Posts Tagged ‘international box office’
 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 8/11/13

  Here’s an instructive piece of box office math, courtesy of Disney and The Lone Ranger.  Ranger cost (including worldwide marketing) about $350M all told, and it’s going to have global theatrical revenues of...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11.11.2018

  OPENINGS:  THE GRINCH (Illumination/Universal) rode its family movie 47% Saturday bump to a $66M weekend, 20% better than 2000’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas.  There are relatively few recent mid-November famil...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2/22/15

  OPENINGS:  None of the newcomers made much of an impression.  At the moment, MCFARLAND USA (Disney) is claiming a slim victory over THE DUFF (CBS/Lionsgate), $11.3M vs. $11M, but that’s based on a far more aggres...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4.22.2018

  OPENINGS:  I FEEL PRETTY (Voltage/H Brothers/STX) became the first Amy Schumer movie to dip on its 2nd day of release, indicating weak word of mouth.  Its $16.2M weekend put it in 3rd place for the weekend, with uncert...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11.17.2019

  OPENINGS:  FORD VS. FERRARI (20th/Disney) had a strong start with $31M, and will hope to extend its run through the holidays and into Oscar season based on its initially older-skewing audience and excellent reviews and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4.16.2017

  OPENINGS:  We’ll find out tomorrow if the studio’s $100.2M US weekend estimate for THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (Universal), which counts on an influx of post-church Easter Sunday Christians, will slip into doubl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2/29/16

  OPENINGS:  The really bad news for GODS OF EGYPT (Summit/Lionsgate) wasn’t the $14M US opening, although that was certainly pathetic enough.  No, the really bad news was that in 68 overseas territories covering m...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4.7.2019

  OPENINGS:  At $53.5M, SHAZAM (DC/New Line/Warners) had the lowest opening weekend of the current DC run of superhero movies (it was also below all the Marvel openings), but it was produced to be a lower-budget companio...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10/5/14

  It was a strong multiplex weekend all over the world this week, which was good news for Hollywood and its overseas equivalents. OPENINGS:  Although David Fincher is considered one of cinema’s heavy hitters, heR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11/6/16

  OPENINGS:  DOCTOR STRANGE (Marvel/Disney) did what a Marvel movie is supposed to do.  In the US, its $85M debut was higher than the starts of Captain America and Thor (both $65-66M), and just a hair away from the Novem...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.15.2020

  This was the weekend that the COVID-19 crisis hit the box office in earnest, and while that fact pales in importance compared to the human cost of the pandemic, it’s going to represent a multi-billion dollar hit th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3/20/16

  OPENINGS:  Things didn’t get better for ALLEGIANT (Summit/Lionsgate) as the weekend went on.  Its $29.1M opening was down an awful 44% from the $52.3M for Insurgent, and with massive competition arriving next wee...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10/25/15

  OPENINGS:  Nothing improved for the weekend’s newcomers after Friday’s dim numbers.  THE LAST WITCH HUNTER (QED/Summit/Lionsgate) led with a soft $10.8M, and whether or not Lionsgate is being entirely frank...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/10/16

  OPENINGS:  THE REVENANT (Regency/20th) had an impressive $38M start, the #5 January wide opening ever (although tomorrow’s final numbers could send it below Lone Survivor‘s $37.8M, the comp it wanted to beat...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12.29.2019

  OPENINGS:  LITTLE WOMEN (Columbia/Sony) had a solid start with $16.5M over the 3-day weekend ($29M since Wednesday).  The next week will be particularly difficult to predict because of the midweek holiday, after which ...
by Mitch Salem