The 'Mission: Impossible' franchise has often performed well at the box office, but audiences have seen a lot of action movies arrive at the multiplex this summer. The new movie with Tom Cruise arrives on July 31.
The new James Bond film 'SPECTRE' is being released this November and features the return of Bond actors Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, and Ralph Fiennes as well as new cast members Waltz, Léa Seydoux, and Dave Bautista.
'Ant-Man' just managed to triumph over the Adam Sandler comedy 'Pixels' this weekend, while the animated movie 'Minions' and the Amy Schumer comedy 'Trainwreck' held on in third and fourth place. The teen movie 'Paper Towns' performed less well, coming in at sixth place.
Studio Universal has reportedly announced a release date for a follow-up to this summer's 'Jurassic World.' What should the sequel have in order to come close to matching the success of its predecessor?
In a world of Katnisses and Harry Potters, 'Paper Towns,' which is based on the book of the same name by John Green, stands out as a story where its characters' main concerns are high school graduation.
Pixels stars Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage, and Josh Gad as video game experts who must take down real-life versions of game characters. But critics are saying the film relies solely on memories audience members would have of these characters without supplying satisfying humor or a good story.
The third 'Sharknado' movie premiered on Syfy on July 22, with stars Ian Ziering and Tara Reid returning, and cameos by such personalities as Al Roker, Matt Lauer, and 'Game of Thrones' writer George R.R. Martin. A fourth movie is already planned.
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The Marvel superhero film 'Ant-Man' came in number one at the box office with a gross of $58 million, while 'Trainwreck' had a successful opening of more than $30 million. The animated film 'Minions' performed well in its second weekend, placing second at the box office.
'The Revenant' is being directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, whose movie 'Birdman' won last year's Best Picture Oscar. The film stars DiCaprio as a fur trapper who must survive in the wilderness in winter.