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Monday
Feb192018

Box Office: T'Challa Reigns

by Nathaniel R

Holiday Weekend Box Office (Feb 15th-18th) Estimates
W I D E
800+ screens
L I M I T E D
excluding prev. wide
1.๐Ÿ”บ Black Panther (pictured) $235 NEW PODCAST
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Detective Chinatown 2 (pictured) $862k on 115 screens NEW 
2. Peter Rabbit $23.1 (cum. $54) 2.  The Oscar Nominated Short Films  $780k on 272 screens (cum. $1.8) 
3. Fifty Shades Freed $19.4 (cum. $78.6) REVIEW
3. La Boda de Valentina $642k on 331 screens (cum. $2.1)
4. Jumanji $10 (cum. $379.6)
4.  Pad Man $435k on 152 screens (cum. $1.4)
5. The 15:17 to Paris $9.1 (cum. $26.8) REVIEW 
5. ๐Ÿ”บ Monster Hunt 2  $401k on 69 screens NEW 

 

Black Panther just had a record-smashing holiday weekend. It's the biggest President's Day Weekend haul of all time and the 5th biggest opening ever. And in a single weekend (even if you don't count the holiday) it became 2018's biggest hit. That's thus far of course. Three dependably behemoth franchises that, like Black Panther, will have no trouble whatsoever raking up their first 1/2 billion globally (even if people don't love them) are still to come. We're talking Solo: A Star Wars Story, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Avengers: Infinity War which could threaten King T'Challa for #1 of the year dominance. 

But at least until the summer movie season begins "Wakanda Forever!" is the rallying cry for moviegoers, so there wasn't much talk of anything else...

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Sunday
Feb112018

What did you see this weekend?

by Nathaniel R

Weekend Box Office (Feb 9th-11th)
W I D E
800+ screens
L I M I T E D
excluding prev. wide
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Fifty Shades Freed $38.8 NEW REVIEW
1. ๐Ÿ”บ La Boda de Valentina $1.1 on 331 screens NEW 
2. ๐Ÿ”บ Peter Rabbit $25 NEW 2. ๐Ÿ”บ Pad Man  $760k on 152 screens NEW
3. ๐Ÿ”บ The 15:17 To Paris $12.6  NEW
3. ๐Ÿ”บ Oscar Nominated Short Films $615k on 180 screens NEW
4. Jumanji $9.8 (cum. $365.6)
4. ๐Ÿ”บ  A Fantastic Woman $121k on 20 screens (cum. $232k) CAPSULE | REVIEW
5. The Greatest Showman $6.4 (cum. $146.5) REVIEW | ANOTHER HIT MUSICAL 
5. ๐Ÿ”บ The Insult $109k on 50 screens (cum. $454k)  

 

Fifty Shades Freed  continued its franchise's box office power by opening at #1 again. This weekend's bow also brought the franchise's total box office haul over the billion dollar mark. That's a lot of green for something barely blue...

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Sunday
Feb042018

Box Office: Jumanji and Showman Won't Quit

by Nathaniel R

Weekend Box Office (Feb 2nd-4th)
W I D E
800+ screens
L I M I T E D
excluding prev. wide
1. Jumanji $11 (cum. $352.6)
1. Padmaavat $2.5 on 354 screens (cum. $9.0)  
2. Maze Runner 3 $10.2 (cum. $39.7 2. ๐Ÿ”บ Bilal: A New Kind of Hero  $278k on 300 screens NEW
3. ๐Ÿ”บ Winchester $9.2  NEW
3. ๐Ÿ”บ The Insult $118k on 36 screens (cum. $237k)  
4. The Greatest Showman $7.8 (cum. $137.4) REVIEW | ANOTHER HIT MUSICAL 
4. ๐Ÿ”บ  A Fantastic Woman $70k on 5 screens NEW CAPSULE | REVIEW
5. Hostiles $5.5 (cum. $21.2)
5.Mary and the Witches Flower $57k on 30 screens (cum. $1.8)  

 

Jumanji and The Greatest Showman continue to have incredible staying power in their 7th weeks, the former regaining its #1 berth and Showman holding tight at four...

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Tuesday
Jan302018

"Ant-Man and the Wasp" Peek and Digestif?

by Nathaniel R

Yes yes we already talked about Michelle Pfeiffer once today but where is the perfect goddess in the first, thankfully non-plot driven, teaser for Ant-Man and the Wasp? The trailer only really focuses on the second titular character, and will surely be just one of many trailers if recent history is indication with would be blockbusters. 

The trailer and a few Marvel-centric notes after the jump...

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Sunday
Jan282018

Post Nominations Box Office Bump?

by Nathaniel R

With all but one (Dunkirk) of the Best Picture nominees still in or back in theaters (Get Out returned for the weekend at 468 screens after its blockbuster run nearly a full year ago) and most* of them wise enough to expand slightly to exploit any possible Best Picture bump, let's look at the top 30 movies and see how well they did and in what context...

Weekend Box Office (Jan 26th-28th)
TOP THIRTY
1. ๐Ÿ”บ Maze Runner: The Death Cure $23.5 NEW
6. 12 Strong $8.6 (cum. $29.7) 
2.  Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle $16.4 (cum. $338)
7. Den of Thieves $8.3 (cum. $28.5)
3. ๐Ÿ”บ Hostiles $10  (cum. $12)
8.๐Ÿ”บ The Shape of Water ... $5.7 (cum. $37.6)  CAPSULE | PODCAST | SCREENPLAY
4  The Greatest Showman $9.5 (cum. $126) REVIEW | ANOTHER HIT MUSICAL 
9. Paddington 2 $5.5  (cum. $32) REVIEW
5. The Post $8.8 (cum. $58.5) REVIEW | OSCAR KICK-OFF
10.๐Ÿ”บ Padmaavat $4.2 NEW

 

 

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