Posts Tagged ‘Friday box office scorecard’
 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “A Quiet Place” Thunderous, “Blockers” OK, “Chappaquiddick” & “Miracle Season” Weak

  The combined box office for John Krasinski’s first two films as director, Brief Interviews With Hideous Men and The Hollars, was barely over $1M.  But overnight, Krasinski is a bankable Hollywood director thanks t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Early Friday Box Office – 1.26.2018: “Maze Runner” Lopes To Win, “Jumanji” Stays Strong, Oscar Nominees Widen

  THE MAZE RUNNER:  DEATH CURE (20th) will win the weekend, although not in particularly impressive fashion.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, its opening day was $8.4M (including $1.5M from Thursday night),...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “A Quiet Place” Drowns Out “Rampage,” “True Or Dare” OK, “Beirut” Fizzles

  Even with a new horror movie in the market, A QUIET PLACE (Paramount) continued to over-perform, down just 46% from last Friday according to preliminary numbers at Deadline to $10.2M, putting it on track for a $35M 2nd w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Avengers: Infinity War” Still Huge, “Overboard” OK, “Tully” & “Bad Samaritan” Weak

  AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (Marvel/Disney), with little in the way of challenge from the other studios, is flying to an easy victory in its 2nd weekend.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, Infinity War fell 72% f...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Panther” Claws “Sparrow,” “Death Wish” Blown Away

  For the third consecutive weekend, BLACK PANTHER (Marvel/Disney) is having its way with the box office.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have Panther down 43% from last Friday to $16.3M, which should give it a $62M week...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Alien: Covenant” Doesn’t Blast Off, “Everything” Mild

  ALIEN: COVENANT (TSG/20th) was supposed to refresh the franchise after the disenchanted response to Prometheus, but it’s opening at the low end of expectations.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline put opening day at ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” Tuneful, “Equalizer 2″” Solid, “Hotel Transylvania 3″” & “Skyscraper” Drop

  A weekend of sequels is dancing to the beat of MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN (Perfect World/Universal), which had a $15.1M opening day according to preliminary numbers at Deadline.  That’s up an impressive 53% from ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Spider-Man: Homecoming” Superheroic, “Despicable Me 3″” Drops, “Baby Driver” Holds Well

  It may have hurt Sony’s pride to turn SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (Marvel/Columbia/Sony) over to Marvel to produce, but it proved to be a smart business move, with preliminary numbers at Deadline that put opening day at...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “War” Unspectacular, “Spider-Man” Drops, “Big Sick” Expands

  Despite some of the best reviews of the year for any movie, big studio or indie, WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (TSG/20th) is off to a merely OK start.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, it had a $21.1M open...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “American Made,” “Kingsman 2” & “It” Duel For #1

  There’s going to be a crowd at the top of the box office this weekend, but there’s not much good news in it for anyone.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, AMERICAN MADE (Cross Creek/Universal) to...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Boss Baby” vs. “Beauty” & “Smurfs” vs. “Going In Style”

  There are two neck-and-neck races at the top of the weekend box office, but neither is especially thrilling. The #1-2 slots will be fought between holdovers.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, THE BOSS BABY ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE: 4/26/13

  OPENINGS:  PAIN & GAIN (Paramount) is a “relationship” movie, not in the sense of the relationships between the movie’s characters (oh God, no), but the relationship between the studio and its dire...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Fate” Wins Again, but “Latin Lover” & “Baahubali 2″” Solid; “The Circle” Flattens

  THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (Universal) will win its third consecutive box office weekend, but in the US it continues to run with considerably less than vroom-vroom momentum.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 5/2/14

  OPENINGS:  The opening day of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 (Sony) was actually a touch behind the opening day of the first Amazing ($35.2M to $35.9M).  However the earlier movie had a different trajectory, opening on the T...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Boo 2″” Tops Weak “Geostorm,” “Only The Brave” & “Snowman”

  It’s a busy but not particularly big weekend at the multiplex.  The weekend’s winner will be BOO 2! A MADEA HALLOWEEN (Lionsgate), which did a fairly good job of holding the audience for last year’s or...
by Mitch Salem