Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 9.22.2019

  WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studio. BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2019 is still -5% below last year’s comparable span and still basically eve...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

2013 is turning into a photo finish.  The worldwide studio tallies below are for total box office performance of the films released wide sometime in 2013, so we are still counting up the figures for movies released late in the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOX OFFICE – 11/8/13

  OPENINGS:  The $31.6M first day for THOR: THE DARK WORLD (Disney) was about 24% higher than the $25.5M opening for the first Thor, an increment likely to reduce as the movie’s run continues, since sequels tend to ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates 5.22-24.2015

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #21 of 2015 now looks like $143 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, significantly below the norm for this weekend.  A definite clunker Memorial Day Week...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 7.3-5.2015

Weekend #27 of 2015 is looking like $161 million for the top 12 films this weekend, a touch below the norm for the same weekend the past few years but well above last year’s Independence Day Weekend dud (see compariso...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES September 7-9

The weekend now looks like $52 million for the top 12 films instead of the $50 million estimate yesterday.  But the basic rank order remains the same.  The Possession remains at #1 and is headed for a final domestic gross of ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8/2/15

  OPENINGS:  MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION (Skydance/China Film Channel/Alibaba/Paramount) had a solid Saturday hold, down 3% from Friday, and the studio is projecting a $56M weekend in the US, well ahead of the $47.7M...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 8.31.2014

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  The studio rankings remain unchanged, and #1 Fox continues to do well, thanks to more overseas grosses from both Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and How to Train Your Dragon 2.   The second best...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8.11.2019

  OPENINGS:  SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK (CBS/Lionsgate) dropped 21% on its 2nd day of release, which isn’t unusual for the horror genre (recently, The Curse of La Llorona fell 26% on its Day 2, and Child̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 10.25.2015

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2015 to date is now +5% above last year and still +3% above the average for this point the past four years ($7.878 billion).  ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8/30/15

  OPENINGS:  Every time a Christian movie sells some tickets, the pundits treat it as though they’ve seen… well, a miracle.  But at this point there have been plenty of these “miracles,” and peopl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY 10.3.2014 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #40 of 2014 looks like $129 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, 25% above the norm for this weekend ($104 million).  A great start for the fall movie season. Opening at 3,014 th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 9.11-13.2015

Weekend #37 of 2015 is looking like $65 million for the top 12 films this weekend, below the norm for this weekend (see comparisons below). The Visit from Universal should open with a $16.5 million opening weekend. Mediocre...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY 4.10.2015 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #15 of 2015 looks like $130 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, above the norm for this weekend but a touch below the same weekend last year. Opening at 3,366 theaters Friday, ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 3.21.2021

  OPENINGS:  With the LA movie theatre market now open (at 25% capacity) and a general rise in vaccinations, the box office seems to be taking its first very tentative steps back to pre-pandemic life.  The one wide openi...
by Mitch Salem
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