Category Archive: Box Office News

Jan 14

Box Office News

Universal’s 1917 made the most of strong word of mouth and two Golden Globe wins, topping the weekend box office with ease as it expanded nationwide following two weeks in limited release. Meanwhile, Paramount’s Like a Boss fell a bit shy of its pre-weekend expectations and Fox’s Underwater drowned. WB’s expansion of Just Mercy, however, …

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Nov 18

Ford v Ferrari Crushes Charlie’s Angles

Updated with Sunday figures: In the wake of Terminator: Dark Fate’s failure at the B.O., and Paramount’s recent decision to make Beverly Cops 4 for Netflix, we have the further breakdown of cinema IP in Sony’s Charlie’s Angels reboot, which is tanking with a God-awful $8.6M domestic opening, $27.9M worldwide (from 26 markets), 3 Stars …

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Oct 08

Joker #1 with 93 Million 234 million during its first weekend worldwide

This weekend saw the Warner Bros. DC Comics adaptation Joker deliver the largest October domestic opening weekend of all-time and the fourth largest opening ever for an R-rated feature. The film was the #1 movie domestically and overseas, kicking things off with a $234 million global launch. With an estimated $93.5 million, Warner Bros.’s Joker …

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Sep 30

Abominable #1, Downton Abbey #2 – Sept 27-29

Universal finished atop the weekend box office yet again this year with their animated adventure Abominable, while also taking second position with Focus’s Downton Abbey, now in its second weekend. Meanwhile, Roadside saw a strong performance from their release of Judy, delivering a top ten performance in moderate release, while holdovers such as Hustlers and …

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Aug 05

Hobbs & Shaw #1

‘Fast & Furious’ Spin-Off, ‘Hobbs & Shaw’, Off to $180 Million Global Launch! The Fast & Furious franchise has yet again delivered a #1 opener with the franchise spin-off Hobbs & Shaw taking the top spot at this weekend’s box office. Overall the weekend showed improvement over the same weekend last year for the third …

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May 06

Endgame is #1 for the second straight week (as if you didn’t already know)

    TW LW Title (click to view) Studio Weekend Gross % Change Theater Count / Change Average Total Gross Budget* Week # 1 1 Avengers: Endgame BV $147,383,211 -58.7% 4,662 – $31,614 $621,277,849 $356 2 2 N The Intruder (2019) SGem $10,855,054 – 2,222 – $4,885 $10,855,054 $8 1 3 N Long Shot LG/S $9,740,064 – …

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Apr 25

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Set for Global Domination!

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Set for Global Domination, Can It Deliver a $300M Domestic Debut?   THURSDAY UPDATE #2: Online ticket retailer Fandango.com now reports over 8,000 showtimes of Endgame have already sold out on Fandango as it has now officially become the company’s largest pre-seller, topping Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The company also reports the …

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Apr 17

The Top 100 Grossing Movies Ever Worldwide (As Of Right Now)

Rank Title Studio Worldwide Domestic / % Overseas / % Year^ 1 Avatar Fox $2,788.0 $760.5 27.3% $2,027.5 72.7% 2009^ 2 Titanic Par. $2,187.5 $659.4 30.1% $1,528.1 69.9% 1997^ 3 Star Wars: The Force Awakens BV $2,068.2 $936.7 45.3% $1,131.6 54.7% 2015 4 Avengers: Infinity War BV $2,048.4 $678.8 33.1% $1,369.5 66.9% 2018 5 Jurassic World Uni. $1,671.7 $652.3 …

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Apr 08

Shazam!! Guess what movie is #1 for the week?

‘Shazam!’ Leads Weekend with $53M Debut; ‘Pet Sematary’ Digs Up $25M The weekend played out mostly as expected with the release of Shazam! from Warner Bros. and New Line securing the top spot in both the domestic and worldwide marketplace while Paramount’s release of Pet Sematary scored the second largest opening for a Stephen King …

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Apr 01

Don’t Be Dumb – Of Course Dumbo Is #1

Disney’s ‘Dumbo’ Flies to #1 While ‘Captain Marvel’ Nears $1 Billion Worldwide Disney’s Dumbo was unable to reach studio or industry expectations, but still managed a #1 finish, making for the third different #1 film at the domestic weekend box office in as many weeks. Meanwhile holdovers such as Us and Captain Marvel continued their …

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