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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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
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