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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 11.27.2016

Posted November 27, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Updated look at 2016 by studio.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2016 to date is still +3% above last year and still +3% above the average for this point the past four years ($9.017 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed almost $23.6 billion […]

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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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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 11.1.2015

Posted November 1, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2015 to date is now +5% above last year and now +2% above the average for this point the past four years ($8.007 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $21.5 billion worldwide when we add overseas box office […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12/7/14

Posted December 7, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  Although it won’t arrive here until the end of the week, Ridley Scott’s EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS (20th) had a strong start in 10 overseas territories with $23M.  It will be gunning for the $261.4M foreign total of Noah earlier this year. Other than that, the pitiful THE PYRAMID (20th) managed $1.35M at […]

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BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: 9/22/13

Posted September 22, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  At $21.4M, PRISONERS (Warners) is exactly where the studio hoped it would be, at the sweet spot that propelled The Town to a $92M total (and Argo, with its Oscar help, to $136M).  The question now is whether it can hold on to its momentum against newcomers like Gravity, Captain Phillips, The Fifth Estate […]

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THE BIJOU: Boxoffice Footnotes – 9/25/11

Posted September 25, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> No doubt the enormous success of THE LION KING hasn’t been lost on anyone at Disney, and we can expect to see 3D reissues of more classic animation over the next few years, leading into yet more homevideo editions. If not for Lion King being in the market, DOLPHIN TALE would almost certainly have […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio 5.22.2016

Posted May 22, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Updated look at 2016 by studio.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2016 to date is now +2% above last year and now +4% above the average for this point the past four years ($3.605 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $9.8 billion worldwide […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10.22.2017

Posted October 22, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  BOO 2! A MADEA HALLOWEEN (Lionsgate) took the weekend with $21.7M, down 24% from last year’s first Boo.  That puts it behind all the previous Madea openings except A Madea Christmas, which had the entire holiday corridor for its run.  Last year’s installment had an exceptionally good Weekend 2 hold, down just 40% […]

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