Posts Tagged ‘Taken 2’
 

 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 5 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Another strong weekend at the box office: this weekend is looking like it will be over 50% higher than comparable weekends in recent years (improving from the +18% weekend last week).      Taken 2 from 20th Century Fox open...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE October 1-7

The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide release playing between October 1 and October 7 grossed a very strong $163 million, up 36% from the four-year average for the week and up 41% from the same week last year...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through October 14

Updated tracking of overseas box office.  Taken 2 is really starting to pick up steam overseas (up $65 million overseas since last week’s report), while Argo and Sinister open this weekend in the middle of the worldw...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 19-21

This weekend is on track to be the fourth weekend in a row to be up over the previous years.  Paranormal Activity 4 opens very large but will play out very quickly as the young, horror audience flocks to the first weekend.  T...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES November 2-4

The weekend looks like a decent $125 million for the top 12 films, a little better than it looked yesterday (now slightly beating the multi-year average for this weekend).  Each of the three openers had good Saturday grosses...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 19 BOX OFFICE RESULTS — Strong Weekend Despite Flabby Paranormal Activity 4

The fourth up weekend in a row, weekend #42 will be about 19% ahead of the multi-year average for this weekend.  However, Paranormal Activity 4 is on track for an opening weekend way below expectations and easily the softest o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 12-14

The weekend still looks like a very good $123 million for the top 12 films, a little better than it looked yesterday.  Argo and Sinister flipped places in the weekend rankings.  Argo opened with $5.93 million Friday and ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 5-7

The weekend still looks like a very good $132 million for the top 12 films, similar to the estimate yesterday.  Taken 2 opened well (ahead of the ShowbuzzDaily Weekend Prediction earlier this week) but probably will degrade q...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through October 7

Taken 2 enters the worldwide chart at #10 among recent movies, with a projected $138 domestic total when all is said and done and an overseas to date total of $67 million already.  An eventual overseas total of $200 million is...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Taken 2”

  TAKEN 2:  Watch It At Home – “Particular Set of Skills” Indeed   As silly sequels to mindless hits go, TAKEN 2 is fairly entertaining, at least for a while.  The first movie, of course, was a sur...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE Oct 29-Nov 4

The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide release playing between October 29 and November 4 grossed a solid $163 million, up 6% from the four-year average for the week and up 18% from the same week last year.  ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 12 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The third up weekend in a row, weekend #41 will be about 16% ahead of the multi-year average for this weekend and a big 54% above last year’s disaster weekend.      Sinister from Summit & Lionsgate opened with $7....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 12-14

This weekend is poised to be the third solidly up weekend in a row.  Five films open this weekend, with four boasting positive critical acclaim and two in rave territory.  None looks to be a big commercial hit, but the total ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through October 28

Among films currently playing in North America, the big gainers overseas were Taken 2 and Hotel Transylvania (each up $23 million overseas since last week), as well as Paranormal Activity 4 (just behind at +$22 million). ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 19-21

The weekend looks like a decent $124 million for the top 12 films, a little softer than it looked yesterday (but still significantly ahead of the comparable weekends the last few years).  Paranormal Activity 4 gets a little...
by Mitch Metcalf