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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Posted November 17, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #46 is on pace to exceed the multi-year average for this weekend by 17% — not as high as we forecast earlier this week but still very good.  The final Twilight film in the series is on pace to open with $135 million this weekend, below our forecast and a shade below the previous […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 4 Update

Posted June 4, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

With his second movie opening this past weekend, Team Salem has crossed the $100 million mark in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Fantasy Draft.  Salem’s slate totals $107 million through Sunday, still trailing Team Metcalf’s $765 million tally (with half of his films already released). Team Weil has one film open (Battleship) and stands […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 9.28.2014

Posted September 28, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Universal and Sony each had weeks over $100 million, mostly because of the domestic releases of The Boxtrolls (Focus) and The Equalizer.  But both movies remain mired toward the bottom of the worldwide studio rankings. Scroll down for domestic and overseas grosses for each film individually so far in 2014.   YEAR TO DATE BOX […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: August 26 Update

Posted August 27, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

In the battle for second place in the ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, very little changed the past week.  Team Weil’s slate tacked on $41.6 million the past seven days, while Team Salem added $40.9 million.  Weil remains $69 million ahead of Salem ($1.004 billion to $935 million for the entire summer). In the next week […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: Not Much “Need For Speed”; “Single Moms” Still Alone

Posted March 15, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  It’s looking like a slow weekend at the box office, although the successive arrivals of Divergent, Noah and Captain America 2 over the next 3 weeks should keep it from becoming a trend. Based on preliminary numbers at Deadline, NEED FOR SPEED (DreamWorks/Disney) probably won’t even reach $20M for the weekend.  Its reported $6.5M […]

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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Posted September 22, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

The 38th weekend of 2012 is looking like $73 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 31% from the same weekend last year and now the third weekend in a row down significant double-digit percentages.  The past three weekends have averaged a 24% decline from the same weekend in 2011 and averaged a similar […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 7/15/12

Posted July 15, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  Everyone enjoys a quiet weekend before the Bat-attack begins at 12:01AM Thursday night. OPENINGS:  The important number for ICE AGE:  CONTINENTAL DRIFT (20th) isn’t the $46M US opening (the lowest of the franchise), but the $95.2M earned overseas, giving it a total of $339.2M internationally since the movie started opening in foreign territories more […]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions JANUARY 17-19

Posted January 15, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #3 of 2014 is looking like $130 million for the top 12 films for the traditional Friday-Sunday portion of the long MLK weekend, up 14% from the average for this weekend the past few years. Opening at around 2,200 theaters Friday (below the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends the last two years), Ride […]

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