A massive unmanned locomotive, nicknamed "The Beast" and loaded with toxic cargo, roars through the countryside, vaporizing anything put in front of it. A veteran engineer and a young conductor, aboard another train in the runaway's path, devise an incredible plan to try and stop it -- and prevent certain disaster in a heavily populated area.
Tony Scott's runaway thriller Unstoppable could not be stopped on the Blu-ray and DVD charts, for the week ending February 20.
A number of high-profile past releases re-surfaced back on the charts, after a number of President's Day weekend sales. Toy Story 3 took second place on the DVD sales charts, with Inception in third place, Shrek Forever After taking fourth place, and How to Train Your Dragon rounding out the top 5 in DVD sales. Last week's winner on the DVD sales charts, For Colored Girls, dropped all the way to 16th place in just its second week on the shelves.Read More
Hang on for the ride of your life as Oscar winner Denzel Washington and Chris Pine (Star Trek) team up for the year's most electrifying action-thriller. A runaway train, transporting deadly toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Scranton, Pennsylvania and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer (Washington), and a young conductor (Pine). Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to chase down one million tons of hurtling steel and prevent an epic disaster. Helmed by visionary director Tony Scott (Man on Fire), this story inspired by actual events delivers excitement and suspense that are...Unstoppable!
Unstoppable also features performances by Ethan Suplee (Remember the Titans), Kevin Corrigan (The Departed), and Elizabeth Mathis (Tron: Legacy).Read More
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films have been selected as semifinalists for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 83rd Academy Awards.
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Last week, the Will Ferrell animated comedy MegaMind held the top spot for a second week in a row. But the super-hero themed film had some tough competition this weekend from the highly anticipated first part of the final chapter of one of the most beloved movie franchises of all-time, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1. This weekend the film about the young wizard earned $125.1 million, which places it sixth on the list of all-time best opening weekends, right behind The Dark Knight, Spider-Man 3, The Twilight Saga: New Moon and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and Iron Man 2 respectively.
Debuting at number one this week is the long awaited final chapter of the beloved Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1. The film features returning stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Bill Nighy and Rhys Ifans. The movie made $30,332 on each of its 4,135 screens for an opening weekend total of $125.1 million.Read More
Three new movies entered the box office race last week, MegaMind, Due Date and For Colored Girls, and to nobody's surprise MegaMind ended up saving the day and taking the number one spot at the box office. But with three highly anticipated new films entering the race this weekend, including the alien invasion film Skyline, the runaway train movie Unstoppable and the romantic comedy Morning Glory, will MegaMind be able reign supreme for a second week in a row?
The answer is yes! Holding on to the number one spot for a second week in a row is the new super-hero themed animated family film MegaMind, which stars Will Ferrell (The Other Guys), Tina Fey (Baby Mama), Jonah Hill (Superbad) and Brad Pitt (Troy). While the movie dropped 34.7% from its debut last week, it was added on five screens for a total of 3,949, earning $7,611 on each for weekend total of about $30 million. Now in just two weeks the movie has earned around $89.7 million, which puts it a little closer to earning back its entire $130 million production budget.Read More
There were no shocking revelations at the box office last week, as all of the new releases took the top three spots as predicted. The animated movie MegaMind, Todd Phillips's Due Date and Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls were at the top of the box office, but with three new highly anticipated films entering the charts this week, we could have a new number one. New this week is the alien invasion film Skyline, the runaway train movie Unstoppable, and the romantic comedy Morning Glory, but will they have what it takes to take down MegaMind?
Predicted to hold onto the number one position for a second week in a row is the new super-hero themed animated family film MegaMind, which stars Will Ferrell (The Other Guys), Tina Fey (Baby Mama), Jonah Hill (Superbad) and Brad Pitt (Troy). Last week the movie made $12,082 on each of its 3,944 screens for an opening weekend total of about $47.6 million. That's a pretty modest opening weekend gross when you consider that the film cost about $130 million to make. The movie is predicted to earn an additional $30.4 million this weekend.Read More
Take a look at the first poster for Tony Scott's thriller Unstoppable, starring Chris Pine and Denzel Washington, via IMP Awards.
The 20th Century Fox drama, Unstoppable, is about a runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals. Pits an engineer and his conductor in a race against time. They are chasing the runaway train in a separate locomotive and need to bring it under control before it derails on a curve and causes a toxic spill that will decimate a town.Read More