Posts Tagged ‘real steel’
 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 14-16

> Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), we have a photo finish for #1, with Real Steel in its second weekend probably edging opener Footloose.  As for the other openers, The Thing opened w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 7 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> Real Steel is opening at forecast — at a very decent level, but will it be enough to cover the big visual effects costs and all the above-the-line talent expenses?  More on that in Box Office Footnotes.  In se...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Boxoffice Footnotes – 10/16/11

> It’s always to the advantage of the new opening to own first place at the boxoffice, so if Paramount thought FOOTLOOSE could pull it out over REAL STEEL, they would have staked their claim today.  (Both pictures ar...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Friday Boxoffice Footnotes – 10/7/11

> The irony of the new DreamWorks/Disney is that thus far, their big “event” spectaculars have done only modest business–I Am Number Four opened with $19.5M and ended up with $55M domestically, and REAL STEEL ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Early Weekend Boxoffice – 10/8/11

> Deadline has some early Saturday and weekend numbers, the highlight of which is that REAL STEEL is claiming a 40% Saturday bump, which would lead it to a $29M weekend, somewhat higher than expected.  Since Steel is a fam...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Weekend Boxoffice Footnotes & Early International Numbers – 10/31/11

> DreamWorks Animation can blame the weather for diminishing its PUSS IN BOOTS number–although there seemed to be little effect on the weekend’s other openings–but $34M is awfully low for a major animated rele...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 7-9

> Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Real Steel is now looking like an opening weekend of over $27 million — $2 million more than projected yesterday.  Real Steel jumped 27% from ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Weekend Boxoffice Footnotes – 10/9/11

> REAL STEEL had a nice Saturday bump of 27%, but that’s far lower than the 40% it was initially claiming (and only 4% higher than the one for Ides of March, which is decidedly not a family matinee movie).  The pictu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through November 6

>Surging to the top of the worldwide box office chart, The Adventures of Tintin from Steven Speilberg has racked up $125 million overseas in two weeks.  The animated film (with the unorthodox but highly successful pattern ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS October 9

> Overseas, The Smurfs film continues to do solid business and is closing in on two more benchmarks: $400 million overseas (only $7 million to go) and $550 million worldwide ($13 million to go).  $550 million is important ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

BIJOU BOXOFFICE: Early International Report – 11/4/11

> The Hollywood Reporter has some early numbers for the weekend’s overseas boxoffice.  (Remember:  comparisons of international boxoffice receipts aren’t necessarily apples-to-apples, as films follow diffe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 14-16

> This weekend looks to be very weak.  The projected total volume of $85 million would be down 29% versus the same weekend last year (when Jackass 3-D opened to a staggering $50 million) and down 18% from the average ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through December 11

>Overseas box office show big gains for Puss in Boots and Real Steel, now at $142 million and $186 million overseas to date, respectively.  Both films are solidly in the top five films worldwide, approaching $300 million w...
by Mitch Metcalf