Posts Tagged ‘studio estimates’
 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES December 30-January 1

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), the total box office for this weekend is now looking like $151 million, up 2% from last year.  Saturday business (impacted by New Year’s Eve) w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 26-28

The weekend looks like a mediocre $82 million for the top 12 films, a little softer than it looked yesterday (now slightly lagging the multi-year average for this weekend).  Argo continues to do well, as we expected, but th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates AUGUST 2-4

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #31 of 2013 still looks like a surprisingly weak $126 million for the top 12 films, down 4% from the average for this weekend the past few years (the first such decl...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates APRIL 11-13

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #15 of 2014 looks like $131 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a significant downgrade from yesterday’s estimate but still 17% above the four-year ave...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates 12.12-14.2014

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #50 of 2014 now looks like $78 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a touch better than yesterday’s estimate ($76 million) but still down sharply from t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES: August 19-21

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), The Help is the pick of the litter, down an impressive 21% from last weekend’s opening.  All the openers are pretty much stillborn.  The w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES March 16-18

>The weekend studio estimates (based on Friday and Saturday actuals and projections for Sunday) are coming in slightly weaker than the weekend numbers posted yesterday (based on Friday actuals only).  The box office volume...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates OCTOBER 25-27

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #43 of 2013 now looks like $95 million for the top 12 films, a shade under yesterday’s estimate but still up 11% to 17% from the same weekend in recent years...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates JULY 4-6

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #27 of 2014 looks like $118 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, even worse than the $126 million estimate yesterday, now 31% below the norm for this weekend,...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates 3.20-22.2015

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #12 of 2015 looks like $123 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a little better than it looked yesterday but still below the norms for this weekend.   Open...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS: Improvement in Year-to-Date Picture Continues

>The past week is up an amazing 57% from last year, and the year-to-date tally is now down 15% from last year (improving from down 17% last week).  This is very positive news for the industry, and especially Universal with...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 28-30

> Why did it snow on my weekend? Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Puss in Boots looks like a $34 million opening weekend.  The highly unusual late-October snowstorm in the northeast c...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES July 20-22: Dark Knight Rises Update

The Dark Knight Rises cooled to $45.6 million Saturday, down 39% from $75.1 million late-Thursday/Friday.  (In 2008, The Dark Knight dropped 29% on Saturday from Thursday/Friday, $47.7 million from $67.2 million.)  The openin...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES May 10-12

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #19 of 2013 looks like $152 million for the top 12 films, about the same as the $151 million estimate yesterday.  Iron Man 3 picked up the pace with a very strong s...
by Mitch Metcalf