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
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Real Steel”

REAL STEEL:  Watch It At Home – The Word is “Clunky”   REAL STEEL wants to be loved so much, it practically walks the audience members to their cars and offers to give them all a lift home.  And yet, th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Friday Boxoffice Footnotes – 9/30/11

> THE SOCIAL NETWORK fell only 31% in its second weekend, so MONEYBALL, which is headed for a fall closer to 40% (after a lower opening), continues not to be in Network‘s league financially.  The timing of a movie li...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Friday Boxoffice Footnotes – 10/14/11

> FOOTLOOSE has the advantage of facing no new direct competition on Friday.  That, along with what should be fairly good word of mouth, could give it some legs in the marketplace.  THE THING, on the other hand, had a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 7-9

> This weekend should be another good one versus last year, up around 9%.  The strongest entry looks to be Hugh Jackman and the robot boxers in Real Steel — it’s playing in a lot of theaters and we ex...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Early Weekend Boxoffice – 10/15/11

> It’s anyone’s guess who’s going to walk away with this weekend’s title, and probably the winner won’t be clear until actual grosses are reported on Monday.  Deadline has updated numbers, and...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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

> Deadline has some preliminary numbers for Friday’s boxoffice, and as expected, REAL STEEL is headed for a weekend victory.  Assuming that it gets the Saturday bump that usually goes to pictures targeted at family a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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