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 […]


'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 […]


Matt Damon & Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart Movies Flop + 'Avatar' Trailing 'Ben-Hur'?

April 2 update: Featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, and America Ferrera, How to Train Your Dragon was back at the top of the North American box office chart on Thursday. The animated 3D fantasy grossed $5.24 million (up 16 percent), according to Box Office Mojo. […]


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 […]


Sandra Bullock-Betty White SAG Award Connection + Sophia Loren & Mel Gibson Golden Globes Role

Betty White, Sandra Bullock in The Proposal (Kerry Hayes / Touchstone). Sandra Bullock, up for a best actress SAG Award for The Blind Side, will present the Screen Actors Guild's Life Achievement Award to Betty White at the 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony. White and Bullock worked together in […]


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 […]


'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 […]


'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 […]