The Weekend Report Archive for March, 2013

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G.I. Joe fights off The Croods, while Tyler Perry’s dragless drama is estimated right in the middle (#7) of the Perry’s 13 above-the-title releases. The Host entertains a soft opening.

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The Croods lead at the box office, but the opening leaves questions. Olympus Has Fallen opens okay for a big action movie, but great for FilmDistrict and Spring Breakers‘ expansion to 1,104 sunscreens leads to a solid but not spectacular $4.6m at $4,190 per motel room.

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Oz the Great and Powerful continued to live up to its moniker with an estimated $42.2 million second weekend that handily led session titles. The frame saw two new releases open tepidly behind it. Slender thread drama The Call bowed to $17.3 million and the sleight-of-hand The Incredible Burt Wonderstone was less than magic with $10.3 million.

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About 56% of weekend moviegoers turned out for the debut of Oz the Great and Powerful and that translated into an estimated $80.2 million opening. The frame’s only other new wide release, Dead Man Down, did little for the notion of counterprogramming, with a $5.3 million tally. Quirky romantic fable Somebody Up There Likes Me generated $43,200 from a single screen in Chicago.

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Jack the Giant Slayer cut a sufficient swath estimated at $27.2 million to emerge the top weekend attraction at the box office. The frame’s other new national releases were considerably more modest. Barely legal 21 and Over bowed to $8.9 million while shocker sequel The Last Exorcism II opened with $7.7 million. And running well beneath sonar, submarine thriller Phantom took a dive with $462,000 at 1118 locales.

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Leonard Klady's Friday Estimates
Friday Screens % Chg Cume
Crazy Rich Asians 7.2 3384 NEW 16
The Meg 5.8 4118 -64% 68.4
Mile 22 5.2 3520 NEW 5.2
Alpha 3.3 2719 NEW 3.3
Mission: Impossible - Fallout 3 3482 -44% 173.2
Christopher Robin 2.6 3602 -29% 60.6
BlacKKKlansman 2 1788 -45% 18
Slender Man 1.4 2358 -71% 17.2
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 1 2270 -41% 108.8
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation 1 2187 -32% 151.2
Also Debuting
Geetha Govindam 0.27 181
Gold 0.13 194
Kolamavu Kokila 49,000 54
The Wife 32,900 4
Mr. & Mrs. 420 Returns 27,900 31
Satyameva Jayate 27,000 43
Les As de la jungle 21,800 37
We the Animals 20,300 3
Europe Raiders 19,800 37
Juliet, Naked 19,400 4
Blaze 8,900 2
Down a Dark Hall 3,450 14
Memoir of War 3,200 2
Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich 2,700 16
Minding the Gap 2,600 4
A Whale of a Tale 1,900 1
3-Day Estimates Weekend % Chg Cume
No Good Dead 24.4 (11,230) NEW 24.4
Dolphin Tale 2 16.6 (4,540) NEW 16.6
Guardians of the Galaxy 7.9 (2,550) -23% 305.8
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 4.8 (1,630) -26% 181.1
The Drop 4.4 (5,480) NEW 4.4
Let's Be Cops 4.3 (1,570) -22% 73
If I Stay 4.0 (1,320) -28% 44.9
The November Man 2.8 (1,030) -36% 22.5
The Giver 2.5 (1,120) -26% 41.2
The Hundred-Foot Journey 2.5 (1,270) -21% 49.4