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Box Office Results Footnotes – 7/24/11

> With the superpowers wielded only by Hollywood studio estimators, CAPTAIN AMERICA:  THE FIRST AVENGER has leaped ahead of Thor to claim the biggest superhero opening of the year.  But Captain America and HARRY POTTE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Friends With Benefits”

    FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS – Worth A Ticket:  Almost Great   For about an hour, as you watch his new FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS, you could be forgiven for thinking that writer-director Will Gluck is the future o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 29 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>Holy Smurfs!  The Smurfs will exceed their estimate and Cowboys & Aliens is falling short of its prediction enough to put the two films on a course for a photo-finish at the end of the weekend.  Both films l...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS JULY 22-24

> Captain America and the final Harry Potter film’s second weekend will battle for #1, with each around $60 million.  Friends with Benefits should open at a decent level for an R-rated comedy.  The weekend ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE BIJOU: Early International Boxoffice

> The Hollywood Reporter has some quick overseas numbers, and THE SMURFS continues to feed the seemingly endless international appetite for 3D family movies.  Smurfs has reached an unbelievable $364M overseas, for a worldw...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Box Office Footnotes – 7/22/11

> Unlike nearly all the other action epics this summer, CAPTAIN AMERICA:  THE FIRST AVENGER is rolling out slowly overseas, with only a couple of dozen territories getting the picture this weekend.  That will postpone...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Captain America: The First Boxoffice

> The Hollywood Reporter has some rough early numbers for Friday’s boxoffice, and the news looks good for CAPTAIN AMERICA:  THE FIRST AVENGER.  Including Thursday midnight grosses of $4M, it seems to be around $...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Early Weekend Boxoffice With Benefits – 7/23/11

> Deadline has rough estimates for the weekend boxoffice, and they’re pretty much in keeping with Friday’s numbers.  The biggest surprise, if the number holds, would be that Paramount is estimating CAPTAIN AMER...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Box Office Footnotes – 7/15/11 – Harry Potter Edition

> Now that HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (PART 2) has obliterated the single-day US boxoffice record, and is poised to have the all-time US weekend, what other records lie ahead?  The all-time Saturday is held by Sp...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

A MIDSUMMER STUDIO’S REPORT CARD: Sony

> With a summer movie season bracketed by the first weekend in May on one end, and Labor Day on the other, we’ve reached the midpoint of 2011’s array of blockbusters, and for the next week, here at SHOWBUZZDAILY, we...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS JULY 29-31

> An eclectic trio of films open wide this weekend.  Cowboys & Aliens (the ultimate genre mash-up) should win the weekend with $41.5 million.  Captain America should drop to second place, while The Smurfs should b...
by Mitch Metcalf