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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1.14.2018

Posted January 14, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  THE POST (DreamWorks/Reliance/Participant/20th) expanded to wide release with $18.6M over 3 days (which should become $22M with Monday).  That’s a bit better than the $15.4M 3-day start for Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies, which didn’t have the benefit of a holiday weekend opening.  Bridge got to $72.3M in the US, and The Post […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.14.2018

Posted January 14, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2017 film slates by studio, including early 2018 dollars for films released later in 2017. We will start tracking the 2018 studio slates in a few weeks. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is now +15% above last […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1.7.2018

Posted January 7, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  By horror movie standards, INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY (Blumhouse/Universal) didn’t collapse on Saturday (down 13%), and that propelled it to a very solid $29.3M weekend, which among horror product in that first-weekend-in-January slot puts it behind only The Devil Inside‘s $33.7M (by way of comparison, that one fell 30% on its Saturday).  Last […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.7.2018

Posted January 7, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2017 film slates by studio, including early 2018 dollars for films released later in 2017. We will start tracking the 2018 studio slates in a few weeks. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. A first look at 2018 year to date after only one week. A reminder: […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12.31.2017

Posted December 31, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD (Imperative/TriStar/Sony) opened on Monday to an indifferent public that didn’t care about Kevin Spacey being replaced with Christopher Plummer, and nothing has changed over the course of the holiday week.  Its first full weekend is estimated at $5.5M, which should become $7.5M with Monday included, and it’s […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 12.31.2017

Posted December 31, 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 down less than -1% from last year and now +2% above the average for this point the past four years ($10.280 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12.24.2017

Posted December 24, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  As we noted on Friday, the 3-day weekend studio estimates are lower than they’d otherwise be, due to lower pre-holiday moviegoing on Saturday and especially Sunday.  That will all change on Christmas Day, which will usher in the biggest 8 days of the box office year. JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (Columbia/Sony) is […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 12.24.2017

Posted December 24, 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 still down -1% from last year and now +1% above the average for this point the past four years ($9.898 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed […]

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