Posts Tagged ‘behind the weekend box office’
 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.8.2018

  OPENINGS:  ANT-MAN & THE WASP (Marvel/Disney) turned out to be rather front-loaded, with a 30% Saturday drop (compared to 14% for the 2nd day of Ant-Man).  That pushed the studio weekend estimate down to $76M, whic...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 11/17/13

  OPENINGS:  THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY (Universal) had a strong Saturday bump for a movie aimed at the African-American audience, up 16% from Friday (in comparison, Think Like A Man increased 9% and Tyler Perry’s last 2 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8/23/15

  OPENINGS:  With a $10M production budget (and tens of millions in marketing on top), the $10.6M weekend for SINISTER 2 (Blumhouse/Gramercy/Focus/Universal) will test Blumhouse’s ability to make money out of just a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

UPDATED: The “Transformers 4″” $100M Controversy & Behind the Weekend Box Office

  MONDAY UPDATE:  In the face of widespread industry skepticism, Paramount is sticking to its claim that TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION earned $100M last weekend–actually, $100,038, 390.  (The consensus is that th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/10/16

  OPENINGS:  THE REVENANT (Regency/20th) had an impressive $38M start, the #5 January wide opening ever (although tomorrow’s final numbers could send it below Lone Survivor‘s $37.8M, the comp it wanted to beat...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office

  OPENINGS:  LITTLE (Legendary/Universal) led the weekend’s weak crop of newcomers with $15.5M, buoyed by a 15% Saturday bump.  That’s about 15% below the recent opening of What Men Want, which was aimed at a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 11/10/13

  OPENINGS:  THOR: THE DARK WORLD (Disney) held essentially even on Saturday, an excellent result for a franchise movie, especially where a chunk of its “Friday” number had come from Thursday night screenings....
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10/9/16

  OPENINGS:  THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (DreamWorks/Reliance/Universal) didn’t have much of a Saturday bump, rising just 2% (that compares to 15% for the 2d day of Gone Girl), suggesting that word of mouth is less than s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 10/27/13

  OPENINGS:  BAD GRANDPA (Paramount) romped to 1st place at the multiplexes this weekend with $32M, but perhaps more notably, it also made $8.4M in just 16 overseas territories.  That’s the same level as Jackass 3D...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7/24/16

  OPENINGS:  STAR TREK BEYOND (Skydance/Alibaba/Huahua/Paramount) had a tepid start, claiming a $59.6M opening weekend in the US.  Even if that number holds (it includes an extremely aggressive Sunday estimate), it would...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11/6/16

  OPENINGS:  DOCTOR STRANGE (Marvel/Disney) did what a Marvel movie is supposed to do.  In the US, its $85M debut was higher than the starts of Captain America and Thor (both $65-66M), and just a hair away from the Novem...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/24/16

  OPENINGS:  The east coast blizzard seems to have had less effect on the weekend box office than one might have assumed, considering that all the newcomers went up from Friday to Saturday, even though they were in typica...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12/7/14

  OPENINGS:  Although it won’t arrive here until the end of the week, Ridley Scott’s EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS (20th) had a strong start in 10 overseas territories with $23M.  It will be gunning for the $261.4M ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Weekend US/Worldwide Box Office – 7/6/14

  OPENINGS:  It was a sad lot of newcomers this holiday weekend.  TAMMY (Warners) is claiming a $21.2M weekend ($32.9M including Wed-Thurs), which will leave it struggling to get past $70M in the US.  (It also brought i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11.18.2018

  OPENINGS:  FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD (Warners) opened at $62.2M in the US, down 16% from the first Beasts.  In addition, it was more front-loaded, with a 16% Saturday drop compared to 12%.  Exit poll...
by Mitch Salem