Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE: July 16-22

A very solid week at the box office pushed total domestic revenues over $6 billion for the year to date, punctuated by strong opening for The Dark Knight Rises amid the real-life carnage in a Colorado movie theater. The Past We...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through September 9

The big gainers overseas this week were The Expendables 2 (up $36 million to $102 million), The Dark Knight Rises (up another $29 million to $603 million overseas to date), Brave (up $17 million) and Step Up Revolution ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 26-28

The weekend looks like a mediocre $82 million for the top 12 films, a little softer than it looked yesterday (now slightly lagging the multi-year average for this weekend).  Argo continues to do well, as we expected, but th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE December 10-16

The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide release playing between December 10 and December 16 grossed a solid $153 million, up 6% from the four-year average for the week and up 12% from the same week last year. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through January 27

Django Unchained is pouring it on overseas, adding $63 million since last week’s report to $112 million overseas to date and a projected $277 million worldwide.  Les Miserables is slowing down a bit overseas, up $25 mi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Box Office Year to Date: Still Pretty Lame

2013 remains solidly on the same pace as the other second-tier years recently.   Through 11 weeks, 2013 totals $1.692 billion for wide-release films in North America (those playing at more than 400 screens).  2008 was $1.664 ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 10 BOX OFFICE REPORT

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #19 of 2013 looks like $151 million for the top 12 films, below the same weekend last year but above the four-year average for the weekend.  Iron Man 3 remains #1 in its second weekend,...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOX OFFICE – 6/21/13

  OPENINGS:  A bit surprisingly, perhaps, Pixar’s recent movies haven’t exploded at the Saturday/Sunday matinee box office, with merely normal (as opposed to “family”) weekend multiples off their F...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 19 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #29 of 2013 looks like a decent $178 million for the top 12 films, about even with the average for this weekend over the past several years (but down significantly from last year’s...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

International Box Office through August 18

Updated international box office chart:
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

STUDIO SCORECARD. In the worldwide studio rankings for 2013 to date, no change in the studio standings from last week. Reminder: the chart below has been reformatted and expanded to include a look at all releases from each stud...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

International Box Office through November 3

Updated international box office chart:  
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 13 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #50 of 2013 looks like $144 million for the top 12 films from Friday-Sunday, not as strong as we had forecast but still up double digits in terms of percent increase over comparable week...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates JANUARY 10-12

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #2 of 2014 looks like $124 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 10% from the average for the same weekend the past few years (but better than we forecast...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates FEB 28-MAR 2

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #9 of 2014 looks like $110 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, somewhat better than we forecast Wednesday ($100 million) but 18% below the average for this w...
by Mitch Metcalf