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Weekend Studio Estimates JUNE 27-29

Posted June 29, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #26 of 2014 now looks like $171 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, very close to yesterday’s estimate ($172 million) and 10% below the norm for this weekend and 6% below the same weekend last year as the lackluster summer 2014 rolls on.   Opening at 4,233 […]

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Weekend Studio Estimates MAY 16-18

Posted May 18, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #20 of 2014 now looks like $171 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, somewhat less than the $177 million estimate yesterday but still up 17% from the norm for this weekend.   Opening at 3,952 theaters, Godzilla from Warner Brothers grossed $38.5 million late Thursday/Friday and a slightly cooler $32.2 […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard: 8.17.2014

Posted August 17, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  No change in the studio rankings this week with no studio increasing more than $100 million over the past 7 days worldwide.  Fox’s modest gain this week comes mostly from the domestic potential for Let’s Be Cops and continued overseas grosses for How to Train Your Dragon 2.  Disney’s weekly gain is mostly a function of […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/15/17

Posted January 15, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  It wasn’t so much that THE BYE BYE MAN (STX) overperformed at $13.4M for the 3-day weekend (that number should rise to $15M on Monday thanks to the Martin Luther King Day holiday), but that everything around it flopped, clearing the way for it to be the #1 new title at the box […]

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WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES June 22-24 — Animation Rules

Posted June 24, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

The weekend continues to look very similar to the way it did yesterday morning.  Brave now looks like a $66.7 million opening weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (exceeding our forecast in Wednesday’s ShowbuzzDaily Weekend Predictions).  Animation takes the second spot this weekend, with Madagascar 3 on track for over $20 million, a […]

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Weekend Studio Estimates 2.27-3.1.2015

Posted March 1, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #9 of 2015 now looks like $95 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, better than the weekend looked yesterday but still down from the norms for this weekend and the first down weekend since January 9-11.   Opening at 3,323 theaters Friday, Focus from Warner Brothers is on track […]

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WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 26-28

Posted October 28, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

The weekend looks like a mediocre $82 million for the top 12 films, a little softer than it looked yesterday (now slightly lagging the multi-year average for this weekend).  Argo continues to do well, as we expected, but the four openers all did even worse than our conservative predictions in Wednesday’s ShowbuzzDaily Weekend Forecast. The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates […]

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Weekend Studio Estimates 5.15-17.2015

Posted May 17, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #20 of 2015 now looks like $178 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a little better than yesterday’s estimate ($172 million) and now solidly above the norm for this weekend. Opening at 3,473 theaters Friday, Pitch Perfect 2 from Universal is now on track for a $70.3 million opening three-day weekend (well […]

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