Posts Tagged ‘real steel’
 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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 – 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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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: 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 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
 

 

 

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