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Holiday Movie Season: Steadily Catching Up to the Season Average

Saturday’s $57.4 million for the top 10 films and Sunday’s estimated $49.6 million both slightly exceed the similar days in 2007 (when December 30 was also a Sunday). Partly because of the way the calendar is config...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Holiday Movie Season: Daily Box Office Track

Ten days into the three-week holiday movie season, 2012 is now 9% behind the average 10-day total over the last several years ($264 million this year for the first ten days versus $290 million on average 2004-2011).  However, ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Holiday Movie Season: Daily Box Office Track

The three weeks around Christmas (December 16-January 5) and especially the nine days including both the Christmas and New Year’s Day holiday (December 25-January 2) represent an enormous box office opportunity each year....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY MAY 18 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 20th weekend of 2012 is looking like a disturbing $132 million for the Top 12 films, down 17% from both this weekend last year and the four-year average for the same weekend.  Marvel’s The Avengers continues to do we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES May 11-13

Marvel’s The Avengers continues to tear up the record books.  The studio is projecting the second weekend will come in at $103.2 million (now almost exactly hitting the $104 million in our ShowBuzzDaily Weekend Predicti...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY MAY 11 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 19th weekend of 2012 is looking like a solid $155 million for the Top 12 films, up 20% from both this weekend last year and the four-year average for the same weekend.  Marvel’s The Avengers will definitely smash the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE 3/31/12

> According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, THE HUNGER GAMES (Lionsgate/Summit) had an exceptional Saturday bump of almost 40%, giving it $26.2M for the day and a probable weekend of $63-65M.  If these numbers hold, Hu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 3/30/12

> UPDATE:  The Deadline numbers have shifted quite a bit from their earlier incarnation:  HUNGER GAMES is now estimated at $19.5M for Friday (a 71% drop from opening day) and a $55M weekend (down 64%).  If that n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY “HUNGER GAMES” WATCH

> THE HUNGER GAMES held fairly well on its first Tuesday, dropping around 4% to $10.3M.  This isn’t quite as good as it sounds, because Tuesday is generally an up day (except where Monday is part of a holiday weekend...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY “HUNGER GAMES” MIDWEEK WATCH

> Monday boxoffice is tricky to analyze, because as you’d expect, the all-time list of Monday grosses is largely a history of long holiday weekends, namely Memorial Day, July 4th, Martin Luther King Day, and Christmas/New...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

“The Hunger Games” and Front-Loaded Boxoffice (Pop Culture Apocalypse Minus 2)

> The most successful movie of all time, Avatar, had an opening weekend ($77M) that only ranks 38th on the list of the biggest openings.  Conversely, the #1 opening weekend of all time belongs to Harry Potter and the Death...
by Mitch Salem