Friday Box Office Estimates Archive for May, 2016

Friday Box Office Estimates

Apocalypse noise at $26.2 million, Alice hardly heard at $9.7 million; and birds stay Angry at $5 million, even after a 54% plunge.

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Kids love anthropomorphic animals… even birds who can only fly by slingshot. And satire is what closes on Saturday night according to George S. Kaufman and The Nice Guys, which WB really worked their asses off on, is suffering through that this weekend. ope for legs. In between, take a wonderfully broad hit comedy, cleverly add girl power, and… meh. Less than half the opening of Neighbors for 2. Meanwhile, Weiner and Maggie’s Plan get solid, if not overwhelming arthouse launches.

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No surprise to find the Avengers sequel disguised as a Captain America movie still in front by a large margin. The 74% drop isn’t even a surprise, matching last summer’s Avengers: Age of Ultron and running only $16m behind the same. Some may be disappointed with the Money Monster opening, but it’s solid given its material. Its figure outpaces Hail, Caesar! and The Finest Hours‘ openings, which are really the only comparables this year and isn’t far behind Bridge of Spies‘ opening last year. Good start for Love & Friendship on four screens, projecting a $25k per-screen for the weekend.

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“In a world… in which $70m – $85m opening days have become shockingly normal…” here comes the next Avengers installment, sans a couple of Avengers, with a Captain America title, thus opening just slightly lower than the two Avengers movies. Notably, it opened to less than Batman v Superman, though expect that to flip soon. Down-ballot films were clearly damaged, though The Jungle Book held well, even it had been a regular weekend slate.

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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