Monday Update: Warner Bros.’ Aquaman three-peated at the box office with a confirmed $31.0M this weekend. Sony’s horror Escape Room started in second place with $18.2M. Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns fell -44% to $15.8M in third place. Comparisons Total box office this weekend was $138.7M. That’s -26.2% below last weekend and -16.2% above this same weekend
Wednesday, January 2 Update: Coming in first place at the North American box office for the second weekend in a row, Aquaman slightly bested its 3-day estimate of $51.55 million with an actual gross of $52.11 million over the 3-day period, while the Warner Bros. superhero tentpole managed $78.50 million over
Saturday, December 29 Report: Warner Bros.’ Aquaman continues to float atop the box office after posting another $17.1 million on Friday. Domestically, that brings the DC title’s haul up to $154.3 million after eight days of release, putting it 32 percent ahead of the pace of Venom and 37 percent ahead of Ant-Man and the Wasp.
The final weekend of 2018 will see a number of strong holdovers as the Christmas-New Year’s corridor carries on, offering something for a variety of audiences. Holmes & Watson and Vice debuted in wide release on Christmas Day this past Tuesday and are included in the forecast below. Note: Theater counts for Mary Queen of
This week’s report takes an early look at a trio of titles slated for release over Valentine’s Day weekend. Notable is the fact that the date night holiday lands on a Thursday this year, so studios are taking varied approaches with mid-week releases in lieu of traditional Friday openings. Presidents’
By Phil Contrino After establishing his voice as a writer on “Saturday Night Live” in the late 1990s–early 2000s, Adam McKay has created a body of film work that defies easy definition. He struck gold with tongue-in-cheek comedy hits such as Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Step
This week’s report briefly focuses on the final weekend of 2018, currently slated with one new release and one wide expansion — both of which go nationwide earlier in the week on Christmas Day (Tuesday, December 25). Holmes & Watson Opening Weekend Range: $15 – 25 million The reuniting of
With no new wide releases joining our tracking calendar this weekend, we’ve decided to take a look at where the overall market is shaping up to finish by year’s end — and it’s looking like a historic finish. Based on our tracking models for all major studio films opening between