Posts Tagged ‘Weekend’
 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS September 28-30

Last weekend we said domestic box office would get back on track, and it turned out to be another very weak weekend (the third weekend in a row down around 20%).  We are going out on a limb again this week, forecasting an okay...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS November 4-6

> $59.99 for home VOD — Genius! Box office normally starts to pick up when the calendar turns to November, moving from $90-100 million per weekend through most of October to $120 million or more per weekend in early Novem...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates JULY 18-20

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #29 of 2014 now looks like $135 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, -27% below the norm for this weekend and still below our forecast ($147 million).  This ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS May 11-13

Weekend #19 of 2012 looks like it will be about $163 million for the top 12 films, up 26% from last year’s comparable weekend and up the same amount from the four-year average for this weekend.  Only one movie dares to o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Weekend #45 is on pace to exceed the multi-year average for this weekend by well over 20%.  Skyfall matched our bullish ShowbuzzDaily forecast and is on track to be the best-opening and best-grossing Bond film ever.   Wreck-I...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions NOVEMBER 22-24

The 47th weekend of the year is looking like $238 million for the top 12 films, just about where the weekend before Thanksgiving should be. Opening at over 4,100 theaters Friday (well above the 2,886 average theater count for o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 3.4-6.2016

Weekend #10 of 2016 is looking like $146 million for the top 12 films this weekend, above the norm for this weekend (see comparisons below). NEW FILMS THIS WEEKEND March 4-6, 2016 Critics Positive ($ millions) Opening Weeken...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 28 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> DreamWorks’ Puss In Boots is opening at a solid #1 but below its forecast.  Paranormal Activity 3 is sporting a 65% decline in its second weekend (just under $20 million for the weekend), but it has nonetheless bee...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY APRIL 19 BOX OFFICE REPORT

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #16 of 2013 is looking like $102 million for the top 12 films, down 19% from the same weekend last year and down 8% from the average the past few years for this weekend.   Opening at 3,...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday April 26 and Sunday April 27, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES May 24-26

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #21 of 2013 looks like a remarkable $254 million for the top 12 films, 50-75% above the comparable weekend the past few years.  This will be a Memorial Day Weekend ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 11.6-8.2015

Weekend #45 of 2015 is looking like a solid $165 million for the top 12 films this weekend, up somewhat from the norm for this weekend (see comparisons below). Spectre from Sony should open with a $85.5 million weekend. T...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY 10.24.2014 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #43 of 2014 looks like a decent $103 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, 17% above the norm for this weekend ($89 million). Opening at 2,858 theaters, Ouija from Universal gros...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS August 12-14

>Ah, the dog days of summer in August.  It’s the time when studios start dumping movies.  Sure there can be a surprise in this month (see District 9 two years ago this weekend), but the lower box office volume i...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES August 5-7

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Rise of the Planet of the Apes will dominate with a $54 million opening weekend, even stronger than estimated yesterday.  In contrast, looking even w...
by Mitch Metcalf