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BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 12/22/13

Posted December 22, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  The box office effect of the upcoming holidays is already being seen, as studios are estimating extremely low Sunday drops from Saturday based on seasonal patterns.  With one conspicuous exception, everything in town is doing at least moderately well. OPENINGS:  ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES (Paramount) didn’t carry off the weekend crown, and at […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 5.21.2017

Posted May 21, 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 +7% above last year and now +11% above the average for this point the past four years ($3.592 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed over $11.4 […]

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BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 12/16/12

Posted December 16, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (Warners/MGM), with its currently estimated $84.8M opening, has broken the previous December record (2007’s I Am Legend) by about 10%.  However, it’s also on track to be the first Lord of the Rings-related film to make less than $300M at the US boxoffice, despite being the first in […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 10.2.2016

Posted October 2, 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 +3% above last year and still +5% above the average for this point the past four years ($7.527 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed just over $20.0 billion worldwide when […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 10.25.2015

Posted October 25, 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 still +3% above the average for this point the past four years ($7.878 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed almost $21.1 billion worldwide when we add overseas box office (that’s […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 4/22/12

Posted April 22, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> OPENINGS:  THINK LIKE A MAN (Screen Gems/Sony) ran away with the weekend, with a $33M opening that beat every Tyler Perry start except Madea Goes To Jail.  Perry’s movies tend to be quite frontloaded, ending up with a little over double their opening weekend, and we’ll see if Think can hold up better.  In […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 3/4/12

Posted March 4, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> Now the only question is when they announce the start of  pre-production on LORAX 2. OPENINGS:  It turned out THE LORAX (Universal) wasn’t frontloaded at all.  Quite the contrary, its 80% Saturday bump put the movie through the roof, a triumph of great marketing over cruddy filmmaking.  Lorax is currently the 3d highest March […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.8.2017

Posted January 8, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Updated look at 2016 films by studio.  We will begin tracking the 2017 slate in a few weeks. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is +12% above last year and still +29% above the average for this point the past four years ($0.190 billion).  Over the […]

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