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Weekend Box Office Predictions 10.23-25.2015

Weekend #43 of 2015 is looking like $111 million for the top 12 films this weekend, above the norm for this weekend (see comparisons below). Steve Jobs from Universal should collect around a $18.5 million in its first wide ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 10.30-11.1.2015

Weekend #44 of 2015 is looking like a very weak $69 million for the top 12 films this weekend, well below the norm for this weekend (see comparisons below) as Halloween and all its distractions lands on a Saturday and derails...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE October 24-30

>The year to date box office tally picked up a tiny bit of ground moving from -3.8% versus last year to -3.7% this week.        The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide release...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 11/2/12

  OPENINGS:  WRECK IT FALPH (Disney) is proving itself to be a canny mix of kid-friendly action with a video game millieu that can appeal to adults.  It’s Walt Disney Animation’s most Pixar-ish production to ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 19-21

This weekend is on track to be the fourth weekend in a row to be up over the previous years.  Paranormal Activity 4 opens very large but will play out very quickly as the young, horror audience flocks to the first weekend.  T...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions JANUARY 3-5

The first weekend of the new year is looking like $125 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, slightly above average for this weekend versus previous years. Opening at around 2,500 theaters Friday (slightly below the 2,8...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 19 BOX OFFICE RESULTS — Strong Weekend Despite Flabby Paranormal Activity 4

The fourth up weekend in a row, weekend #42 will be about 19% ahead of the multi-year average for this weekend.  However, Paranormal Activity 4 is on track for an opening weekend way below expectations and easily the softest o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JANUARY 3 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, the first weekend of 2014 looks like $138 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up about 10% from similar weekends the past few years.   Opening at 2,867 theaters Friday, Paranormal Acti...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 19-21

The weekend looks like a decent $124 million for the top 12 films, a little softer than it looked yesterday (but still significantly ahead of the comparable weekends the last few years).  Paranormal Activity 4 gets a little...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions JANUARY 10-12

Weekend #2 of 2014 is looking like $100 million for the top 12 films, a pretty shabby total for a weekend that normal totals $125 million or more. Opening at around 2,700 theaters Friday (slightly below the 2,886 average theate...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 21-23

> This weekend looks like it will have a very solid opener (the best since August 5, when Rise of the Planet of the Apes bowed) but the weekend as a whole should still lag behind the same weekend last year.  The third...
by Mitch Metcalf