Estimates

Weekend Estimates — January 16

The Green Hornet leads the weekend by a substantial margin, with The Dilemma coming in second for the frame. Among the awards contenders, True Grit, The King’s Speech and Black Swan look to be keeping it a close race at the box office.

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Weekend Estimates – January 9

True Grit|14.8|-39%|110.2 Little Fockers|13.7|-47%|123.9 Season of the Witch|10.4||10.4 TRON: Legacy|10.1|-46%|148.2 Black Swan|8.2|-8%|61.3 Country Strong |7.3||7.5 The Fighter|6.9|-31%|57.8 Yogi Bear|6.6|-47%|75.4 The King’s Speech|6.6|-16%|33.0 Tangled|5.1|-48%|175.8

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Weekend Estimates — January 2

The awards contenders battle it out for box office over an odd New Years’ weekend, as the Coen Brothers knock it out of the box office park with a stellar take for their Western True Grit, while The Fighter and The King’s Speech remain solid and Black Swan takes a surprising dip. Meanwhile, Gulliver’s Travels bombs as spectacularly as anticipated.

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Weekend Estimates — December 26

Little Fockers leads the box office, but falls significantly below the last iteration of Focker. Meanwhile, True Grit gets off to a solid start for the Coens, giving the brothers their strongest 3-day opening ever, TRON: Legacy coasts along, and Narnia doesn’t get the Christian jump Fox asked for on Christmas.

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Weekend Estimates — December 19

As the weekend winds down, TRON: Legacy falls pretty much where anticipated, while Yogi Bear falls slightly under our pundits’ expectations, but still clings to second position. Meanwhile, awards hopefuls The Fighter and Black Swan expand nicely.

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Weekend Estimates — December 12

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader winds up on top of the box office for the weekend, but with a considerably lower number than anticipated. Second-place The Tourist also falls a bit below expectations, while everyone else falls pretty much in line.

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Weekend Estimates — December 5

Tangled edges out Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for the weekend top slot. Newcomer The Warriors Way gets off to a slow start, while Burlesque and Love and Other Drugs are neck-and-neck for third and fourth place.

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Weekend Estimates — November 28

It looks to be a much closer battle for the top of the box office than many of our pundits predicted, with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows coming in somewhat below some expectations, while Tangled draws in more dollars than anticipated.

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Weekend Estimates – November 21

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part One falls just about where our Box Office Hell pundits predicted, effectively stupefying all competition for the top slot of the weekend. Meanwhile, Megamind stops Unstoppable from taking the second position.

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Weekend Estimates – November 14

Megamind|29.9|-35%|89.6 Unstoppable|23.2||23.2 Due Date|15.6|-52%|59.1 Skyline|11.5||11.5 Morning Glory|9.4||12.1 For Colored Girls|6.6|-64%|30.8 Red|5.1|-41% |79.8 Paranormal Activity 2|3.0|-57%|82.0 Saw 3D|2.8|-64%|43.5 Jackass 3D|2.3|-54%|114.7

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Weekend Estimates – November 7

The weekend’s new entries fall pretty much in line as expected, with Megamind taking the lead position. Meanwhile, REDS continues to surprise pundits with its tenacious staying power.

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Weekend Estimates – October 31

Apparently, there were enough unanswered questions from the first six Saw installments to boost Saw 3D above Paranormal Activity 2 on Halloween weekend, while RED edges out Jackass 3D for third.

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Weekend Estimates – October 24

Paranormal Activity 2 exceeds pundits’ expectations with a solid opening weekend haul, while the rest of the pack performs pretty much in line with expectations.

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Weekend Estimates – October 17

Don’t try this at home, kids … the stuntboys of Jackass 3-D far exceed pundits’ box office expectations, if not critical ones, with a rousing estimate of 49.3 for the weekend, leaving the rest of the pack to duke it out over the leavings.

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Weekend Estimates – October 10

It looks like The Social Network has enough friends to win the weekend by a nose over orphaned baby rom-com Life As We Know It, while family-friendly Secretariat settles for the show position.

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Weekend Estimates — October 3

The Social Network dominates the weekend, with a bit lower box office than our pundits expected. Meanwhile, Let Me In barely draws blood.

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Weekend Estimates – September 26

The weekend estimates have Wall Street 2 firmly in the lead, with Legend of the Guardians and The Town battling it out for second place …

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Weekend Estimates – September 19

The Town| 23.6|New| 23.6 Easy A| 18|New | 18 Devil| 12.5| New| 12.5 Resident Evil: Afterlife| 9.9| -63%| 43.8 Alpha and Omega| 9.2|New|9.2 Takers|3|-48%|52.3 The American| 2.7| -52%| 32.8 Inception| 2 | -29%| 285.1 The Other Guys| 1.9| -43%| 115.3 Eat Pray Love| 1.6| -44%| 77.6

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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