Posts Tagged ‘The Revenant Friday box office’
 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Zootopia” Cages “London,” “Whiskey,” “Deadpool”

  Pixar is still Pixar, but the Disney Animation division of the studio (also headed by John Lasseter) is proving that it’s a formidable creator of animated features as well, following Frozen with the smashingly imag...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: No Gods for “Egypt,” “Triple 9″” or “Eddie” In Another “Deadpool” Romp

  GODS OF EGYPT (Summit/Lionsgate) has been sitting around for so long that Gerard Butler managed to make next week’s London Has Fallen in the interim, and its own studio has been bleating about how the downside had ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Deadpool” Flings Aside “Risen,” “The Witch” & “Race”

  None of the weekend’s openings were expected to come near last week’s blockbuster opening, and none will.  The target Christian audience is turning out for RISEN (Affirm/Columbia/Sony), with preliminary numb...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Deadpool” Slays “Zoolander 2,” “How To Be Single” For Valentine’s Day

  Are Americans tired of superhero movies?  There were whispers to that effect after The Avengers: Age of Ultron underperformed a bit and Fantastic Four outright flopped last year, but clearly the answer is Hell, No.  DE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Kung Fu Panda 3″” Easily Tops “Finest Hours,” “50 Shades of Black”

  As will be noted endlessly by the studio and its mouthpieces all weekend, KUNG FU PANDA 3 (DreamWorks Animation/20th) is the first in the series to open in January, after June and May openings for the previous chapters....
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: Holdovers Lead “Dirty Grandpa,” “The 5th Wave” On Snowy Weekend

  This was never going to be much of a box office weekend, and the east coast snowstorms certainly won’t help.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, all 3 of the newcomers are closely packed with $3.5-4M Fr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “The Revenant” Fights Off The “Star Wars” Bear

  THE REVENANT (Regency/20th) is showing impressive strength in its first day of wide release, after 2 strong weeks at NY/LA arthouses.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline give it $14M+ on Friday, putting it surprisingly int...
by Mitch Salem