Posts Tagged ‘forecast’
 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions APRIL 25-27

Weekend #17 of 2014 is looking like a not so hot $99 million for the top 12 films, 11% below the typical volume for this weekend the past few years ($111 million).  Opening at around 3,000 theaters Friday (somewhat above the 2...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 9/16/12

  Paul W.S. Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson share the glory. OPENINGS:  W.S. Anderson’s RESIDENT EVIL:  RETRIBUTION (Screen Gems/Sony) took the weekend, but its $21.1M haul is the lowest the series has seen in a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS Nov 30-Dec 2

This weekend is normally dead.  On average, last weekend (the three days after Thanksgiving) is the 7th busiest of the year, while this weekend (the first in December) is normally ranked 50th in terms of volume.  Last year, t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates 7.17-19.2015

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #29 of 2015 looks like $185 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a touch above the norm for this weekend and way above last year’s weak weekend. Open...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Spidey Flies Fairly High On the 4th

  THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Sony) earned $23.4M at the boxoffice on July 4th, which is clearly a very good number.  The question is, how good? It was the 2d highest Independence Day gross ever, below only the original Trans...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY 3.6.2015 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #10 of 2015 looks like $77 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down significantly from the norms for this weekend among the worst first weekends of March on record.   Opening at...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions FEBRUARY 21-23

Weekend #8 of 2014 is looking like an okay $110 million for the top 12 films, 4% above the average for this weekend the past several years. Two new movies look to open very quietly, while The Lego Movie remains the only real ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions July 5-7

The 27th weekend of the year is looking like an excellent $218 million for the top 12 films, up 20-35% from the comparable weekend the last few years. Opening at around 3,900 theaters Wednesday (well above the top 10% thea...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 1

The 35th weekend of the year is looking like $83 million for the top 12 films, exactly in line with the Friday-Sunday portions of recent Labor Day weekends and among the three or four weakest weekends of the entire year.  Aft...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY 2.6.2015 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #6 of 2015 looks like $135 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, nearly matching the norm for this weekend.   Opening at 3,641 theaters Friday, SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Wat...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JUNE 28 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #26 of 2013 looks like an okay $181 million for the top 12 films, even with or slightly down from the same weekend in recent years.  Not a bad weekend at all, just not the blistering pa...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 1.22-24.2016

Weekend #4 of 2016 is looking like $118 million for the top 12 films this weekend (see comparisons below). Dirty Grandpa from Lionsgate should open with $12.0 million Friday-Sunday. The film is on track for around $31 mill...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 9/14/12

  This weekend’s boxoffice is looking stronger than last week’s–but that’s not saying very much.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION (Screen Gems/Sony) owned F...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY 8.7.2015 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #32 of 2015 looks like $119 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down significantly from the norm for this weekend (see track below). Opening at 3,995 theaters Friday, Fantastic ...
by Mitch Metcalf