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Monday
Oct152018

What did you see over the weekend? 

by Nathaniel R

Venom and A Star is Born remained strong for a second weekend leaving much less to go around for First Man, Goosebumps 2,  and Bad Times at the El Royale though it's still a stronger October at the box office than the past two years have been...

Weekend Box Office
(October 12-14)

W I D E
800+ screens
PLATFORM / LIMITED
excluding prev. wide
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Venom $35 (cum. $142.1)
1. ๐Ÿ”บ The Hate U Give $1.7
on 248 screens (cum. $2.4) 
2. A Star is Born $28.4 (cum. $94.6)
Review, Posterized
2. ๐Ÿ”บGosnell: The Trial of... $1.1 
*NEW * on 673 screens 
3. ๐Ÿ”บ First Man  $16 NEW 
Capsule Review
3. ๐Ÿ”บ Colette $999k on 593 screens 
(cum. $2.5) Capsule

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Monday
Oct082018

Box Office: Venom, A Star is Born, and new records for Crazy Rich Asians

by Nathaniel R

What did you see over the weekend? Both Venom and A Star is Born opened to big numbers making it a strong start to October box office. While Venom isn't as likely to hold as well (lower Cinemascore, terrible reviews, and no awards season to maintain interest) both are already hits. More after the jump...

Weekend Box Office Estimates
(October 5-7)

W I D E
800+ screens
PLATFORM / LIMITED
excluding prev. wide
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Venom $80 
*NEW* 
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Free Solo $540k 
on 41 screens (cum. $953k) 
2. ๐Ÿ”บ A STAR IS BORN $41.2
*NEW* Review, Posterized
2. ๐Ÿ”บThe Hate U Give $500k
*NEW * on 36 screens 

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Sunday
Sep302018

Tiffany on Top. What did you see?

by Nathaniel R

A quick perusal of this weekend's top movies in wide (left) and limited (right) release. Commentary after the jump...

Weekend Box Office Estimates
(September 28th-30th)

W I D E
800+ screens
PLATFORM / LIMITED
excluding prev. wide
1. ๐Ÿ”บ NIGHT SCHOOL $28 *NEW* 
1. THE WIFE $777K on 437 screens (cum. $6.1) ReviewPoster BlurbGlenn's Oscar
2. ๐Ÿ”บ SMALLFOOT $23 *NEW* Warner Animation Movies
2. ๐Ÿ”บLITTLE WOMEN $747k on 643 screens 

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Sunday
Sep232018

What did you see this weekend?

by Nathaniel R

While there were solid debuts in wide and limited release friday (The House with the Clock In Its Walls, Fahrenheit 11/9, Colette, The Sisters Brothers) it was a rough weekend for wide release newbies Assassination Nation and Life Itself, neither of which managed a top ten showing. But the best news was surely the solid hold from Paul Feig's wildly entertaining comic thriller A Simple Favor. You have to see those nutsy bold performances from both Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively for yourself. I had a blast and I'm going again with another friend soon.

Weekend Box Office Estimates
(September 21st-23rd)

W I D E
800+ screens
PLATFORM / LIMITED
excluding prev. wide
1. ๐Ÿ”บ THE HOUSE WITH THE CLOCK IN ITS WALLS $26.8 *NEW* 
1. THE WIFE $975K on 468 screens (cum. $4.9) ReviewPoster BlurbGlenn's Oscar
2. A SIMPLE FAVOR $10.4 (cum. $32.5)
2. ๐Ÿ”บ LIZZIE $256k on 240 screens (cum. $325k) Review
3. THE NUN $10.2 (cum. $100) Nun Movies
3. ๐Ÿ”บ COLETTE $156k on 4 screens *NEW*

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Monday
Sep172018

Weekend Box Office: The Predator, The Wife, and More...

by Nathaniel R

I'm eager to get back to regular moviegoing. I love festival season but being so far ahead of the game has drawbacks. Unlike most pundits/critics/bloggers whatever you want to call people, I don't especially like the system of the media seeing movies months before the public. Mostly because I like actually discussing them with you! So when it comes to regular releases you're probably ahead of me. Have you seen A Simple Favor  or Predator or The Nun or Peppermint or White Boy Rick or Lizzie? It's easy for us at TFE to miss films that open in theaters during the heat of festival season.

And now the box office charts of the weekends with links to our reviews and such if they exist...

Weekend Box Office Estimates
(September 14-16th)

W I D E
800+ screens
PLATFORM / LIMITED
excluding prev. wide
1. THE PREDATOR $24 *NEW* 
1. ๐Ÿ”บ THE WIFE $1.2 on 541 screens (cum. $3.5) ReviewPoster BlurbGlenn's Oscar

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Monday
Sep102018

What did you see this weekend? 

by Nathaniel R

Weekend Box Office Estimates
(September 7-9)
 ๐Ÿ”บ = New or Expanded Theater Count
W I D E
800+ screens
PLATFORM / LIMITED
excluding prev. wide
The Nun The Wife
1. ๐Ÿ”บTHE NUN  $53.5*NEW* Nun movies
1. YA VEREMOS $770K on 369 screens (cum. $3.3) Review
2. CRAZY RICH ASIANS $13.6 (cum. $136.2)  ReviewYeoh, Podcast 2. ๐Ÿ”บTHE WIFE $712k on 153 screens (cum. $2)  ReviewPoster Blurb, Glenn's Oscar
3. ๐Ÿ”บ PEPPERMINT $13.1 *NEW* 
3. ๐Ÿ”บJULIET, NAKED $670k on 467 screens (cum. $2.4)
4. THE MEG $6 (cum. $131.5) Review   
4. THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS $155k on 132  screens (cum. $11.9)  Review 
5.๐Ÿ”บSEARCHING $4.5 (cum. $14.3) Review
5.  PUZZLE $121k on 131 screens (cum. $1.8)

 

What did you see this weekend? I'm in Toronto cramming movies into my eyeballs (just screened: First Man and If Beale Street Could Talk). Reviews soon... thankfully Chris at least is keeping up with the reviews immediately after his screenings. I'm slower - apologies!

In box office news this week: The Nun had the biggest opening weekend of its Conjuring franchise; Fallout became the #1 in the Mission: Impossible franchise globally; BlacKkKlansman is now Spike Lee's third biggest narrative feature (behind Inside Man and Malcolm X... though if you dont adjust for inflation its also behind Jungle Fever and Do the Right Thing); Crazy Rich Asians finally showed a bit of a slowdown after a month in release but hasn't started to lose theaters yet and is already well on its way to being very profitable ( $160+ million globally thus far on a $30 million budget); And The Wife is expanding well with a still healthy per screen average and now crossing $2 million which bodes well for Close's Oscar campaign if it's a slow-and-steady-wins-the-race kind of year. We'll see.