Star Wars: Rogue One has finally landed, making a big impression in the North American box office with the best Thursday preview performance of the year. The Star Wars spinoff grossed $29 million on Thursday night, edging out superhero flicks Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($27.7M) and Captain America: Civil War
Welcome back to the first ever BoxOffice Trailer Throw Down. This week we have some big trailers with exciting spider-people, ape-people, mummy-people, and cars exploding. Spider-Man Homecoming (July 7, 2017) Marvel’s cinematic universe is going to have its first full-on Spider-Man movie. Following his appearance in Captain America: Civil War, Peter
Moana topped the box office for the third consecutive weekend, reaching a $145 million domestic cume after earning $18.8 million in its latest outing. The animated film played at 3,875 locations, dropping a modest 33% from last weekend and registering a $4,862 per-screen average. Moana is pacing similarly to Walt
Moana set sail in 12 overseas territories this weekend, building a $16.3 million base that lifts its global debut to $97.4 million following an $81.1 million 5-day debut in North America. Only China stands out as a significant earner from the 16 territories that opened this weekend outside of North America.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is finding success in every corner of the world. The film grossed $132 million from 67 markets over the weekend, including two big debuts in Asia this weekend. The film opened in over 11,600 screens in China to $41.1 million, outgrossing fellow opener Moana to claim
Fantastic Beasts found an $8.75 million Thursday night debut in North America, the same day the film added 38 markets to its overseas release. The film, now playing in a total of 48 global markets, has grossed a total of $23.5 million outside of North America and $32.2 million worldwide. Russia was
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them took in $6.9 million from 5,070 screens across 9 overseas markets on Wednesday, ranking first in each of those territories. France led early openers with a $1.8 million start with 209k admissions on 805 screens (including previews), and taking 70% of the Top 5 marketshare.
Disney in 2016 is on track to become one of the most profitable “year + studio” combinations in history, as the studio broke its own record for annual overseas box office on Sunday with $3.5664 billion earned overseas through October 16. That’s a solid two and a half months before the end of the calendar
Monday Evening Update: The first trailer for John Wick 2 landed this past week and bumped the action sequel by 84,227 likes to 642,924 overall. The first film was a surprising success as it grossed close to $87 million worldwide. Word of mouth and reviews were well above average for the shoot-em-up
Friday Evening Update: Hugh Jackman’s final hurrah as X-Man Wolverine doesn’t arrive in theaters until March 2017 but this past week proved that fans of the franchise and indeed comic book adaptations in general will be lining up to pay their respects to arguably the most iconic superhero actor of this generation.