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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6/26/16

  OPENINGS:  INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE (20th) is the latest indication that audiences may be tiring of massive CG spectacles–which is bad news for the major studios, since they’ve concentrated most of their...
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 – 12/4/16

  OPENINGS:  The big studios wanted no part of the weekend after Thanksgiving, and the only arrivals were a pair of fringe indies.  Even for a micro-budgeted horror product, INCARNATE (High Top/Blumhouse/Universal) was a...
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 – 7.23.2017

  OPENINGS:  The Saturday hold for DUNKIRK (Warners) wasn’t as strong as those for other Christopher Nolan non-sequels, down 11% where Inception stayed steady, and Interstellar actually rose 8%, pushing the weekend ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Box Office – 6/19/16

  OPENINGS:  FINDING DORY (Pixar/Disney) had a 17% Saturday drop, which is on the high side for an animated blockbuster (Inside Out fell 10% on its 2d day, Monsters University was down 6%, and Minions 16%).  That suggest...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Studio Scorecard – 6.11.2017

  OPENINGS:  In the US, the launch of THE MUMMY (Perfect World/Universal) could hardly have gone worse with a $32.2M weekend.  Although it’s higher than the openings for Tom Cruise’s recent Jack Reacher title...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Finding Dory” Locates Record Audiences, “Central Intelligence” OK

  In its time of need, Hollywood looked to Pixar for salvation, and FINDING DORY (Pixar/Disney) is delivering.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, its opening day was $53M (including $9.2M from Thursday evening...
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 – 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 – 2.26.17

  OPENINGS:  GET OUT (QC/Blumhouse/Universal) had a remarkable Saturday performance for a horror movie, rising 17% in a genre that usually drops sharply on its 2d day of release.  That’s better than the 13% bump fo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8/28/16

  OPENINGS:  DON’T BREATHE (Screen Gems/Sony) had an unusually strong Saturday for a horror movie, down just 1% from Friday (which, remember, these days includes Thursday night).  By way of comparison, Lights Out f...
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 – 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
 

 

 

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