Posts Tagged ‘prometheus’
 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES June 15-17 — Yep, the Weekend Still Sucks

The weekend continues to look very close to the way it did yesterday morning.  Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted looks like $35.5 million, according to the studio estimate this morning (down a decent 41% from the openin...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/15/12

  Friday’s boxoffice was like The Good, The Bad & The Ugly–except without the “good.” OPENINGS:  All the stunt casting in the world couldn’t make anyone want to see ROCK OF AGES (Warners)...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/1/12

  Vulture picked the wrong weekend to predict Universal’s demise. OPENINGS:  SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN (Universal) had a very good $20.3M Friday, and will do better than $50M for the weekend, successfully selling (mal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/15/12

Question #1 on this weekend’s boxoffice:  if The Dark Knight Rises is a blockbuster but everything else Warners releases this summer is a bomb, is the studio having a good summer?  Based on preliminary Friday numbers at...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through June 17

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted had a good week around the world, now $157 million overseas to date (up from $76 million last week).  Madagascar is headed for $600+ million worldwide ($215 million domestic according t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through June 24

Pixar’s Brave has a modest $13.5 million overseas to date, obviously with a big international potential as it rolls out around the world.  Pixar films generally have a healthy multiple over the domestic gross, which we a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 17 Update

And now the waiting game begins for Team Metcalf.  With all but one movie now open, the Metcalf slate now totals almost $1.1 billion to date, with a little but of upside remaining in Madagascar 3 and to some extent Prometheus...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD

  Will it really be that happy a Father’s Day?  Almost every movie in the market is estimating an unusually low Sunday drop because of the holiday, although the Father’s Day effect normally helps only all-fami...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY JUNE 22 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Not the disaster we expected, the 25th weekend of 2012 is looking like $158 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 7% from this weekend last year and down 10% from a more normal third weekend in June.  Brave is on tr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES June 8-10 — A Soft Saturday Makes for a Very Front-Loaded Weekend

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted now looks like a $60.4 million weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (down from yesterday’s early estimate but still exceeding our forecast in Wednesday’s Sh...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/10/12

Don’t look a gift boxoffice in the mouth? OPENINGS:  Unsurprisingly, both studios pushed their estimates on MADAGASCAR 3 (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount) and PROMETHEUS (20th) to the highest round number available, meani...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES June 22-24 — Animation Rules

The weekend continues to look very similar to the way it did yesterday morning.  Brave now looks like a $66.7 million opening weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (exceeding our forecast in Wednesday’s ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE June 4-10

A solid week ending Sunday (featuring openings for Madagascar 3 and Prometheus above $60 million and $50 million, respectively) ended a three-week rough patch for domestic box office, the first significant disappointing period ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JUNE 8 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Audiences Return in Droves

The box office is roaring back to life this weekend after three weeks of unimpressed moviegoers.  The 23rd weekend of 2012 is looking like a killer $183 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up 38% from this weekend last...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/9/12: Trouble In Paradise

Although it’s still a strong weekend at the boxoffice, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, neither of the week’s big openings had a particularly good Saturday.  PROMETHEUS (20th) is clearly getting mixed ...
by Mitch Salem