Walt Disney Studios has ended 2017 on a high note. With $6.457 billion in global box office, the studio posted its second-best year in company history (after 2016) and crossed the $6 billion mark for the second year in a row. That number includes $2.410 billion in domestic earnings and
The studio’s official press release: Yesterday, The Walt Disney Studios crossed the $5B mark in annual global box office for the third year in a row, becoming the first and only studio to have reached this threshold three times. The global total from Jan. 1-Nov. 29, 2017, is $5,003.1M, including
Monday Update: Warner Bros.’ Justice League came in below Sunday’s $96 million estimate, officially finishing its opening frame with a $93.8M debut. The numbers were much better overseas, as the film began with a $185M overseas debut, for a $279M global opening. Even then, both those figures came in below the overseas/global openings for last
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.
Update: Thor: Ragnarok opened even higher than its original estimate, with a confirmed $122.7 million debut. Meanwhile, A Bad Moms Christmas opened a bit lower than its original estimate with $16.7 million. Sunday Update: It wasn’t a “low-key” weekend for Loki, as Thor: Ragnarok opened with $121 million, by far the best opening of the
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
Monday Update: Determining the box office winner wasn’t much of a puzzle, as horror Jigsaw opened with $16.6 million the weekend before Halloween on Tuesday. Three of the top four films were horror or quasi-horror, as two other new releases Thank You For Your Service and Suburbicon both started outside the top five, with $3.8
The penultimate weekend of 2017 is the focus of this week’s Long Range Forecast, which is currently slated to see four films debut between Wednesday, December 20 and Friday, December 22 ahead of Christmas Day the following Monday. PROS: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has significant advantages in its favor: the