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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 11.10.2019

Posted November 10, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

  WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studio. BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2019 is still -5% below last year’s comparable span and still +1% above this point the past four years ($8.658 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $23.2 billion […]

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BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 3/2/14

Posted March 2, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  NON-STOP (Universal) had a very solid Saturday, rising 22% from Friday, and even though Oscar Sunday may push it below the $30M weekend it’s currently projecting, it should comfortably take the weekend.  This will be the highest non-Taken opening of Liam Neeson’s late-in-life action star career, and the movie should clean up overseas […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 10.18.2015

Posted October 18, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Universal’s year to date versus last week is negative despite the addition of Crimson Peak this weekend.  The overseas total for Everest was over-stated last week and has been corrected in the studio table below and the individual film ranking at the bottom of the post.  Still, Universal remains a dominant #1, with a lead of […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.1.2015 (Updated Table)

Posted March 1, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Warner Brothers moved back into first place for the year with the release of Focus, although it really is a virtual tie with Universal. Note: the Scorecard has been updated below, flipping The DUFF and McFarland, USA to their correct studios. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 9.8.2019

Posted September 8, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

  WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studio.   BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2019 is now -5% below last year’s comparable span (1 point better than last week) and now basically even with this point the past four years ($7.325 billion).  Over the […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5/10/15

Posted May 10, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  HOT PURSUIT (MGM/Warners) is looking for a very small Mother’s Day drop of 15% so that it can reach $13.3M for the weekend.  Even if it gets there, that’s a dull number, and Pursuit, which was probably intended by Reese Witherspoon (who also produced) as a box office corrective after her indie stint […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 11.16.2014

Posted November 16, 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 ($8.399 billion).  Over the same period, […]

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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS: Fast Five and Thor Thrive Overseas

Posted May 10, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Fast Five now challenging Rio for #1 on the January-April international chart.  But the race is on: Thor (the first of many high-grossing international films this summer) is nipping at Fast Five’s heels.    The table below shows the domestic and international grosses for the Top 25 films (out of the 47 movies released between […]

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