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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.16.2020

Posted February 16, 2020 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  A Friday Valentines Day that leads into a long holiday weekend is a bonanza for Hollywood, and the movie that cleaned up the most was SONIC THE HEDGEHOG (Paramount), with a remarkable $57M over the 3-day weekend and $68M with Monday.  That’s the biggest opening ever for a videogame-based property, and it gives […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.16.2020

Posted February 16, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is a first look at the 2020 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2020 calendar year). BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now +14% above last year’s comparable span but -7% below this point averaged over the past four years ($1.110 billion).  Over […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.9.2020

Posted February 9, 2020 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  BIRDS OF PREY (DC/Warners) was supposed to be the year’s first tentpole smash, but at $33.3M in the US, it was a dismal disappointment, by far the lowest start for this generation of DC movie properties.  It was also weak overseas with $48M in all major markets except Japan and China (where of […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.9.2020

Posted February 9, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is a final look at the 2019 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2019 calendar year), including worldwide box office for those films during 2020. We will begin the track of the 2020 slate next week. BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.2.2020

Posted February 2, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2019 calendar year), including worldwide box office for those films during 2020. We will begin the track of the 2020 slate soon. BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now +18% […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.26.2020

Posted January 26, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2019 calendar year), including worldwide box office for those films during 2020. We will begin the track of the 2020 slate soon. BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now +14% […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1.19.2020

Posted January 19, 2020 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  For a year lean on powerhouse franchises and expected to be tough at the box office, Hollywood’s 2020 is off to a heartening start.  Following last week’s strong performance by 1917, this week’s BAD BOYS FOR LIFE (Columbia/Sony) blasted through expectations with a $59.2M 3-day weekend ($68M with the Monday holiday), and with […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.19.2020

Posted January 19, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2019 calendar year), including worldwide box office for those films during 2020. We will begin the track of the 2020 slate soon.   BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now […]

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