Posts Tagged ‘Wolverine weekend box office’
 

 

EARLY WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: “The Butler” Stays In Charge

  Preliminary figures at Deadline give THE BUTLER (Weinstein) a commanding victory over its competition.  Very impressively, on Saturday Butler reportedly increased its take by about 10% over Friday, putting it on target ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 8/18/13

  OPENINGS:  If a movie like THE BUTLER (Weinstein) can make back most of its production cost in a single weekend (and The Help did the same 2 years ago), why aren’t there more movies like The Butler?  The answer i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 8/25/13

  OPENINGS:  THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES (Screen Gems/Sony) won the weekend’s battle (among newcomers) but isn’t likely to win the war, with a very blah $3K average at over 3000 theatres for a $9.3M ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 8/4/13

  OPENINGS:  With a $27.4M start, 2 GUNS (Universal) is probably headed for $85M in the US, a fair if unexciting return for a movie that claims to have (post-tax credits) a $61M production budget.  With Universal taking ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 8/11/13

  Here’s an instructive piece of box office math, courtesy of Disney and The Lone Ranger.  Ranger cost (including worldwide marketing) about $350M all told, and it’s going to have global theatrical revenues of...
by Mitch Salem