The three-day take for Universal's 'Minions' impresses but the weekend belonged to a home-grown live action feature from Shinji Higuchi. READ MORE
In its first weekend in Germany, Adam Sandler-starrer 'Pixels' could not beat Universal's animated hit for the top score. READ MORE
Elsewhere, 'Southpaw' smashed past 'Jurassic World' into the fourth spot. READ MORE
Analysts challenged Carmike CEO David Passman and CFO Richard Hare to defend film rental costs. READ MORE
'Ant-Man' and 'Minions' finish in top three. READ MORE
The animated hit crosses the $40 million mark to become the top film of the year so far in Germany.
The prequel to 'Despicable Me' became the year's third-highest-grossing film in Russia. READ MORE
Elsewhere, a Dutch violinist set an event cinema record and pushed 'Terminator: Genisys' out of the top five. READ MORE
A five-year-old girl was holding onto the stuffed figure when she fell from her bedroom. READ MORE
Impressive results from 'Jurassic World' and 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' push six-month revenues past $813 million. READ MORE
Trailers for 'Jurassic World,' 'Magic Mike XXL' and Adam Sandler's 'Pixels' also were shared heavily across Facebook and YouTube, according to social-video advertising platform Unruly. READ MORE
'Inside Out' became Disney/Pixar's highest-ever grossing animated release. READ MORE
'Minions,' 'Ted 2' and 'Jurassic World' saw the studio become the first ever to claim a 1-2-3 in Britain. READ MORE
Composer Heitor Pereira, a former member of the band Simply Red, talks to THR about how the bright, whimsical score came to be. READ MORE
From Gru's minion companions to Shrek's sidekick Puss in Boots, these popular supporting characters became their own film leads. READ MORE
In North America, the prequel gobbled up the No. 2 weekend opening of all time for an animated film; overseas, it has earned another $124.3 million for an early global total of $395.7 million.
Illumination Entertainment puts its animated leads in 1960s New York and London. READ MORE
Pierre Coffin returns to direct and voice the Minions in the prequel to the 'Despicable Me' franchise. READ MORE
That's the largest opening day ever for an animated film in North America; overseas, the prequel has already gobbled up $200 million.
Read what THR's critics are saying about the Ryan Reynolds thriller 'Self/less' and the documentary 'Do I Sound Gay?' READ MORE
The minions help a female super villan determined to take over the world.
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