Posts Tagged ‘international box office analysis’
 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/8/17

  OPENINGS:  As we had forecast on Friday night, the margin of victory for the weekend box office was razor-thin, and we won’t really know who won until final numbers are released tomorrow.  For now, HIDDEN FIGURES...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3/29/31

  OPENINGS:  The news never seems to be 100% good for DreamWorks Animation.  In the US, HOME (DWA/20th) had a smashing start with $54M, the studio’s best non-sequel opening since Monsters vs Aliens in 2009, and a b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2/15/15

  OPENINGS:  This year’s Saturday night Valentine’s Day worked out well for everyone this weekend, but especially for FIFTY SHADES OF GREY (Universal/Focus).  The prospect of some kink refreshed the movieR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 9/21/14

  OPENINGS:  THE MAZE RUNNER (20th) is off to a healthy start worldwide, leading the US with $32.5M and overseas with $37.9M, the latter in 47 territories (and such major areas as Western Europe and China still to come)....
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Labor Day Weekend US/Worldwide Box Office – 8/31/14

  OPENINGS:  AS ABOVE/SO BELOW (Universal) and THE NOVEMBER MAN (Relativity) are both quietly making their way to oblivion with $8.3 and $7.7M weekends (each may add $1.5-2M on Monday).  November Man, with its older aud...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8/3/14

  OPENINGS:  The world, if not the galaxy, belonged to GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (Marvel/Disney) this weekend.  In the US, its $94M start (as is typical, Disney estimated an aggressively strong Sunday, down just 19% from S...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Weekend US/Worldwide Box Office – 7/13/14

  OPENINGS:  DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (20th) brought in $73M in the US, and added $31.1M in 26 (mostly smaller) international markets.  While a terrific boost to the franchise (which rebooted at $54.8M with Rise 3 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

UPDATED: Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6/15/14

  MONDAY UPDATE:  Father’s Day was a holiday, all right… for some movies.  22 JUMP STREET vastly overestimated its appeal to dads, taking a sizable 30% hit on Sunday and falling an ugly $3M below its original...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/International Weekend Box Office – 6/1/14

  OPENINGS:  MALEFICENT (Disney) is claiming a $70M weekend, and like all round-number estimates, that should be viewed with some skepticism.  But even if it dips slightly in final numbers tomorrow, it’s a fine sta...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Worldwide Box Office – 5/11/14

  Note:  Most of the studios are pinning extremely aggressive Sunday estimates on the hope that their movie will be a popular Mothers Day destination, so look for a potentially larger than usual set of adjustments in fina...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5/4/14

  OPENINGS:  As summer kick-off weekends go, the $92M for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Sony)–which may go down by $1M or so in final numbers tomorrow, given an aggressively high Sunday estimate–was pretty mild.  I...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Weekend Box Office – 4/6/14

  Marvel brings summer ticket sales to April. OPENINGS:  The record-breaking $96.2M US opening weekend for CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (Disney), the highest ever in April (it may come down $1M or so tomorrow thank...
by Mitch Salem