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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10.10.2021

Posted October 10, 2021 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  In the US, NO TIME TO DIE (UA/MGM) opened at $56M, at the low end of expectations–and “expectations” are usually already set low so that the press will report that a film has “overperformed”–and below the last three Bond films (Quantum of Solace $67.5M, Skyfall $88.4M, Spectre $70.4M).  Obviously the pandemic is a […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 9.1.2019

Posted September 1, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studio. BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2019 is still -6% below last year’s comparable span and still -1% below this point the past four years ($7.205 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $19.1 billion worldwide […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 4.2.2017

Posted April 2, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2017 film slates by studio.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is now +12% above last year and now +22% above the average for this point the past four years ($2.296 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 12.21.2014

Posted December 21, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  A huge weekend for Warner Brothers, pushes the studio back into a secure second place among the Hollywood studios. Scroll down for domestic and overseas grosses for each film individually so far in 2014. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2014 is still running -6% behind last […]

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Holiday Movie Season: Daily Box Office Track

Posted December 26, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Ten days into the three-week holiday movie season, 2012 is now 9% behind the average 10-day total over the last several years ($264 million this year for the first ten days versus $290 million on average 2004-2011).  However, 2012 remains 16% behind the last time Christmas fell on a Tuesday (2007 — $316 million the […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 12.22.2019

Posted December 22, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studio. BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2019 is now -4% below last year’s comparable span (1 point better than last week’s comparison) and still +1% above this point the past four years ($9.865 billion).  Over the same period, […]

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THE BIJOU WEEKEND BOXOFFICE FOOTNOTES – 11/13/11

Posted November 13, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> IMMORTALS is claiming the same drop for Sunday as it had on Saturday, so that total may come down in actuals.  Even so, as long as the final amount is over $30M (which it certainly should be), that’s a win for Relativity, no matter what the movie’s budget actually was.  Immortals also launched widely […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.23.2020

Posted February 23, 2020 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  THE CALL OF THE WILD (20th/Disney) did a bit better than expected at $24.8M, but in the long run that’s not likely to make much difference.  Similarly to Dolittle (although much more quietly), Call of the Wild was extremely expensive, with $200M+ in production/marketing costs, so a $75M US total won’t get it […]

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