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February 21, 2017

Our website is your hub for daily updates on the news and information that is important to you and your organization. For convenience, bookmark this page and visit often to stay informed.

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Plan your CinemaCon 2017 Agenda. Learn about the International Day events, Studio presentations, workshops, awards, trade show vendors and much more. Click here for the most current schedule.
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Weekly Box Office

Friday through Thursday. Updated every Friday afternoon for the previous week.
Click arrows on columns to sort by those columns. Click HERE for more detailed chart.

 MovieDistributorGrossTotal GrossDays
1Fifty Shades DarkerUniversal$68,696,455  $68,696,4557
2The Lego Batman MovieWarner Bros.$64,566,314  $64,566,3147
3John Wick: Chapter TwoLionsgate$42,192,083  $42,192,0837
4SplitUniversal$13,593,260  $116,565,53028
5Hidden Figures20th Century Fox$12,039,580  $135,491,83054
6A Dog’s PurposeUniversal$9,885,835  $45,115,51021
7La La LandLionsgate$7,993,721  $129,004,06670
8RingsParamount Pictures$7,750,932  $23,423,21814
9LionWeinstein Co.$5,969,761  $32,255,48384
10The Space Between UsSTX Entertainment$2,501,459  $7,326,61714
11xXx: Return of Xander CageParamount Pictures$2,256,298  $43,868,34628
12SingUniversal$2,226,110  $265,931,10558
13Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryWalt Disney$2,144,500  $527,811,46863
14Resident Evil: The Final Ch…Sony Pictures$2,141,453  $26,006,88321
15I Am Not Your NegroMagnolia Pictures$1,215,382  $2,234,42214
16FencesParamount Pictures$1,126,242  $54,346,96963
17Manchester-by-the SeaRoadside Attractions$1,080,284  $45,480,27291
18Jolly LLB 2FIP$1,064,226  $1,064,2267
19The FounderWeinstein Co.$1,057,339  $11,538,58448
202017 Oscar ShortsShortsHD$1,040,247  $1,040,2477
21MoanaWalt Disney$1,000,096  $243,454,96286
22Monster TrucksParamount Pictures$823,940  $32,399,86735
23MoonlightA24$789,636  $20,623,395119
24SleeplessOpen Road$734,449  $20,363,19935
25ArrivalParamount Pictures$644,535  $99,602,27098
26Patriots DayLionsgate$507,088  $31,127,45358
27Fantastic Beasts and Where …Warner Bros.$475,167  $232,927,73891
28PassengersSony Pictures$371,175  $98,121,74058
29JackieFox Searchlight$290,760  $13,350,12377
3020th Century WomenA24$280,292  $5,163,75854
31Doctor StrangeWalt Disney$259,585  $232,258,391105
32GoldWeinstein Co.$225,806  $7,098,87921
33Un Padre No Tan PadrePantelion Films$216,362  $2,003,58521
34Journey to the West: The De…Sony Pictures$205,874  $810,92314
35Trolls20th Century Fox$203,613  $153,286,023105
36Why Him?20th Century Fox$161,139  $59,290,42756
37Hacksaw RidgeLionsgate$148,539  $66,618,703105
38Assassin’s Creed20th Century Fox$133,680  $54,529,41258
39SilenceParamount Pictures$99,244  $7,010,64556
40A United KingdomFox Searchlight$90,142  $90,1427
41NerudaThe Orchard$69,965  $627,65363
42The Bye Bye ManSTX Entertainment$68,905  $22,395,80635
43KEDiOscilloscope Pictures$64,459  $64,4597
44Kung Fu YogaWell Go USA$49,351  $340,76321
45Mr. GagaAbramorama Films$40,918  $88,01816
46Terkel in Trouble$29,000  $115,9932,520
47The LureJanus Films$10,040  $25,58416
48Live by NightWarner Bros.$8,360  $10,341,86354
49A Man Called OveMusic Box Films$7,929  $3,420,092140
50The HandmaidenMagnolia Pictures$5,482  $2,002,383119
51The Love WitchOscilloscope Pictures$5,260  $222,60198
52SeasonsMusic Box Films$4,741  $149,01198
53Worlds ApartCinema Libre$4,358  $60,29835
54Speed SistersFirst Run Features$2,685  $3,42321
55Ocean WavesGKIDS$2,386  $80,08951
56The FiancéIndican Pictures$1,656  $21,63398
57Grace of JakeIndican Pictures$1,612  $7,40214
58Massacre on Aisle 12Indican Pictures$994  $6,41921
59TampopoJanus Films$741  $224,097119
60Arise from DarknessIndican Pictures$364  $6,11243
61Antarctica: Ice and SkyMusic Box Films$260  $13,78928
62The Brand New TestamentMusic Box Films$206  $126,39170
63Trespass Against UsA24$78  $5,71128

Compiled by The Numbers

MPAA Movie Ratings

Feb 8, 2017
Film Title Rating Rating Reason
Fifty Shades Darker R Rated R for strong erotic sexual content, some graphic nudity, and language.
John Wick: Chapter Two R Rated R for strong violence throughout, some language and brief nudity.
Lego Batman Movie, The PG Rated PG for rude humor and some action.
United Kingdom, A PG-13 Rated PG-13 for some language including racial epithets and a scene of sensuality.

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More than fifteen years ago I made my first drawing of Stewball, the star of my NATO of California/Nevada (NATO) fellowship-winning animated film Dear Death. I drew him in my sketchbook: a bipedal horse wearing a necktie and a crash helmet, knocked off his bike by a rock in his path. A blend of animal and human, Stewball has always been a metaphor for the struggle of body versus soul, life's daily obstacles versus the human ambition to live close to our best dreams.

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