Friday Box Office Estimates Archive for January, 2011

Friday Estimates — January 29

A pair of newcomers, The Rite and The Mechanic, hold first and third position as we head into the weekend, with No Strings Attached holding court in second place. Meanwhile, the awards contenders try to capitalize on post-Oscar nom buzz to squeeze out a few more bucks at the box office.

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Friday Estimates — January 22

Newcomer rom-com No Strings Attached, starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher, leads the box office pack as we kick off the weekend, while The Green Hornet and The Dilemma battle it out for the place position. Meanwhile, the awards contenders jostle for their own piece of the box office pie.

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Friday Estimates — January 15

The Green Hornet and The Dilemma battle it out for the top slot in this weekend’s box office, while jostling for position continues among the award’s contenders, with True Grit leading the pack and The King’s Speech having the most significant upswing .

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Friday Estimates: January 8

True Grit leads the awards contenders as we head into the weekend. Black Swan performs a grand jete with a 24% increase for Friday’s numbers, with The Fighter neck-and-neck, while The King’s Speech pulls in the highest per-screen boasting rights. Meanwhile, kiddie flicks falter.

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Friday Estimates — January 1

As we wind down the new year, TRON: Legacy, Yogi Bear and Narnia benefit from a bit of a “last weekend of the winter break” bump. Gulliver’s Travels, though, fails to impress kids and parents and does not perform spectacularly. Meanwhile, True Grit leads a strong showing by the arthouse set.

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Leonard Klady's Friday Estimates
Friday Screens % Chg Cume
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 6.1 3849 -43% 262.2
The Post 5.9 2819 1083% 10.4
The Commuter 4.5 2892 NEW 4.5
Insidious: The Last Key 3.4 3150 -73% 39.6
Proud Mary 3.1 2125 NEW 3.1
The Greatest Showman 3.1 2938 -26% 85.8
Star Wars: The Last Jedi 2.7 3090 -59% 582.9
Paddington 2 2.4 3702 NEW 2.4
Pitch Perfect 3 1.4 2505 -57% 90.4
Darkest Hour 1.2 1693 -32% 32.4
Also Debuting
Thaanaa Serndha Kootam 91,650 89
Agnyaathavaasi - Prince in Exile 89,100 353
Condorito 52,600 153
Jai Simha 34,900 78
Ang Panday 27,600 43
Mukabaaz 13,300 17
Sketch 9,900 55
Ang Larawan 8,700 14
Parchi 6,350 35
The Insult 5,700 3
Acts of Violence 3,400 12
Lover for a Day 2,900 1
Saturday Church 2,300 2
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