Posts Tagged ‘Friday box office scorecard’
 

 

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: “Coco” Takes Black Friday, “Justice League” Subdued, “Wonder” Strong, “Call Me” Starts Big

  The only new opening on Black Friday was a limited release, but everything already in the market took the customary post-holiday leap.  COCO (Pixar/Disney) will easily win the 3-day weekend, after $19.1M on Friday accor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 5/16/14

  OPENINGS:  GODZILLA (Warners/Legendary) had the opening of its dreams with $38.5M on Friday (including $9.3M from Thursday night)–higher than the openings for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($35.2M) and Captain America:...
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 – 4/25/14

  This will be the last weekend without a mega-hit on top for a while. OPENINGS:  THE OTHER WOMAN (20th) will take the weekend with around $25M after a $9.3M Friday, and the potentially better news is that Diaz’s la...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 10/4/14

  On what’s shaping up to be a very good weekend for Hollywood, the two leaders showcase different kinds of hits. OPENINGS:  ANNABELLE (New Line/Warners) took Friday with $15.5M ($2.1M from Thursday night), which is...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Annabelle: Creation” Solid, “Nut Job 2″” & “Glass Castle” Weak

  ANNABELLE: CREATION (New Line/Warners) will easily take the weekend.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, opening day was $15.1M, slightly below the $15.5M for 2014’s original Annabelle, but Creation is ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office: 4/18/14

  Seasonal Note:  Good Friday is traditionally a strong day for moviegoing, which explains the generally solid Friday-to-Friday holds below.  Easter Sunday, though, is less of a movie day, potentially bringing down weeke...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Black Panther” Stays Superpowered, “Game Night” OK, “Annihilation” Perishes

  BLACK PANTHER (Marvel/Disney) is now in competition only with the loftiest movie hits.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, its 2nd Friday was $28.4M (down 63% from last week), behind just The Avengers‘ ...
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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: “Hitman’s Bodyguard” Shoots Down “Logan Lucky”

  THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD (Summit/Lionsgate) is off to a mild late-August start, but it will be enough to win the quiet weekend.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have opening day at $8.1M (including $1.7M from Thursd...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office: 9/12/14

  OPENINGS:  NO GOOD DEED (Screen Gems/Sony) surged ahead of expectations with a $8.8M Friday.  The level of its frontloadedness, however, isn’t yet clear.  2009’s Obsessed, an April 2009 Screen Gems thrille...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 4/4/14

  OPENINGS:  The $37M Friday for CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (Disney) was the highest ever in the month of April, ahead of Fast Five‘s $34.4M.  Fast Five fell 13% on Saturday to hit a $86.2M weekend, and Wi...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Early Friday Box Office: “Thor: Ragnorak” Keeps Lead, “Murder” Solid, “Daddy’s Home 2″” OK

  MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (20th) had a surprising amount of marketing muscle behind it, and at least in the short term it seems to be paying off.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, opening day was $10.6M ...
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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “The Boss” Is Kryptonite to “BvS,” “Hardcore Henry” & “Demolition” Implode

  How much more humiliating can things get for Warners?  On Friday, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, THE BOSS (Universal), which isn’t even a high-performing Melissa McCarthy vehicle, beat up both the s...
by Mitch Salem