Monday Morning Update: Disney’s studio estimate for Avengers: Infinity War have been raised from Sunday — and it was already breaking records on Sunday. The domestic opening estimate has been raised from $250.0 million to $258.2 million. That’s the highest opening of all time, or second-highest ever when adjusted for ticket
Monday Update: For only the third time in the last three years, a film lost the #1 spot at the box office only to regain it again. Paramount’s horror A Quiet Place had debuted in the top spot, fell to second place last frame, then reclaimed the title this weekend with $20.9
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
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
Monday Update: Steven Spielberg posted his best opening weekend in a decade, as Warner Bros.’ Ready Player One began with $41.7 million. In addition to its Thursday opening, the film’s total stands at $53.7 million. Coming about in line with pre-release expectations, the title marks Spielberg’s highest debut since Indiana Jones and the
Saturday Update: Ready Player One rang up an estimated $15.2 million on Friday, per Warner Bros. That brings the Steven Spielberg/Ernest Cline adaptation up to a healthy $27.205 million domestically through two days of release. The studio reports that $1.825 million of Friday’s take came from IMAX venues. Overall, RPO‘s two-day tally
Steven Spielberg’s awaited adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One novel hits theaters this Easter weekend, aiming to benefit from the book’s huge popularity and 1980s pop culture nostalgia that has permeated entertainment over the past decade. Across 124 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, the film stands at a strong 82 percent as
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 closes out the first quarter of 2018 with a look at how Easter weekend’s four wide releases are currently tracking. You can find our initial forecasts for Paul, Apostle of Christ, Tyler Perry’s Acrimony, and God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness in the chart below. With that said, here’s a preliminary analysis