International 2018 through 2018 May 06
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 5.6.2018

Posted May 6, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2018 film slates by studio. The studio totals also include 2018 dollars for films released in late 2017. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is now +7% above last year and still +16% above the average for this point […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.6.2018

Posted May 6, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  OVERBOARD (MGM/Pantelion/Lionsgate) opened in 45% more theatres than Eugenio Derbez’s How To Be A Latin Lover, and had a weekend that was 20% higher at $14.8M.  That’s not the cross-cultural breakout hit that the studio and Derbez had in mind, although an eventual $40M in the US will likely provide a modest profit […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Avengers: Infinity War” Still Huge, “Overboard” OK, “Tully” & “Bad Samaritan” Weak

Posted May 5, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (Marvel/Disney), with little in the way of challenge from the other studios, is flying to an easy victory in its 2nd weekend.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, Infinity War fell 72% from last Friday to $30.3M, a worse drop than the parallel days for The Avengers (-64%) and Black Panther […]

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Beyond the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4.29.2018

Posted April 29, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (Marvel/Disney) got the historic opening of its dreams, edging out The Force Awakens with a $250M US weekend, and also becoming the #1 worldwide opening in history with $630M.  That latter number is remarkable not only because it beat The Fate of the Furious by $88.1M, but even more because […]

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International 2018 through 2018 Apr 29
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 4.29.2018

Posted April 29, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2018 film slates by studio. The studio totals also include 2018 dollars for films released in late 2017. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is now +6% above last year and now +16% above the average for this point […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Avengers: Infinity War” Aims For A Record Start

Posted April 28, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (Marvel/Disney) exists on that rarefied box office plane where even a reported $450M in production/marketing costs can be waved off in comparison to the certain returns to come.  Deadline is reporting its opening day at $104M ($39M from Thursday night), which would be just slightly the #3 opening day in US […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4.22.2018

Posted April 22, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  I FEEL PRETTY (Voltage/H Brothers/STX) became the first Amy Schumer movie to dip on its 2nd day of release, indicating weak word of mouth.  Its $16.2M weekend put it in 3rd place for the weekend, with uncertain prospects.  STX only has the film in the US, with reported costs of $45M, which may […]

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International 2018 through 2018 Apr 22
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 4.22.2018

Posted April 22, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2018 film slates by studio. The studio totals also include 2018 dollars for films released in late 2017. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is still -1% below last year and still +11% above the average for this point the […]

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