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Monday
May072018

Box Office: Infinity War & RBG

by Nathaniel R

Weekend Box Office (May 4th-6th)
W I D E
800+ screens
L I M I T E D
excluding prev. wide
Infinity War RBG
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Avengers: Infinity War $112.4 (cum. $450.8) REVIEW
1. ๐Ÿ”บ RBG $560k on 34 screens NEW REVIEW
2. ๐Ÿ”บ Overboard $14.7 NEW 2.  ๐Ÿ”บ 102 Not Out $480k on 102 screens NEW
3. A Quiet Place  $7.6 (cum. $159.8)  REVIEWSECOND OPINIONSCREENPLAY 
3.  ๐Ÿ”บ Disobedience  $310k on 31 screens (cum. $638k) REVIEW
4. I Feel Pretty  $4.9 (cum. $37.7) 
4.  The Death of Stalin $181k on 200 screens (cum. $7.4) REVIEW 
5. Rampage $4.6 (cum. $84.7)
5. The Rider $141k on 47 screens (cum. $567k) REVIEW

 

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Sunday
Apr292018

Box Office: "Infinity Wars" tops "The Force Awakens" for Most Opening Weekend Loot

by Nathaniel R

Weekend Box Office (April 27th-29th)
W I D E
800+ screens
L I M I T E D
excluding prev. wide
Infinity War Disobedience
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Avengers: Infinity War $250 NEW 
1. Beirut $257k on 237 screens (cum. $4.5)
2. A Quiet Place $10.6 (cum. $148.1) REVIEWSECOND OPINIONSCREENPLAY  2.  ๐Ÿ”บ Disobedience $241k on 5 screens NEW REVIEW 
3. I Feel Pretty  $8.1 (cum. $29.5)
3.  ๐Ÿ”บ Lean on Pete  $240k on 167 screens (cum. $665k) REVIEW
4. Rampage  $7.1 (cum. $77.9) 
4.  Death of Stalin $210k on 150 screens (cum. $347k) REVIEW 
5. Black Panther $4.3 (cum. $688) PODCAST
5. ๐Ÿ”บ The Rider $188k on 37 screens (cum. $357k) REVIEW

 

Avengers Infinity War  is gigantic in just about every way and the audience responded in kind gifting it the biggest opening weekend of all time. Yes, even the super long awaited return of the Star Wars franchise The Force Awakens fell to Marvel Studio's magical gloved might... The studio is currently saying that Avengers beat the record by about $2 million dollars but Marvel tends to underestimate their opening weekends in a bit of a humble brag way so expect the margin to increase a bit. 

Elsewhere at the multiplex...

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Monday
Apr232018

Box Office: I Feel Pretty, A Quiet Place, and More...

by Nathaniel R

Weekend Box Office (March 23rd-25th)
W I D E
800+ screens
L I M I T E D
excluding prev. wide
I Feel Pretty Lean on Pete
1. A Quiet Place $22 (cum. $132.3) REVIEW, SECOND OPINION, SCREENPLAY 
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Bahrat Ane Nenu $2.8 on 305 screens NEW
2. Rampage $21 (cum. $66.6) 2. Beirut $1 (cum $3.9) on 755 screens 
3.๐Ÿ”บ I Feel Pretty  $16.2 NEW
3. Death of Stalin  $340k on 210 screens (cum. $6.8) REVIEW
4.๐Ÿ”บ Super Troopers 2 $14.7  NEW
4.  Lean on Pete $177k on 65 screens (cum. $347k) REVIEW 
5. Truth or Dare $7.9 (cum. $33) 
5. ๐Ÿ”บ The Rider $78k on 9 screens (cum. $142k) REVIEW

 

A Quiet Place dominated the box office in its third weekend (it's added theaters each weekend despite opening very wide!). It's a genuine smash already earning back more than 10 times its budget in just three weeks time globally.  Super Troopers 2 and I Feel Pretty, two new wide release comedies, didn't fare as well though I Feel Pretty could prove to have legs given that word of mouth is much stronger than Schumer's previous film, the misfire Snatched, and the budget is reasonable, too...  

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Sunday
Apr152018

Isle of Dogs Goes Wide. 

What did you see this weekend? We'll skip the charts this week but let it be known that The Rock had another #1 opening weekend ($34 million for Rampage), horror hit A Quiet Place closed in on $100 million, and Isle of Dogs went wide in its 4th weekend and has a cumulative gross of $18 million. That means it's going to be about as succcessful as Fantastic Mr Fox and The Life Aquatic (i.e. his second tier successes) with his tier 1 biggest hits by a large margin being Grand Budapest Hotel, The Royal Tenenbaums, and Moonrise Kingdom

I've been a bit sad that the inventive delights and storytelling nuances of Isle of Dogs aren't being discussed as thoroughly as the film's take on Japan...

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Sunday
Apr082018

Box Office: A Quiet Place, Chappaquidick, and Blockers Open...

by Nathaniel R

Weekend Box Office (March 23rd-25th)
W I D E
800+ screens
L I M I T E D
excluding prev. wide
A Quiet Place You Were Never Really Here
1.๐Ÿ”บA Quiet Place $50 NEW REVIEW
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Isle of Dogs $4.6 on 554 screens (cum. $12) CAPSULE | HOMAGE OR APPROPRIATION
2. Ready Player One  $25 (cum. $96.9) REVIEW 2. ๐Ÿ”บ The Death of Stalin $1.1 on 554 screens (cum. $5.5) REVIEW
3. ๐Ÿ”บ Blockers $21.4 NEW
3. ๐Ÿ”บ The Leisure Seeker $577k on 353 screens (cum. $1.8)
4. Black Panther $8.4 (cum. $665.3) PODCAST
4.  Baaghi 2 $255k on 124 screens (cum. $1.1) 
5. I Can Only Imagine $8.3 (cum. $69) 
5. ๐Ÿ”บ You Were Never Really Here  $129k on 3 screens NEW REVIEW

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Monday
Apr022018

Box Office: Ready Player Dogs

by Nathaniel R

Weekend Box Office (March 23rd-25th)
W I D E
800+ screens
L I M I T E D
excluding prev. wide
1.๐Ÿ”บReady Player One $41.2 (cum. $53.2) NEW REVIEW
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Isle of Dogs $2.8 on 165 screens (cum. $5.9) CAPSULE | HOMAGE OR APPROPRIATION
2. ๐Ÿ”บTyler Perry's Acrimony  $17.1 NEW 2. ๐Ÿ”บ The Death of Stalin $1.4 on 484 screens (cum. $3.9) REVIEW
3. Black Panther $ 11.2 (cum. $650.6) PODCAST
3. ๐Ÿ”บ Baaghi 2 $580k on 123 screens NEW
4. I Can Only Imagine $10.7 (cum. $55.5) NEW 
4. ๐Ÿ”บ The Leisure Seeker $248k on 38 screens (cum. $1) 
5. Pacific Rim Uprising $9.2 (cum. $45.6) REVIEW
5. ๐Ÿ”บ Finding Your Feet  $61k on 14 screens NEW

 

Spielberg had his biggest opening in years with Ready Player One, though a lot of people (including our own Chris Feil) don't love the film. Black Panther just won't quit, now nearing the domestic totals of Titanic  (unadjusted) and Jurassic World  and only just starting to lose theaters in its 7th weekend. Meanwhile...

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