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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.21.2017

Posted May 21, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  ALIEN: COVENANT (TSG/20th) slumped almost as badly on its 2d day of release as the unpopular Prometheus (22% vs 25%), and the result was a lackluster $36M weekend in the US–and even that number includes an aggressive estimate for Sunday.  Worse yet, with Covenant now playing in every major international market except China […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 5.21.2017

Posted May 21, 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 +7% above last year and now +11% above the average for this point the past four years ($3.592 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $11.4 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.14.2017

Posted May 14, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  Box office receipts for Mothers Day haven’t been counted yet, but SNATCHED (TSG/20th) is assuming (probably justifiably) that it will be the holiday choice, which brings the studio’s weekend estimate to $17.5M.  That’s still 43% below the start for Trainwreck, and with roughly $125M in production/marketing costs, it’s going to be an uphill […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 5.14.2017

Posted May 14, 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 +7% above last year and now +13% above the average for this point the past four years ($3.365 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $11.0 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.7.2017

Posted May 7, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2 (Marvel/Disney) had a solid Saturday hold for a blockbuster, down 9% on its 2d full day of release.  That compares to the performance of the Iron Man sequels, respectively down 11% and 10%, and much better than Avengers: Age of Ultron‘s 33% plunge, although a tad less […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 5.7.2017

Posted May 7, 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 +7% above last year and now +15% above the average for this point the past four years ($3.166 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $10.7 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4.30.2017

Posted April 30, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 (Marvel/Disney) won’t arrive on these shores until Thursday night, but it’s already in 37 international territories covering over half the world (although not yet China), and has deposited $101.2M in the Marvel account.  Next week’s US opening is expected to be in the $150M neighborhood.  To date, […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 4.30.2017

Posted April 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 now +10% above last year and now +16% above the average for this point the past four years ($2.963 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $9.9 […]

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