Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 2.21.2021

  HOLDOVERS: NOMADLAND (Searchlight/Disney, also on Hulu) earned $500K at 1175 theatres after 2 weeks in limited release for which the studio didn’t provide numbers.  That’s, a weekend per-theatre average a bi...
by Mitch Salem
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 2.14.2021

  OPENINGS:  The Presidents Day weekend wide releases were Sundance titles seeking to take advantage of the expanded “2020” Oscar calendar, which includes films released through February 2021.  Both would lik...
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 2.7.2021

  OPENINGS:  Even in healthy times, Super Bowl weekend isn’t a fertile time for movie openings, the exceptions being counterprogramming like 2008’s Hannah Montana concert movie.  In that vein, this weekend fe...
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 1.31.2021

  OPENINGS:  The second entry in the studio’s experiment with split theatrical/HBO Max distribution THE LITTLE THINGS (Warners) arrived with $4.8M in theatres, on the higher end of recent action movie openings ($3.1...
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 1.24.2021

  OPENINGS:  There was a barely-wide opening for OUR FRIEND (Gravitas, also on VOD) at 543 theatres with a $250K weekend that translated into a quiet per-theatre average of $460. HOLDOVERS:  THE MARKSMAN (Open Road) dipp...
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 1.17.2021

  OPENINGS:  THE MARKSMAN (Open Road) allows Liam Neeson to lay claim to being the most prolific movie star of the pandemic, following on the releases of Honest Thief and the smaller-scale Made In Italy.  Despite a holid...
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 1.10.2021

  HOLDOVERS:  Once again, there were no significant openings this week.  And once again, the lack of competition didn’t help WW84 (DC/Warners, also on HBO Max), which had the worst hold of the top titles, down 46% ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 1.3.2021

  OPENINGS:  There were no new wide openings for New Year’s weekend. HOLDOVERS:  Word of mouth still operates in a pandemic, and it wasn’t at all friendly to WW84 (DC/Warners) which crumpled by 67% to $5.5M f...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 12.27.2020

  OPENINGS:  WW84 (DC/Warners)–that’s the official title per the credits–had the biggest US opening of the pandemic era with $16.7M (a $7800 per-theatre average), much higher than the $9.7M for The Crood...
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 12.20.2020

  OPENINGS:  Sony is one of the last remaining studios to honor the full conventional theatrical distribution window, so MONSTER HUNTER (Screen Gems/Sony) will have roughly 3 months to sell tickets before it’s avail...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 12.13.2020

  OPENINGS:  There were no wide openings this weekend.  Limited releases included WILD MOUNTAIN THYME (Bleecker Street, also available digitally) at 450 theatres with a $223 per-theatre weekend average and a $100K total;...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 12.6.2020

  OPENINGS:  Universal continued to be the main supplier of fresh product to gasping theatres, with both of the weekend’s wide openings.  They will, per the studio’s deals, be available at home in about 3 wee...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 11.29.2020

  OPENINGS:  Under the current circumstances, the 5-day $17M opening ($9.7M Friday-Sunday) for THE CROODS: A NEW AGE (DreamWorks Animation/Universal) counts as a win, with comparisons to the original Croods or any other T...
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 11.22.2020

  OPENINGS:  With the pandemic raging throughout the country and about 20% fewer theatres open than last week, box office numbers plunged across the board.  There were no truly wide openings, but the Jackie Chan vehicle ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 11.15.2020

  OPENINGS:  FREAKY (Blumhouse/Universal) led the weekend at $3.7M.  It was the third consecutive weekend that a Universal-branded film opened at #1 (aided by the studio’s deal with AMC that allows its films to hit...
by Mitch Salem