Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

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
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.26.2020

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
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1.19.2020

  OPENINGS:  For a year lean on powerhouse franchises and expected to be tough at the box office, Hollywood’s 2020 is off to a heartening start.  Following last week’s strong performance by 1917, this week...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.19.2020

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
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1.12.2020

  OPENINGS:  The release strategy for 1917 (Universal) has gone just about perfectly, culminating in a $36.5M wide opening weekend that was significantly ahead of industry expectations.  Universal screened the film to cr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.12.2020

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
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1.5.2020

  OPENINGS:  THE GRUDGE (Columbia/Sony) tried to take advantage of Hollywood’s early January fallow period, but at $11.3M, the reboot of a remake found few takers, far below the $29.6M for 2018’s Insidious: Th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.5.2020

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studio. BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2019 ends -4% below last year’s comparable 52-week span and basically even with th...
by Mitch Metcalf