Robert Downey Jr.: The Avenging Entertainer!

As Tony Stark and Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. has always been at the heart of the on-screen Avengers team. As it turns out, though, he was much, much more than that — he became legendary on the sets of his Marvel movies for being the films’ social coordinator, as he put together dozens of cast & crew events over the years. He talked to us about his well-earned reputation as the Avengers’ life of the party. (Click on the media bar below to hear Robert Downey Jr.)

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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Retains Box Office Crown With $29.2 Million Weekend

Solo: A Star Wars Story was #1 at the box office once again with $29.2 million, with Deadpool 2 coming in a close second with $254 million. Even with its top status, Solo: A Star Wars Story has under performed (relative to previous Star Wars installments) with its current domestic take of $148 million. This weekend’s top 10:

  1. Solo: A Star Wars Story – It’s a solid film but for some reason it just didn’t light the box office world on fire. $29.2 million.
  2. Deadpool 2 – It makes $23.3 million and proves the franchise continues to do brisk business.
  3. Adrift Shailene Woodley flick debuts with $11.5 million.
  4. Avengers: Infinity War – Feature has collected over $642 million domestically. It takes in $10.3 million this weekend.
  5. Book ClubJane Fonda/Diane Keaton comedy makes $6.8 million.
  6. Upgrade – Action thriller has a weak debut with $4.4 million.
  7. Life of the PartyMelissa McCarthy comedy collects $3.4 million.
  8. Breaking InGabrielle Union thriller, which has made over $41 million domestically, makes $2.8 million.
  9. Action Point – Comedy makes $2.3 million.
  10. Overboard – Remake of the Goldie Hawn/Kurt Russell film makes $1.97 million.

 

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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Is Box Office Champ With $83 Million Debut

Box Office numbers through Sunday places Solo: A Star Wars Story as the clear #1 with an $83.3 million debut, followed by Deadpool 2 with $42.7 million. Here’s this weekend’s top 10:

  1. Solo: A Star Wars Story – Thought made $83.3 million, its international numbers at just $65 million are disappointing. Good word of mouth will hopefully keep this movie on solid ground in the coming weeks.
  2. Deadpool 2 – In just two weeks it’s made over $207 million domestically. This weekend, it takes in $42.7 million.
  3. Avengers: Infinity War – Comic book juggernaut collects $16.4 million.
  4. Book Club – Comedy makes $9.4 million
  5. Life of the PartyMelissa McCarthy comedy has underperformed. It takes in $5.1 million and is barely cracking $40 million domestically.
  6. Breaking In Gabrielle Union flick earns $5.1 million.
  7. Show Dogs – Canine feature makes $3.1 million
  8. Overboard – Remake collects $3 million.
  9. A Quiet Place John Krasinski directed thriller is still ticking with $2.2 million.
  10. RBG – It’s rare for a documentary to crack the top ten, and this project is one of this year’s box office surprises. $1.1 million.

 

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‘Deadpool 2’ Rules Box Office Roost With $125 Million Debut Weekend

Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) and Colossus in Twentieth Century Fox’s DEADPOOL 2. Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox.

Leave it to another comic book movie to unseat another comic book movie off the box office throne, as Deadpool 2 beat Avengers: Infinity War with a $125 million weekend. Avengers: Infinity War was hardly a slouch, though it came in a distant #2 with $26.6 million. Book Club had a solid opening weekend with $12.5 million. Here’s the top 10:

  1. Deadpool 2 – One wonders how many more sequels are left for the merc with a mouth, but considering the reception, Ryan Reynolds’ superhero job is safe for years to come. $125 million.
  2. Avengers: Infinity War – A worldwide gross of $1.8 billion is highly impressive. It scores $26.6 million this weekend.
  3. Book Club – It does good enough business with a $12.5 million debut.
  4. Life of the PartyMelissa McCarthy comedy has performed sub-par with a total domestic gross of $31 million. It takes in $7.7 million in its second weekend.
  5. Breaking InGabrielle Union thriller collects $6.5 million.
  6. Show Dogs – This one is literally for the dogs, as it barely makes a dent with a $6 million debut.
  7. Overboard – Comedy makes $4.7 million and to date it’s taken in $49 million worldwide.
  8. A Quiet PlaceJohn Krasinski directed sleeper is still ticking with $4 million.
  9. RampageDwayne Johnson headlined film has raked in over $406 million worldwide. This weekend it collects $1.5 million domestically.
  10. RPG – Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary amasses $1.3 million.

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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues Epic Run With $61 Million Box Office Weekend

Avengers: Infinity War continues its storied run with another first place finish, as it made $61.8 million. To date, the flick has taken in over $1.6 billion worldwide. Coming in second was newcomer Life of the Party which took in $18.5 million. This weekend’s top 10:

  1. Avengers: Infinity War – Domestically, this blockbuster has made over $547 million. This weekend’s total is $61.8 million
  2. Life of the PartyMelissa McCarthy has another hit on her hands with an $18.5 million debut.
  3. Breaking In – With an estimated budget of $6 million, this flick does brisk business with $16.5 million.
  4. Overboard – Remake takes in $10 million in its second weekend. It’s collected over $29 million domestically.
  5. A Quiet Place – It’s the sleeper that continues to make money, as it amassed $6.4 million this weekend.
  6. I Feel PrettyAmy Schumer feel good comedy collects $3.7 million.
  7. RampageDwayne Johnson feature has yet to crack the $100 million mark stateside (it’s at $89 million). This weekend it rakes in $3.3 million.
  8. Tully Charlize Theron drama makes $2.24 million.
  9. Black Panther – Marvel hit makes $1.9 million.
  10. RBG – Documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsburg scratches top 10 with $19 million.

 

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