Chilly Box Office For "Penguins Of Madagascar" Means More Bad News For Dreamworks Animation
The studio's latest release generated only $36 million at the domestic box office over the four-day Thanksgiving weekend, well below analysts' expectations. The weak opening follows two failed attempts at a sale since September.
"The Avengers" Shatters Previous Opening Weekend Record
Joss Whedon's new superhero blockbuster made $200.3 million domestically on it's opening weekend (over $30 million more than the previous record-holder). If you add in the overseas grosses (Avengers opened a week ago internationally), the film has already earned a worldwide total of $641.8 million.