Posts Tagged ‘Pacific Rim international box office’
 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 8/11/13

  Here’s an instructive piece of box office math, courtesy of Disney and The Lone Ranger.  Ranger cost (including worldwide marketing) about $350M all told, and it’s going to have global theatrical revenues of...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 8/18/13

  OPENINGS:  If a movie like THE BUTLER (Weinstein) can make back most of its production cost in a single weekend (and The Help did the same 2 years ago), why aren’t there more movies like The Butler?  The answer i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 7/14/13

  OPENINGS:  Despite the strong weekend, it’s a bit troubling that GROWN UPS 2 (Sony) fell 11% on Saturday (the original Grown Ups rose 2% on its 2d day), suggesting frontloading and less than great word of mouth. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 7/28/13

  OPENINGS:   Two smart studio decisions bailed out what could have been a scary opening weekend for THE WOLVERINE (20th).  Fox kept the budget relatively low for its expensive genre, just $250M or so including worldwid...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 8/4/13

  OPENINGS:  With a $27.4M start, 2 GUNS (Universal) is probably headed for $85M in the US, a fair if unexciting return for a movie that claims to have (post-tax credits) a $61M production budget.  With Universal taking ...
by Mitch Salem