Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.22.2020 — On Hiatus

The weekly Year to Date Box Office Report & Worldwide Studio Scorecard will return when North American theaters reopen and studios resume wide releases. Coverage of broadcast and cable television ratings will continue as no...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.15.2020

  This was the weekend that the COVID-19 crisis hit the box office in earnest, and while that fact pales in importance compared to the human cost of the pandemic, it’s going to represent a multi-billion dollar hit th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.15.2020

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2020 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2020 calendar year). BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now -9% below last year...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.8.2020

  OPENINGS:  In the US, ONWARD (Pixar/Disney) was merely a disappointment by Pixar standards, with an OK 37% Saturday bump that allowed it to claim a $40M weekend, pending actuals on Monday.  That isn’t much better...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.8.2020

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2020 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2020 calendar year). BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now -2% below last year...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.1.2020

  OPENINGS:  THE INVISIBLE MAN (Blumhouse/Universal) had a 12% Saturday bump, evidence of extremely strong word of mouth in the horror genre (among recent uncommonly leggy horror releases, Get Out rose 17% on its 2nd day ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.1.2020

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2020 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2020 calendar year). BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now +5% above last year...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.23.2020

  OPENINGS:  THE CALL OF THE WILD (20th/Disney) did a bit better than expected at $24.8M, but in the long run that’s not likely to make much difference.  Similarly to Dolittle (although much more quietly), Call of ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.23.2020

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2020 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2020 calendar year). BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now +9% above last year...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.16.2020

  OPENINGS:  A Friday Valentines Day that leads into a long holiday weekend is a bonanza for Hollywood, and the movie that cleaned up the most was SONIC THE HEDGEHOG (Paramount), with a remarkable $57M over the 3-day week...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.16.2020

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is a first look at the 2020 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2020 calendar year). BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now +14% above last year&#...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.9.2020

  OPENINGS:  BIRDS OF PREY (DC/Warners) was supposed to be the year’s first tentpole smash, but at $33.3M in the US, it was a dismal disappointment, by far the lowest start for this generation of DC movie properties...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.9.2020

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is a final look at the 2019 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2019 calendar year), including worldwide box office for those films during 2020. We will begin the track ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.2.2020

  OPENINGS:  A Super Bowl weekend opening generally doesn’t indicate studio confidence, and GRETEL & HANSEL (UA/MGM) started its box office life with a pale $6.1M weekend.  It probably won’t get much past...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.2.2020

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2019 calendar year), including worldwide box office for those films during 2020. We will begin the tra...
by Mitch Metcalf