Box Office Mojo

Disney's Muppets Deal May Finally Pay Off with New Film

Jim Henson's iconic characters took a long time to finally land in the House of Mouse, and they've never lived up to their potential there. But with the new film "The Muppets," Walt Disney's gamble on them may finally be paying off.

A Midnight Boost for Big-Budget Movie Openings

Midnight movie screenings used to be the domain of cult classics. But in recent years, midnight openings of blockbuster films like Eclipse, The Dark Knight and Avatar, have proven it a strategy that can boost both ticket sales and buzz.