Posts Tagged ‘showbuzzdaily box office scorecard’
 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7/24/16

  OPENINGS:  STAR TREK BEYOND (Skydance/Alibaba/Huahua/Paramount) had a tepid start, claiming a $59.6M opening weekend in the US.  Even if that number holds (it includes an extremely aggressive Sunday estimate), it would...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Turtles” Stay In Shells, “Me Before You” Fair, “Popstar” Never Starts

  The latest underperforming franchise entry is TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS (Nickelodeon/Movie Media Group/Alibaba/Paramount).  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have opening day at $11.6M, down 55% fro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7/10/16

  OPENINGS:  THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS (Illumination/Universal) quintupled the next-highest grosser of the weekend, with the biggest opening in US history for an animated non-sequel at $103.2M, easily passing last year̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “War Dogs” Leads Weak Openings, “Ben-Hur” Crashes

  The stretch of box-office beginning in mid-August is one of the weakest of the year, and this weekend’s arrivals did nothing to change that tradition.  WAR DOGS (RatPac/Warners) had the best of the low starts, wit...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.21.2017

  OPENINGS:  ALIEN: COVENANT (TSG/20th) slumped almost as badly on its 2d day of release as the unpopular Prometheus (22% vs 25%), and the result was a lackluster $36M weekend in the US–and even that number includes...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10/16/16

  OPENINGS:  The biggest arrival of the weekend is still 2 weeks away from reaching the US.  INFERNO (Columbia/Sony), the latest in the DaVinci Code/Angels & Demons franchise, opened in 53 markets comprising about 2/...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Mummy” Stays In Grave, “Wonder Woman” Triumphs

  THE MUMMY (Perfect World/Universal) is a disaster, although the studio and its minions will try to spin otherwise through the course of the weekend.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, it earned $12M on openi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6/12/16

  OPENINGS:  The only new arrival this weekend certain of profitability is THE CONJURING 2 (New Line/RatPac/Warners).  It’s already earned $40.4M in the US (just lightly behind the first Conjuring‘s $41.9M op...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11/6/16

  OPENINGS:  DOCTOR STRANGE (Marvel/Disney) did what a Marvel movie is supposed to do.  In the US, its $85M debut was higher than the starts of Captain America and Thor (both $65-66M), and just a hair away from the Novem...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4.30.2017

  OPENINGS:  GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 (Marvel/Disney) won’t arrive on these shores until Thursday night, but it’s already in 37 international territories covering over half the world (although not yet Ch...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.7.2017

  OPENINGS:  GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2 (Marvel/Disney) had a solid Saturday hold for a blockbuster, down 9% on its 2d full day of release.  That compares to the performance of the Iron Man sequels, respectively down ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: Easy Win For “Guardians”, Sword Stays In the Stone For “King Arthur,” “Snatched” Is MIA

  Hollywood offered slim competition to the second weekend of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2 (Marvel/Disney) and the latest comic book spectacular will easily win the weekend with what Deadline currently estimates will be $...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.14.2017

  OPENINGS:  Box office receipts for Mothers Day haven’t been counted yet, but SNATCHED (TSG/20th) is assuming (probably justifiably) that it will be the holiday choice, which brings the studio’s weekend estim...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5/15/16

  OPENINGS:  MONEY MONSTER (TriStar/LStar/Sony) held up well over the course of the weekend, thanks to an older audience that doesn’t rush out on Friday nights, and tripled its opening day to a $15M weekend total. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8/21/16

  OPENINGS:  The weekend’s tallest dwarf was WAR DOGS (RatPac/Warners) with a soft $14.3M start.  The 12% Saturday drop indicates that word of mouth isn’t great, and early international numbers are weak as we...
by Mitch Salem