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FRIDAY 4.24.2015 Box Office Report

Posted April 25, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #17 of 2015 looks like $81 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, well below the norm for this weekend. Opening at 2,991 theaters Friday, The Age of Adaline from Lionsgate is on track for a $12.2 million opening three-day weekend (somewhat above our $10.5 million ShowBuzzDaily forecast earlier this week). The film is pacing toward a […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Jigsaw” Doesn’t Scare, “Thank You For Your Service” & “Suburbicon” Flop

Posted October 28, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  Rebooting an aged horror franchise can be tough.  Recent attempts to bring back Alien, Scream and Friday the 13th have faltered, and now Saw, rechristened as JIGSAW (Lionsgate), isn’t off to much of a start.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have opening day at $7.5M, much lower than the $10.7M for Saw 3D, the last […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Boss Baby” & “Beauty” Duel, “Ghost” Vanishes, “Zookeeper’s Wife” OK

Posted April 1, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  This weekend is looking like a battle of the family films, with no clear victor at this point.  THE BOSS BABY (DreamWorks Animation/20th) is performing quite a bit better than expected, with preliminary numbers at Deadline giving it nearly $15M on Friday (including $1.5M from Thursday night), which should lead it to a $50M […]

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FRIDAY MAY 2 Box Office Report

Posted May 3, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #18 of 2014 looks like $144 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 25% from the norm for this weekend.   Opening at 4,324 theaters, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from Sony grossed $35.5 million late Thursday through Friday, putting the film on track for a $92.3 million opening weekend (somewhat above our […]

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FRIDAY MARCH 30 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Posted March 31, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

> The 13th weekend of 2012 is looking like $146 million for the Top 12 films, up 28% from this weekend last year and up 14% from the four-year average for the first weekend in April.  The Hunger Games had a sizable drop in its second weekend but not unlike other huge openers, and the […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Finding Dory” Locates Record Audiences, “Central Intelligence” OK

Posted June 18, 2016 by Mitch Salem

  In its time of need, Hollywood looked to Pixar for salvation, and FINDING DORY (Pixar/Disney) is delivering.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, its opening day was $53M (including $9.2M from Thursday evening), more than any animated film has ever made in a single day, ahead of the $47.1M that Shrek The Third earned […]

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FRIDAY MAY 30 Box Office Report

Posted May 31, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #22 of 2014 looks like $159 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, 16% above the norm for this weekend but -1% from last year.   Opening at 3,948 theaters, Maleficent from Disney grossed $24.2 million Friday and late Thursday, putting the film on track for a $71.0 million opening three-day weekend (well […]

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FRIDAY 5.8.2015 Box Office Report

Posted May 9, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #19 of 2015 looks like a wobbly $117 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, well below the norm for this weekend. Opening at 3,003 theaters Friday, Hot Pursuit from Warner Brothers is on track for a $12.9 million opening three-day weekend (below our $17.5 million ShowBuzzDaily forecast earlier this week). The film is pacing toward […]

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