Posts Tagged ‘box office’
 

 

Holiday Box Office Volume: through December 28

The 2014 holiday box office continues to out-pace the average for the last several years but is now slightly behind the same period in 2013. The top 10 films on Saturday December 27, 2014 totaled $63.4 million, slightly above t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 10.2-4.2015

Weekend #40 of 2015 is looking like $143 million for the top 12 films this weekend, above the norm for this weekend but close to last year’s strong weekend (see comparisons below). The Martian from Fox should open with...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

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 comf...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JUNE 28 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #26 of 2013 looks like an okay $181 million for the top 12 films, even with or slightly down from the same weekend in recent years.  Not a bad weekend at all, just not the blistering pa...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES September 14-16

The weekend now looks like $70 million for the top 12 films, just a shade lower than the estimate yesterday.  The rank order remains the same, with Resident Evil: Retribution opening at #1 ahead of Finding Nemo 3D (although Ne...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES March 29-31

Based on Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #13 of 2013 is looking like $140 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up a hair from yesterday’s estimate of $139 million but still a touch below the $143 million averag...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: 7/5/13

  It’s a best of times, worst of times kind of weekend for the newcomers. OPENINGS:  DESPICABLE ME 2 (Universal) is everything its makers could have wanted at the box office.  With a $30.2M Friday, it should have $...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 12.31.2017

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 down less than -1% from last year and now +2% above...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 22 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #47 of 2013 looks like $211 million for the top 12 films — not quite up to the standard of the weekend before Thanksgiving but not an embarrassment.   Opening at 4,163 theaters Fr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.31.2019

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 now -18% below last year’s comparable span (1 point better than last week)...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY 2.13.2015 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #7 of 2015 looks like $188 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, well above the norms for this weekend.   Opening at 3,646 theaters Friday, Fifty Shades of Grey from Focus/ Uni...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.4.2018

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
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Year to date, Warner Brothers is closing in on $800 million worldwide, while Sony and Universal remain a second tier with about $500 million worldwide.  Fox and Paramount are now in the third tier...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 6.7.2015

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2015 to date is now only +1% above last year and +2% above the average for this point the past four years ($3.958 billion).  Ov...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

With the release of Thor: The Dark World Disney has reclaimed second place in the worldwide box office race, pushing Universal to third and moving to within $100 million of Warner Brothers.  Still a lot of overseas upside fo...
by Mitch Metcalf