Posts Tagged ‘La La Land Friday box office’
 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Hidden Figures” Challenges “Rogue One” & “Sing”

  It’s shaping up to be a close race at the box office this weekend, and with the result likely to come down to performance on Sunday, we may not know the winner for sure until final numbers are issued on Monday.  H...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Split” On Top, Shyamalan’s Return Beats “XXX” and Xander Cage

  After years in the wilderness, M. Night Shyamalan returned to profitability with last year’s The Visit, and based on preliminary numbers at Deadline, SPLIT (Blumhouse/Universal) will build on that success.  Openin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Rogue One” & “Sing” On Top Again, “La La Land” To Become 2016’s #1 Indie

  There were no new openings for New Year’s weekend, and not much in the way of surprises among the returning titles.  ROGUE ONE (Lucasfilm/Disney) continued its ride through the holidays with $18.1M on Friday accor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Get Out” Slams Door on “LEGO Batman,” “Rock Dog” & “Collide”

  GET OUT (Blumhouse/Universal) is the latest hit from the prolific low-budget horror production company that still has Split in the market, off to a fast start according to preliminary numbers at Deadline with $10.5M on F...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Rings,” “Space Between Us” Punt Super Bowl Weekend, “Split” Scores Again

  Hollywood generally has little interest in opening films against the Super Bowl, and to the extent it participates, it tries to counterprogram the game by aiming at the young female demographic.  Thus we have a PG-13 ho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Office Christmas Party” Solid, “La La Land” Starts Huge

  With a marketplace starved of adult comedy after the failure of Bad Santa 2, and the holiday deluge of product not quite here, this weekend is proving to be good timing for the arrival of OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY (DreamWo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “The Great Wall,” “Fist Fight,” “Cure For Wellness” Fall to “LEGO Batman”

  A weak slate of newcomers is almost always good news for the holdovers in the market, and that will be the case this holiday weekend.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (Warners Animati...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “LEGO Batman,” “50 Shades Darker,” “John Wick 2″” All Solid

This is a well-designed weekend for Hollywood, with a trio of sensibly-budgeted franchise titles all drawing audiences from their mostly separate target demos.  The Friday winner, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: MLK Weekend Goes Splat For “Patriots Day,” “Live By Night,” “Monster Trucks” and More

  Half a dozen films entered wide release over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend, and none of them is likely to chart higher than 5th place, most ranging from major disappointments to outright disasters. The most unpl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Rogue One” Spits Out “Collateral Beauty,” “La La Land” Expands

  ROGUE ONE (Lucasfilm/Disney) is performing as expected, massive but short of last year’s core Star Wars installment The Force Awakens.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, Friday’s take was $72M (i...
by Mitch Salem