Posts Tagged ‘avengers’
 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE April 30-May 6

Now 18 full weeks into 2012 (entering the middle third of the year, the all-important May-August period), year-to-date domestic box office is now running 20% ahead of last year’s pace and now 15% ahead of the comparab...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES May 4-6 — Historic Weekend for The Avengers

Wow.  It’s time to haul out the superlatives and the sports cliches like grand slam and buzzer-beating three-point shot.  Marvel’s The Avengers is headed for a $200 million opening weekend, shattering the record p...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: “The Avengers” Conquers the World

> Marvel spent a great deal of time and effort setting the stage for its full-house-of-heroes extravaganza THE AVENGERS, and it’s all paying off.  The movie opened in 39 international territories this past week (some...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD

  Will it really be that happy a Father’s Day?  Almost every movie in the market is estimating an unusually low Sunday drop because of the holiday, although the Father’s Day effect normally helps only all-fami...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY 5.1.2015 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #18 of 2015 looks like $249 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, well above the norm for this weekend as summer gets going early. Opening at 4,276 theaters Friday, Avengers: Age...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES June 8-10 — A Soft Saturday Makes for a Very Front-Loaded Weekend

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted now looks like a $60.4 million weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (down from yesterday’s early estimate but still exceeding our forecast in Wednesday’s Sh...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 7/20/12

  No authoritative boxoffice figures will be available until Sunday or Monday, as the studios would prefer that they not be associated with financial issues this weekend.   Although–properly–the focus of the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through June 24

Pixar’s Brave has a modest $13.5 million overseas to date, obviously with a big international potential as it rolls out around the world.  Pixar films generally have a healthy multiple over the domestic gross, which we a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/15/12

  Friday’s boxoffice was like The Good, The Bad & The Ugly–except without the “good.” OPENINGS:  All the stunt casting in the world couldn’t make anyone want to see ROCK OF AGES (Warners)...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through May 6

Marvel’s The Avengers (distributed by Disney) has jumped to $441.5 million to date overseas (up from $178.4 million last week, when it opened ahead of Friday’s North American debut).  United Kingdom ($25.7 millio...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/1/12

  Vulture picked the wrong weekend to predict Universal’s demise. OPENINGS:  SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN (Universal) had a very good $20.3M Friday, and will do better than $50M for the weekend, successfully selling (mal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 10 Update

With six of eight movies open, Team Metcalf’s slate is closing in on $1 billion in domestic box office ($929 million through Sunday).  Metcalf’s seventh film opens Friday (Rock of Ages).  And then he will wait to ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 9/2/12

  OPENINGS:  THE POSSESSION (Lionsgate) is doing quite well for a low-budget horror quickie, with $17.7M for the 1st 3 days of the holiday weekend, and is on track to be the #2 Labor Day opening ever, behind only the 2007...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 17 Update

And now the waiting game begins for Team Metcalf.  With all but one movie now open, the Metcalf slate now totals almost $1.1 billion to date, with a little but of upside remaining in Madagascar 3 and to some extent Prometheus...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/9/12: Trouble In Paradise

Although it’s still a strong weekend at the boxoffice, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, neither of the week’s big openings had a particularly good Saturday.  PROMETHEUS (20th) is clearly getting mixed ...
by Mitch Salem