Posts Tagged ‘Silver Linings playbook boxoffice’
 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 3/10/13

  OPENINGS:  OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (Disney) is having an oddly topsy-turvy weekend.  On the one hand, in the US it got the Saturday bump it needed from family audiences, rising 37% (better than Alice in Wonderland, a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 2/24/13

  The Rock’s second-worst opening is second-best at the boxoffice this slow Oscar weekend. OPENINGS:  Boosted by a 36% Saturday rise, SNITCH (Summit/Lionsgate) is projecting a $13M weekend, although like all round n...
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BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 2/15/13

  Even if Die Hard takes the weekend, it’s running on fumes. OPENINGS:  A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (20th) cost at least triple the budget of SAFE HAVEN (Relativity), and had a more expensive marketing campaign as well....
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BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 2/10/13

  OPENINGS:  Melissa McCarthy is now a genuine Hollywood player with the enormous debut of IDENTITY THIEF (Universal), beating all pre-release estimates with $36.6M.  (Take that, Rex Reed!)  Apart from Universal, the ha...
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BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 2/8/13

  Melissa McCarthy is a movie star. OPENINGS:  She co-stars with Jason Bateman (who is also a producer of the movie), but there’s no doubt that IDENTITY THIEF (Universal) is being sold on McCarthy’s back, and ...
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BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 2/3/13

  The Super Bowl will take a chunk out of everyone today, the only Sunday that plays like a Monday with 60-70% drops from Saturday across the board.  That’s why the studios, for the most part, stay away. OPENINGS: ...
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BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 2/1/13

  An ugly day, even by Super Bowl Weekend standards. OPENINGS:  WARM BODIES (Summit/Lionsgate) proved to be decent counterprogramming by aiming at a young woman audience, and with a $7.6M Friday, should be on its way to a...
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EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 1/12/13

  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, ZERO DARK THIRTY (Sony) didn’t have a tremendous Saturday bump at the boxoffice, just about 5%, but it was still far and away the biggest picture of the weekend, with a...
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BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 1/11/13

  OPENINGS:  ZERO DARK THIRTY (Sony) expanded to coincide with its Oscar nominations, and the strategy worked as planned, with the acclaimed (and, in some circles, attacked) drama easily carrying Friday with $9M, on its w...
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NEW YEAR’S EVE BOXOFFICE: One Day More

  Movie ticket sales were down significantly on December 31, as audiences found other things to do with their New Year’s Eves, but the results still gave Les Miserables a symbolic turnaround, putting it back in 2d p...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEDNESDAY BOXOFFICE: Look Down!

  Twas the day after Christmas, and all through the multiplex, theater owners were startled to see a lot more empty seats than they had the day before.  Normally the boxoffice is basically stable on the day following Chri...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

UPDATED: CHRISTMAS BOXOFFICE: Can You Hear the People Sing?

NOTE:  THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT OFFICIAL STUDIO ESTIMATES FOR CHRISTMAS DAY. There was plenty under the tree for Hollywood this Christmas Day.  The major tinsel came from LES MISERABLES (Universal), which is proj...
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BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 12/16/12

  OPENINGS:  THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (Warners/MGM), with its currently estimated $84.8M opening, has broken the previous December record (2007’s I Am Legend) by about 10%.  However, it’s also on tra...
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EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 12/15/12

  THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (Warners/MGM) will shatter all the December records it was expected to shatter, but based on preliminary numbers at Deadline, its projected $85M weekend is somewhat soft, considering tha...
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BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 12/14/12

  OPENINGS:  This weekend consists of THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (Warners/MGM) and then everything else.  Hobbit set a December opening day record with $37.5M, and it will set the opening weekend record for the mo...
by Mitch Salem