Studio YTD June 30 2013
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Year to Date Box Office & Studio Scorecard

Posted June 30, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

STUDIO SCORECARD. No change in the year-to-date studio rankings this week, the midpoint of the year. 20th Century Fox was up $133 million from last week mainly thanks to the domestic release of The Heat. Warner Brothers had a similar $129 million weekly gain, mostly because of international gains by Man of Steel.  Disney and Paramount were […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5/22/16

Posted May 22, 2016 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  Studios are increasingly starting their global launches of franchise blockbusters overseas, and once again, the weekend’s biggest box office news occurred outside the US.  X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (20th) has opened in 75 overseas territories that cover about 2/3 of the world (but not yet China) and had a $103.3M weekend.  That’s much lower than […]

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Studio YTD 2013 Oct 27
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

Posted October 27, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

STUDIO SCORECARD. In the worldwide studio rankings for 2013 to date, only moderate changes for each studio.  The biggest gainer this week was Paramount, which released a film from its tiny slate: Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa. However, it shows just how slow the box office environment is right now when a $93 million weekly gain is tops among […]

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BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: 7/6/13

Posted July 7, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  DESPICABLE ME 2 (Universal) had an even better weekend overseas than it did in the US, with $88.8M (in 45 markets, with plenty more major ones to come) vs $82.5M.  (Of course, in the US it also had the benefit of a holiday week, giving it a huge $142.1M here so far.)  The […]

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Studio YTD 2016 as of 2016 Aug 14
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 8.14.2016

Posted August 14, 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 now +5% above the average for this point the past four years ($6.592 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $17.3 billion worldwide when we […]

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Studio YTD 2016 as of 2016 Jun 19
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 6.19.2016

Posted June 19, 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% below last year and still +1% above the average for this point the past four years ($4.577 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $12.2 billion worldwide when we […]

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Studio YTD Sep 8 2013
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

Posted September 8, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

STUDIO SCORECARD. In the worldwide studio rankings for 2013 to date, Warner Brothers has moved back ahead of Universal in a very tight race for second place. Reminder: the chart below has been reformatted and expanded to include a look at all releases from each studio, divided into three buckets: worldwide grosses of over $300 […]

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Behind the Weekend Box Office – 1/12/14

Posted January 12, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  A bit surprisingly, LONE SURVIVOR (Universal) had no Saturday bump to speak of (under 1%), giving it a more frontloaded weekend than a movie appealing to an older audience (which tends not to run out on opening night) with strong reviews might be expected to have.  American Hustle, by way of comparison, went […]

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