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Shia LaBeouf Shows He's Making Progress on Treatment in N.Y. Court Appearance

The actor has to stay out of trouble for six months in order to withdraw his guilty plea stemming from his 'Cabaret' incidentread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Jennifer Aniston Pops a Lot of Pills and Bribes With Vodka in the New 'Cake' Trailer

"Do you want to get better? Really?"read more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Oscars: The Battle to Be the Next 'Frozen'

Last year’s winner — which recently eclipsed 'Toy Story 3' as the highest-grossing animated film in history — has set an impossibly high bar for "Oscar-worthy" as a new crop of features fight for animation dominationread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

First 'Pan' Trailer Showcases a Thrilling Neverland Starring Hugh Jackman

Never grow up, and when you see Blackbeard, run far awayread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Independent Spirit Awards: Good News for 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood' and 'Selma'

THR's awards analyst breaks down the nominations' notable inclusions and snubs, as well as the history of the Spirit Awards and who votes to determine themread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Animation Roundtable: 7 Top Filmmakers on 'Frozen' Lessons and Why Sequels Are "Killing" the Industry

Don't relegate these filmmakers to the kids' table, where the movie industry often forces animators to sit. Not only have their projects scored big at the box office — 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' took in $619 million worldwide, while 'The Lego Movie' collected $468 million — but they also are among the year's most inventive films. After all, they create every single frame from scratchread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

'Lego Movie' Producer Reveals How He Got Christopher Nolan to Approve of Lego Batman

Dan Lin tells THR they are now "deep in production" for a Lego Batman stand-alone movie, out in 2018read more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Producer Cast Cate Blanchett During Oscars Bathroom Break

In the sequel to the successful 2010 animated feature, Blanchett voiced Valka, the protagonist's mother read more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Ridley Scott To Receive Visual Effects Society Lifetime Achievement Award

The veteran director, whose 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' opens Dec. 12, will be feted at the 13th annual VES Awardsread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Russell Schwartz Exits Relativity EuropaCorp Distribution in Marketing Shakeup

His departure as president of theatrical marketing follows box office disappointment for 'The Best of Me'read more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Oscars: How Ancient Egypt's Royal Palace Was Created for 'Exodus' and 6 More Film Set Secrets

It's all in the details: 'Exodus' required the grandeur of ancient Egypt, 'Interstellar' called for a convincing voyage to space and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' demanded whimsyread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Watch the First Full Trailer for 'Jurassic World'

"Evacuate the island"read more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Gotham Awards: Uma Thurman to Host, Jake Gyllenhaal and Meryl Streep Among Presenters

Other stars set to take the stage next Monday include Patricia Arquette, Will Arnett, Ethan Hawke, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank and Miles Tellerread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Hollywood's 5 Most Powerful Comics Writers

Of course, 'The Walking Dead's' Robert Kirkman made the list. But who else wields strong influence in the entertainment industry?read more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Authors

The real superheroes of the industry right now? These writers — ranked in order of influence — whose books are source material for more than 300 movie and TV projects, have helped rake in billions in box office and revenue, and prove every day that originality, above all else, still mattersread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors: 5 Writers to Watch

These novelists all have feature film adaptations in the worksread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations Announced

'Birdman' topped the noms with a total of six; the awards will be handed out Feb. 21 on the beach in Santa Monicaread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

'Mockingjay' Director Talks More 'Hunger Games' Sequels

"Everybody is thinking about it," says Francis Lawrenceread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

HBO Prepping First Authorized Kurt Cobain Doc

The film, from Oscar nominee Brett Morgen ('Crossfire Hurricane'), will feature dozens of Nirvana songs and performances, as well as previously unheard Cobain originalsread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

'Star Wars' Screenwriter Creates 'Downton Abbey'/'Iron Man' Mash-Up

What would make 'Downton Abbey' even more enjoyable? A visit from Tony Stark's father, of courseread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Monaco International Film Festival Announces Jury, Lineup

China's "A Dream of Red Mansions" and Japan's "IMPHAL1944" will be in official competitionread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

'Expendables 3' Piracy Suspects Arrested in U.K.

Two men are suspected of uploading a copy of the film to the Internet three weeks before its official releaseread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

China Box Office: 'Interstellar' Nears $100 Million; 'Fury' Opens in Fourth Place

DreamWorks Animation's 'Penguins of Madagascar' ranked second for the latest weekread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Kim Jong Un Is Quite Lovable in Final Trailer for 'The Interview'

The assassination plot thickensread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

Which Celebrity Tops Online Searches for 2014 (So Far)

Ask.com ranked the queries from its 100 million global usersread more (Movies 25-Nov-14)

'Mockingjay' Can't Catch 'Fire'

As expected, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 easily scored the biggest debut of the year this weekend.However, the third movie in the immensely popular franchise did drop off dramatically from its predecessors, and even wound up below the penultimate chapters in the Harry Potter and Twilight franchises.Playing at 4,151 theaters, Mockingjay opened to $121.9 million this weekend. That's well above Transformers: Age of Extinction's $100 million debut, which was the previous high for 2014... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 23-Nov-14)

Friday Report: 'Mockingjay' Spreads Its Wings with $55 Million

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 opened to an estimated $55 million on Friday, which is easily the biggest opening day of the year so far.Unfortunately, it's a big step back from the last two Hunger Games movies: Catching Fire opened to $71 million last year, while the original Hunger Games debuted to $67.3 million back in 2012.Mockingjay also opened below the penultimate chapters of the Twilight and Harry Potter franchises ($71.2 million and $61.7 million, respectively).If Mockingjay ... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 22-Nov-14)

Forecast: Will 'Mockingjay' Open Over $150 Million This Weekend?

