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FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE June 13-19

Posted June 20, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> The past week (seven days ending Sunday) came in down 8% versus last year’s comparable week.  Year-to-date box office is still down 7% versus last year.    The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide release playing between June 13 and June 19 grossed a relatively soft $206 million, down 20% […]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions OCTOBER 11-13

Posted October 9, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

The 41st weekend of the year is looking like a fairly soft $106 million for the top 12 films, down 13% from this weekend last year but down a more moderate 5% from the multi-year average for this weekend. Opening at over 3,000 theaters Friday (slightly above the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends […]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions 7.1-3.2016

Posted June 29, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #27 of 2016 forecasts for films opening wide and major returning films: NEW FILMS THIS WEEKEND July 1-3, 2016 Critics Positive ($ millions) Opening Weekend Forecast Four Day Fri-Sun Domestic Total Projection Overseas Total Projection Worldwide Total Projection Purge: Election Year Uni R 67% 23.0 28.5 65 45 110 The BFG Dis PG 71% […]

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WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES September 9-11

Posted September 11, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Contagion is #1 and is headed for a final of about $74 million.  The other openers were either quiet or stillborn.  The Help, now #2, nonetheless has been upgraded to a domestic final estimate of $174 million.  The weekend overall is now looking like it […]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions JUNE 6-8

Posted June 4, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #23 of 2014 is looking like a pretty typical $149 million for the top 12 films this weekend, within 1% of the norm for this weekend and 4% above the same weekend last year.   Opening at over 3,000 theaters Friday (well above the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends the last two […]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions 12.12-14.2014

Posted December 10, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #50 of 2014 is looking like $81 million for the top 12 films this weekend, down a big 36% from the norm for this weekend and a similar 43% from the same weekend last year.  The Hobbit launched this weekend the last two years, and this year it shifts to next weekend (one week later relatively on the […]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions 1.16-18.2015

Posted January 14, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #3 of 2015 is looking like $134 million for the top 12 films this weekend, up from the norm for this weekend but down from the same weekend last year. Opening at around 3,200 theaters Friday (above the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends the last two years), American Sniper from Warner Brothers should average a solid $8,800 per theater for the […]

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HOLIDAY BOXOFFICE: EARLY MONDAY NUMBERS – 12/26/11

Posted December 27, 2011 by Mitch Salem

>Preliminary numbers from Dec. 26 suggest that while business, as expected, was higher than Christmas Day, momentum may have slowed a bit. Some highlights: MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL (Paramount): The Monday bump seems to be around 5-6%, lower than projected yesterday, but still enough to get the picture to $77M to date and a […]

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