The final weekend before summer movie season (yes, in April) officially kicks off next week with Avengers: Infinity War will see the release of Amy Schumer’s latest headliner, a long-awaited sequel to a cult classic comedy, and a low-key thriller hoping to counter-program. Schumer’s I Feel Pretty boasts the most commercial potential among
Monday Update: Rampage ramped it up this weekend, as the Warner Bros.’ fantasy action movie starring Dwayne Johnson debuted in first with $35.7 million. Last weekend’s leader, Paramount’s horror A Quiet Place, wasn’t too far behind with $32.9 million and second place. The film’s 34.3 percent second weekend decline was very much
Saturday Update: Rampage bowed to an estimated $11.5 million opening on Friday, including Thursday night’s early shows. The film also scored a $27.1 million day overseas — including $15.6 million in China — and now stands at a running total of $36.7 million internationally. Although the domestic first day came in slightly
Following last weekend’s breakout debut from A Quiet Place, the April market is shaping up to be far more lucrative than already expected as this weekend adds Rampage and Truth or Dare to the marketplace. The former of the two stands likely to open in first place this weekend as leading Dwayne Johnson anchors the
Monday Update: A Quiet Place was far louder than expected this weekend, with a $50.2 million debut. Pre-release expectations had generally projected a $30-$35 million start. Paramount’s horror followed in the footsteps of It, Get Out, and Split in continuing an unprecedented strong streak of horror titles at the box office in 2017 and 2018.
Saturday Update: A Quiet Place is anything but silent at the box office, amassing a remarkable $19 million opening day on Friday and blowing away all pre-release tracking. That take includes Thursday night’s $4.3 million opening shows. To put things into perspective, AQP soared 27 percent higher than Annabelle: Creation‘s $15.01 million opening day last
Paramount’s A Quiet Place continues to build momentum ahead of its opening this weekend, which is likely to dethrone Ready Player One as the top film at the North American box office. Writer/director John Krasinski co-stars with real life spouse Emily Blunt in the original horror/thriller which has been marketed strongly for several months,
This week’s report sees the addition of Life of the Party and Breaking In, both currently set for release on Friday, May 11 ahead of Mother’s Day. The weekend has proven to be a solid launching pad for female-targeted films over the years, although with varying degrees of box office and critical success.
This week’s report takes a first look at April with two wide releases currently slated to open in the post-Easter market. PROS: Leslie Mann, John Cena, and Ike Barinholtz form an encouraging comedic ensemble that could help Blockers appeal to adult crowds. Additionally boasting comedy veterans Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg