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Weekend Box Office Predictions 11.28-30.2014

Posted November 26, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #48 of 2014 is looking like $165 million for the top 12 films this weekend, down 8% from the norm for Thanksgiving weekend but down a bigger 15% from the same weekend last year (when Frozen opened its long run). Opening at over 3,600 theaters Wednesday (above the 2,886 average theater count for opening […]

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS Nov 30-Dec 2

Posted November 28, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

This weekend is normally dead.  On average, last weekend (the three days after Thanksgiving) is the 7th busiest of the year, while this weekend (the first in December) is normally ranked 50th in terms of volume.  Last year, there were no wide releases on the comparable weekend, and two years ago only one film was […]

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS July 20-22: Dark Knight Rises Should Be #2 Opening of All Time

Posted July 18, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #29 of 2012 looks like what last weekend should have been: $272 million for the top 12 films, up 50% from last year’s comparable weekend and up 67% from the four-year average for the weekend. Opening at 4,404 theaters, The Dark Knight Rises from Warner Brothers should average $43,600 per theater (for a $192 million […]

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BIJOU BOXOFFICE: Wednesday Studio Scorecard – 11/23/11

Posted November 24, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> The holiday movie season is not off to a roaring start. BREAKING DAWN PART 1:  The giant franchise will of course win Thanksgiving weekend.  But its $12.5M Wednesday gross was down 12% from what New Moon did on the day before Thanksgiving in 2009, which suggests a 5-day weekend that might be at $58M […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.1.2015

Posted February 1, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is the updated 2015 Scorecard  If you are interested in the 2014 Scorecard, scroll down to the bottom of the post (as the remnants of overseas box office for late 2014 films continue to trickle in). YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2015 to date is now […]

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International Box Office through August 11

Posted August 11, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

Updated international box office chart:

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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS July 17

Posted July 18, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 debuts at #3 (with a projected domestic ultimate of $482 million and $307 million overseas to date).  When all its overseas grosses are tallied, Harry Potter will probably move past Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides into the #1 spot.  Transformers: Dark of the Moon will […]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions SEP 19-21

Posted September 17, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #38 of 2014 is looking like $104 million for the top 12 films this weekend, up 20% from the norm for this weekend. Opening at around 3,500 theaters Friday (above the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends the last two years), Maze Runner from 20th Century Fox should average a solid $9,800 per theater […]

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