Posts Tagged ‘Dr Strange In the Multiverse of Madness box office’
 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.15.2022

  OPENINGS:  No one, including its studio, expected much from the remake of FIRESTARTER (Blumhouse/Universal, also on Peacock), and it delivered a weak $3.8M that suggests an eventual $10M US total.  Economics become mur...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.22.2022

  OPENINGS:  Considering that DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW AGE (Focus/Universal) is something like a fresh MCU chapter for the older female audience, the fact that the sequel opened at $16M despite solid reviews–a painful 4...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.20.2022

  OPENINGS:  LIGHTYEAR (Pixar/Disney) was a tricky attempt to extend the hugely lucrative Toy Story franchise, both a prequel and a spinoff that featured a different version of the titular character than the one audiences...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.12.2022

  OPENINGS:  Although JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION (Universal) is being billed as the “conclusion of the trilogy,” the studio certainly won’t be abandoning the franchise, as Dominion opened to $143.4M, almos...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.29.2022

  OPENINGS:  Although TOP GUN: MAVERICK (Paramount) is a 36-years-later sequel, the franchise that it really represents is Tom Cruise unto himself.  The last true Hollywood megastar brought in a massive audience that was...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 5.8.2022

  OPENINGS:  After an interruption for The Batman, the MCU resumed its place at the top of popular culture with the arrival of DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS (Marvel/Disney), which launched within the industr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.26.2022

  OPENINGS:  ELVIS (Warners) opened at the higher end of low expectations with $30.5M.  That technically put it into a dead heat with Top Gun: Maverick for the weekend crown, although that’s misleading because like...
by Mitch Salem
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.5.2022

  OPENINGS:  David Cronenberg is a venerated filmmaker, but not a source of many box office hits:  in a career that spans more than 4 decades, his highest-grossing film in the US is still 1986’s The Fly at $40.5M (...
by Mitch Salem