Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES May 4-6 — Historic Weekend for The Avengers

Wow.  It’s time to haul out the superlatives and the sports cliches like grand slam and buzzer-beating three-point shot.  Marvel’s The Avengers is headed for a $200 million opening weekend, shattering the record p...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY MAY 4 BOX OFFICE RESULTS — Revised Numbers for The Avengers

UPDATE: We have revised the numbers for Marvel’s The Avengers to reflect Disney’s outlook for the film based on Friday’s opening, which puts the film on track for the biggest opening weekend of all time. The 1...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS May 4-6

Weekend #18 of 2012 (the first weekend of May and the unofficial start of the summer movie season) looks like it will be about $214 million for the top 12 films, up 38% from last year’s comparable weekend and up 46% from ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE April 23-29

>Now 17 full weeks into 2012 (one-third of the year down already), year-to-date domestic box office is running 19% ahead of last year’s pace (down from the +22% pace last week), while the year-to-date total is now 13% ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through April 29

>The Hunger Games has moved up to $229 million overseas (up from $216 million last week).  The film is probably headed for a worldwide total of $660 million, including our newly revised forecast of $399 million domestic.&n...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES April 27-29

>The weekend studio estimates (based on Friday and Saturday actuals and projections for Sunday) are coming in slightly above the weekend numbers posted yesterday (based on Friday actuals only).  The box office volume for t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY APRIL 27 BOX OFFICE RESULTS — With Updated Numbers

> The 17th weekend of 2012 is looking like a poor $97 million for the Top 12 films, down 33% from this weekend last year and down 28% from the four-year average for the same weekend.  Think Like a Man should retain the top...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S FALL 2011/12 THURSDAY TV SCHEDULE

> Welcome to ShowbuzzDaily’s coverage of the upcoming TV schedules for the 2011/12 TV season!  Above you see our guide to what to expect on Thursday nights this Fall:  the numbers are our projected Adults 18-49 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS MAY 13-15: Bridesmaids and Priest to Duke It Out at Levels Below Thor’s Second Weekend

Bridesmaids and Priest to open at decent levels, but Thor will continue to lead the box office this weekend.  Fast Five will continue to hang around the Top 3. Opening at over 2,700 theaters, Bridesmaids should average a decen...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS: Fast Five and Thor Thrive Overseas

>Fast Five now challenging Rio for #1 on the January-April international chart.  But the race is on: Thor (the first of many high-grossing international films this summer) is nipping at Fast Five’s heels.   ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS MAY 2-8: Another UP Week After All

>Thanks to strong weekday business, the past week is up 5% versus last year.  The year-to-date total is now down 14% from last year (after being off as much as 26% in February).  The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES MAY 6-8: Thor and Fast Five Carry the Weekend

>Thor opens solidly but not enough to push the weekend past Iron Man 2’s torrid pace last year. The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates now show that Thor should finish its run with $190 million, while Fast Five has be...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 6 BOX OFFICE NUMBERS: Thor Slightly Below Expectations

> Thor will be #1 as expected this weekend, as expected, but a few million dollars below forecast, while the two female-skewing comedies are a few million dollars above forecast.  The weekend looks to be around 11% below t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS: Fast Fives Moves Into Strong Position

> Fast Five enters the worldwide January-April box office chart in the #2 position, with plenty more upside in its overseas numbers.  When the final results are in, Fast Five will probably be the #1 movie worldwide for the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS APR 29-MAY 1: The Third Up Weekend in a Row

> Thanks to Universal’s Fast Five, the box office is headed for the third up weekend in a row.  Other openers to have minimal impact, however. Another up weekend is in store, fueled by Fast Five, the fifth in the Fas...
by Mitch Metcalf