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Vancouver’s Vancity Theatre is bringing back its popular program of Academy Award-nominated short films in the categories of Best Animated Short and Best Live Action Short from Friday, February 8 to Thursday, February 21.
Six of the 20 highest-grossing North American films of 2012 were completely animated pictures, including Pixar’s Brave, which was seventh overall with $237,262,307.
20th Century Fox’s computer-animated “Ice Age: Continental Drift” was the studio’s top foreign box-office hit of 2012, garnering a ginormous $718.1 million.
“Rise of the Guardians” went past the $100 million benchmark at the foreign box office over the weekend.
Though it had tepid results in North America, DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians collected $40 million in 56 foreign countries over the weekend.
Such childhood heroes as the Tooth Fairy and Santa Claus save the world in Rise of the Guardians, but they didn’t stop the movie from opening in fourth place over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend.
“Wreck-It Ralph” topped the box office at $49.1 million to achieve the highest-grossing opening weekend in Walt Disney Animation history.
After opening at the top of Italy’s box office this past weekend, Fox’s Ice Age: Continental Drift — also known as Ice Age 4 – now holds the record for the highest-grossing animated movie ever to be released abroad.
There were many guests at “Hotel Transylvania” in Russia over the weekend, where the animated film opened at No. 1 with $5 million from 797 screens.
Tim Burton’s comedy-horror animated movie “Frankenweenie” opened in nine overseas countries over the weekend to take in $4.9 million.
After opening at the top of Italy’s box office this past weekend, Fox’s Ice Age: Continental Drift — also known as Ice Age 4 — now holds the record for the highest-grossing animated movie ever to be released abroad.
Talk about a monster movie!
Animated 3-D family film Hotel Transylvania debuted over the weekend at the top of the United States and Canadian box office with $43 million, setting an all-time record for a September opening of a movie.
Featuring the voices of Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez, the hotel opened way ahead of live-action science fiction flick Looper, which collected $21.2 million between Friday and Sunday for second place.
Sony Pictures Animation is set to take a big bite out of weekend box office with the release of the animated film Hotel Transylvania. Bets are on that the 3D film will slide to an easy victory in the weekend race to sales, with estimates raising as high as 35 million for the film.
Thanks to a No. 1 finish in its second weekend in the United Kingdom, Laika Entertainment’s ParaNorman made $3 million from 2,200 venues in 39 overseas countries this past weekend.
“Finding Nemo” narrowly lost the swimming race with Resident Evil: Retribution at the North American box office this past weekend, according to studio estimates released Sunday.
A 3D version of the 2003 Pixar-Disney smash hit, Finding Nemo charted at No. 2 spot in the United States and Canada to open at $17.5 million, according to Disney.