Posts Tagged ‘studio estimates’
 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates DECEMBER 13-15

Based on Friday’s  and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #50 of 2013 looks like $139 million for the top 12 films from Friday-Sunday, not as strong as we had forecast and down $5 million from yesterday’s estimate b...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES MAY 20-22: Pirates #1 But Bridesmaids Holds Strong

> As expected, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides opens at #1, but Bridesmaids steals the show with an impressive second weekend. The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates now show that Pirates of the Caribbean: On St...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates 5.1-3.2015

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #18 of 2015 now looks like $221 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down from yesterday’s estimate ($249 million) but still above the norm for this we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates SEPTEMBER 27-29

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #39 of 2013 looks like an okay $98 million for the top 12 films, up 5% from the average for the same weekend the past few years. Opening at 4,001 theaters Friday, C...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 14-16

> Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), we have a photo finish for #1, with Real Steel in its second weekend probably edging opener Footloose.  As for the other openers, The Thing opened w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.20.2018

  OPENINGS:  Although unquestionably huge, and sure to be enormously profitable against roughly $250M in production/marketing costs, DEADPOOL 2 (20th) opened on the low end of expectations, about 5% below the first Deadpo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates FEBRUARY 7-9

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #6 of 2014 now looks like $139 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a better outlook than yesterday but still 16% behind the usual pace for this weekend.  Th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES November 18-20

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 1 is opening just short of $140 million in its first weekend, while Happy Feet Two looks like a $22 million opening. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES August 17-19

Although Expendables 2 did not open as big as we forecast earlier in the week, the weekend was not bad for a third weekend in August.      The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates for films opening wide this weekend: T...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES May 31-June 2

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #22 of 2013 now looks like a solid $157 million for the top 12 films, up over 10% from comparable weekends the past few years.  Now You See Me is the one film t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates FEBRUARY 21-23

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #8 of 2014 looks now like $98 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, slightly below this weekend’s average the past several years but well above last year...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates 10.24-26.2014

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #43 of 2014 still looks like a decent $103 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, 16% above the norm for this weekend ($89 million). Opening at 2,858 theaters,...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates 7.10-12.2015

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #28 of 2015 looks like $204 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, above the norm for this weekend and way above last year’s weak weekend. Opening at 4,...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

A MIDSUMMER STUDIO REPORT CARD: Studio Directory

> With a summer movie season bracketed by the first weekend in May on one end, and Labor Day on the other, we’ve reached the midpoint of 2011’s array of blockbusters, here at SHOWBUZZDAILY, we’ll be providing ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES January 27-29

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