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Weekend Box Office Predictions AUGUST 2-4

The 31st weekend of the year is looking like $141 million for the top 12 films, not bad for the first weekend of August. Opening at around 2,800 theatersĀ Friday (near the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends the la...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS October 9

> Overseas, The Smurfs film continues to do solid business and is closing in on two more benchmarks: $400 million overseas (only $7 million to go) and $550 million worldwide ($13 million to go).  $550 million is important ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS October 1

>The Smurfs continue to print money overseas — now only $26 million from passing Cars 2 in worldwide box office revenue.  Dolphin Tale (#54) and Moneyball (#56) are currently not on the chart and have no overseas mon...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Early International Boxoffice

> The Hollywood Reporter has some quick overseas numbers, and THE SMURFS continues to feed the seemingly endless international appetite for 3D family movies.  Smurfs has reached an unbelievable $364M overseas, for a worldw...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS September 18

>The Worldwide Box Office revenue chart has been expanded to the Top 30 releases this week (currently the cut-off to make the list is about $150 million worldwide).  Through Sunday, The Smurfs have moved up to #8 and is cl...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS September 11

>The biggest gainer in the international box office this week was The Smurfs.  Now with an overseas total of $321 million, The Smurfs has moved past Thor into the #9 position.  Rise of the Planet of the Apes is starti...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Boxoffice Footnotes – 8/7/11

> RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES is off to a great start internationally as well, with $23M for the weekend in just 25 territories (only 4 of which–Australia, Spain, Russia and Taiwan–are major boxoffice centers).&n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES August 5-7

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Rise of the Planet of the Apes will dominate with a $54 million opening weekend, even stronger than estimated yesterday.  In contrast, looking even w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: UPDATED–Early Weekend Boxoffice Results

> Deadline has a more complete set of Saturday numbers, and the news just gets better and better for RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES.  It now appears the picture didn’t drop at all from Friday, and it could edge as hi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Boxoffice Footnotes – 8/6/11

> RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES has a slew of positives going for it commercially:  the reportedly fairly low $93M production cost, the month of August ahead with its limited competition, strong support from an older audi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS August 5-7

> Rise of the Planet of the Apes should open easily at #1 with over $43 million.  With broadly positive reviews behind it, this prequel should have decent holds in the following few weeks.  The Smurfs should slide int...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKDAY BOX OFFICE UPDATE August 1-2

>THE SMURFS has outgrossed COWBOYS & ALIENS both Monday and Tuesday and now leads total box office to date, a lead it will not give up when both films leave theaters in several weeks.  Through Tuesday, The Smurfs cumul...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Cowboys and Smurfs

> We’re still a few hours away from the release of actual boxoffice numbers for last weekend (check back for Mitch Metcalf’s full analysis when the figures are official), but The Hollywood Reporter is claiming that ...
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