Posts Tagged ‘Maze Runner Friday box office’
 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 10/10/14

  Once again, Gone Girl was vanquished for a day by a horror movie, but will almost certainly rebound to take the weekend. OPENINGS:  DRACULA UNTOLD (Legendary/Universal) gets the partnership between Universal and its new...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “The Martian” In Orbit, “Sicario” Solid, “The Walk” Stumbles

  Just a week after a new September mark was set, Ridley Scott’s THE MARTIAN (20th) is going to compete for the highest-ever October opening.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, Martian had an opening day...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 10/4/14

  On what’s shaping up to be a very good weekend for Hollywood, the two leaders showcase different kinds of hits. OPENINGS:  ANNABELLE (New Line/Warners) took Friday with $15.5M ($2.1M from Thursday night), which is...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Gone Girl” Isn’t Going Anywhere

  GONE GIRL (20th) should easily retain its title in its 2d weekend of release, based on preliminary numbers at Deadline.  Although the Friday race is tight between Gone Girl at $7.1M and the new DRACULA UNTOLD (Legendary...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 10/17/14

  OPENINGS:  FURY (Columbia/Sony) should reach $25M for the weekend after a $8.8M Friday.  Sony is claiming total costs (including worldwide marketing) of $150M, and that’s probably low by at least $25M.  With a b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Pan” & “The Walk” Fall Out of the Sky, “The Martian” & “Steve Jobs” Soar

  The  preliminary numbers at Deadline confirm the expected:  PAN (RatPac-Dune/Warners) is a box office catastrophe in the making.  Its $5.2M opening day (which includes $650K from Thursday night) is less than half the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Black Panther” A Super Hero Indeed

  BLACK PANTHER (Marvel/Disney) is, in a word, colossal.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, opening day was $76.6M (including $25.2M from Thursday night), which would make it the #8 opening day of all time, an...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Maze Runner” Races Past “Tombstones,” “Leave You”

  It’s looking like another dim weekend at the box office.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, THE MAZE RUNNER (20th) will easily race past its weak competition.  With $11M on Friday (that includes $1.1...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 9/19/14

  OPENINGS:  As YA franchises go, the $11.3M opening day for THE MAZE RUNNER (20th) was ahead of the $9.6M for the first Percy Jackson, which ended up with a $31.2M weekend.  Maze is being pitched more to teens than to f...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 9/26/14

  OPENINGS:  THE EQUALIZER (Columbia/Sony) was just a tad below the opening day for Denzel Washington’s Safe House, $12.6M vs. $13.6M.  That suggests a $36-37M weekend, which would be the 3rd highest of his career,...
by Mitch Salem