Posts Tagged ‘battleship’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 5/19/12

  The news didn’t get any better for BATTLESHIP (Universal) on Saturday.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, the aquatic disaster couldn’t even manage a 10% increase on its 2d day of release (in com...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/2/12

  SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN (Universal) had a 5% Friday-to-Saturday bump, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, which doesn’t say much for its word of mouth (the dreaded Battleship went up 11% on its seco...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD j- 5/11/12

  The movie that set the all-time highest opening weekend record last week?  It’s gonna win this weekend, too. THE AVENGERS:  Disney‘s estimate of a $100M weekend may be aggressive (although with Mother’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 5/20/12

    Be extra-nice to anyone you know at Universal today. OPENINGS:  BATTLESHIP (Universal) is lucky John Carter exists, because the studio can spin the numbers (Carter cost a little more, Battleship is doing a little...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/3/12

  Universal, having eaten a poisoned apple with Battleship, is relieved by this weekend’s tastier produce. OPENINGS:  SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN (Universal) muscled its way to a $56.3M opening, which is what it n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS May 18-20

Weekend #20 of 2012 looks like it will be about $156 million for the top 12 films, down 2% from last year’s comparable weekend and down the same amount from the four-year average for this weekend.  Three movies open, wit...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY JUNE 1 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Snow White Surprises But Total Business Still Sags

The 22nd weekend of 2012 is looking like a soft $130 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 15% from this weekend last year.  Snow White and the Huntsman is opening much stronger than forecast (and the weekend overal...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through June 3

Men in Black 3 increased to $275 million overseas to date (up sharply from $132 million last week).  Battleship has stalled overseas — the foreign total is now $235 million (up marginally from $233 million last week)...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS May 25-27

Weekend #21 of 2012 (the traditional Friday-Sunday portion of this Memorial Day weekend) looks like it will total about $153 million for the top 12 films, down 29% from last year’s comparable weekend and down 11% from the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 5/25/12

The softness of MEN IN BLACK 3‘s (Sony) appeal noted in Mitch Metcalf’s predictions for this weekend seems to be very real.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, and contrary to much more bullish forecasts...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MOVIE PROMO WATCH: Super Bowl Edition

> In these heady moments after the NY Giants’ triumphant victory over the New England Patriots (I’d say “Sorry, New England fans,” but I wouldn’t mean it), let’s take a moment to look at the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 4 Update

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 traili...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 25 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 21st weekend of 2012 is looking like a stunningly weak $138 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 36% from this weekend last year (one of those rare 2011 bright spots) and down 19% from the more normal four-year ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 5/25/12

    J and K aren’t the only ones wearing black today. OPENINGS:  In what’s starting to look like a bad summer for any movie not called The Avengers, MEN IN BLACK 3 (Sony) opened with a subpar $18M on Frid...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 4/15/12

> The Games are barely slowing down. THE HUNGER GAMES:  We’ll find out soon enough whether any of the genuinely exciting rumors about possible sequel directors (Alfonso Cuaron, David Cronenberg) are true, because Lio...
by Mitch Salem