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
Super Troopers 2 7.9 2038 NEW 7.9
A Quiet Place 6.4 3808 39% 117
I Feel Pretty 6.1 3440 NEW 6.1
Rampage 5 4115 46% 50.6
Truth or Dare 2.5 3068 70% 25
Blockers 2.1 3134 36% 43.4
Ready Player One 1.9 3208 36% 121
Bharat Ane Nenu 1.5 323 NEW 1.5
Traffik 1.4 1046 NEW 1.4
Black Panther 1.2 1930 16% 678
Also Debuting
Little Pink House 10,300 8
Beyond the Clounds 8,800 41
Khido Khundi 8,500 33
Dude's Manual 7,400 14
Ghost Stories 5,300 1
Godard Mon Amour 4,100 4
L'Apparition 3,900 6
The Devil and Father Amorth 3,300 3
Eye on Juliet 2,300 9
Le Corbeau (reissue) 2,200 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