Box Office Hell Archive for February, 2011

Box Office Hell — February 24

Our Players|Coming Soon|Box Office Prophets|Box Office Guru|EW|Box Office . com Hall Pass |14.8|13.0|16.0|16.0|16.0 Drive Angry 3-D|13.2|9.4|11.0|12.0|11.0 Gnomeo and Juliet|12.6|13.3|13.0|14.0|15.0 Unknown |12.4|13.8|12.0|13.0|14.0 I Am Number Four|10.3|9.3|9.5|n/a|9.5 Just Go With It|10.0|10.4|n/a|10.0|10.5

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Box Office Hell — February 10

This pre-Valentine’s Day weekend, our box office pundits predict box office gold — or at least a box of chocolates — for the Adam Sandler/Jennifer Aniston rom-com Just Go With It. Looking to grab second place is the Justin Bieber flick, Never Say Never, which is getting some surprisingly positive buzz, and would play well to the “I heart Justin Bieber” fan base even if it didn’t. Gnomeo and Juliet plays for the younger set, but may have a hard time challenging the power of The Bieber.

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Box Office Hell — February 3

No one’s anticipating a box office touchdown this Superbowl weekend, as a couple of newcomers vie for the top of a lackluster heap. Oscar front-runner The King’s Speech and No Strings Attached, with its chick appeal, stand to benefit most from those wishing to escape bowl game craziness.

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Leonard Klady's Friday Estimates
Friday Screens % Chg Cume
Rampage * 11.5 4101 NEW 11.5
A Quiet Place 10.5 3589 -29% 77.5
Truth or Dare 8.2 3029 NEW 8.2
Blockers 3.2 3418 -52% 29.6
Ready Player One 2.9 3661 -57% 106.3
Isle of Dogs 1.5 1939 7% 15
Black Panther 1.4 2180 -40% 669.9
I Can Only Imagine 1.1 2563 -50% 72.2
Acrimony 1.1 1332 -57% 35.2
Chappaquiddick 0.85 1645 -56% 8.8
* includes previews
Also Debuting
Beirut 0.48 755
Sgt. Stubby 0.27 1633
Indian Horse 0.12 97
October 74,800 132
Golak Bugni Bank te Batua 44,400 33
Mercury 31,200 87
Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami 15,500 3
Veneno 15,400 17
Cake 14,400 33
Borg vs. McEnroe 13,500 45
The Rider 11,600 3
La Terre vue du coeur 11,300 4
Le Promesse de l'aube 7,100 9
Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum 6,400 2
Krystal 6,300 79
Aardvark 4,300 27
Zama 2,500 2
Hitler's Hollywood 2,100 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