Posts Tagged ‘weekend box office predictions’
 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “The Other Woman” Grabs a Weekend From the Superheroes

  Comedy will notch one weekend win between the 3 weeks dominated by Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the parade of summer spectacles that begins with next week’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, as THE OTHER WOMAN (...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Grown Ups 2” Has A (Temporary) Win; “Pacific Rim” Falls Back

  If the preliminary numbers at Deadline hold, there was good news on Friday for Adam Sandler and his studio, as GROWN UPS 2 (Sony) won the day with a strong $16.5M (including $2.3M from Thursday night).  That’s be...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: Easy Win For “Guardians”, Sword Stays In the Stone For “King Arthur,” “Snatched” Is MIA

  Hollywood offered slim competition to the second weekend of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2 (Marvel/Disney) and the latest comic book spectacular will easily win the weekend with what Deadline currently estimates will be $...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions APRIL 4-6

Weekend #14 of 2014 is looking like a robust $159 million for the top 12 films, 41% above the typical volume for this weekend the past few years ($113 million). Opening at around 3,900 theaters Friday (well above the 2,886 ave...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: No Gods for “Egypt,” “Triple 9″” or “Eddie” In Another “Deadpool” Romp

  GODS OF EGYPT (Summit/Lionsgate) has been sitting around for so long that Gerard Butler managed to make next week’s London Has Fallen in the interim, and its own studio has been bleating about how the downside had ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY WEDNESDAY BOX OFFICE: “The Hateful Eight” Goes Wide

  In the bygone movie palace days Quentin Tarantino worships, exclusive “roadshow” engagements of major Hollywood releases sometimes ran for months before the films spread nationwide.  The super-hyped 70mm rel...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: Holdovers Lead “Dirty Grandpa,” “The 5th Wave” On Snowy Weekend

  This was never going to be much of a box office weekend, and the east coast snowstorms certainly won’t help.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, all 3 of the newcomers are closely packed with $3.5-4M Fr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Spy” Infiltrates Multiplexes; “Entourage” Slumps

  With Melissa McCarthy as solo lead, SPY (20th) isn’t opening at quite the level as The Heat, which featured a McCarthy/Sandra Bullock combo, as preliminary numbers at Deadline show a $10.6M opening day (including $...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 1/3/13

  OPENINGS:  PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES (Paramount) was an experiment in several ways–the first installment of the franchise to be a spin-off and not a direct sequel, the first released out of the Hallowee...
by Mitch Salem