Sunday Update: The third time’s the charm for Disney/Pixar’s Coco, which came in slightly above its Sunday estimate with $18.4 million. It becomes the first film to spend three weekends in the top spot since The Hitman’s Bodyguard in August and early September. Warner Bros.’ Justice League also slightly beat its Sunday estimate
Monday Update: It may be about the Day of the Dead, but Disney-Pixar’s Coco was anything but dead as it stayed on top for a second straight weekend with $27.5 million, above its Sunday estimate. Warner Bros.’ Justice League also slightly exceeded its Sunday estimate, earning $16.6 million to take second place —
Saturday Report: Disney/Pixar’s Coco added $6.276 million on its tenth day of release, claiming first place again as expected with no new wide releases competing in the post-Thanksgiving frame. Coco has tallied $88.85 million thus far, putting it 9 percent behind where Moana stood at the same point last year, and 39 percent ahead of The Good Dinosaur.
Monday Update: Coco is whistling a happy tune, coming in above its Sunday estimate with a confirmed $50.8 million debut. Counting the Wednesday and Thursday of the Thanksgiving holiday, the animated offering from Disney/Pixar posted a five-day opening of $72.9 million. That fell short of the top 10 Thanksgiving grosses of
PRESS RELEASE On Wednesday evening, November 15, Marcus Theatres sponsored the 2nd Annual Hollywood Movie Night benefiting Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. All proceeds from this year’s event held at the Marcus Majestic Cinema of Brookfield supported Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NIC). Thanks to the support of nearly 450 business
With the latest Disney/Pixar release hitting theaters tomorrow (technically, tonight), we’re releasing our weekend forecast earlier than usual this week. (Note: several key theater counts were not yet confirmed at the time of this report’s writing.) PROS: Coco will aim to become the next original Pixar hit as fans of the
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
Saturday Update: Warner Bros. reports that Justice League earned an estimated $38.8 million on opening day Friday in North America, including Thursday night’s $13 million haul. By comparison, that’s 16.5 percent behind Thor: Ragnarok‘s opening two weeks ago, while marking a 40 percent drop from Suicide Squad‘s first day and 52 percent from Batman v Superman.
Warner Bros. hopes to unite DC fans this weekend with the long awaited Justice League team-up film. Meanwhile, Lionsgate hopes to parlay a highly successful young adult novel into cinematic success with Wonder, while Sony counter-programs the market with a faith-based animated nativity story in The Star. PROS: Justice League marks the latest superhero title
Stephen Chbosky graduated from USC’s prestigious screenwriting program in 1992, but it wasn’t until he wrote a book that his career took flight. Published in 1999, The Perks of Being a Wallflower was an instant success and ultimately spawned a successful 2012 film adaptation written and directed by Chbosky himself.