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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.18.2017

Posted June 18, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  Despite the advantage of a Father’s Day weekend start, CARS 3 (Pixar/Disney) had the lowest opening of its franchise with $53.5M, 19% below Cars 2, and even 11% behind 2006’s original Cars.  It’s likely to end up at the low end of Pixar titles, with a US total closer to A Bug’s Life […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 6.18.2017

Posted June 18, 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 +6% above last year and now +6% above the average for this point the past four years ($4.580 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Studio Scorecard – 6.11.2017

Posted June 11, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  In the US, the launch of THE MUMMY (Perfect World/Universal) could hardly have gone worse with a $32.2M weekend.  Although it’s higher than the openings for Tom Cruise’s recent Jack Reacher titles and Edge of Tomorrow, this was a very expensive project (reports differ on just how expensive, with production costs from $125M […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 6.11.2017

Posted June 11, 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 +7% above last year and now +8% above the average for this point the past four years ($4.283 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $13.1 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.4.2017

Posted June 4, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  WONDER WOMAN (RatPac/Wanda/Ten Cent/DC/Warners) is a big win with $100.5M in the US, and for the DC franchise, the 93% at Rotten Tomatoes may be almost as important a number.  It’s also worth noting that unusually, Warners has conservatively estimated Sunday with a 28% drop (by comparison, Guardians Vol 2, arguably with less […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 6.4.2017

Posted June 4, 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 +7% above last year and now +10% above the average for this point the past four years ($4.022 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $12.6 […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 5.28.2017

Posted May 28, 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+6% above last year and now +9% above the average for this point the past four years ($3.822 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $12.0 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.28.2017

Posted May 28, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES (Disney) easily took the weekend worldwide, but it’s another diminishing franchise.  In the US, it had a $62.2M 3-day opening, and although Memorial Day will push that to around $76M, on a 3-day-to-3-day basis, it’s down 30% from 2011’s On Stranger Tides (it’s likely […]

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