September is always a busy month within the movie industry, because the Toronto Film Pageant and other film showcases around the globe begin to introduce the big fall films that may probably compete for awards. Folks clearly appreciated the yellow henchman’s standalone film, since neither of the two “Despicable Me” movies have breached $1 billion. The newest in the James Bond collection, “Skyfall” ($1,108,561,013), starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench and Javier Bardem, was launched in 2012.
Except the 1999 Tom Hanks-starring drama The Inexperienced Mile,” King’s greatest hits — 1990’s Misery” (domestic box workplace gross: $61 million), and 2007’s 1408” (home field office gross: $71 million) — have been intimate, self-contained affairs going down in few locations with budgets of below $30 million.
On a a lot smaller scale, the nicely-reviewed Name Me by Your Title,” a coming-of-age drama from Sony Classics, turned probably the most profitable limited-launch opening of 2017, earning $404,874 at just 4 venues in New York and Los Angeles. A new version of his 1986 horror novel It” is released this weekend by Warner Bros.
This 1950s-inspired sci-fi musical—which stars Creed Bratton (a.okay.a. Creed from The Office)—could have nabbed five awards on the American film pageant …