Friday Box Office Estimates Archive for December, 2013

Friday Box Office Estimates

Frozen pulls out ahead of Hobbit: Smaug, not only for Friday, but for the total domestic runs of both films. Solid numbers continue for Anchorman 2, American Hustle, and The Wolf of Wall Street. In limited, August: Osage County looking at a 30k per-screen for the 3-day weekend and Lone Survivor should beat that, but on 3 fewer screens.

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It’s Bilbo with a slight lead over Burgundy with the new dinosaurs pulling up the rear.

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Friday Box Office Estimates

Don’t cry for Smaug, b.o. talkers. Naysayers are abundant and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug‘s opening may be only the 114th best day in the history of movies. But December box office is different and Hobbit 2‘s opening day is the third best single day ever in the month of December, behind only Hobbit 1 and Return of the King… both $300m+ domestic grossers and billion $+ worldwide grossers.

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Friday Estimates

Fire still burns while Frozen yearns.

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Leonard Klady's Friday Estimates
Friday Screens % Chg Cume
12 Strong WB 5.6 3002 NEW
Den of Thieves STX/VVS 5.6 2432 NEW
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Sony 4.8 3704 -21%
The Post Fox 3.5 2851 -41%
The Greatest Showman Fox 3 2823 -2%
The Commuter Lionsgate 2 2892 -57%
Insidious: The Last Key Uni 1.8 2546 -48%
Paddington 2 WB 1.8 3702 -27%
Star Wars: The Last Jedi BV 1.6 2456 -41%
Forever My Girl Roadside Attractions 1.5 1115 NEW
Also Debuting
Mary and the Witch's Flower Gkids 0.31 149
Hochelaga, Terre des ames Seville 40,900 32
Colao Caribbean 36,100 7
A Better Tomorrow 2018 Media Asia 19,900 31
The Final Year Magnolia 18,900 28
The Road Movie Oscilloscope 5,800 14
Mom and Dad Momentum 5,500 50
Beuys Kino 3,400 1
Small Town Crime Saban 2,100 9
A Ciambra IFC 1,700 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