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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.19.2017

Posted February 19, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is our first look at the 2017 film slates by studio. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is now +1% above last year and now +10% above the average for this point the past four years ($1.257 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.19.17

Posted February 19, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  THE GREAT WALL (Legendary/Universal) scraped its way to $18.1M in the US, and should add another $3M or so on Monday.  The $50M it will hope to reach here will barely pay for its US marketing campaign, so the spectacle lives or dies overseas.  Right now it’s at $244.6M in the rest of […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “The Great Wall,” “Fist Fight,” “Cure For Wellness” Fall to “LEGO Batman”

Posted February 18, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  A weak slate of newcomers is almost always good news for the holdovers in the market, and that will be the case this holiday weekend.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (Warners Animation) declined a mild 45% from last week’s opening day to $8M, and should take in at least […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.13.17

Posted February 12, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  The split between US and international box office was unusually evident this weekend.  In the US, THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (Warner Animation) was on top with $55.6M, although that number may be a bit shaky since it assume only a 25% Sunday drop, while the more popular LEGO Movie ($69.1M opening weekend) fell […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.12.2017

Posted February 12, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Updated look at 2016 films by studio.  We will begin tracking the 2017 very soon.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is now +2% above last year and now +9% above the average for this point the past four years ($1.080 billion).  Over the same […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “LEGO Batman,” “50 Shades Darker,” “John Wick 2″” All Solid

Posted February 11, 2017 by Mitch Salem

This is a well-designed weekend for Hollywood, with a trio of sensibly-budgeted franchise titles all drawing audiences from their mostly separate target demos.  The Friday winner, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, was FIFTY SHADES DARKER (Universal), with $20M ($5.7M of it from Thursday night).  That’s about 2/3 of the $30.3M opening day for Fifty […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.5.17

Posted February 5, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  It’s still too soon to gauge whether RINGS (Paramount) can creep its way to breakeven with international help (total production/marketing costs are $75M+), but it’s certainly not performing well enough to justify a continuation of the franchise.  In the US, its $13M weekend estimate is below the $15M opening of the original US […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.5.2017

Posted February 5, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Updated look at 2016 films by studio.  We will begin tracking the 2017 slate in a few weeks.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is now +8% above last year and now +12% above the average for this point the past four years ($0.858 billion). […]

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