Posts Tagged ‘forecast’
 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS September 28-30

Last weekend we said domestic box office would get back on track, and it turned out to be another very weak weekend (the third weekend in a row down around 20%).  We are going out on a limb again this week, forecasting an okay...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY MAY 9 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #19 of 2014 looks like $127 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 10% from the norm for this weekend (somewhat better than we expected due to the impressive strength of Neighb...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates 8.7-9.2015

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #32 of 2015 looks like $122 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a little better than yesterday’s estimate ($119 million) but still down significantly from the norm for thi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS January 13-15

>The second weekend of 2012 looks to be fairly anemic: $103 million for the top 12 films for the traditional three-day Friday-Sunday period.  This would be down 11% from the same weekend in 2011 and down 28% from the same ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 12.19-21.2014

Weekend #51 of 2014 is looking like $147 million for the top 12 films this weekend, up 22% from the norm for this weekend and up 8% from the same weekend last year.   Opening at over 3,875 theaters Wednesday (well above the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS March 2-4

>The ninth weekend of the year should generate about $125 million for the top 12 films, a fairly typical weekend for the first weekend in March — up 2% from last year’s comparable weekend and down a negligible 1% fr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 8/19/12

  A lot of product made for a decent weekend total, but none of the new films fared particularly well. OPENINGS:  THE EXPENDABLES 2 (Lionsgate) opened 20% behind its predecessor, when sequels usually open bigger (and the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions DECEMBER 6-8

The 49th weekend of the year is looking like $97 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down from last year but up from the usual performance for this weekend over the past several years. Opening at around 2,000 theaters ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 9.25-27.2015

Weekend #39 of 2015 is looking like $137 million for the top 12 films this weekend, well above the norm for this weekend (see comparisons below). Hotel Transylvania 2 from Sony should open with a $37.5 million weekend. Revie...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS March 8-10

The 10th weekend of 2013 looks to be the first up weekend after six down weekends in a row.  The top 12 films Friday-Sunday should total $128 million, up 6 to 11% from the same weekend the last few years.  Keep in mind this i...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #46 of 2013 looks like $119 million for the top 12 films. Opening at 2,024 theaters Friday, The Best Man Holiday from Universal grossed $10.7 million Friday and is on track for a $31....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 2.20-22.2015

Weekend #8 of 2015 is looking like $119 million for the top 12 films this weekend (Friday-Sunday), another weekend well above the normal volume for this weekend (see track below). Opening at around 2,600 theaters Friday (slight...
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
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates 6.26-28.2015

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #26 of 2015 now looks like $175 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, better than it looked yesterday and closer to hitting the norms for this weekend.  Jura...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 18 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #29 of 2014 looks like $129 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, -30% below the norm for this weekend and below our forecast ($147 million).  This is the fifth really sub-par wee...
by Mitch Metcalf