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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 26-28

This weekend is on track to be the fifth weekend in a row to be up over the previous years.  None of the openers look like big hits — it’s just that Argo is hanging around very well in its third week and there are ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 11.6-8.2015

Weekend #45 of 2015 is looking like a solid $165 million for the top 12 films this weekend, up somewhat from the norm for this weekend (see comparisons below). Spectre from Sony should open with a $85.5 million weekend. T...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 28-30

> Normally a relatively quiet period, the weekend before Halloween usually offers only one new release and well under $100 million in total volume for the top 12 movies.  But this year, we have three releases, with one poi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 26 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The winning streak is over after four straight up weekends.  Weekend #43 will just about match the multi-year average for this weekend and actually under-perform the same weekend last year.  None of the openers this weekend w...
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
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 10/26/12

  Ugliness abounds, unless your title is Argo. OPENINGS:  CLOUD ATLAS (Warners) will be the tallest tree in the weekend’s bonzai forest, but that’s small comfort for a movie that cost $100M (plus heavy marketi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 10/28/12

  The biggest boxoffice story of the weekend happened overseas:  in only 25 international markets, SKYFALL (Sony) the new James Bond, has opened at a scorching, record-setting pace, with a reported $77.7M in 3 days (inclu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through October 30

>Real Steel is knocking on the $200 million worldwide door, as the overseas gross to date jumped above $100 million (outweighing a downgrade in our domestic total estimate).  Picking up steam, Paranormal Activity 3 doubled...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through October 28

Among films currently playing in North America, the big gainers overseas were Taken 2 and Hotel Transylvania (each up $23 million overseas since last week), as well as Paranormal Activity 4 (just behind at +$22 million). ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Friday Boxoffice Footnotes – 11/4/11

> TOWER HEIST hurts Universal on several levels.  It’s a big-budget movie (with marketing costs included, the total is likely $200M) in a genre that doesn’t necessarily travel well, and it was the studio’...
by Mitch Salem