Gerard Butler: Articles


'Olympus Has Fallen' Enjoys Year's Biggest R-Rated Thriller Debut & Paul Rudd Flops

DreamWorks Animation The Croods box office: Solid, though hardly outstanding domestic debut The Croods, DreamWorks Animation's first movie distributed under a new deal with 20th Century Fox (following six years, 2006-2012, at Paramount), will be the undisputable box office champ this weekend, March 22-24. Directed by Kirk De Micco and […]


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'Olympus Has Fallen' Enjoys Year's Biggest R-Rated Thriller Debut & Paul Rudd Flops



Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Competition 2013

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2013 Nicholl Fellowship competition (above, Gerard Butler in Olympus Has Fallen) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that it is currently accepting entries for the 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. According to the Academy's press release, up […]


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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Competition 2013



'How to Train Your Dragon' Review: DreamWorks Hits Stride That Works

Hiccup (Jay Baruchel), How to Train Your Dragon (top); Jay Baruchel performing Hiccup (bottom) I have to commend DreamWorks. With movies like Kung Fu Panda and now How to Train Your Dragon, they really seem to have hit a stride that works. It goes without saying that they're still no […]


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'How to Train Your Dragon' Review: DreamWorks Hits Stride That Works



'Rob' Pattinson Drama Finally Surpasses Budget' & 'Alice' Passes $300 Million

How to Train Your Dragon with Ruffnut (top); Miley Cyrus The Last Song (middle); Helena Bonham Carter's Red Queen in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland (bottom) April 2, '10, update: Featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, and America Ferrera, How to Train Your Dragon was back […]


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'Rob' Pattinson Drama Finally Surpasses Budget' & 'Alice' Passes $300 Million



'The Bounty Hunter' Beaten & Kristen Stewart Biopic Disappoints

'The Bounty Hunter' with Gerard Butler as another über-macho character. Box office: 'Alice in Wonderland' leaves 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid,' 'The Bounty Hunter' far behind March 21 '10 update: Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland grossed an estimated $34.5 million at the North America box office this weekend (March 19–21, […]


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'The Bounty Hunter' Beaten & Kristen Stewart Biopic Disappoints



James Cameron & Suzy Amis + Anna Kendrick & Kathy Bates: Academy Awards

James Cameron and wife Suzy Amis Pictured above are filmmaker James Cameron and wife Suzy Amis on the red carpet at the 2010 Academy Awards. Cameron was a Best Director nominee for the global blockbuster Avatar, the 3D sci-fier featuring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Sigourney Weaver that has become […]


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James Cameron & Suzy Amis + Anna Kendrick & Kathy Bates: Academy Awards



Sophia Loren & Mel Gibson Golden Globes Presenters + 'Dune' Gets Director

Sophia Loren, Gerard Butler, and Mel Gibson have been scheduled as presenters at the 2010 Golden Globe Awards ceremony, to be held on Sunday, Jan. 17. They join Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Colin Farrell, Matthew Fox, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Mickey Rourke and Sam Worthington. Additionally, Robert De Niro and […]


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Sophia Loren & Mel Gibson Golden Globes Presenters + 'Dune' Gets Director



Gerard Butler 'Law Abiding Citizen' Movie and Premiere Images

Directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Kurt Wimmer, the crime thriller Law Abiding Citizen stars Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx as two men on the opposite sides of law. It's just unclear who's actually on the right side: the district attorney (Foxx) who agreed on a plea bargain […]


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Gerard Butler 'Law Abiding Citizen' Movie and Premiere Images



'Family Movies' Among Biggest Fall Box Office Hits

'Where the Wild Things Are.' Oct. 18, '09, update: Spike Jonze's Where the Wild Things Are easily defeated its competition at the North American box office this weekend with a solid $32.4 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The big-screen adaptation of Maurice Sendak's beloved book scored […]


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'Family Movies' Among Biggest Fall Box Office Hits



'300' Movie Review: Gerard Butler

300 may not be the most sophisticated war epic to hit the big screen, but with its series of mesmerizing tableaux and extreme graphic violence the film unquestionably succeeds in dazzling its audience. In other words: Watching 300 is like watching a video game that plays itself. Set in 480 […]


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'300' Movie Review: Gerard Butler