Monday Update: While not quite “towering” over the competition, Sony’s The Dark Tower eked out a narrow win at the box office with $19.1 million. Warner Bros.’ Dunkirk, after leading the past two weekends and a contender to three-peat, took second place with $17.1 million. Aviron’s Kidnap started decently with $10.0 million in fifth place,
Saturday Update: The Dark Tower pulled an opening day gross of $7.725 million (including Thursday night), taking first place for the day as Stephen King fans came out in support of the awaited adaptation. The modestly budgeted sci-fi/fantasy film was notably behind the $12 million opening day of The Mummy back in June and
Thursday, August 3 Update: The review embargo for The Dark Tower was lifted late on Wednesday night after this story was originally published, and unfortunately, critical reception for the film appears to be significant enough to warrant another decline in our forecast. While an opening close to $20 million remains possible, we’re now
This week’s Long Range Forecast welcomes two releases slated for September 15 openings. We’ve also updated a handful of other upcoming releases in the chart below. PROS: American Assassin (Lionsgate) has the benefit of source material to cull existing fans from, as well as Michael Keaton’s adult audience combined with Dylan
Welcome to BoxOffice Trailer Throw Down! Where we round up the week’s finest trailers so you don’t get sucked down a YouTube rabbit hole. This week we have movies that show you that there is still hope for you to become The Rock, movies that will make you fear cameras that still
This week’s edition of the Long Range Forecast takes a look at the first weekend of August, particularly the long-gestating big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower. August 4 is also slated to see the release of Detroit and Kidnap, as well as the nationwide expansion of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.
The opening week of December this year is “the calm between the storms,” a relatively quiet weekend at the box office right after several major releases on Thanksgiving weekend and right before the onslaught of awards contenders and box office hits released during the rest of December. This year, Relativity