Posts Tagged ‘Numbers’
 

 

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
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL NUMBERS: More Important Than Domestic?

> As we discussed yesterday, first a couple of bar bets.  Which film grossed more worldwide: Megamind or The King’s Speech?  The answer is King’s Speech.  Although Megamind grossed more domestically ($148 mil...
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
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS: Rio Pulls Away

> In its second week on the international box office chart, Rio has widened its lead at the top, emerging as the worldwide choice among movies in the first third of 2011 (until we see how Fast Five fares).   Rio ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS AUGUST 26-28

>Keep your helmets on: the studios are about to drop three more bombs in movie theaters this weekend.  A horror movie, an action flick and an adult comedy are being released, and we expect each to gross not much more than ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY AUGUST 19 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>The Help sits at the top of the heap thanks to a terrific 19% drop in its second weekend and especially thanks to the very weak crop of openers that make up that heap.  Spy Kids 4, Conan the Barbarian and Fright Night all...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE Sep 5-11

> The past week (seven days ending Sunday) is up 4% versus last year’s comparable week.  Year-to-date box office is now down 3.9% versus last year.  Contagion opened in first place and is headed f...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: FRIDAY September 23 Results

> CBS won the first Friday night of the season with a low 1.7 Adult 18-49 rating.  It really was a costly victory as they threw three scripted dramas on the air, a very expensive proposition for a rating well below a 2.&nb...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS: Improvement in Year-to-Date Picture Continues

>The past week is up an amazing 57% from last year, and the year-to-date tally is now down 15% from last year (improving from down 17% last week).  This is very positive news for the industry, and especially Universal with...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 28-30

> Why did it snow on my weekend? Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Puss in Boots looks like a $34 million opening weekend.  The highly unusual late-October snowstorm in the northeast c...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS MAY 16-22: Up Week Versus Last Year

> The past week came in up 10% versus last year’s comparable week.  Year-to-date box office is now down 12% versus last year.    The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide release playing betw...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JUNE 24 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>Cars 2 exceeds its forecast, but will it hold up?  Bad Teacher also blows past its forecast, driving the weekend up 16% over the same weekend last year. Cars 2 opened with $25.4 million on Friday, and it looks like the Pi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS September 23-25

> This weekend is looking unusually strong for late September: the top 12 films should gross over $100 million, about 14% above a normal weekend this time of year.  The strong 3D reissue of The Lion King should remain at #...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND PREDICTIONS APR 1-3: Hop Set to Lead Soft Weekend

> Hop (Universal) is set to be #1 with almost $25 million, although this weekend the last two years has boasted top openings in the $61-71 million range.  Overall, it looks like another soft weekend of box office numb...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE Aug 8-14

>Another strong week in North American movie theaters.  The full week box office (August 8-14) generated $236 million, up 16% versus the same week last year and up 10% versus the average week the past four years. Year-to-d...
by Mitch Metcalf