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Weekend Box Office Predictions FEBRUARY 14-16

Posted February 12, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #7 of 2014 is looking like a great $184 million for the top 12 films, a 40% increase over the average for this weekend the past several years.  The Lego Movie will dominate the box office in its second weekend, but also two new films are set to open to $25 million or more. […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 5/19/12

Posted May 20, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  The news didn’t get any better for BATTLESHIP (Universal) on Saturday.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, the aquatic disaster couldn’t even manage a 10% increase on its 2d day of release (in comparison, John Carter had a 25% bump on its first Saturday), and is headed for a horrible $25M opening weekend, $5M […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 7.16.2017

Posted July 16, 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 +2% above last year and still +4% above the average for this point the past four years ($5.698 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $16.3 […]

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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through March 25

Posted March 25, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

>Welcome to the big leagues, Hunger Games.  Our preliminary domestic total projection of $403 million and the overseas gross to date of $59 million instantly puts The Hunger Games in the stratosphere of worldwide revenue, already matching the big releases from the recent Christmas period.  Of course, much bigger numbers are ahead as the overseas […]

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Weekend Studio Estimates JULY 4-6

Posted July 6, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #27 of 2014 looks like $118 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, even worse than the $126 million estimate yesterday, now 31% below the norm for this weekend, and well below the $153.2 million weekend for the top 12 the last time July 4 fell on a […]

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INTERNATIONAL NUMBERS: Rango Is Now King

Posted April 5, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>The worldwide grosses rankings have been updated, and Rango (Paramount) now claims the top spot, passing The Green Hornet (Sony), as expected in last week’s international report.  But we suspect that Rango still has some upside — the overseas number should easily exceed the movie’s domestic number, with $40-50 million more to come from outside […]

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS June 1-3

Posted May 30, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #22 of 2012 looks like it will total about $122 million for the top 12 films, down 21% from last year’s comparable weekend and down 20% from the four-year average for the weekend.  That would make it three down weekends (way down) in a row.   Opening at an estimated 3,700 theaters, Snow White and […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 12.28.2014

Posted December 28, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD. Scroll down for domestic and overseas grosses for each film individually so far in 2014. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2014 is now running -7% behind last year (versus -6% through last week) and now -2% below the average for this point the past four years […]

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