Maverick’s $150 million worldwide debut favours Tom Cruise

SATURDAY LATE NIGHT/EARLY SUNDAY AM: Who the heck knew that simple box office accounting would provide such a headache 15 years later? Disney is claiming at this point in time that they continue to have the all-time Memorial Day opening record with 2007’s Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End with $153M. This includes the … Read more

Flying To $110M+ Offshore Opening Weekend For Maverick’

SATURDAY UPDATE: After a $24.5M Friday in 62 overseas markets, Paramount/Skydance’s Top Gun: Maverick has now grossed $64.7M through yesterday at the international box office. This portends an offshore opening weekend for the Tom Cruise-starrer at $110M+. Including domestic’s projected $150M four-day holiday frame, that would take the worldwide bow to $260M+. An international launch … Read more

Tom Cruise’s “Top Gun: Maverick” To Break $180 Million Global Record: B.O.

After holding what is one of the most anticipated sequels in decades due to Covid, Paramount finally roars its engines on its Tom Cruise feature Top Gun: Maverick over Memorial Day weekend. It is not only expected to be the three-time Oscar nominee’s best worldwide opening of his career at $180 million, but also a record for … Read more

Elvis may lose out to Maverick for the top spot.

Dissemination sources are saying quite possibly’s Fundamental/Skydance’s Top Weapon: Nonconformist could top the movies this end of the week in its fifth meeting with $32 million, a 28% decay week over week. This will effectively send the Tom Journey film past the half-billion point at the homegrown film industry; the pic as of now is … Read more