Friday Box Office Estimates Archive for December, 2012

Friday Estimates

The Hobbit continues its expected journey, passing the $200m domestic marker. And Django Unchained beats back the French for Liberté!

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Friday Estimates

The Hobbit‘s journey is, not unexpectedly, still on top. The new Cruise arrives with $5 million and if it grosses $15.5m, it will match the opening of 1992’s A Few Good Men. Happy anniversary! This is 40 and The Guilt Trip open to fairly intimate crowds.

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The Hobbit lands… and delivers the single biggest day in the history of film in the month of December, passing LOTR: Return Of The King by an estimated $2 million. That’s only the 58th best single day in history, but December box office is like no other month of the year. This includes a real question about whether this $36.5m opening will lead to a $100m weekend. It may. But in December, it may well not. After LOTR:ROTK broke the December record on opening day, it never saw a day over $27.5m again.

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It’s still vampires and secret agents and dead presidents, but this weekend, Bond leaps in front of Twilight and Lincoln gets $100m domestic in its sights (in the next week or so). The only newcomer is the Gerald Butler vehicle, Playing For Keeps, which seems to have crashed and left on the side of the road.

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Friday Estimates

Vampires and Spies and Bearded Presidents (again), Oh My!

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Leonard Klady's Friday Estimates
Friday Screens % Chg Cume
Incredibles 2* 71.4 4410 NEW 71.4
Ocean's 8 5.9 4145 -62% 65.5
Tag 5.4 3382 NEW 5.4
Solo: A Star Wars Story 2.3 3182 -44% 186.1
Deadpool 2 2.3 3212 -40% 288.2
Hereditary 2.2 2998 -57% 22.3
Superfly 1.8 2220 NEW 4
Avengers: Infinity War 1.4 2164 -24% 660.3
Adrift 0.65 1929 -57% 25.4
Gotti 0.6 503 NEW 0.6
* includes Thursday opening
Also Debuting
Race 3 0.59 313
Sammohanam 0.1 121
Naa Nuvve 15,100 118
Eating Animals 12,200 2
7 Din Mohabbat In 8,900 31
Outez-moi d'un doute 2,900 11
Five Seasons: Gardens of Piet Oudolf 2,200 4
The Yellow Birds 2,000 14
The Year of Spectacular Men 1,800 11
Straight Into a Storm 1,800 1
Gabriel and the Mountain 1,500 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