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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 7.28.2019

Posted July 28, 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 -6% below last year’s comparable span and now +1% above this point the past four years ($6.232 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $16.6 billion […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Hollywood” Solid, “Lion King” Stays On Top

Posted July 27, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (Columbia/Sony), the summer’s great adult-oriented, non-franchise, auteur/movie star hope, had a solid start per preliminary numbers at Deadline with a $16.7M opening day (including $5.8M from Thursday night).  That’s the biggest opening of Quentin Tarantino’s career, higher than the $14.4M for Inglourious Basterds and the $15M for Django […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.21.2019

Posted July 21, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  THE LION KING (Disney) was expected to be the crown jewel in Disney’s recreations of its animated classics, and despite sharply mixed reviews, it delivered with a $185M opening weekend–and that studio estimate includes a fairly conservative number for Sunday, so it could go higher in finals.  If it stays at $185M, it […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 7.21.2019

Posted July 21, 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 -6% below last year’s comparable span (two points better than last week) and now basically even with this point the past four years ($5.987 billion).  Over the same period, […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.14.2019

Posted July 14, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  CRAWL (Paramount) may be an example of a studio outsmarting itself.  Paramount held no critics screenings, presumably because disdain was expected, and thus was unable to create any advance buzz around a response that turned out to be remarkably enthusiastic (88% on Rotten Tomatoes).  The result was a tepid $12M opening, and since […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 7.14.2019

Posted July 14, 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 -8% below last year’s comparable span (one point better than two weeks ago) and now -1% below this point the past four years ($5.728 billion).  Over the same period, […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.7.2019

Posted July 7, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME (Columbia/Sony) owned the Independence Day holiday, with $93.6M over the 3-day weekend, and a $185.1M total since its Tuesday opening.  Comparisons are inexact due to the 6-day holiday start, but it was considerably ahead of The Amazing Spider-Man, which also had a 6-day opening (with July 4th on Wednesday […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 7.7.2019

Posted July 7, 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 -8% below last year’s comparable span (one point better than last week) and now basically even with the average at this point the past four years ($5.434 billion).  Over […]

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