Posts Tagged ‘prediction’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 8/10/12

  The revamped franchise launch of THE BOURNE LEGACY (Universal) is off to a solid start, according to preliminary Friday numbers at Deadline.  Legacy is claiming a $15M Friday, which while 40% below the opening day for B...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 8/10/12

  OPENINGS:  The magic weekend number for THE BOURNE LEGACY (Universal) is probably $40M, now that Friday has come in a bit lower than preliminary estimates suggested at $14M.  Unless business collapses on Saturday, expe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 8/12/12

  OPENINGS:  THE BOURNE LEGACY (Universal) is holding on to its $40M opening by its fingernails, with just $265K to spare.  (We’ll find out tomorrow if that holds up.)   Bourne is an unusual action franchise that...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Summer Olympics Ratings Forecast

Tonight the Summer Olympics from London kicks off with the Opening Ceremony on NBC at 7:30 pm ET and PT.  The first night is generally one of the higher-rated nights of the entire Olympics and sets the tone for the 17-night sp...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS September 7-9: Plenty of Empty Seats at Movie Theaters

The weekend after Labor Day normally has the lowest box office volume of any weekend on the calendar.  Weekend #36 of 2012 will follow this pattern, and it could be the softest weekend since 2008: only about $51 million for th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Early Friday Numbers

  THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (Warners) remained effortlessly in front for a 2d straight weekend, according to preliminary Friday numbers at Deadline.  Rises earned another $20M on Friday, bringing it to $245M in 8 days, and a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 9/28/12

  What was that about Adam Sandler having career trouble? OPENINGS:  Sony‘s decision to open HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA a week before Disney’s Frankenweenie turned out to be a brilliant move, as Hotel is on track fo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 7/27/12

  How much of Friday’s mediocre boxoffice is attributable to a post-Aurora uneasiness about going to multiplexes, how much to competition from the most watched Olympics Opening Ceremonies in history, and how much to ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Early Weekend Report – 7/28/12

  Last night’s preliminary numbers for THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (Warners) turned out to be unduly optimistic, so the currently promising estimates for Saturday should be taken, for now, with a modicum of salt.  Accordi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions AUGUST 16-18

The 33rd weekend of the year is looking like $133 million for the top 12 films, up a sizable 17% from the average for a normally extremely sleepy weekend.  Opening at around 2,800 2,940 theaters Friday (very close to the 2,8...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Early Friday Boxoffice – 8/3/12: “Dark Knight” Still Above the Rest

  THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (Warners) appears to be headed for its 3rd (and probably last) weekend in 1st place, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline.  The Caped Crusader’s Friday is estimated over $10M, which s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions JULY 18-20

Weekend #29 of 2014 is looking like $147 million for the top 12 films this weekend, -21% below the norm and the fifth weekend in a row down significantly from previous years.  Opening at 3,303 theaters Friday (well above the 2...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 8/3/12

  In terms of percentage, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (Warners) should have about the same Weekend 3 drop that The Dark Knight did, but since it’s already below Dark Knight, the actual weekend number will be around 15% low...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 19 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #38 of 2014 looks like $91 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, 6% above the norm for this weekend ($86 million). Opening at 3,604 theaters, The Maze Runner from 20th Century Fox ...
by Mitch Metcalf