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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4.15.2018

Posted April 15, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  Although the numbers are lower, RAMPAGE (New Line/Warners) is playing much like Kong: Skull Island, another giant monster movie judged by parents to be child-friendly.  Rampage rose 20% on Saturday, giving it a 3x multiple for the weekend at $34.5M, almost identical to Kong‘s trajectory (it had a 19% Saturday bump).  If that comparison holds […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.11.2015

Posted January 11, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  The 2014 Scorecard, updated with additional overseas grosses, has been updated below.  The 2015 Scorecard will be introduced toward the end of January. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2015 (one full week young) is -14% behind last year and -13% below the average for this point […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

Posted July 6, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Paramount again had the biggest week of all the major studios (up $177 million worldwide since last week) exclusively because of continued overseas grosses for Transformers: Age of Extinction.  For the year to date, Paramount is up to $1.25 billion worldwide (still in 5th place among the Hollywood studios).  Warner Brothers had the […]

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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 9.27.2020

Posted September 27, 2020 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  There were no truly wide openings this weekend.  However, a few low-budget films entered mid-level distribution.  The horror movie SHORTCUT (Gravitas) averaged $420 over the weekend at 725 theatres for a $305K total.  The other two arrivals were Sundance acquisitions.  THE LAST SHIFT (Sony) averaged $270 at 871 for a $235K total.  KAJILLIONAIRE […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 9.11.2016

Posted September 11, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Updated look at 2016 by studio. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2016 to date is now +4% above last year and still +5% above the average for this point the past four years ($7.134 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed almost $18.8 $19.0 billion worldwide when we […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.10.2018

Posted June 10, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  OCEAN’S EIGHT (Village Roadshow/Warners) had a $41.5M weekend, the highest of the Ocean’s movies by a bit (not adjusting for inflation).  The only point of concern is that it’s the first Ocean’s movie to drop on Saturday (by 4%, where the others had risen 6-17%), although that may only reflect the fact that […]

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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through JULY 10

Posted July 11, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> The overseas gross for Transformers: Dark of the Moon has now reached the level of the forecast total domestic gross (as measured by the ShowBuzzDaily Domestic Final estimate).  The overseas number will continue to grow, pushing Transformers 3 up toward the worldwide total of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.  As expected, Kung […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11.25.2018

Posted November 25, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET (Disney) was somewhat frontloaded, with a 44% drop on Day 2, so it didn’t challenge Frozen‘s $93.6M record for the biggest 5-day Thanksgiving opening.  But Disney has nothing to complain about with a #2 ranking and $84.5M ($55.7M over the 3-day weekend), putting it on track for $250M at […]

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