International 2017 through 2017 Apr 30
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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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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10/16/16

Posted October 16, 2016 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  The biggest arrival of the weekend is still 2 weeks away from reaching the US.  INFERNO (Columbia/Sony), the latest in the DaVinci Code/Angels & Demons franchise, opened in 53 markets comprising about 2/3 of the world with $50M.  That’s a solid start, but suggests that when the movie goes worldwide (except for France) […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/22/17

Posted January 22, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  Things couldn’t have gone better for M. Night Shyamalan’s SPLIT (Blumhouse/Universal).  It built on its strong Friday with a 13% bump, extremely good for a horror movie, and is estimating $40.2M for its weekend in the US against modest production/marketing costs of about $50M, which means a healthy profit is a sure thing.  […]

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International Feb 10 2013
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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through February 10

Posted February 10, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

Django Unchained continues to gain on Les Miserables (also released Christmas Day).  Quentin Tarantino’s Django collected $29 million overseas since last week, compared to $17 million for Les Miserables.  With a projected $350 million worldwide, Django is within striking distance of Les Miserables ($366 million). Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters also had a strong week, up $22 million overseas last week to $84 million overseas to […]

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International Nov 4 2012
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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through November 4

Posted November 4, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Wreck-It-Ralph enters the worldwide chart with a modest $12 million overseas to date, but that will grow to match and probably exceed the $171 million we expect for the film domestically.  The film could end up with $350-375 million worldwide ultimately. Skyfall, which opens Friday in North America, is already up to $287 million overseas in […]

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Behind the Weekend Box Office – 3/23/14

Posted March 23, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  DIVERGENT (Summit/Lionsgate) had an unusual trajectory for a YA movie, with a relatively unimpressive start but then much less of a Saturday drop than others in its genre.  The result was a $56M weekend (the number may tick down when adjusted figures are released tomorrow, considering the aggressive estimate of a 31% Sunday […]

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Studio YTD 2014 as of 2014 Nov 02
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 11.2.2014

Posted November 2, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.   Scroll down for domestic and overseas grosses for each film individually so far in 2014. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2014 is still running -5% behind last year and -3% below the average for this point the past four years ($8.058 billion).  Over the same […]

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BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOX OFFICE – 11/22/13

Posted November 23, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (Lionsgate) came up from initial Friday estimates to $70.5M, the 7th highest single day box office in US history (behind the final Harry Potter, The Avengers, The Dark Knight, and 3 Twilights) and $3.2M ahead of the opening day for The Hunger Games.  If Catching Fire held as […]

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