Posts Tagged ‘Frozen box office’
 

 

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
 

 
 

HOLIDAY BOX OFFICE: New Year’s Eve Still “Frozen”

  New Year’s Eve box office results were all over the place, with kids still home from school while adults chose some movies (but not others) as their picks to see out the year.  Also, not all studios have yet repor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 1/17/14

  OPENINGS:  Kevin Hart has been hanging around the edges of being a movie star for a few years now, and RIDE ALONG (Universal) makes it official.  With a $14.5M Friday start, it could challenge Cloverfield for the Marti...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 2/28/14

  OPENINGS:  NON-STOP (Universal) had the Friday lead with $10M, but that doesn’t mean it’ll take the weekend.  In any case, Universal’s investment will pay off handsomely–it covered only $12M of ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: Not Much “Need For Speed”; “Single Moms” Still Alone

  It’s looking like a slow weekend at the box office, although the successive arrivals of Divergent, Noah and Captain America 2 over the next 3 weeks should keep it from becoming a trend. Based on preliminary numbers...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 3/14/14

  OPENINGS:  NEED FOR SPEED (DreamWorks/Disney) won Friday with $6.6M (which includes $1.1M from Thursday night), but it’s destined to come in 2d or even 3rd for the weekend, probably under $20M.  At a $175M cost (...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THURSDAY NIGHT BOX OFFICE: First Sparks For “Catching Fire”

  With shows that began at 8PM last night, THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (Lionsgate) earned $25.3M, and as is often the case with initial numbers, they can be read in several ways.  On the one hand, the result is consid...
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 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
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: Hobbits vs. Anchormen

  Early numbers at Deadline have ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES (Paramount) and THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (Warners/MGM) just about neck-and-neck at the Friday box office, both in the $8.5-9M neighborhood.  Ho...
by Mitch Salem