Category: Weekend Openings

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Box Office Report: “Kung Fu Panda 3” heads Superbowl weekend while new releases falter, “Star Wars” breaks $900M

(FEBRUARY 5 – FEBRUARY 7, 2016 actuals) Last Weekend Kung Fu Panda 3 (Week 2) – $21,242,181 Hail, Caesar! (Opening) – $11,355,225 Star Wars: The Force...

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Box Office Report: “Kung Fu Panda 3” outruns all new releases while “Revenant” and “Force Awakens” hold strong

(JANUARY 29 – JANUARY 31 2016, estimates) Last Weekend Kung Fu Panda 3 (Opening) – $41,000,000 The Revenant (Week 6) – $12,400,000 Star Wars: The Force...

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Box Office Report: “The Revenant” appropriately survives the snow and lands on top of a quiet weekend

(JANUARY 22 – JANUARY 24, 2016 estimates) Last Weekend The Revenant (Week 5) – $16,000,000 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Week 6) – $14,257,000 Ride...

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Box Office Report: “Ride Along” sequel tops the first post-Oscar nomination weekend

(JANUARY 15 – JANUARY 17, 2016 estimates) Last Weekend Ride Along 2 (Opening) – $35,320,000 The Revenant (Week 4) – $31,800,000 Star Wars: The Force...

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Box Office Report: “Force Awakens” officially USA’s biggest film ever but “Revenant” Fights for the Weekend

(JANUARY 8 – JANUARY 10, 2016 estimates) Last Weekend Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Week 4) – $41,630,000 The Revenant (Week 3) – $38,000,000...

Box Office Report: “Star Wars” continues to ascend sending America flocking to the theaters for Christmas

(DECEMBER 25 – DECEMBER 27, 2015 actuals) Last Weekend Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Week 2) – $149,202,860 Daddy’s Home (Opening) – $38,740,203...

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Box Office Report Update: “Star Wars” opening nearly $10M more than estimated $238M with $247M

I don’t usually do a Monday update when the actual numbers come in. A couple films shuffle and numbers may go up or down by a million dollars at most, but of...

Box Office Report: “In The Heart of the Sea” underperforms, “Mockingjay” #1 for fourth consecutive week

(DECEMBER 11 – DECEMBER 13, 2015 actuals) Last Weekend The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Week 4) – $11,413,316 In The Heart of the Sea (Opening)...

Box Office Report: “Mockingjay” #1 for third straight week while “Krampus” pleasantly surprises at #2

(DECEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 6, 2015 actuals) Last Weekend The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Week 3) – $18,857,547 Krampus (Opening) – $16,293,325...

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Box Office Report: “Mockingjay” fends off fresh contenders over Thanksgiving weekend, “Frankenstein” misses top 10

(NOVEMBER 27 – NOVEMBER 29, 2015 estimates) Last Weekend The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Week 2) – $51,600,000 The Good Dinosaur (Opening)...

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Box Office Report: “Hunger Games” finale sucks the weekend dry for the competition, but still the frachise’s weakest opening

(NOVEMBER 20 – NOVEMBER 22, 2015 estimates) Last Weekend The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Opening) – $101,025,000 Spectre (Week 3) –...

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Box Office Report: “Spectre” and “Peanuts” remain the power couple while “By The Sea” underwhelms in limited release

(NOVEMBER 13 – NOVEMBER 15, 2015 estimates) Last Weekend Spectre (Week 2) – $35,400,000 The Peanuts Movie (Week 2) – $24,200,000 Love the Coopers...

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Box Office Report: “Spectre” spies top spot over “Peanuts”, “Spotlight” and “Brooklyn” impress in limited

(NOVEMBER 6 – NOVEMBER 8, 2015 estimates) Last Weekend Spectre (Opening) – $73,000,000 The Peanuts Movie (Opening) – $45,000,000 The Martian (Week 6)...

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Box Office Report: “The Martian” boasts 4th bout on top, “Burnt” and “Brand” bomb

(OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 1, 2015 estimates) Last Weekend The Martian (Week 5) – $11,400,000 Goosebumps (Week 3) – $10,210,000 Bridge of Spies (Week 3)...

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Box Office Report: “The Martian” back on top, “Steve Jobs” underperforms

(OCTOBER 23 – OCTOBER 25, 2015 estimates) Last Weekend The Martian (Week 4) – $15,900,000 Goosebumps (Week 2) – $15,500,000 Bridge of Spies (Week 2)...

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Box Office Report: “Goosebumps” wins the weekend, A24’s “Room” a strong limited debut

(OCTOBER 16 – OCTOBER 18, 2015 estimates) Last weekend Goosebumps (Opening) – $23,500,000 The Martian (Week 3) – $21,500,000 Bridge of Spies (Opening)...

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Box Office Report: “Hotel Transylvania” sequel hosts a record breaking September opening

(SEPTEMBER 25 – SEPTEMBER 27, 2015) – ESTIMATES Hotel Transylvania 2 (Opening) – $47,500,000 The Intern (Opening) – $18,225,000 Maze Runner: The...

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Box Office Report: “Maze Runner” sequel ahead of “Black Mass”, “Sicario” stellar limited release

(SEPTEMBER 18 – SEPTEMBER 20, 2015) Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (Opening) – $30,300,000 Black Mass (Opening) – $23,360,000 The Visit (Week 2)...

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Box Office Report: “The Perfect Guy” edges out Shyamalan’s “The Visit”

(SEPTEMBER 11 – SEPTEMBER 13, 2015) The Perfect Guy (Opening) – $26,700,00 The Visit (Opening) – $25,690,000 War Room (Week 3) – $7,400,000 A...

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Box Office Report: “War Room” halts “Compton’s” roll

(SEPTEMBER 4 – SEPTEMBER 6, 2015) War Room (Week 2) – $9,350,000 Straight Outta Compton (Week 4) – $8,850,000 A Walk In The Woods (Opening) –...

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Weekend Openings — (April 25 – April 27)

What do movie theaters have to offer this weekend? The Other Woman A movie starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton about three women who find out they’re...

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Weekend Openings — (April 18 – April 20)

What do movie theaters have to offer this Easter weekend? Transcendence Christopher Nolan’s longtime cinematographer Wally Pfister makes his directorial debut with...

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Weekend Openings — (April 11 – April 13)

What do movie theaters have to offer this weekend? Rio 2 It looks like we have another so-so to bad animated sequel on our hands. Kids will probably love the music, but...

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Weekend Openings — (April 4 – April 6)

What do movie theaters have to offer this weekend? Captain America: The Winter Soldier Chris Evans is back as superhero Captain America in the sequel to Marvel’s...

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Weekend Openings — March 28

Looking for something to see at the cinemas this weekend? You have a couple of options to choose from. Films going wide this week are: Noah Darren Aronofsky brings the...