Friday AM Update: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 opened to an estimated $17 million on Thursday night. While that's easily the biggest Thursday night debut of the year so far, it is significantly lower than Catching Fire's $25 million opening on the same weekend last year.It's also off from the first Hunger Games movie, which took in $19.7 million from midnight-only showings back in 2012. This is a concerning statistic-with showtimes starting at 8 p.m., Mockingjay absolutely should hav... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 21-Nov-14)

'Dumb' Sequel Takes First Ahead of 'Big Hero 6,' 'Interstellar'

Nearly 20 years after moviegoers were first introduced to Harry and Lloyd, the pair of morons once again ruled the box office this weekend.Long-awaited sequel Dumb and Dumber To opened to $36.1 million, which was enough to take first place away from strong holdover Big Hero 6.The Top 12 earned $129.6 million this weekend, which is up nine percent from the same weekend last year. Dumb and Dumber To's $36.1 million is the biggest live-action debut for Jim Carrey since 2003's Bruce Almighty, a... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 16-Nov-14)

Around-the-World Roundup: 'Interstellar' Scores in China, Adds $106 Million Overseas

Christopher Nolan's Interstellar had another fantastic weekend at the international box office. Playing in 63 markets, the movie added $107.9 million for an early total of $225.8 million.In China, Interstellar earned $41.7 million over its first five days. That's the second-biggest debut ever for Warner Bros. behind Pacific Rim (which received a boost from 3D pricing). The movie is now virtually guaranteed to earn over $100 million in this market.Interstellar's holdover markets dropped just... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 16-Nov-14)

Friday Report: 'Dumber' Sequel Leads with $14.2 Million

Eager to finally see Harry and Lloyd's new adventure, Dumb and Dumber fans rushed out to theaters on Friday. The long-awaited sequel, Dumb and Dumber To, easily took first place yesterday, and should wind up with an opening weekend north of $35 million.Meanwhile, Interstellar topped Big Hero 6 on Friday, though those positions will switch for the full weekend.Playing at 3,154 locations, Dumb and Dumber To opened to an impressive $14.2 million yesterday. That's the biggest live-action openin... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 15-Nov-14)

Forecast: Moviegoers to Get 'Dumber' Again This Weekend

Nearly 20 years later, a sequel to Dumb and Dumber finally arrives in theaters this weekend.Playing at 3,153 locations, Dumb and Dumber To could be in a close race for first place against holdovers Big Hero 6 and Interstellar.Relativity Media is also releasing Beyond the Lights at 1,789 locations, while Birdman is expanding nationwide after four strong weeks in limited release. It's also a busy weekend at the specialty box office, with Saving Christmas, Rosewater, Foxcatcher and The Homesma... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 14-Nov-14)

Forecast (cont.): 'Beyond the Lights,' 'Saving Christmas,' 'Rosewater,' 'Foxcatcher'

<< Forecast: Moviegoers to Get 'Dumber' Again This WeekendOpening at 1,789 theaters, Beyond the Lights should take fourth place this weekend with around $10 million. The movie stars up-and-comer Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a pop star struggling with the pressures of fame, while Nate Parker stars as a cop who she becomes involved with romantically. The movie has received very positive reviews-as of Thursday afternoon, it was at 84 percent on Rotten Tomatoes-and will likely appeal mostly... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 13-Nov-14)

Holiday 2014 Forecast: Other Contenders

<< Back to Holiday 2014 ForecastWhile some of the Holiday Forecast picks are locks (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, etc.), there are a handful of fringe titles (Unbroken, Horrible Bosses, Annie, The Interview) which could wind up outside the Top 12 when all is said and done.Which upcoming releases could move in to one of those spots? Here's a brief look at box office prospects for the rest of the movies set to open between now an... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 13-Nov-14)

Disney's 'Big Hero 6' Eclipses Nolan's 'Interstellar'

In what could be considered a minor upset, Disney Animation's Big Hero 6 took the top spot at the box office this weekend ahead of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic Interstellar.Playing at 3,761 theaters, Big Hero 6 opened to $56.2 million this weekend. That's up 15 percent from fellow Disney Animation movie Wreck-It Ralph, which opened to $49 million around the same time in 2012. Big Hero 6 also had the second-highest animated opening of the year ahead of How to Train Your Dragon 2 ($49.5 mi... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 09-Nov-14)