"MIB3" clears $203.2 million worldwide but underperforms in North America with $70 million; horror pic "Chernobyl Diary" also tepid with $9.3 million; Wes Anderson's specialty release "Moonrise" posts the highest per-location average of all time for a live-action film.
Cannes' Competition titles enter commercial playoff with mixed results; China draws in $21 million for "MIB3," while Russia kicks in nearly $19 million, but summer-like weather dampens European action.Read more
Sony’s threequel, however, performs lower than expected in North America with $70 million, “Chernobyl Diaries” likewise muted with estimated $9.4 million opening; Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom” breaks records at specialty box office.Read more
But to come out ahead, Sony's 3D tentpole will need plenty of kids and families to turn out over the long Memorial Day weekend; horror pic "Chernobyl Diaries" opens in the No. 4 spot with $3.5 milllion, Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" soars at the specialty box office.Read more
"MIB 3" is set to dethrone "Avengers," though that film remains a potent force in its fourth outing and may earn as much as $50 million to claim the No. 2 spot; horror pic "Chernobyl Diaries" could take in anywhere from $10 million to north of $15 million.Read more
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