Posts Tagged ‘Force Awakens international box office’
 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12/27/15

Not a lot of changes from last night’s early numbers. STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (Lucasfilm/Disney):  The all-time biggest 2d US weekend:  $153.5M (down 38% from opening weekend, far better than the 49%/50% for Jurass...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12/20/15

  OPENINGS:  Here’s the crazy thing about the official record-busting $238M weekend estimate for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (Lucasfilm/Disney), which smashed the previous weekend record by more than 12%, and nearl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/3/16

  STAR WARS:  Whether one considers Avatar‘s proper US all-time box office record to be $749.8M (initial release) or $760.5M (includes “director’s cut” re-release), the crown will be changing hands...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/10/16

  OPENINGS:  THE REVENANT (Regency/20th) had an impressive $38M start, the #5 January wide opening ever (although tomorrow’s final numbers could send it below Lone Survivor‘s $37.8M, the comp it wanted to beat...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/17/16

  OPENINGS:  RIDE ALONG 2 (Universal) is projecting a $39.5M 4-day weekend, 19% below the $48.6M opening of the first Ride Along exactly 2 years ago.  That would put its US trajectory at $100-110M, enough to make it a fi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 1/24/16

  OPENINGS:  The east coast blizzard seems to have had less effect on the weekend box office than one might have assumed, considering that all the newcomers went up from Friday to Saturday, even though they were in typica...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2/7/16

  OPENINGS:  It was only 20 years into their career, with 2007’s No Country For Old Men ($74.3M in the US) that Joel and Ethan Coen began to be considered box office forces, and even after that, only True Grit (thei...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2/14/16

  A Valentine’s Day in the middle of Presidents Day weekend allowed for strong Sunday studio estimates–in one case, suspiciously so. OPENINGS:  A couple of notable sidelights to the gargantuan success of DEADP...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Force Awakens” Shreds the Record Books

  There was never any doubt that STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (Lucasfilm/Disney) was going to be huge.  The issue was almost existential:  how big was it possible for a December opening to be, when the month–which ...
by Mitch Salem