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
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom * 58.6 4475 NEW 58.6
Incredibles 2 24.4 4410 -54% 293.9
Ocean's 8 3.4 3656 -42% 92.1
Tag 2.4 3382 -56% 24.6
Deadpool 2 1.5 2420 -37% 300.4
Solo: A Star Wars Story 1.2 2338 -52% 199.3
Hereditary 1.1 2002 -51% 32.3
Superfly 0.95 2220 -49% 12.9
Avengers: Infinity War 0.7 1456 -52% 667.7
Won't You Be My Neighbo? 0.55 348 73% 2.8
* includes previews
Also Debuting
The Catch Was a Spy 25,900 48
My 2 Mommies 18,300 20
Tik Tik Tik 15,200 33
Lobster Cop 12,600 12
The Accidental Detective 2: In Action 11,100 10
Asees 10,100 15
The King 8,500 2
Boundaries 7,800 5
Damsel 6,100 3
Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town 4,300 16
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