Friday Box Office Estimates Archive for March, 2011

Friday Estimates: March 26, 2011

The latest Zack Snyder CG epic takes on the sequel to the Wimpy Kid movie, which opened to almost the exact same amount last year. The battle continues today and Sunday. At the art houses, Miral and Potiche do decent, if not exciting opening day numbers on 4 and 8 screens.

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Friday Estimates: March 19, 2011

Limitless|6.5|2756||6.5 Battle: Los Angles|4.5|3417|-67%|50.5 Paul|4.4|2408||4.4 Rango|4.2|3843|-23%|81.5 The Lincoln Lawyer|4.0|2707||4.0 Red Riding Hood|2.4|3030|-53%|21.1 The Adjustment Bureau|1.8|2660|-48%|44.6 Mars Needs Moms|1.4|3117|-18%|11.5 Beastly|1.1|1810|-36%|20.1 Hall Pass|0.8|1905|-47%|37.8 Also Debuting|||| Lord of the Dance 3D|.093|536|| Win Win|.038|5|| The Music Never Stopped|.019|32||

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Friday Estimates – March 11, 2011

Battle: Los Angeles|13.4|3417|NEW|13.4 Rango|5.4|3923|-43%|51.1 Red Riding Hood|5|3030|NEW|5 The Adjustment Bureau|3.4|2847|-49%|30.4 Mars Needs Moms|1.7|3117|NEW|1.7 Beastly|1.6|1959|-55%|12.5 Hall Pass|1.5|2555|-45%|31.3 Just Go With It|1.2|2398|-39%|91.2 The King’s Speech|0.95|1768|-43%|126.4 Unknown|0.95|2303|-50%|56 Also Debuting| Jane Eyre|48,900|4

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Friday Estimates – March 4, 2011

It didn’t take long for Rango to go from a question mark to the movie that every studio other than Paramount was overhyping to being a Friday afternoon “disappointment.” Meanwhile, a decent opening for The Adjustment Bureau, a terrible opening for Beastly, and a disastrous launch of Take Me Home Tonight are all being paid little attention.

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Leonard Klady's Friday Estimates
Friday Screens % Chg Cume
Title Gross Thtr % Chgn Cume
The Predator 10.4 4037 NEW 10.4
A Simple Favor 5.9 3102 NEW 5.9
The Nun 5.9 3876 -68% 72.8
White Boy Rick 3.4 2504 NEW 3.4
Crazy Rich Asians 2.5 3385 -35% 143.3
Peppermint 1.7 2980 -64% 19.9
The Meg 1 2851 -26% 134.3
Searching 1 2009 -31% 17.4
Unbroken: Path to Redemption 0.8 1620 NEW 0.8
Mission: Impossible - Fallout 0.6 1761 -38% 214.4
Also Debuting
Mandy 0.1 89
Manmarziyaan 86,100 97
Shailaja Reddy Alludu 78,200 169
U-Turn 61,500 104
Seema Raja 24,200 107
A Boy. A Girl. A Dream 22,100 59
Where Hands Touch 17,200 98
The Children Act 17,100 23
Lizzie 17,100 1
Museo 8,300 1
The Dawn Wall 6,300 2
Science Fair 5,900 1
The Public Image is Rotten 4,500 1
I Think We're Alone Now 4,000 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