Saturday: Universal reports that Ted grossed $20.2 million on Friday, and it will go on to make $51.4 million. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. says that Magic Mike raked in an impressive $19.4 million on Friday. Boxoffice.com projects a $47.5 million for Magic Mike.
Friday Update: Universal reports that Ted raked in $2.625 million from midnight shows at 1,090 locations. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. reports that Magic Mike made a healthy $2.050 million from 1,100 locations during midnight shows.
From Fandango's official release:
Fandango reports that the Channing Tatum male stripper movie, "Magic Mike", is #1 in today's ticket sales, representing 53% of all sales on Fandango on Wednesday. In a survey conducted Tuesday on the site with more than 1,000 respondents, Fandango found the following:
• 87% are planning to see it with a group of women;
• 81% are 25-49 years old;
• 82% plan to see it opening weekend
• 78% said that "Magic Mike" is the summer movie they're most excited to see on the big screen;
• 77% feel that female-skewing movies have been lacking in Hollywood;
• 68% are planning to attend some kind of get-together before or after the movie.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theater circuit in the United States, announces continuous shows around the clock at select locations for "The Dark Knight Rises." In response to high demand for advance tickets, Regal is adding more than 24 hours of continuous screenings at 32 theatres. So far Regal has sold out more than 100 auditoriums for "The Dark Knight Rises" but plenty of tickets are still available. Regal Entertainment Group will continue to add screens and showtimes to accommodate demand as the film's opening date of July 20 nears.
"Weeks before the film's opening, Regal is already seeing incredible interest by Dark Knight fans for premium experiences such as IMAX. To accommodate, Regal Entertainment Group is adding showtimes throughout the night at many of our theatres for Regal's All Knight Long movie event," stated Greg Dunn, President and COO of Regal Entertainment Group. "Our digital cinema platform allows us to quickly add auditoriums in response to the increasing demand for tickets to the midnight premiere of ‘The Dark Knight Rises'."
Several Regal Entertainment Group theatres have added shows to extend the All Knight Long screenings throughout the entire weekend. Markets where Regal is offering 72 hours of continuous shows include: Albany, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco. The continuous schedules are only briefly interrupted for staff to prepare buildings for the next audience.
Regal's Dark Knight Marathon is also available for Batman fans to enjoy the entire trilogy on July 19th for only $25. For more information: www.regmovies.com/Dark_Knight_Marathon.aspx
Tickets for "The Dark Knight Rises" are available at the box office, REGmovies.com and through the Regal Mobile App now available for iPhone and Android users.
Regal Entertainment Group theatres participating in the All Knight Long continuous screenings include:
DMA Brand Theatre Name
Albany, NY REGAL CROSSGATES STADIUM 18 & IMAX
Chicago, IL REGAL CANTERA STADIUM 17 & RPX
Chicago, IL REGAL CITY NORTH STADIUM 14 & RPX
Chicago, IL REGAL LINCOLNSHIRE STADIUM 21 & IMAX
Cleveland, OH REGAL CROCKER PARK STADIUM 16 & IMAX
Denver, CO UA COLORADO CENTER STADIUM 9 & IMAX
Eugene, OR REGAL VALLEY RIVER CENTER STADIUM 15 & IMAX
Fresno, CA EDWARDS FRESNO STADIUM 22 & IMAX
Houston, TX EDWARDS HOUSTON MARQ'E STADIUM 23 & IMAX
Las Vegas, NV REGAL ALIANTE STATION STADIUM 16 & IMAX
Las Vegas, NV REGAL RED ROCK STADIUM 16 & IMAX
Los Angeles, CA EDWARDS ALHAMBRA RENAISSANCE STADIUM 14 & IMAX
Los Angeles, CA EDWARDS CAMARILLO PALACE STADIUM 12 & IMAX
Los Angeles, CA EDWARDS IRVINE SPECTRUM 21 & IMAX
Los Angeles, CA EDWARDS LONG BEACH STADIUM 26 & IMAX
Los Angeles, CA EDWARDS ONTARIO PALACE STADIUM 22 & IMAX
Los Angeles, CA REGAL SIMI VALLEY CIVIC CENTER STADIUM 16 & IMAX
Los Angeles, CA EDWARDS VALENCIA STADIUM 12 & IMAX
Nashville, TN REGAL OPRY MILLS STADIUM 20 & IMAX
New York, NY REGAL DEER PARK STADIUM 16 & IMAX
New York, NY REGAL NEW ROC STADIUM 18 & IMAX
New York, NY UA SHEEPSHEAD BAY STADIUM 14 & IMAX
New York, NY UA WESTBURY STADIUM 12 & IMAX
Orlando, FL REGAL POINTE ORLANDO STADIUM 20 & IMAX
Philadelphia, PA UA KING OF PRUSSIA STADIUM 16 & IMAX
Philadelphia, PA REGAL WARRINGTON CROSSING STADIUM 22 & IMAX
Portland, OR REGAL BRIDGEPORT VILLAGE STADIUM 18 & IMAX
Portland, OR REGAL LLOYD CENTER 10 & IMAX
Sacramento, CA REGAL EL DORADO HILLS STADIUM 14 & IMAX
San Francisco, CA REGAL HACIENDA CROSSINGS STADIUM 20 & IMAX
Seattle, WA REGAL THORNTON PLACE STADIUM 14 & IMAX
Washington, DC REGAL MAJESTIC STADIUM 20 & IMAX