Posts Tagged ‘studio estimates’
 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES September 16-18

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), The Lion King returned to theaters 17 years later — in 3D no less — and scored a solid #1 for the weekend.  Drive opened okay, while Stra...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates 8.7-9.2015

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #32 of 2015 looks like $122 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, a little better than yesterday’s estimate ($119 million) but still down significantly from the norm for thi...
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 NOV 29-DEC 1

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #48 of 2013 looks like $195 million for the top 12 films from Friday-Sunday — 3% below last year’s Thanksgiving weekend but 11% above the four-year avera...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES September 21-23

The weekend now looks like $77 million for the top 12 films, up a bit from the estimate yesterday.  End of Watch, House at the End of the Street and Trouble with the Curve are all within a few thousand dollars, according to th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates JANUARY 3-5

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, the first weekend of 2014 now looks like $132 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, not as high as it appeared yesterday but still up 5% from comparable weekends the p...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 21-23

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Paranormal Activity 3 is now looking like a $54 million opening weekend, almost matching the last big opening ($54.8 for Rise of the Planet of the Apes on...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates (10.10-12.2014)

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #41 of 2014 looks like a still very strong $137 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, just a shade below yesterday’s estimate ($138 million) and a still ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES: July 15-17

>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 opened with a record  $168.6 million and is on a phenominal track.  Winnie the Pooh is a very quiet opener in contrast.  This weekend is up a stunning 4...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE December 5-11

>Another very slow week at the nation’s movie theaters, with high double-digit declines compared to similar weeks the past few years.  The year to date box office total is now down 3.8% from last year — it was ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES April 12-14

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #15 of 2013 is now looking like $110 million for the top 12 films, up slightly from yesterday’s estimate and now up a few percentage points from the same weeke...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates 6.26-28.2015

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #26 of 2015 now looks like $175 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, better than it looked yesterday and closer to hitting the norms for this weekend.  Jura...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES JUNE 10-12: Super 8 Above Forecast But Not As High As Reported Yesterday

>Super 8 now looks like a $37 million opening weekend based on Friday and Saturday results.  The weekend top 12 should be down 6% from 2010.    The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates now show that Super 8 sho...
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 March 30-April 1

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