Posts Tagged ‘harry potter’
 

 

THE BIJOU BOX OFFICE: International Bullet Points

> Click below for a quick summary of some notable numbers from this past weekend overseas: THE SMURFS reached $141M overseas with the help of a tremendous $60M weekend.  Like other recent 3D animated films, it has a good c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

HARRY POTTER: One Record Down

> The Hogwarts Express has started its journey:  last night’s midnight showings of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (PART 2) blew past the previous midnight record of $30M (Twilight:  Eclipse) and grossed an...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Crazy Stupid Early Weekend Boxoffice

> Deadline has early Saturday and weekend estimates, but they don’t clarify much.  As of right now, the claim is that COWBOYS AND ALIENS is at $26.2M for Friday/Saturday, with THE SMURFS at $25.9M.  If those num...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 7/20/12

  No authoritative boxoffice figures will be available until Sunday or Monday, as the studios would prefer that they not be associated with financial issues this weekend.   Although–properly–the focus of the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: A Word About Harry Potter

> Starting tomorrow, SHOWBUZZDAILY will be counting down the days to the release of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (PART 2)  by running retrospective reviews of each of the previous films, one per day for the next we...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

“The Hunger Games” – Key Boxoffice Targets (Pop Culture Apocalypose Minus 1)

> In less than 24 hours, boxoffice figures for tonight’s midnight opening of THE HUNGER GAMES will start to arrive, and after that, the data, analysis and comparisons will be flooding in all weekend.  You can play al...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Harry Potter and the All-Time Weekend Boxoffice Record

> Deadline has the early Saturday and weekend boxoffice estimates, and this is what “frontloaded” looks like:  HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (PART 2) plummeted by 52% from Friday (including midnights) to...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Big, Not Colossal, “Avengers” Midnight – 5/3/12

> The Marvel superhero audience likes to get its sleep.  Despite the fact that THE AVENGERS is expected to do record-challenging business this weekend, last night’s midnight screenings totaled $18.7M–a tremendo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Boxoffice Footnotes – 7/31/11

> Well, there’s something you don’t see every day:  2 studios both content to forego bragging rights for the Sunday weekend estimates and wait for actual numbers on Monday, when public attention is lower. (Note...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Box Office Footnotes – 7/8/11

> Full weekend drops can be expected to hit a little harder than usual this week, because last week’s holiday weekend boosted Sunday receipts. TRANSFORMERS 3 had a second Friday about midway between those of its two prede...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BOXOFFICE GAMES BEGIN: “Hunger Games” At Midnight

> THE HUNGER GAMES has an excuse. Last night at midnight, The Hunger Games began its long-awaited run in theatres by grossing $19.7M.  Which is, by any estimation, a lot of money–the most ever earned by a non-sequel,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Harry Potter and the Box Office Footnotes – 7/17/11

>   Despite the enormous 53% drop on Saturday, Warners is projecting only a 21% fall for HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (PART 2) on Sunday, which would be 2nd lowest in the week’s Top 10, behind only DisneyR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY BOXOFFICE: “The Avengers” Begins – 5/4/12

> The summer movie season is starting with a bang:  according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, THE AVENGERS (Disney) is off to a $70M opening day.  If that number holds, it’ll be the #4 opening day of all tim...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS July 31

>Three films are now in or projected to be in the $1 billion worldwide box office club: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.  Clearly,...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE BIJOU RETROSPECTIVE: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

> Chris Columbus’ Sorcerer’s Stone and Chamber of Secrets were well-crafted, entertaining movies, but Alfonso Cuaron’s 2004 HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN was the first real Potter film. It’s a...
by Mitch Salem