Tag Archives: IMAX films

12Jul/21

IMAX Lands $12 Million Global Opening For “Black Widow”

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) soared to a $12 million debut for Marvel Studios’ “Black Widow,” reaching its highest grossing opening weekend of the pandemic era in 11 markets worldwide, including North America. At the resurgent domestic box office, “Black Widow” broke pandemic-era records for IMAX® across the board — delivering the Company’s biggest opening weekend box office, indexing, and per screen average since March 2020. The film grossed $7.2 million across IMAX screens in North America, earning 9% of the domestic box office and a per screen average of $19,000. Continue reading

28Jun/21

IMAX Races to Top Domestic Opening of Pandemic Era With $5.5 Million Debut of “F9”

IMAX (NYSE: IMAX) continued to set the pace for summer blockbuster season as it delivered a $5.5 million domestic opening for Universal’s “F9” — driving IMAX to its biggest weekend at the domestic box office of the pandemic era. The latest “Fast and Furious” epic debuted on 378 IMAX screens in the United States and select theaters in Canada, capturing 7.8% of total domestic box office. Globally, the film was preceded by an IMAX-exclusive preview of Universal’s “Jurassic World: Dominion,” set for theaters in summer 2022. Continue reading

13Jun/21

Dodge Partners With Universal Pictures on ‘F9,’ the Ninth Installment of ‘The Fast & Furious’ Franchise, Opening Nationwide on June 25

Dodge, which has been a part of Universal Pictures’ groundbreaking, blockbuster “Fast & Furious” franchise since its inception, announced today its promotional partnership with Universal Pictures for “F9,” which arrives in U.S. theaters June 25. In support of the film’s release, Dodge is launching a multi-tier marketing campaign, “Superpower,” which includes television, social and digital media extensions and in-theater placements. Continue reading

10Jun/21

UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND AMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE SPECIAL EXTENDED PREVIEW OF ‘JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION’

Next summer, dinosaurs will rule the Earth. This summer, F9 will rule movie theaters around the Earth. So, to thank fans worldwide for their passion for two of Universal Pictures’ most beloved franchises, Universal and Amblin Entertainment announced today that beginning June 25, every IMAX® screening of F9 will feature a Special Extended Preview of Jurassic World: Dominion, co-written and directed by returning filmmaker Colin Trevorrow, who also executive produced the film with franchise creator Steven Spielberg. Continue reading

12Nov/17

“Thor” smashes competition again at weekend box office

(WALT DISNEY PICTURES/MARVEL STUDIOS) – “Thor: Ragnarok” smashed the competition at the North American weekend box office from Friday (November 10) through Sunday (November 12). Having already grossed more than $496 million worldwide, the film took in an additional $56.6 million on its second weekend, according to Box Office Mojo.
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11Nov/17

“Thor” to hammer out competition again at box office

(WALT DISNEY PICTURES/MARVEL STUDIOS – “Thor: Ragnarok” is expected to smash the competition at the North American weekend box office from Friday (November 10) through Sunday (November 12). The film, which has already grossed more than 496 million dollars worldwide, is expected to take in an additional 57 million this weekend.
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26Sep/17

Engines rev at ‘Fast and Furious Live’ event

LEICESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND (SEPTEMBER 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Reuters journalists were taken to a secretly located ‘Fast Camp’ for a sneak preview of the new ‘Fast and Furious Live’ show on Thursday (September 21). Continue reading

02May/17

Cape Town Comic Con brings out Africa’s geeky side

SHOWS: CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (APRIL 29, 2017) (REUTERS) – Comic book and science fiction fans and creators from around the world were in Cape Town this weekend for the second edition of the city’s Comic Con.
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30Apr/17

“Fate of the Furious” leaves its competitiors in the dust

“Fate of the Furious” leaves its competitiors in the dust, claiming the top spot in the North American box office for a third straight week.
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16Apr/17

‘The Fate of the Furious’ races to top spot at weekend box office

Universal’s ‘The Fate of the Furious’ nabs top billing with a draw of an estimated $100.2 million at the U.S. weekend box office.

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