Posts Tagged ‘Monuments Men’
 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 1/31/14

  Even by Super Bowl Weekend standards, this one is likely to be dim. OPENINGS:  Despite aggressive preliminary estimates, THAT AWKWARD MOMENT (Focus/Universal) couldn’t even carry the day on Friday with $3.9M, and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 28 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #9 of 2014 looks like $109 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, somewhat better than we forecast Wednesday ($100 million) but still 17% below the average for this weekend. Opening...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates FEB 28-MAR 2

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #9 of 2014 looks like $110 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, somewhat better than we forecast Wednesday ($100 million) but 18% below the average for this w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY MARCH 7 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #10 of 2014 looks like $133 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, slightly ahead of the the average for this weekend the past few years. Opening at 3,470 theaters Friday, 300: Ris...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions FEB 28-MAR 2

Weekend #9 of 2014 is looking like an lame $102 million for the top 12 films, 33% behind the average for this weekend the past several years. With The Lego Movie returning to Earth and neither of the new movies this weekend lo...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates FEBRUARY 14-16

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #7 of 2014 now looks like $160 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, much lower than yesterday’s estimate ($171 million) but still 22% ahead of this week...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY MARCH 14 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #11 of 2014 looks like $106 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, almost exactly matching the average for this weekend over the last few years.  Two new wide releases didn’t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates MARCH 14-16

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #11 of 2014 looks like $102 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a few million dollars lower than yesterday’s estimate and now slightly below the box of...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

2014: The 15 Most Promising Movies

  Audiences to Hollywood:  Happy New Year!  And… what have you done for us lately?  2013 turned out to be a terrific year for high-quality movies, with so many good films and performances that some will inevitably...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

OSCARLAND: The Battle Between Good and Evil Begins

  Over the weekend, this year’s Oscarland acquired its first helping of Conventional Wisdom, thanks to the initial release of 12 YEARS A SLAVE (Fox Searchlight) in theatres and the unveiling of SAVING MR. BANKS (Disn...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 7 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #6 of 2014 looks like $132 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, well ahead of last year’s disaster of a weekend but still 20% behind the usual pace for this weekend.  The L...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions FEBRUARY 21-23

Weekend #8 of 2014 is looking like an okay $110 million for the top 12 films, 4% above the average for this weekend the past several years. Two new movies look to open very quietly, while The Lego Movie remains the only real ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #8 of 2014 looks like $100 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, slightly below this weekend’s average the past several years but well above last year’s weak showing th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates MARCH 7-9

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #10 of 2014 now looks like $131 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, slightly ahead of the the average for this weekend the past few years. Opening at 3,470 t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates FEBRUARY 7-9

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #6 of 2014 now looks like $139 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a better outlook than yesterday but still 16% behind the usual pace for this weekend.  Th...
by Mitch Metcalf