Posts Tagged ‘Predictions’
 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS MAY 27-29 — UPDATED: Two Hits Open Simultaneously

> Memorial Day weekend brings two strong openers and what should be a very solid weekend — well ahead of last year’s numbers for the weekend. Opening at 3,615 theaters, The Hangover Part II should average a very str...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: Wednesday Ratings Projections — UPDATED

>   A few notes: these projections are for original episodes (no repeats) aired in the 4th quarter of 2011.  Series premieres will likely be .3-.4 higher, thanks to network marketing pushes, and then tend to go down o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS MAY 20-22

> Let the summer begin!  The fourth Pirates of the Caribbean will open all by itself with close to $95 million this weekend. Opening at over 4,000 theaters, Pirates 4 should average a killer $23,500 per theater (for $94 mi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS MAY 13-15: Bridesmaids and Priest to Duke It Out at Levels Below Thor’s Second Weekend

Bridesmaids and Priest to open at decent levels, but Thor will continue to lead the box office this weekend.  Fast Five will continue to hang around the Top 3. Opening at over 2,700 theaters, Bridesmaids should average a decen...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS MAY 6-8: Thor Will Be Big But Enough to Propel Another Up Weekend?

>Thor appears to be headed for a solid opening but not enough to push the weekend up versus last year (when Iron Man 2 opened huge).  Two other openers, both romantic comedies, should have minimal impact. Opening at over 3...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS APR 29-MAY 1: The Third Up Weekend in a Row

> Thanks to Universal’s Fast Five, the box office is headed for the third up weekend in a row.  Other openers to have minimal impact, however. Another up weekend is in store, fueled by Fast Five, the fifth in the Fas...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND PREDICTIONS: Box Office is Alive After All

>Two strong films open Friday, with Rio and Scream 4 poised to fuel the weekend to a strongly positive uptick from the same weekend last year. After weeks of disappointing box office returns, two films are set to open this week...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND PREDICTIONS APR 8-10: Comedy Slugfest for #2

> In a battle of two comedies this weekend, Arthur (Warner Bros) and Your Highness (Universal) should split the comedy audience, with Arthur having a slight edge (despite horrific reviews on rottentomatoes —...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND PREDICTIONS APR 1-3: Hop Set to Lead Soft Weekend

> Hop (Universal) is set to be #1 with almost $25 million, although this weekend the last two years has boasted top openings in the $61-71 million range.  Overall, it looks like another soft weekend of box office numb...
by Mitch Metcalf