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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8.13.2017

Posted August 13, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  There have been a lot of busted franchises this summer, but ANNABELLE: CREATION (New Line/Warners) held strong, with a $35M opening weekend that was down just 5% from the first Annabelle.  The new entry is considerably more frontloaded than the first, down 22% on Saturday compared to 10%, which may mean a US […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 8.13.2017

Posted August 13, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2017 film slates by studio. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is now down -1% from last year and now +3% above the average for this point the past four years ($6.645 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 8.6.2017

Posted August 6, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2017 film slates by studio. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is now even with last year and still +4% above the average for this point the past four years ($6.425 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.30.2017

Posted July 30, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  Word of mouth caught up with THE EMOJI MOVIE (Columbia/Sony) on Saturday, with a 14% drop (by comparison, Captain Underpants rose 11% on its 2d day of release, and last year’s Angry Birds Movie jumped 47%), but a $25.7M weekend is still good money for a movie no one seems to like.  (The […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 7.30.2017

Posted July 30, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2017 film slates by studio. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is still +2% above last year and still +4% above the average for this point the past four years ($6.177 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $17.5 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.23.2017

Posted July 23, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  The Saturday hold for DUNKIRK (Warners) wasn’t as strong as those for other Christopher Nolan non-sequels, down 11% where Inception stayed steady, and Interstellar actually rose 8%, pushing the weekend studio estimate to $50.5M.  Nevertheless, that’s a terrific start for a film that was far from a sure thing as a summer blockbuster.  […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 7.23.2017

Posted July 23, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2017 film slates by studio. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is still +2% above last year and still +4% above the average for this point the past four years ($5.940 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $16.9 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.16.2017

Posted July 16, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  The summer saga of underperforming franchise titles continued with WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (TSG/20th), with a $56.5M start that’s 22% below the $72.6M opening for Dawn 3 years ago, and just barely ahead of the $54.8M for 2011’s Rise (despite costing $60M more to produce than Rise).  Even with rave […]

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