Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 29 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #35 of 2014 looks like $84 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, 1% below the norm for this weekend ($85 million). Opening at 2,639 theaters, As Above/So Below from Universal gros...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions AUGUST 2-4

The 31st weekend of the year is looking like $141 million for the top 12 films, not bad for the first weekend of August. Opening at around 2,800 theaters Friday (near the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends the la...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions APRIL 11-13

Weekend #15 of 2014 is looking like a very good $149 million for the top 12 films, 41% above the typical volume for this weekend the past few years ($112 million) and the second strong weekend in a row. Opening at around 3,900...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 12.6.2020

  OPENINGS:  Universal continued to be the main supplier of fresh product to gasping theatres, with both of the weekend’s wide openings.  They will, per the studio’s deals, be available at home in about 3 wee...
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
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 11.9.2014

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Big Hero 6 has pushed Disney into a solid second place, giving it some distance from #3 Warner Brothers.  Interstellar has allowed Paramount to pull into 4th place, passing Sony and drawing fair...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Holiday Box Office Volume: through December 25

For the 10 days December 16-25, the top 10 films each day in North America have totaled $503 million, still -16% below last year’s record pace but a healthy +56% above the average since 2002. Holiday Box Office Volume ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 5.8-10.2015

Weekend #19 of 2015 is looking like $126 million for the top 12 films this weekend, somewhat below the norm for this weekend. Opening at around 2,700 theaters Friday (slightly below the 2,886 average theater count for opening ...
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 12.20.2015

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2015 to date is now +6% above last year and now +3% above the average for this point the past four years ($9.312 billion).  O...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12.8.2019

  OPENINGS:  DARK WATERS (Focus/Universal) expanded into wide release at 2012 theatres, and emerged with a mild $4.1M.  (By comparison, Focus’s previous release Harriet opened at 2059 with an $11.7M weekend.)  Its...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Prisoners” Has the Key

  Preliminary numbers at Deadline give PRISONERS (Warners) an easy win on Friday and almost certainly for the weekend, with a $7.5M opening day that should mean $20-22M by Sunday.  Warners is following the Argo playbook w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Holiday Box Office Volume: through December 30

For the 15 days December 16-30, the top 10 films each day in North America have totaled $825 million, now -12% below last year’s record pace but +42% above the average since 2002. Holiday Box Office Volume — Top 1...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8.18.2019

  OPENINGS:  GOOD BOYS (Good Universe/Universal) easily led the weekend with $21M, a solid start for a comedy that probably had production/marketing costs under $75M.  It was somewhat frontloaded with a 12% Saturday drop...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions MAY 16-18

Weekend #20 of 2014 is looking like a solid $156 million for the top 12 films, 7% above the norm for this mid-May weekend. Opening at over 3,800 theaters Friday (well above the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends...
by Mitch Metcalf