Bella Swan, James Bond and Abe Lincoln have combined to lift Hollywood to record Thanksgiving revenue at the box office.
Critics don't like "Taken 2," but Liam Neeson's action sequel has proved twice the hit among fans as the original movie was.
Hollywood studios are aligning in a rare show of solidarity to give their weekend box-office reporting a rest because of the shootings in Colorado at a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises."
With Batman lurking, the prehistoric critters of "Ice Age: Continental Drift" ran off with the box office, earning $46 million in their opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Circus animals and space beasts have lifted Hollywood to a huge weekend.
Movie fans have chosen real violence over the slapstick variety as "The Hunger Games" held off "The Three Stooges" to remain the No. 1 weekend movie.
Some unknown kids with superpowers have nudged out the actor who plays the world's most famous teen wizard at the weekend box office.
Kate Beckinsale is back with a vengeance, with her latest "Underworld" movie opening at No. 1 this weekend.
Hollywood has more tricks in its bag than ever with digital 3-D and other new film tools. Yet as the images on screen get bigger and better, movie crowds keep shrinking _ down to a 16-year low as 2011's film lineup fell well short of studios' record expectations.