Wednesday Report: Disney reports this morning that Pixar’s Coco bowed to $2.3 million from opening night shows on Tuesday, setting the pace for a strong five-day opening over the Thanksgiving holiday. By comparison, Coco clocked in just 11.5 percent behind Moana‘s $2.6 million launch last year, while doubling The Good Dinosaur‘s $1.3 million. For additional reference, Frozen opened to
With the latest Disney/Pixar release hitting theaters tomorrow (technically, tonight), we’re releasing our weekend forecast earlier than usual this week. (Note: several key theater counts were not yet confirmed at the time of this report’s writing.) PROS: Coco will aim to become the next original Pixar hit as fans of the
Saturday Update: Warner Bros. reports that Justice League earned an estimated $38.8 million on opening day Friday in North America, including Thursday night’s $13 million haul. By comparison, that’s 16.5 percent behind Thor: Ragnarok‘s opening two weeks ago, while marking a 40 percent drop from Suicide Squad‘s first day and 52 percent from Batman v Superman.
This week’s Long Range Forecast welcomes a host of releases scheduled for Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend in January. Our initial analyses and forecasts: PROS: The Post will open in limited release in December as part of what is expected to be a strong award season candidacy. The powerhouse trio of
Warner Bros. hopes to unite DC fans this weekend with the long awaited Justice League team-up film. Meanwhile, Lionsgate hopes to parlay a highly successful young adult novel into cinematic success with Wonder, while Sony counter-programs the market with a faith-based animated nativity story in The Star. PROS: Justice League marks the latest superhero title
Weekend Domestic Grosses Update: November 10 – November 12, 2017 Title Locations Distributor Total Thor: Ragnarok 4080 Disney $57,078,306 Daddy’s Home 2 3575 Paramount $29,651,193 Murder on the Orient Express (2017) 3341 Fox $28,681,472 A Bad Moms Christmas 3615 STX Entertainment $11,468,964 Jigsaw 2651 Lionsgate $3,424,319 Tyler Perry’s Boo 2!
Holiday movie season rolls on this weekend as two more films vie for November moviegoers. Meanwhile, the reigning box office champion — Thor: Ragnarok — is expected to benefit from strong word of mouth as it aims for what should be an easy repeat finish at the top of the box office.
Saturday Update: Disney and Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok bowed to a mighty $46.819 million on Friday, including Thursday night’s $14.5 million launch. By comparison, the opening day take comes in 44 percent ahead of last year’s Doctor Strange ($32.585 million) and 47 percent ahead of 2013’s Thor: The Dark World ($31.9 million), both of which also opened the first
Holiday movie season is officially upon us as the first weekend of November promises to be once again kick-start a promising slate of movies to close out the year. Our forecast: PROS: During what has been a benchmark year for comic book films both commercially and critically, Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok is
This week’s Long Range Forecast welcomes the addition of the year’s most anticipated film, as well as the latest animated project from Blue Sky Studios. Our initial analyses and forecasts: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Disney / Lucasfilm PROS: It’s Star Wars. The family component remains as strong as ever now