Christmas films http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33600/all en New 'Die Hard' grabs biggest box office action http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/new-die-hard-grabs-biggest-box-office-action <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--> Christmas films Die Hard Film Heist films Human Interest Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 16:45:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5758296 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-'Die Hard' action beats love stories at box office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/update-1-die-hard-action-beats-love-stories-at-box-office <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Bruce Willis' fifth "Die Hard" movie takes in $25 million</p> <p>* Julianne Hough's "Safe Haven" debuts in third place</p> <p>* Last week's winner, "Identity Thief," drops to second</p> <p>By Lisa Richwine and Chris Michaud</p> <p>Feb 17 (Reuters) - The fifth movie in the Bruce Willis "Die Hard" franchise scored the biggest box-office action over the U.S. holiday weekend, beating out love story "Safe Haven," which came in third for the Friday-through-Sunday period.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/update-1-die-hard-action-beats-love-stories-at-box-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Christmas films Die Hard Films Heist films Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 19:15:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5758433 at http://www.globalpost.com Latest 'Die Hard' film tops North America box office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/latest-die-hard-film-tops-north-america-box-office <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The latest in the long-running "Die Hard" action series, with Bruce Willis reprising his starring role, topped the weekend box office across North America, industry estimates showed on Sunday.</p> <p>Twenty-five years after the first film about tough New York cop John McClane burst onto the big screen, the newest take -- "A Good Day to Die Hard" -- hauled in $25 million dollars, according to box office tracker Exhibitor Relations.</p> <p>The fifth installment of the "Die Hard" movie series has Willis's McClain travel to Russia to help an adult son get out of trouble.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/latest-die-hard-film-tops-north-america-box-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christmas films Cinema of the United States Film Human Interest AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 20:31:08 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5758480 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Jack' slays N. America box office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/jack-slays-n-america-box-office <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Big-budget action-adventure "Jack the Giant Slayer" crushed all rivals in its debut weekend, easily topping the North American box office, industry estimates showed Sunday.</p> <p>"Jack," which stars Nicholas Hoult in the title role as a young farmhand battling giants to save a princess, raked in $28 million in its first three days of release, according to box office tracker Exhibitor Relations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/jack-slays-n-america-box-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christmas films Film Human Interest John McClane AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 18:15:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772260 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Jack' slays N. America box office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/jack-slays-n-america-box-office-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Big-budget action-adventure "Jack the Giant Slayer" crushed all rivals in its debut weekend, easily topping the North American box office, industry estimates showed Sunday.</p> <p>"Jack," which stars Nicholas Hoult in the title role as a young farmhand battling giants to save a princess, raked in $28 million in its first three days of release, according to box office tracker Exhibitor Relations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/jack-slays-n-america-box-office-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christmas films Film Human Interest John McClane AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 19:00:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772288 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Jack' flops despite slaying N. America film rivals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/jack-flops-despite-slaying-n-america-film-rivals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Big-budget action-adventure "Jack the Giant Slayer" crushed its rivals in its debut weekend to top the North American box office, data showed Monday -- but was branded a major flop by experts.</p> <p>"Jack," which stars Nicholas Hoult as a young farmhand battling giants to save a princess, raked in $27.2 million in its first three days of release -- , well below what would constitute success, given its budget. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/jack-flops-despite-slaying-n-america-film-rivals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christmas films Film Heist films Human Interest AFP Mon, 04 Mar 2013 22:46:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5773319 at http://www.globalpost.com