Posts Tagged ‘Numbers’
 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE September 12-18

> The past week (seven days ending Sunday) is up 2% versus last year’s comparable week.  Year-to-date box office is now down 3.8% versus last year, the smallest year-to-year margin we’ve seen so ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKDAY BOX OFFICE UPDATE MAY 23-24: Pirates on Mediocre Track

> Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides fell short of the magic number for early weekday box office (Monday-Tuesday combined), suggesting lower than average long-term playability. During its first Monday-Tuesday in releas...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES September 23-25

> Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), The Lion King is holding on to the #1 spot, but Moneyball and Dolphin Tale are very close behind (both just over $20 million for the weekend).  The ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 11 Update

>Team Metcalf is now $102 million ahead of Team Salem in the first annual Summer Movie Draft.  The weekday business of Transformers 3 the next few days will push the margin a little higher, but the opening weekend of the f...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 6 BOX OFFICE NUMBERS: Thor Slightly Below Expectations

> Thor will be #1 as expected this weekend, as expected, but a few million dollars below forecast, while the two female-skewing comedies are a few million dollars above forecast.  The weekend looks to be around 11% below t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Daily Tracks of Top Opening Weekend Films – Updated

>UPDATE from Mitch Salem:  Harry Potter’s Tuesday continued strong, with $15.4M in the US (total of $202.6M).  This 15% drop from Monday is just about the same as The Dark Knight had on its first Tuesday, althou...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 5 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>Rise of the Planet of the Apes will finish the weekend at #1 with an estimated $51 million at this point, significantly above the ShowBuzzDaily forecast.  In contrast, Universal’s The Change-Up is struggli...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE Aug 1-7

> The past week (seven days ending Sunday) came in up 19% versus last year’s comparable week (the fourth significant increase in as many weeks).  Year-to-date box office is now down 4.6% versus last ye...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS JUNE 5 PREVIEW

> X-Men: First Class grossed $64 million overseas this weekend, a little more than it achieved domestically this weekend.  If it hits $168 million in North America (as the ShowBuzzDaily Domestic Final model shows), it coul...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND PREDICTIONS APR 8-10: Comedy Slugfest for #2

> In a battle of two comedies this weekend, Arthur (Warner Bros) and Your Highness (Universal) should split the comedy audience, with Arthur having a slight edge (despite horrific reviews on rottentomatoes —...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES MAY 20-22: Pirates #1 But Bridesmaids Holds Strong

> As expected, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides opens at #1, but Bridesmaids steals the show with an impressive second weekend. The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates now show that Pirates of the Caribbean: On St...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS July 24

>Despite a downgraded estimated domestic total, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 expanded its international gross to date to come very close to the billion dollar mark.  Transformers: Dark of the Moon is startin...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 14 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> What a catastrophe at the box office this weekend.  No film above $20 million for the weekend, and the top 12 films are down a staggering 37% from the same weekend last year (when Jackass 3-D opened to $50 million). ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS MAY 27-29 — SECOND UPDATE

>The Hangover Part II Domestic Total estimate has been upgraded to slightly exceed the first Hangover. The Hangover Part II‘s Domestic Total estimate has been upgraded to $285 million, slightly beating the $277 million of...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS July 31

>Three films are now in or projected to be in the $1 billion worldwide box office club: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.  Clearly,...
by Mitch Metcalf