Posts Tagged ‘Dallas Buyers Club box office’
 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOX OFFICE – 11/15/13

  OPENINGS:  THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY (Universal) took advantage of being the only new movie in the market and nosed ahead of Thor on Friday, $10.7M to $10.5M.  That lead won’t hold for the rest of the weekend, but it&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 11/17/13

  OPENINGS:  THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY (Universal) had a strong Saturday bump for a movie aimed at the African-American audience, up 16% from Friday (in comparison, Think Like A Man increased 9% and Tyler Perry’s last 2 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOX OFFICE – 12/6/13

  OPENINGS:  OUT OF THE FURNACE (Relativity) will do nothing to change the reputation of the first weekend in December as a terrible time to open a new movie.  Even in a more robust weekend, the grim quasi-art film, quas...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: 12/8/13

  OPENINGS:  With a dreadful $5.3M weekend, OUT OF THE FURNACE (Relativity) emerged burnt to a crisp.  The only useful thing it could do at this point is boost Christian Bale’s chance for an Oscar nomination–...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOX OFFICE – 12/13/13

  Well, bah humbug. OPENINGS:  Start the spin machine:  THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (Warners/MGM) has opened with $31.1M, $6M below the start for last year’s An Unexpected Journey.  That’s more than ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 12/15/13

  OPENINGS:  THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (Warners/MGM) had a better Saturday hold than last year’s An Unexpected Journey (-22% vs. -25%), suggesting that positive word of mouth is kicking in, and no doubt ea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOX OFFICE – 12/20/13

  OPENINGS:  ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES (Paramount) eked out a Friday victory over The Hobbit, $8.7M to $8.6M, but Hobbit will likely take the weekend fairly easily, with perhaps $30M  to $27M for Anchorman.  Tha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 12/22/13

  The box office effect of the upcoming holidays is already being seen, as studios are estimating extremely low Sunday drops from Saturday based on seasonal patterns.  With one conspicuous exception, everything in town is...
by Mitch Salem