Posts Tagged ‘international box office’
 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10/23/16

  OPENINGS:  BOO! A MADEA HALLOWEEN (Lionsgate) took the weekend with $27.6M, Tyler Perry’s biggest start since the $29.3M for 2010’s Why Did I Get Married Too.  Perry’s movies tend to run out of steam ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10.1.2017

  OPENINGS:  We won’t really know the order of the weekend’s closely-bunched Top 3 movies until final numbers are released tomorrow, but since the default position of any studio with a new opening is to claim ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.17.2018

  OPENINGS:  INCREDIBLES 2 (Pixar/Disney) resoundingly became the highest-opening animated film of all time with a giant $180M weekend, more than 30% higher than the $135.1M for Finding Dory.  Its Saturday behaved simila...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office

  OPENINGS:  LITTLE (Legendary/Universal) led the weekend’s weak crop of newcomers with $15.5M, buoyed by a 15% Saturday bump.  That’s about 15% below the recent opening of What Men Want, which was aimed at a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.8.2020

  OPENINGS:  In the US, ONWARD (Pixar/Disney) was merely a disappointment by Pixar standards, with an OK 37% Saturday bump that allowed it to claim a $40M weekend, pending actuals on Monday.  That isn’t much better...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 6/23/13

  OPENINGS:  Allowing for the usual studio practice of predicting lower-than-typical Sunday drops to boost the numbers a bit, MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (Disney/Pixar) opened in line with expectations at what may be slightly les...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Holiday Weekend Box Office – 1/4/15

  OPENING:  THE WOMAN IN BLACK 2:  ANGEL OF DEATH (Relativity) fell to 4th place for the weekend, as expected, after a strong opening day.  Still, a $15.1M haul for the cheap thriller isn’t at all bad, and it woul...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12/6/15

  OPENINGS:  Little was expected from KRAMPUS (Legendary/Universal), and looked at in that light, it modestly overdelivered with a $16M opening weekend.  That’s virtually identical with the $15.8M opening for Unfri...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.13.17

  OPENINGS:  The split between US and international box office was unusually evident this weekend.  In the US, THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (Warner Animation) was on top with $55.6M, although that number may be a bit shaky sinc...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10.14.2018

  OPENINGS:  FIRST MAN (Perfect World/Universal) had an underwhelming $16.5M start, and considering its older-skewing audience, its 10% Saturday bump wasn’t impressive either.  It carries $150M+ in production/marke...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.28.2019

  OPENINGS:  Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (Columbia/Sony) had a 21% Saturday drop, indicating a fair amount of frontloading, but studio estimates have it reaching its goal at $40.4M for t...
by Mitch Salem