Posts Tagged ‘friday boxoffice scorecard’
 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE: 6/7/13

  OPENINGS:  THE PURGE (Universal) will be instantly profitable by the end of its high $30Ms weekend, and while a great deal of that is due to the $3M production budget, a US marketing spend of only $20M (less than half t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 5/10/13

    OPENINGS:  THE GREAT GATSBY (Warners) opened about as well as Warners could have hoped with a $19.8M Friday (including Thursday night).  Mothers Day is traditionally a big ticketselling day, especially for femal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 5/3/13

  OPENINGS:  IRON MAN 3 (Disney) was exactly where it was expected to be, its $68.3M US opening day (the 8th largest ever) considerably higher than Iron Man 2‘s $51.2M, but not quite in a league with The Avengers...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 4/12/13

  OPENINGS:  After a painful post-Hobbit winter, Warners was in dire need of a hit, and Jackie Robinson became its great American hero, as 24 (Warners) had a very strong $9.1M opening day.  Word of mouth should be on the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 3/29/13

  For the studios, a Good Friday that generally lived up to its name. OPENINGS:  GI JOE: RETALIATION (Paramount/MGM) had a very solid second day, rising 48% for a $15.5M Friday.  That’s still only 2/3 of the $22.2M...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 3/15/13

  OPENINGS:  No one expected THE CALL (TriStar/Sony) or THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE (Warners) to win this weekend.  Call, though, is overperforming, and by Sunday it should be in a position to recoup its $15M (plus m...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 3/8/13

  OPENINGS:  There was more loose change behind the Friday cushions for OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (Disney) than the early estimate had found, and at $24.1M, it seems likely to reach at least $70M for the weekend, sparing ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 2/15/13

  Even if Die Hard takes the weekend, it’s running on fumes. OPENINGS:  A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (20th) cost at least triple the budget of SAFE HAVEN (Relativity), and had a more expensive marketing campaign as well....
by Mitch Salem