LOS ANGELES - December 24, 2013 - According to Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" is the top movie that fans want to see this holiday week, scoring an impressive 88 out of 100 points on Fandango's Fanticipation movie buzz indicator. "Wolf" is also leading advance ticket sales among all new releases for Christmas Day 2013 on Fandango.
An exclusive clip from "The Wolf of Wall Street," depicting Leonardo Di Caprio's first meeting with Matthew McConaughey in the film, can be found on Fandango's "Winter Chillout" section, a special guide designed to help consumers with their holiday moviegoing decisions.
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," the week's second best-selling new release on Fandango, scored a fantastic 85 points on the Fanticipation scale. The film's director-star Ben Stiller sits down with Fandango Chief Correspondent, Dave Karger on his online video series, "Fandango Frontrunners," (http://www.fandango.com/frontrunners), where the filmmaker reveals the surreal production details and comedic improvisation behind his life-affirming epic.
About Fandango's Fanticipation
Known for having its finger on the pulse of moviegoers, Fandango's movie buzz indicator, Fanticipation, provides statistical insight into the movies fans are planning to see in a given weekend. Fanticipation scores (based on a 1 to 100-point scale) are calculated via an algorithm of Fandango's advance ticket sales, website and mobile traffic, and social media engagement. Fanticipation is not intended as a forecast of the weekend box office; it is a snapshot of movie fan sentiment.