Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 7.22-24.2016

Weekend #30 of 2016 forecasts for films opening wide and major returning films: NEW FILMS THIS WEEKEND July 22-24, 2016 Critics Positive ($ millions) Opening Weekend Forecast Domestic Total Projection Overseas Total Projection ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.11.2018

  OPENINGS:  In the world of family movies, the 33% Saturday bump for A WRINKLE IN TIME (Disney) was mediocre.  (By comparison, Peter Rabbit rose 97% on its 1st Saturday.)  That brought the weekend to a soft $33.3M.  F...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 12.18-20.2015

Weekend #51 of 2015 is looking like an amazing $281 million for the top 12 films this weekend, reminiscent of another historic weekend six years ago (see comparisons below). Star Wars: The Force Awakens from Disney should o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “San Andreas” Moves the Richter Scale; “Aloha” Says Goodbye

  SAN ANDREAS (Village Roadshow/Warners) is off to a mid-range start, with preliminary Friday numbers at Deadline giving it a $17.5M opening day (including $3.1M from Thursday night), which is slightly ahead of the $16.6M ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions: 1.8-10.2016

Weekend #2 of 2016 is looking like a very good $155 million for the top 12 films this weekend (see comparisons below). The Revenant from Fox should open with $27.5 million Friday-Sunday. The film is on track for around ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Paramount again had the biggest week of all the major studios (up $177 million worldwide since last week) exclusively because of continued overseas grosses for Transformers: Age of Extinction.  F...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

MOVIE TICKET PRICES: One Size Fits All? It’s Time to Experiment

> The current movie exhibition model is under incredible stress.  Although increasing ticket prices have often masked steadily declining movie attendance figures, there has been precious little experimentation to fundament...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 9.11.2016

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Updated look at 2016 by studio. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2016 to date is now +4% above last year and still +5% above the average for this point the past fou...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.11.2015

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  The 2014 Scorecard, updated with additional overseas grosses, has been updated below.  The 2015 Scorecard will be introduced toward the end of January. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North Am...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3/20/16

  OPENINGS:  Things didn’t get better for ALLEGIANT (Summit/Lionsgate) as the weekend went on.  Its $29.1M opening was down an awful 44% from the $52.3M for Insurgent, and with massive competition arriving next wee...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 7.2.2017

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2017 film slates by studio.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is now +2% above last year and now +4% above the a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 11.8.2015

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2015 to date is still +5% above last year and still +2% above the average for this point the past four years ($8.177 billion)....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 2.6-8.2015

Weekend #6 of 2015 is looking like $108 million for the top 12 films this weekend, well below the normal volume for this weekend ($133 million). Opening at around 3,500 theaters Friday (well above the 2,886 average theater cou...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4.22.2018

  OPENINGS:  I FEEL PRETTY (Voltage/H Brothers/STX) became the first Amy Schumer movie to dip on its 2nd day of release, indicating weak word of mouth.  Its $16.2M weekend put it in 3rd place for the weekend, with uncert...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 7.10-12.2015

Weekend #28 of 2015 is looking like $194 million for the top 12 films this weekend, slightly above the norm for this weekend and way above last year’s very soft weekend (see comparisons below).  [Note: a previous vers...
by Mitch Metcalf