Posts Tagged ‘pixar’
 

 

Weekend Box Office PREDICTIONS June 21-23

The 25th weekend of the year is looking like a very good $217 million for the top 12 films, well above the same weekend the last few years.   Opening at over 3,800 4,004 theaters Friday (just above the top 10% of theater coun...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “Monsters University”

  MONSTERS UNIVERSITY:  Watch It At Home – No Dean’s List For Pixar’s Latest There’s a wonderfully charming, imaginative Pixar movie opening on Friday, one that will restore your faith in the studi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through July 8

The Amazing Spider-Man pulled its overseas total to $202 million to date (up from $50 million at this time last week).  We’ll give The Amazing Spider-Man an initial overseas target of $510 million, toward the high end...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES July 6-8

Three films are really driving a very solid box office weekend: The Amazing Spider-Man (now a $65.0 million opening weekend and $140 million six-day opening, hitting our forecast in Tuesday’s ShowbuzzDaily Weekend Predict...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 6 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Spider-Man Paces Very Solid Weekend

In line with our Tuesday forecast, the 27th weekend of 2012 is looking like $189 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up 29% from this weekend last year and up 24% from the multi-year average for this weekend.       ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES June 29-July 1

Ted now looks like a $54.1 million opening weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (exceeding our forecast in Wednesday’s ShowbuzzDaily Weekend Predictions).  Warner Brothers has pulled Magic Mike’s ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY JUNE 29 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Very Solid Weekend, After All

MUCH stronger than we forecast, the 26th weekend of 2012 is looking like $196 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up only 2% from this weekend last year but up 15% from the multi-year average for this weekend.  R-rated...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS June 29-July 1: Three Comedies Collide as Brave Aims for Another #1 Finish

Weekend #26 of 2012 looks like another weak one: $157 million for the top 12 films, down 18% from last year’s comparable weekend and down 8% from the four-year average for the weekend.  Some of this decline can be attrib...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE June 18-24 — What a Shaky First Half of Summer

The domestic box office was down again this week, making five out of the past six weeks down significantly from prior years.  We took a look at how the past six weeks collectively stack up to prior years — mid-May throug...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through June 24

Pixar’s Brave has a modest $13.5 million overseas to date, obviously with a big international potential as it rolls out around the world.  Pixar films generally have a healthy multiple over the domestic gross, which we a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES June 22-24 — Animation Rules

The weekend continues to look very similar to the way it did yesterday morning.  Brave now looks like a $66.7 million opening weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (exceeding our forecast in Wednesday’s ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JUNE 22 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Not the disaster we expected, the 25th weekend of 2012 is looking like $158 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 7% from this weekend last year and down 10% from a more normal third weekend in June.  Brave is on tr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Brave”

BRAVE:  Watch It At Home – Pixar Out Of Its Element   A spunky young animated princess is suffocated by her domineering mom, and her efforts to break free lead to all sorts of unintended chaos… Wasn’t Ta...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS June 22-24 — Brave the Only Game in Town

Weekend #25 of 2012 looks like another disappointment: a soft $150 million for the top 12 films, down 12% from last year’s comparable weekend and down 14% from the four-year average for the weekend.  Pixar’s Brave ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: “John Carter” Is Not A Success – 3/18/12

> For anyone who thought the angst over JOHN CARTER‘s boxoffice returns was overstated:  Disney has issued a public statement advising that it expects the film to result in a $200M loss, which will singlehandedly pul...
by Mitch Salem