Posts Tagged ‘forecast’
 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates 8.14-16.2015

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #33 of 2015 looks like $132 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, somewhat above the norm for this weekend (see track below). Opening at 2,757 theaters Friday...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS September 21-23

This weekend will be respectable — the top 12 films should total around $93 million, very typical for this weekend most years, although down 13% from last year when Moneyball and Dolphin Tale both opened.  Four films fro...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions SEP 12-14

Weekend #37 of 2014 is looking like $65 million for the top 12 films this weekend, down 21% from the norm for this weekend. Opening at around 3,500 theaters Friday (above the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS January 20-22

>The third weekend of the year should generate about $114 million for the top 12 films.  This would be a marked improvement from last year’s very weak comparable weekend, but in line with most other years for this we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions July 12-14

The 28th weekend of the year is looking like a very good $209 million for the top 12 films, up 15% from the comparable weekend the last few years. Opening at around 3,000 theaters Friday (somewhat above the 2,886 average the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS May 18-20

Weekend #20 of 2012 looks like it will be about $156 million for the top 12 films, down 2% from last year’s comparable weekend and down the same amount from the four-year average for this weekend.  Three movies open, wit...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS December 23-25

>With Christmas coming this Sunday a host of films arrive this important weekend, with three films opening wide Wednesday (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Adventures of Tintin, and the wide expansion of Mission: Impossible...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions APRIL 18-20

Weekend #16 of 2014 is looking like a very solid $130 million for the top 12 films, 15% above the typical volume for this weekend the past few years ($112 million).  Although not as strong as the previous few weekends, this i...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 11.13-15.2015

Weekend #46 of 2015 is looking like a tepid $102 million for the top 12 films this weekend, well below the norm for this weekend (see comparisons below). The 33 from Warner Brothers should open with a $8.0 million weekend...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 5-7

After a good weekend last week (up 18% from the comparable weekend average), this weekend is poised to be a very good first weekend of October (up over 40% and around $126 million for the top 12 films).   Opening at about 3,00...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions MARCH 28-30

Weekend #13 of 2014 is looking like $122 million for the top 12 films, 14% below the typical volume for this weekend the past few years. Opening at around 3,400 theaters Friday (well above the 2,886 average theater count for op...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY AUGUST 30 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #35 of 2013 looks like a very decent $95 million for the top 12 films, up 16% from the average Friday-Sunday portion of recent Labor Day weekends.  One Direction: All of Us and the out-...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions DECEMBER 6-8

The 49th weekend of the year is looking like $97 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down from last year but up from the usual performance for this weekend over the past several years. Opening at around 2,000 theaters ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS November 25-27

> Three Muppets at a Rehearsal Thanksgiving weekend brings three well-reviewed family/ holiday entries and a mild expansion for a comedic-drama with Oscar hopes.  Total box office volume should be around $161 million for th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Forecast AUGUST 1-3

Weekend #31 of 2014 is looking like $150 million for the top 12 films this weekend, up 16%from the norm for this weekend and the first up weekend since June 13-15.   Opening at around 3,800 theaters Friday (above the 2,886 a...
by Mitch Metcalf