International 2018 through 2018 Feb 25
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.25.2018

Posted February 25, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2018 film slates by studio. The studio totals also include 2018 dollars for films released in late 2017. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is now +17% above last year and now +24% above the average for this point the […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2/18/2018

Posted February 18, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  Disney is the land where dreams come true, but not even their wizards could have imagined the scale of BLACK PANTHER (Marvel/Disney), which has crashed through all expectations–not just as a big-budget action film that exists almost completely in an African universe, but as a solo character superhero debut in general.  Current studio […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.18.2018

Posted February 18, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is a first look at the 2018 film slates by studio. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is now +9% above last year and now +14% above the average for this point the past four years ($1.330 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.11.2018

Posted February 11, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  FIFTY SHADES FREED (Perfect World/Universal) declined a mild 17% from Fifty Shades Darker to $38.8M, suggesting that Freed will end up around $95M in the US  That wouldn’t be great compared to roughly $150M in production/marketing costs, but the Fifty Shades franchise has always made the bulk of its revenue overseas, and that’s […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.11.2018

Posted February 11, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is a final look at the 2017 film slates by studio, including early 2018 dollars for films released later in 2017. We will start tracking the 2018 studio slates next week. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is now +1% above last year and now +4% above […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.4.2018

Posted February 4, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  WINCHESTER (CBS/Lionsgate) didn’t benefit from having the weekend to itself, with a $9.3M opening that was undistinguished even by the standards of low-budget horror Super Bowl Weekend arrivals.  (The Messengers: $14.7M, Rings:  $13M, Darkness Falls:  $12M, The Uninvited: $10.3M, to name a few.)  It might reach $20M or so in the US, which […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.4.2018

Posted February 4, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2017 film slates by studio, including early 2018 dollars for films released later in 2017. We will start tracking the 2018 studio slates in a few weeks. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is still +7% above last […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1.28.2018

Posted January 28, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  In the US, THE MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE (20th) had an OK start with $23.5M, down from $32.5M/$30.3M for the first 2 films in the series.  It’s on track for $60-65M here.  However, it’s off to a much better start overseas, where it’s in 70 markets (with about half a dozen still […]

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