Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

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
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through May 27

Marvel’s The Avengers (distributed by Disney) increased again to $782 million to date overseas (up from $723 million last week), although the growth rate continues to slow down.  (Click “read more” to see t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES May 25-27

Men in Black 3 now looks like a $55.0 million weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (up from yesterday’s early estimate and now exactly hitting our forecast in Wednesday’s ShowBuzzDaily Weekend Pre...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 25 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 21st weekend of 2012 is looking like a stunningly weak $138 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 36% from this weekend last year (one of those rare 2011 bright spots) and down 19% from the more normal four-year ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS May 25-27

Weekend #21 of 2012 (the traditional Friday-Sunday portion of this Memorial Day weekend) looks like it will total about $153 million for the top 12 films, down 29% from last year’s comparable weekend and down 11% from the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE May 14-20

Now 20 full weeks into 2012, year-to-date domestic box office is running 19% ahead of last year’s pace and 15% ahead of the comparable period’s average for the last several years.   Marvel’s The Avenger...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS May 18-20

Marvel’s The Avengers (distributed by Disney) increased again to $723 million to date overseas (up from $629 million last week), although the growth rate is starting to slow.  United Kingdom continues to lead the way o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES May 18-20

Marvel’s The Avengers now looks like a $55.1 million weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (now exactly hitting our forecast in Wednesday’s ShowBuzzDaily Weekend Predictions).  The new films this ...
by Mitch Metcalf