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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Lego” Is For Lovers on Valentine’s Day

  The studios brought out a trio of romantic movies for Valentine’s Day, but the couple audiences most wanted to see was Emmet and Wyldstyle, as preliminary numbers at Deadline have THE LEGO MOVIE (Warners) topping t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: Everything Is Awesome For “The Lego Movie”

  2014 has its first smash hit, as preliminary numbers at Deadline give THE LEGO MOVIE (Warners) a huge $18M Friday.  Since Saturday matinees should only boost the family-oriented animated comedy-adventure, that should br...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 1/10/14

  OPENINGS:  The only question for LONE SURVIVOR (Universal) to ponder as all concerned count their entirely unexpected riches this weekend (a $14.4M Friday and a weekend that could hit $40M) is whether they miscalculated...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 2/7/14

  Note:  all weekend-to-weekend comparisons to Jan 31-Feb 2 will look better than usual because of last week’s Super Bowl Sunday, which sharply depressed box office for the day. OPENINGS:  THE LEGO MOVIE (Warners) ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Lone Survivor” Wins A Medal

  So much for tracking.  Defying all expectations, LONE SURVIVOR (Universal) is romping with what might be called the Duck Dynasty audience that goes underreported in pre-opening surveys, and according to preliminary numb...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 2/14/14

  Valentine’s Day is an enormous moviegoing event each year, so it remains to be seen whether Friday’s brisk business will translate to the rest of the holiday weekend. OPENINGS:  ABOUT LAST NIGHT (Screen Gems...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOX OFFICE – 12/27/13

  OPENINGS:  THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (Paramount/Red Granite) fell behind American Hustle on Friday, dropping 6% to $6.3M, but considering that it’s a polarizing, 3-hour, hard-R saga that people aren’t even sur...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 1/31/14

  Even by Super Bowl Weekend standards, this one is likely to be dim. OPENINGS:  Despite aggressive preliminary estimates, THAT AWKWARD MOMENT (Focus/Universal) couldn’t even carry the day on Friday with $3.9M, and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 1/3/13

  OPENINGS:  PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES (Paramount) was an experiment in several ways–the first installment of the franchise to be a spin-off and not a direct sequel, the first released out of the Hallowee...
by Mitch Salem