Friday Box Office Estimates Archive for March, 2012

Friday Box Office Estimates: March 30, 2013

“The Hunger Games” is still eating everything in sight, tracking slightly ahead of the best of the “Twilight” numbers, meaning that $300m domestic is still in view. “The Titans” were willing to go up against Katniss’ wrath, but paid a price with less than half the first remake’s opening day numbers. And “Mirror Mirror” fits nicely on Relativity’s wall of mediocre launches.

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Friday Estimates: March 23, 2012

No one’s going hungry at Lionsgate this month, as Katniss & Co take “go big or go home” to the extreme. The $66.3m is the biggest opening day of a non-sequel in history and #5 all-time without qualifiers, almost doubling the opening day of the first Twilight.

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Friday Estimates: March 16, 2012

21 Jump Street |13 |3121 |NEW |13 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax |6.7 |3769 |-30% |143.3 John Carter |3.8 |3749 |-61% |43.5 Project X |1.5 |2922 |-63% |45.6 Act of Valor |1.1 |2765 |-44% |59.8 A Thousand Words |1.1 |1895 |-43% |9.4 Safe House |0.8 |1920 |-41% |118.3 Casa de mi Padre |0.75 |382 |NEW |0.75…

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Friday Estimates: March 10, 2012

It’s a decent opening for John Carter, but Disney needed more than decent for this one. Silent House’s open isn’t very exciting… but should be profitable for this very inexpensive pick-up from Sundance 2011. And the long waiting to be dumped Eddie Murphy bomb, A Thousand Words, fulfills its destiny.

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Friday Estimates: March 2, 2012

Universal’s The Lorax lands, threatening to open bigger than U’s previous top-animated opener, Despicable Me. Project X targets $20m+ for the weekend. And The Artist adds 800 screens for am 87% increase and almost a million dollar Friday.

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Leonard Klady's Friday Estimates
Friday Screens % Chg Cume
Crazy Rich Asians 7.2 3384 NEW 16
The Meg 5.8 4118 -64% 68.4
Mile 22 5.2 3520 NEW 5.2
Alpha 3.3 2719 NEW 3.3
Mission: Impossible - Fallout 3 3482 -44% 173.2
Christopher Robin 2.6 3602 -29% 60.6
BlacKKKlansman 2 1788 -45% 18
Slender Man 1.4 2358 -71% 17.2
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 1 2270 -41% 108.8
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation 1 2187 -32% 151.2
Also Debuting
Geetha Govindam 0.27 181
Gold 0.13 194
Kolamavu Kokila 49,000 54
The Wife 32,900 4
Mr. & Mrs. 420 Returns 27,900 31
Satyameva Jayate 27,000 43
Les As de la jungle 21,800 37
We the Animals 20,300 3
Europe Raiders 19,800 37
Juliet, Naked 19,400 4
Blaze 8,900 2
Down a Dark Hall 3,450 14
Memoir of War 3,200 2
Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich 2,700 16
Minding the Gap 2,600 4
A Whale of a Tale 1,900 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