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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/22/17

  OPENINGS:  Things couldn’t have gone better for M. Night Shyamalan’s SPLIT (Blumhouse/Universal).  It built on its strong Friday with a 13% bump, extremely good for a horror movie, and is estimating $40.2M ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/8/17

  OPENINGS:  As we had forecast on Friday night, the margin of victory for the weekend box office was razor-thin, and we won’t really know who won until final numbers are released tomorrow.  For now, HIDDEN FIGURES...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12/11/16

  OPENINGS:  The adult-oriented OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY (DreamWorks/Paramount) had a 3% Saturday bump and wound up with a fair $17.5M for the weekend  If it can hold decently against next week’s monstrous arrival, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11/27/16

  OPENINGS:  MOANA (Disney Animation) notched the #2 5-day Thanksgiving opening of all time with $81.1M (unless tomorrow’s finals put it behind Toy Story 2‘s $80.1M), and it should easily hit $250M before it&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11/13/16

  OPENINGS:  The box office was boosted in general by Veterans Day, which gave many Americans a 3-day weekend, but ARRIVAL (FilmNation/Sony/Paramount) was still notably impressive with a $24M weekend at a mid-wide 2317 th...
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 – 8/7/16

  OPENINGS:  The answer to the question of whether the Day 2 drop for SUICIDE SQUAD (RatPac/DC/Warners) would be as bad as the one for Batman v Superman turned out to be no–it was worse.  Suicide plunged 41% on Sa...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6/5/16

  OPENINGS:  TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS (Nickelodeon/Movie Media Group/Alibaba/Paramount) opened 46% below the TMNT reboot 2 years ago at $35.3M.  That suggests a $100M US total, and with $250M+ in ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5/29/16

  OPENINGS:  As we forecast on Friday night, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (TSG/20th) isn’t just running lower than 2014’s Days of Future Past, it’s also been more frontloaded.  20th is projecting a $65M 3-day week...
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 – 12/13/15

  OPENINGS:  Let’s be clear:  the decision to greenlight a $100M production budget for IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (Village Roadshow/Warners)–a period whaling adventure that features about 10 minutes of a CG whal...
by Mitch Salem