Posts Tagged ‘Lincoln boxoffice’
 

 

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 – 2/15/13

  Even if Die Hard takes the weekend, it’s running on fumes. OPENINGS:¬† A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (20th) cost at least triple the budget of SAFE HAVEN (Relativity), and had a more expensive marketing campaign as well.¬...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 2/1/13

  An ugly day, even by Super Bowl Weekend standards. OPENINGS:¬† WARM BODIES (Summit/Lionsgate) proved to be decent counterprogramming by aiming at a young woman audience, and with a $7.6M Friday, should be on its way to a...
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 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
 

 
 

WEDNESDAY BOXOFFICE: Look Down!

  Twas the day after Christmas, and all through the multiplex, theater owners were startled to see a lot more empty seats than they had the day before.¬† Normally the boxoffice is basically stable on the day following Chri...
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
 

 
 

UPDATED: CHRISTMAS BOXOFFICE: Can You Hear the People Sing?

NOTE:  THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT OFFICIAL STUDIO ESTIMATES FOR CHRISTMAS DAY. There was plenty under the tree for Hollywood this Christmas Day.  The major tinsel came from LES MISERABLES (Universal), which is proj...
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 FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 2/8/13

  Melissa McCarthy is a movie star. OPENINGS:¬† She co-stars with Jason Bateman (who is also a producer of the movie), but there’s no doubt that IDENTITY THIEF (Universal) is being sold on McCarthy’s back, and ...
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 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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 12/15/12

  THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (Warners/MGM) will shatter all the December records it was expected to shatter, but based on preliminary numbers at Deadline, its projected $85M weekend is somewhat soft, considering tha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 11/23/12

  Franchises and a former President may carry the weekend to record heights, but the newcomers stumbled. OPENINGS:¬† RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount) has the advantage of no new animated competition t...
by Mitch Salem