Friday Box Office Estimates Archive for August, 2011

Friday Estimates, August 26, 2011

In a weekend dominated by Hurricane Irene, The Help stays on top, newcomers Columbiana and Don’t Be Afraid If The Dark are in pursuit and Our Idiot Brother makes a modest appearance. In a damp marketplace, Sony Classics and Roadside Attractions delivering nice launches for Higher Ground and Circumstance, leaving people to wonder how much nicer they could have been.

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Friday Estimates, August 20, 2011

Yesterday, The Help pushed the rising Apes out of the top slot, with a pack of newcoming remakes/sequels fighting for $3m – $4m each on the day and Anne Hathaway in One Day doing One Eight. And who’s on top of the indie debuts? John Sayles. Everything old is new again.

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Friday Estimates, August 13, 2011

The Apes stay on top, as The Help come in second. But with $400k splitting them, that could change before the weekend ends. In third, the 5th Final Destination. And 30 Minutes does less.

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Friday Estimates, August 6, 2011

Rise of the Planet of the Apes|19.5|3648|NEW|19.5 The Smurfs|5.9|3395|-55%|61.1 Cowboys & Aliens|4.7|3754|-64%|56.3 The Change-Up|4.7|2913|NEW|4.7 Captain America; The First Avenger|3.7|3620|-52%|133.9 Crazy, Stupid Love|3.7|3020|-44%|33.8 Harry Potter & the Deadly Hollows, Part 2|3.4|3175|-49%|334 Friends with Benefits|1.4|2398|-55%|45.3 Horrible Bosses|1.3|2025|-40%|101.9 Transformers: Dark of the Moon|0.85|1854|-53%|342 Also Debuting|||| The Whistleblower|15,600|7|| Gun Hill Road|14,400|3|| Bellflower|9,300|2|| Magic Trip|4,600|4|| The Mysteries of Lisbon|3,000|2|| The…

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Leonard Klady's Friday Estimates
Friday Screens % Chg Cume
The Meg 16.5 4118 NEW 16.5
Mission: Impossible - Fallout 5.3 3888 -46% 147.3
Slender Man 4.8 2358 NEW 4.8
Christopher Robin 3.6 3602 -62% 41.2
BlacKKKlansman 3.6 1512 NEW 3.6
The Spy Who Dumped Me 1.8 3111 -63% 19.8
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 1.7 2812 -40% 99.7
The Equalizer 1.4 2373 -42% 85.4
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation 1.4 2589 -43% 143.2
Ant-Man and the Wasp 1.1 1863 -40% 200.6
Also Debuting
Dog Days 0.75 2442
Vishwaroopam 2 0.11 179
The Island 78,500 39
Srinivasa Kalyanam 46,300 127
Dakuaan da Munda 37,600 21
BuyBust 20,400 25
The Spy Gone North 9,600 2
Dans la brume 5,900 12
Madeline's Madeline 5,700 1
Skate Kitchen 5,100 1
A Prayer Before Dawn 4,500 13
Cielo 3,800 3
Larguees 2,400 11
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