Posts Tagged ‘worldwide box office’
 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10.10.2021

  OPENINGS:  In the US, NO TIME TO DIE (UA/MGM) opened at $56M, at the low end of expectations–and “expectations” are usually already set low so that the press will report that a film has “overperf...
by Mitch Salem
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10.3.2021

  OPENINGS:  The blockbusters are delivering even if other box office segments still aren’t, and that’s good news for pandemic-weary theater owners and studios.  In the US, VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE (Columb...
by Mitch Salem
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Behind The US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 9.26.2021

  OPENINGS:  DEAR EVAN HANSEN (Universal) clunked badly with a $7.5M debut, following on the heels of the underperforming In the Heights and underlining that while musicals can score at the box office, they remain a risky...
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Behind the Weekend Box Office – 9.5.2021

  OPENINGS:  The limits of the pandemic-era box office, not to mention the historically lowest-grossing holiday weekend of the year, were tossed aside by the super powers of the MCU, as SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE 10 ...
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Behind the Weekend Box Office – 8.29.2021

  OPENINGS:  Horror has been one of the more reliable genres at the pandemic box office, and CANDYMAN (MGM/Universal) opened with a solid $22.4M, buoyed by unusually good reviews (85% on Rotten Tomatoes).  That offset a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Weekend Box Office – 8.22.2021

  It’s been a while since we’ve had a chance to look at box office together, and the period has been a busy one, with the return of Hollywood blockbusters like A Quiet Place Part II, F9, The Suicide Squad and B...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 5.9.2021

  OPENINGS:  WRATH OF MAN (Miramax/UA/MGM) held solidly through the weekend and emerged with $8.1M, better than Nobody‘s recent $6.8M start, and not too far below the $10.7M for Guy Ritchie’s pre-pandemic The ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 5.2.2021

  OPENINGS:  The only wide opening of the aweek was the low-budget horror movie SEPARATION (Open Road), which had a slow start at $1.8M. There were some new limited releases, led by FOUR GOOD DAYS (Vertical) at 298 theatr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 4.25.2021

  OPENINGS:  The theatrical box office continued to pick itself up off the floor this weekend with two high-performing R-rated action movies, which thrived despite an overlapping target audience and the availability of on...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 4.18.2021

  OPENINGS:  There were no truly wide openings this weekend, but the pandemic horror movie IN THE EARTH (Neon) arrived at the low end of “wide” in 547 theatres and started quietly at $500K. Next weekend’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4.11.2021

  OPENINGS:  The only new arrival in wide US release was the woebegone VOYAGERS (Lionsgate), which got a minimal push from its studio and opened at a low $1.4M, fated for $5M or so in the US. The major new international o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 4.4.2021

  OPENINGS:  GODZILLA VS KONG (Warners, also on HBO Max) had the biggest US theatrical debut since the onset of pandemic closings with $48.5M over 5 days ($32.2M for the 3-day weekend).  It will clearly roar past Tenet&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 3.28.2021

  OPENINGS:  NOBODY (Universal) had a fair start at $6.7M, better than the $4.1M opening for Let Him Go and the $3.1M for The Marksman.  Following the Universal pattern it will hit premium VOD after 2 more weekends, and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 3.21.2021

  OPENINGS:  With the LA movie theatre market now open (at 25% capacity) and a general rise in vaccinations, the box office seems to be taking its first very tentative steps back to pre-pandemic life.  The one wide openi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 2.28.2021

  OPENINGS:  TOM & JERRY (Warners, also on HBO Max) had a solid opening for this moment in time with $13.7M, an especially impressive number since the movie is available at no extra cost to anyone with an HBO Max subs...
by Mitch Salem