Posts Tagged ‘X Men Friday box office’
 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Think Too” OK, “Jersey Boys” Off-Key

  This is going to be a soft weekend at the box office, since studios are largely saying out of the way of next week’s Transformers behemoth.  Based on preliminary numbers at Deadline and elsewhere, THINK LIKE ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 6/27/14

  On Friday, the big alien robots blew things up. OPENINGS:  TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION (Paramount) got the Friday it was hoping for, the biggest day of 2014 at $41.6M, and one that gives the blockbuster a strong (al...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 5/23/14

  OPENINGS:  With $36M on Friday, X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST is assured of going over $100M by Monday, and the only question is by how much.  The day fell a bit below the openings for Godzilla ($38.4M) and Captain Americ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Maleficent” Soars, “A Million Ways” Perishes

  MALEFICENT (Disney) performed as well as its Thursday night start suggested it might, at the high-end of expectations according to preliminary Friday numbers at Deadline and elsewhere.  The revisionist fairy tale surged...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 5/30/14

  OPENINGS:  MALEFICENT (Disney) didn’t come cheap–with worldwide marketing, its price-tag will top $300M.  But it seems to be money well spent, as its $24.2M Friday should propel it into a $70M+ weekend.  I...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 6/6/14

  Here’s a scary factoid for the studios.  In 2013, 5 movies opened in May/June that reached over $200M in the US alone, and none of those movies had a total lower than $228.8M.  This year, as we head to mid-June, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “22”” Jumps High, “Dragon” A Bit Lower

  22 JUMP STREET (Sony/Columbia) is having the start merited by a sequel to a huge hit that’s getting ecstatic reviews in its own right.  Based on preliminary numbers at Dateline and elsewhere, it had a $23-24M open...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the Friday Box Office – 6/13/14

  OPENINGS:  22 JUMP STREET (Sony/Columbia) went even higher on Friday than early estimates had it, reaching $25M.  Even if it’s front-loaded as a young-skewing sequel, a $60M weekend is all but guaranteed, which w...
by Mitch Salem