Posts Tagged ‘weekend box office report’
 

 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8.13.2017

  OPENINGS:  There have been a lot of busted franchises this summer, but ANNABELLE: CREATION (New Line/Warners) held strong, with a $35M opening weekend that was down just 5% from the first Annabelle.  The new entry is c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.2.2017

  OPENINGS:  DESPICABLE ME 3 (Illumination/Universal) is the latest franchise to underdeliver this summer, with a 3-day studio estimate of $75.4M in the US.  That’s far below the $115.7M opening of Minions, and it ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.18.2017

  OPENINGS:  Despite the advantage of a Father’s Day weekend start, CARS 3 (Pixar/Disney) had the lowest opening of its franchise with $53.5M, 19% below Cars 2, and even 11% behind 2006’s original Cars.  It&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/15/17

  OPENINGS:  It wasn’t so much that THE BYE BYE MAN (STX) overperformed at $13.4M for the 3-day weekend (that number should rise to $15M on Monday thanks to the Martin Luther King Day holiday), but that everything a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12/11/16

  OPENINGS:  The adult-oriented OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY (DreamWorks/Paramount) had a 3% Saturday bump and wound up with a fair $17.5M for the weekend  If it can hold decently against next week’s monstrous arrival, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10/30/16

  OPENINGS:  As is frequently the case these days, the biggest opening numbers are outside the US.  DOCTOR STRANGE (Marvel/Disney) won’t arrive here until Thursday night, but it’s already racked up $86M in 33...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10/9/16

  OPENINGS:  THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (DreamWorks/Reliance/Universal) didn’t have much of a Saturday bump, rising just 2% (that compares to 15% for the 2d day of Gone Girl), suggesting that word of mouth is less than s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 9/4/16

  OPENINGS:  THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS (DreamWorks/Reliance/Participant/Disney) brings to an ignominious end the distribution relationship between DreamWorks and Disney.  Their final shared title disappointed on every lev...
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7/24/16

  OPENINGS:  STAR TREK BEYOND (Skydance/Alibaba/Huahua/Paramount) had a tepid start, claiming a $59.6M opening weekend in the US.  Even if that number holds (it includes an extremely aggressive Sunday estimate), it would...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7/17/16

  OPENINGS:  GHOSTBUSTERS (Village Roadshow/Columbia/Sony) is reporting a $46M weekend (that number assumes the lowest Sunday drop in the Top 10, so it may come down a bit in finals), about 10% higher than the start for I...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5/29/16

  OPENINGS:  As we forecast on Friday night, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (TSG/20th) isn’t just running lower than 2014’s Days of Future Past, it’s also been more frontloaded.  20th is projecting a $65M 3-day week...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5/22/16

  OPENINGS:  Studios are increasingly starting their global launches of franchise blockbusters overseas, and once again, the weekend’s biggest box office news occurred outside the US.  X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (20th) has ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5/15/16

  OPENINGS:  MONEY MONSTER (TriStar/LStar/Sony) held up well over the course of the weekend, thanks to an older audience that doesn’t rush out on Friday nights, and tripled its opening day to a $15M weekend total. ...
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5/1/16

  OPENINGS:  The biggest noise of the weekend by far was made outside the US, where CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR (Marvel/Disney) began its global campaign, and earned $200.2M in 63 territories comprising about two-thirds of...
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3/6/16

  OPENINGS:  The weekend belonged to ZOOTOPIA (Disney Animation/Disney), which broke its studio unit’s opening record and the March animation record with $73.7M, and also earned $63.4M internationally (including $24...
by Mitch Salem