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Weekend Studio Estimates JANUARY 17-19

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #3 of 2014 now looks like $160 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, even better than it looked yesterday and now 47% above the average for the comparable week...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JANUARY 17 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #3 of 2014 looks like $156 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up 33% to 43% from the comparable weekends the past few years. Opening at 2,663 theaters Friday,¬†Ride Along¬†from¬...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions JANUARY 10-12

Weekend #2 of 2014 is looking like $100 million for the top 12 films, a pretty shabby total for a weekend that normal totals $125 million or more. Opening at around 2,700 theaters Friday (slightly below the 2,886 average theate...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JANUARY 3 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, the first weekend of 2014 looks like $138 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up about 10% from similar weekends the past few years. ¬† Opening at 2,867 theaters Friday,¬†Paranormal Acti...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions JANUARY 3-5

The first weekend of the new year is looking like $125 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, slightly above average for this weekend versus previous years. Opening at around 2,500 theaters Friday (slightly below the 2,8...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates DECEMBER 27-29

Based on Friday’s grosses, the final weekend of 2013 looks like a great finish: $186 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down a touch from yesterday’s estimate but still up significantly from the same weeken...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 27 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, the final weekend of 2013 looks like a great finish: $193 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up substantially from the same weekend last year (see comparisons to previous years at the b...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions DECEMBER 27-29

The 52nd weekend of the year is looking like $181 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a very healthy performance for the final weekend of the year. Opening at 2,537 theaters today (slightly below the 2,886 average theat...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 20 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #51 of 2013 looks like $139 million for the top 12 films from Friday-Sunday, up substantially from the same weekend last year (see comparisons to previous years at the bottom). ¬† Openin...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions DECEMBER 20-22

The 51st weekend of the year is looking like $141 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, above last year’s similar weekend but -7% below the multi-year average for this weekend. Opening at around 3,450 theaters today...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 13 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #50 of 2013 looks like $144 million for the top 12 films from Friday-Sunday, not as strong as we had forecast but still up double digits in terms of percent increase over comparable week...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions DECEMBER 13-15

The 50th weekend of the year is looking like $160 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a very good kick-off to the holiday movie season. Opening at around 3,900 theaters Friday (well above the 2,886 average theater coun...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOX OFFICE – 12/6/13

  OPENINGS:¬† OUT OF THE FURNACE (Relativity) will do nothing to change the reputation of the first weekend in December as a terrible time to open a new movie.¬† Even in a more robust weekend, the grim quasi-art film, quas...
by Mitch Salem