Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through July 29

Overseas box office for The Dark Knight Rises has risen to $248 million to date, up from $88 million at this time last week.  The ultimate overseas number could hit $490 million, up somewhat from $469 million for The Dark K...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES July 27-29: Dark Knight Rises Slays the Openers But Still Consistently Lags Behind the Dark Knight

The Dark Knight Rises is now looking like a $64.1 million second weekend, down 60% from last weekend’s opening.  (The second weekend looks stronger than it appeared yesterday morning, but it still is significantly behind...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 27 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 30th weekend of 2012 is looking like a weak $119 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 30% from the same weekend last year.  The Dark Knight Rises continues to fall significantly off the pace of 2008’s The...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS July 27-29: Two Weak Movies to Open as Dark Knight Rises Stays in the Top Spot

Weekend #30 of 2012 looks like $143 million for the top 12 films, the same as last year’s comparable weekend but down 16% from the four-year average for the weekend.  Two new movies will try to take on The Dark Knight Ri...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Dark Knight Rises Box Office Update: Monday

The Dark Knight Rises grossed a preliminary $19.4 million Monday, bringing its four-day domestic total to $180.3 million.  Similar to Saturday and Sunday’s results, Monday lagged behind The Dark Knight‘s pace four ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through July 22

The Dark Knight Rises opened with $88 million overseas in a modest 17 territories.  We’ll give Rises a preliminary overseas target of $490 million, slightly higher than 2008’s The Dark Knight, which grossed $46...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE: July 16-22

A very solid week at the box office pushed total domestic revenues over $6 billion for the year to date, punctuated by strong opening for The Dark Knight Rises amid the real-life carnage in a Colorado movie theater. The Past We...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES July 20-22: Dark Knight Rises Update

The Dark Knight Rises cooled to $45.6 million Saturday, down 39% from $75.1 million late-Thursday/Friday.  (In 2008, The Dark Knight dropped 29% on Saturday from Thursday/Friday, $47.7 million from $67.2 million.)  The openin...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 20 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Despite the horrific murders in Aurora, Colorado at the midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises, business remained quite strong in the nation’s movie theaters throughout Friday.  The 29th weekend of 2012 is looking lik...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS July 20-22: Dark Knight Rises Should Be #2 Opening of All Time

Weekend #29 of 2012 looks like what last weekend should have been: $272 million for the top 12 films, up 50% from last year’s comparable weekend and up 67% from the four-year average for the weekend. Opening at 4,404 thea...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE: July 9-15 — A Down Week But No Big Surprise

A down week this week (last year boasted the opening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2) erased the big gains last week, and now the year to year comparisons are back to where they were a few weeks (high single-digi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft: July 15 Update

Team Weil, with Ice Age 4, had the biggest gain this week, up $97 million to $325 million to date.  The coming week will be huge for this slate as Dark Knight Rises opens Friday. Team Salem had a decent week with an $88 mi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through July 15: The World to Save Ice Age 4 from American Indifference

Ice Age: Continental Drift enters the worldwide box office chart in 5th place among the movie released the last four months.  Our projected $177 million domestic total is at the low end of the franchise (the original Ice Age...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS June 1-3

Weekend #22 of 2012 looks like it will total about $122 million for the top 12 films, down 21% from last year’s comparable weekend and down 20% from the four-year average for the weekend.  That would make it three down w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE May 21-27

Now 21 full weeks into 2012, year-to-date domestic box office is running 15% ahead of last year’s pace.  Just two weeks ago, box office was running 21% ahead of 2011.  The past week was off a stunning 32% from the sam...
by Mitch Metcalf