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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10.20.2019

Posted October 20, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL (Disney) had a weak $36M start in the US, down 48% from the $69.4 opening of the first Maleficent 3 years ago.  If Mistress of Evil manages the same multiple as its predecessor, it could reach $125M in the US, but that may be a stretch, because Maleficent opened […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 10.20.2019

Posted October 20, 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 ($8.203 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $21.9 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10.13.2019

Posted October 13, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  THE ADDAMS FAMILY (BRON/MGM) proved to be a still-fertile source of IP with a solid $30.3M US start, and the cartoon should benefit from closed schools on Columbus Day for a robust 4-day weekend total.  Production costs were reportedly on the low end of animation, so a 3x multiple to $90M should go […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 10.13.2019

Posted October 13, 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 now +1% above this point the past four years ($8.047 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $21.4 billion […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 10.6.2019

Posted October 6, 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 basically even with this point the past four years ($7.895 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $20.9 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 9.29.2019

Posted September 29, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  ABOMINABLE (Pearl/DreamWorks/Universal) seized a weekend on the calendar that had a dearth of new children’s movies (and with 2 weeks until The Addams Family opens), and pushed it to a fair $20.9M opening.  However, with roughly $150M in costs, it will need international help to reach profit, and since weekend results were at […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 9.29.2019

Posted September 29, 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 basically even with this point the past four years ($7.738 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed almost […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 9.22.2019

Posted September 22, 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 basically even with this point the past four years ($7.601 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed almost […]

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