Posts Tagged ‘box office predictions’
 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.23.2019

  OPENINGS:¬† TOY STORY 4 (Pixar/Disney) opened with $118M in the US, and that’s obviously a huge amount of money and in a different dimension from the flops that Hollywood has weathered over the past several weeks.¬...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11.10.2019

  OPENINGS:¬† MIDWAY (AGC/Bona/Lionsgate) was mildly ahead of expectations with $17.5M in the US, and it should perform well on Veterans Day Monday.¬† However, with around $150M in production and worldwide marketing costs,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Deadpool” Slays “Zoolander 2,” “How To Be Single” For Valentine’s Day

  Are Americans tired of superhero movies?¬† There were whispers to that effect after The Avengers: Age of Ultron underperformed a bit and Fantastic Four outright flopped last year, but clearly the answer is Hell, No.¬† DE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Captain Marvel” Super-Heroic, Holdovers Fade

  CAPTAIN MARVEL (Marvel/Disney) is delivering the jolt the 2019 box office desperately needed.¬† Preliminary numbers at Deadline put opening day at $62M ($20.7M from Thursday night).¬† That’s far higher than the $38...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED WEDNESDAY BOX OFFICE

  Note:¬† Updated With Official Wednesday Studio Estimates It’s going to be a sensational holiday for DESPICABLE ME 2 (Universal).¬† he sequel had the third-best opening day for any animated movie ever with $34.3M on...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10.7.2018

  VENOM (Tencent/Columbia/Sony) easily set a new October opening record with a studio-reported $80M weekend, far ahead of Gravity‘s $55.8M.¬† However, Venom dropped 19% on Saturday, worse than Thor: The Dark World (1...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “The Boss” Is Kryptonite to “BvS,” “Hardcore Henry” & “Demolition” Implode

  How much more humiliating can things get for Warners?¬† On Friday, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, THE BOSS (Universal), which isn’t even a high-performing Melissa McCarthy vehicle, beat up both the s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Wrinkle In Time” Narrowly Takes Day, But “Black Panther” Heads for Weekend Win (Again)

  A WRINKLE IN TIME (Disney) has likely taken the only box office title it will ever have.¬† According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, Wrinkle had a narrow victory on Friday with $11.3M ($1.2M of that from Thursday nig...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.4.2018

  OPENINGS:¬† Both of the weekend’s R-rated arrivals had fair Saturday bumps, reflecting their older audiences.¬† However, that’s also the demo for Oscar viewing, so we’ll see if their Sunday estimates ar...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12.30.2018

  OPENINGS:¬† There were no new wide releases for New Year’s weekend, but a pair of lackluster films arrived for Christmas Day.¬† VICE (Annapurna) has $17.7M to date, $7.8M of it from this weekend, but it’s bee...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: Hollywood Takes The Holiday Off

  Labor Day weekend is always the exhausted last gasp of the summer movie season, but this year the studios didn’t even try.¬† Partly it’s the effect of August having generally been a disaster in 2015 (last yea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Miss Bala” Drops The Ball, “Glass” & “The Upside” Top Dim Super Bowl Weekend

  MISS BALA (Columbia/Sony) is the only new opening this Super Bowl weekend, but it’s failing to take advantage of its status.¬† Deadline‘s preliminary numbers have Miss Bala‘s opening day at $2.7M ($650K...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.1.2018

  OPENINGS:¬† SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO (Black Label/Columbia/Sony) had a modest $19M start, which was better than the first Sicario‘s $12.1M (in October, after 2 weeks of limited release), but perhaps not by enoug...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Panther” Claws “Sparrow,” “Death Wish” Blown Away

  For the third consecutive weekend, BLACK PANTHER (Marvel/Disney) is having its way with the box office.¬† Preliminary numbers at Deadline have Panther down 43% from last Friday to $16.3M, which should give it a $62M week...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.11.2018

  OPENINGS:¬† In the world of family movies, the 33% Saturday bump for A WRINKLE IN TIME (Disney) was mediocre.¬† (By comparison, Peter Rabbit rose 97% on its 1st Saturday.)¬† That brought the weekend to a soft $33.3M.¬† F...
by Mitch Salem