19.99, is seeing a second round of success with its price reduced to $5.99. It took top spot at both Apple TV and Google Play (both of which rank by transactions), and as #4 on FandangoNow, which lists by total revenue paid. The thriller “Fatale” with Hilary Swank […]

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With Liam Neeson and ‘The Croods: A New Age,’ Home Viewing Thrives

High-priced titles dominated the charts on New Year’s week with “The Croods: The New Age” leading the way. Sharing the glory was Liam Neeson: “Honest Thief,” a former theatrical/PVOD title, now thrives at $4.99, while Neeson’s 2011 Warner Bros. thriller “Unknown” is currently #1 at Netflix.The thriving home-viewing market also includes “Soul” (Disney+ only) and […]

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You Can Now Rent Out an AMC Theater for Just $99

As movie theater chains scramble to recoup losses due to shutdowns caused by the pandemic nationwide, AMC Theatres has at least one new trick up its sleeve. Following in the footsteps of the Alamo Drafthouse, which unveiled a similar program earlier this year, the Private Movie Showing program at AMC now allows consumers to rent […]

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‘Tenet’ No Longer #1 as ‘The War with Grandpa’ Wins Weekend Box Office with $3.6 Million

Despite the loss of more than 500 Regal Theaters, total grosses went up this weekend. Led by newcomer “The War with Grandpa,” the top 10 grossed about $9.7 million. That’s up from $8.5 million last weekend. With so many library titles adding to the pot, the full take might reach $13 million. By comparison. 2019 […]

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‘The War With Grandpa’ Tops ‘Tenet’ at Domestic Box Office

“The War With Grandpa,” a Robert De Niro comedy about the battle between a wily septuagenarian and his grandson over a bedroom, was originally supposed to hit theaters in 2018.Plans changed after Harvey Weinstein, the indie film producer whose company The Weinstein Company financed the “Home Alone” knockoff, was exposed as a serial sexual harasser […]

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