Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS August 10-12

Weekend #32 of 2012 looks like a fairly typical second weekend of August: the last gasp of summer with three films headed for modest success.  The top 12 films this weekend should total $136 million, up substantially from last...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 10.10-12.2014

Weekend #41 of 2014 is looking like $126 million for the top 12 films this weekend, up 19% from the norm for this weekend. Opening at around 3,000 theaters Friday (above the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS May 18-20

Weekend #20 of 2012 looks like it will be about $156 million for the top 12 films, down 2% from last year’s comparable weekend and down the same amount from the four-year average for this weekend.  Three movies open, wit...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.22.2020 — On Hiatus

The weekly Year to Date Box Office Report & Worldwide Studio Scorecard will return when North American theaters reopen and studios resume wide releases. Coverage of broadcast and cable television ratings will continue as no...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 10.21.2018

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2018 film slates by studio. The studio totals also include 2018 dollars for films released in late 2017. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box offic...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY MARCH 7 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #10 of 2014 looks like $133 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, slightly ahead of the the average for this weekend the past few years. Opening at 3,470 theaters Friday, 300: Ris...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS December 21-23

The weekend before Christmas offers four wide releases and another fairly-wide release.  What a collection of underperformers.  The weekend should total a very uninspired $112 million for the top 12 films.  The 51st weekend ...
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
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 5.26.2019

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 -10% below last year’s comparable span and now -1% below the averag...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office: 4/18/14

  Seasonal Note:  Good Friday is traditionally a strong day for moviegoing, which explains the generally solid Friday-to-Friday holds below.  Easter Sunday, though, is less of a movie day, potentially bringing down weeke...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES April 5-7

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #14 of 2013 is looking a little weaker than it appeared yesterday but still ahead of prior years.  The top 12 films are looking like $127 million this weekend, now 10% above the same we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 8.30.2020

  OPENINGS:  THE NEW MUTANTS (20th/TSG/Disney) was DOA long before the world was engulfed by a pandemic, repeatedly postponed as first 20th and then Disney tried to figure out what to do with it.  The only reason it̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 4.3-5.2015

Weekend #14 of 2015 is looking like $192 million for the top 12 films this weekend, way above the norm for this weekend and heading for a record volume. Opening at around 3,900 theaters Friday (well above the 2,886 average thea...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Holiday Box Office Volume: through January 2

For the 18 days December 16-January 2, the top 10 films each day in North America have totaled $980 million, now -14% below last year’s record pace and +37% above the average since 2002. Holiday Box Office Volume —...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions JUNE 20-22

Weekend #25 of 2014 is looking like a limp $146 million for the top 12 films this weekend, 10% below the norm for this weekend and 37% below the same weekend last year, which featured two strong openers (Monsters University a...
by Mitch Metcalf