Posts Tagged ‘Lincoln boxoffice’
 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 1/13/13

  OPENINGS:  ZERO DARK THIRTY (Sony) was well ahead of the crowd with $24M, a number slightly depressed (as was almost everything this weekend) by the Sunday combination of NFL playoffs and the Golden Globes.  The $18.8M...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 12/7/12

  OPENINGS:  PLAYING FOR KEEPS (FilmDistrict) cratered as expected, in 6th place on its opening day with a sad $2.1M start.  It’s on its way to a $6M weekend and perhaps $15M in total, which won’t even pay of...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE: Django Unstoppable

  It won’t be #1 for the full weekend, but the story on Saturday was DJANGO UNCHAINED (Weinstein/Sony), which–according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, at least–had its second straight day of splendid...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 12/30/12

  OPENINGS:  DJANGO UNCHAINED (Weinstein/Sony) and LES MISERABLES (Universal) are both success stories, but Django has pulled away from Les Miz over the past couple of days, and should outpace the musical by the end of th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 12/23/12

  A fairly sturdy set of Saturday numbers firmed up the weekend a bit, but the start of the holiday movie season is still just mediocre. OPENINGS:  JACK REACHER (Paramount) had a 13% Saturday bump and is predicting an 18...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 2/17/13

  OPENINGS:   A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (20th) pulled ahead of the competition on Saturday, and should have a $38M 5-day opening.  (However, its Sunday projection is on the optimistic side, so it’s possible the number...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 12/14/12

  OPENINGS:  This weekend consists of THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (Warners/MGM) and then everything else.  Hobbit set a December opening day record with $37.5M, and it will set the opening weekend record for the mo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 12/16/12

  OPENINGS:  THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (Warners/MGM), with its currently estimated $84.8M opening, has broken the previous December record (2007’s I Am Legend) by about 10%.  However, it’s also on tra...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 11/9/12

  Bond is Boxoffice.  Big boxoffice. OPENINGS:  SKYFALL (Sony/MGM) and its $30.8M opening day (that doesn’t include $2.2M from Thursday’s IMAX-only “previews”) was about 12% ahead of the first day...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 11/11/12

  OPENINGS: The weekend belonged to Bond.  James Bond.  SKYFALL (Sony/MGM) had by far the biggest start for any Bond movie in the US, with an estimated $87.8M.  That’s more than $20M ahead of the previous record-h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: PRE-THANKSGIVING BOXOFFICE REPORT – 11/21/12

  UPDATE:  More refined Wednesday numbers are in via The Hollywood Reporter, and the major difference from the numbers below was for SILVER LININGS NOTEBOOK, which made $656K rather than $550K. still off the pace of last ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 1/4/13

  They deleted Massacre from its title, but it’s still mowing down the competition. OPENINGS:  Why does Hollywood make ultraviolent movies?  Because they sell tickets.  TEXAS CHAINSAW (Lionsgate) is overperforming...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY THANKSGIVING BOXOFFICE REPORT – 11/22/12

  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, something unexpected happened on Thanksgiving Day:  two of the holiday weekend’s openings changed places in the boxoffice ranks. LIFE OF PI (20th), which had been cons...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 11/25/12

  No great disconnects between Saturday’s estimates and Sunday’s, although one number needs some scrutiny. OPENINGS:  RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount) was at the top of the new arrivals, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 11/18/12

  OPENINGS:  Thanks to a slightly higher Saturday than its predecessor (down 42% from Friday instead of 44%), THE TWILIGHT SAGA:  BREAKING DAWN PART 2 (Summit/Lionsgate) is headed for the 2nd highest opening of the franc...
by Mitch Salem