Monday Update: The new Harry Potter spinoff movie movie Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald might not been quite as “magical” of an opening as some hoped, but still debuted in first place with $62.1M. The Warner Bros. fantasy started -16.4% behind the $74.4M opening of predecessor installment Fantastic Beasts and Where to
Monday Update: “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch”… and you’re also a rich one, as Universal’s animated holiday comedy Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch opened to $67.5M. That was about in line with pre-release expectations, although it fell about 27% behind the $90.4M inflation-adjusted opening of 2000’s live action How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Monday Update: Queen was the king this weekend, as Fox’s musical drama Bohemian Rhapsody came in above pre-release expectations, saying “can’t stop me now” with a first place start $51.0M. Not only was that opening higher than almost anybody expected, but if its box office longevity proves to be in league with fellow
Saturday Update: Queen is back on top of the charts as Bohemian Rhapsody scored a strong $18.4 million opening day on Friday, including Thursday night’s $3.9 million start. That sets the biopic on course for a huge debut weekend that could reach $46 million, per studio estimates. Rhapsody‘s opening day take came
What’s come to be known as holiday movie season officially begins this weekend with a trio of new releases looking to ignite the post-Halloween weekend and lead into a November slate that offers a lot of promise for moviegoers and exhibitors. Poised to lead the way will be Fox’s Bohemian Rhapsody,
October 20 Update: Shortly after this report’s publication yesterday, STX delayed Second Act‘s release by one week to December 21. Our updated opening weekend tracking (down from $10 million when slated for December 14) is listed in the chart below. === This week’s report takes a look at the December 14 –
Boxoffice’s Long Range Tracking report takes a first official look at the 2018 holiday season this week with early projections for several key releases scheduled for November 2. Bohemian Rhapsody Opening Weekend Range: $25 – 40 million Buzz around Rami Malek’s (Mr. Robot) anticipated performance as Queen front-man Freddie Mercury is