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Holiday Movie Season: Dec 28 Update — Settling Into a Familiar Pattern

Posted December 29, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Friday’s $52.1 million for the top 10 films is very close to the pace for the same day in 2007 (when December 28 was also a Friday). In fact, over the past three days, 2012 is performing almost identically to 2007.  The big differences between the two years are last weekend (December 21-23), which was […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s State of the Indies

Posted July 23, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  Now that we’ve looked through all the major and mini-major Hollywood studios (Disney, Warner Bros, Paramount, Sony, 20th Century Fox, Universal and Lionsgate/Summit) and examined their summers, today we’ll wrap up our summer studio survey with snapshots of some of the more prominent independent studios.  Summer isn’t their key season–the August/September film festivals will […]

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Holiday Box Office 2013 — through Friday Dec 27

Posted December 28, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

A very decent holiday box office continues.  Through 12 days of the Holiday Season (December 16-27), the top 10 films in North America each day have totaled $433 million, up 19.5% from last year ($362 million) and up 9.9% from the multi-year average since 2002 ($394 million). The $58.7 million for the top 10 films […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

Posted June 1, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  The release of Maleficent has put Disney in a virtual three-way tie for second place (with Warner Brothers and Sony), each with around $1.35 billion worldwide for 2014 to date.  Fox remains comfortably in first place with $1.7 billion.  The other studios remain out of the running, particularly Universal, which was not helped at […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 1.4.2015

Posted January 4, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD. 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 now running -6% behind last year (versus -7% through last week) and now -2% below the average for this point the past four years […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 8.9.2015

Posted August 9, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.     YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2015 to date is now +6% above last year and +3% above the average for this point the past four years ($6.297 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $16.8 billion worldwide when we add overseas box office (that’s […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.20.2016

Posted March 20, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Updated look at 2016 by studio.  Note: We have amended the summary categories somewhat this year with the top category now reserved for films over $500 million worldwide and the lower category for films under $150 million worldwide.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2016 to date […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 12.4.2016

Posted December 4, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Updated look at 2016 by studio. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2016 to date is still +3% above last year and still +3% above the average for this point the past four years ($9.143 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $24.0 billion worldwide when we […]

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