'Rogue One' Tops New Years Weekend, Capping Off Disney's Monster 2016

With the coming of the new year we can now say 2016 was officially the largest year at the domestic box office of all-time as 725 films delivered over $11.3 billion, led by Finding Dory, one of several films that contributed to Disney’s record year wherein the studio saw 16 films deliver over $3 billion in domestic revenue. As such, it’s only fitting a Disney title ended the year as the #1 film at the weekend box office with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story taking the weekend crown for a third…
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By | 2017-04-17T15:25:33+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: |

'Rogue One' Set to Close Out 2016 With Third Straight Weekend at #1

The final weekend of 2016 features no new wide releases, but should feature plenty of tickets sold across the country with most everyone getting an extended weekend off work and school. Just as last weekend saw Christmas Day fall on Sunday for the first time since 2011, this weekend sees New Year’s Day fall on Sunday, which means we’ll be looking closely at the same weekends from 2011 and 2005 for some inkling as to how this weekend’s holdovers should perform. That said, look for Rogue One:…
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By | 2017-01-02T12:44:36+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: |

'Moana' Threepeats at #1, 'La La Land' Opens Big in Limited Release

Disney’s Moana was able to fend off Paramount’s Office Christmas Party to secure a third weekend at #1 as all films prepare to make way next weekend for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and a tidal wave of anticipated holiday releases over the coming weeks. This weekend also saw a couple of major awards season contenders in Manchester by the Sea and La La Land deliver terrific performances along with the strong expansion of Focus’ Nocturnal Animals as well as the not-so-strong expansion of Euro…
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By | 2016-12-11T12:46:48+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: |

'Office Christmas Party' Tops Friday While 'La La Land' Opens Strong in Limited Release

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment’s Office Christmas Party topped the Friday box office with an estimated $6.6 million, heading toward what is expected to be a $17+ million three-day opening. At this point it is looking like that won’t be enough for a first place finish as Disney’s Moana is expected to bring in around $18+ million after an estimated $4.1 million Friday.

Elsewhere, Focus’ expansion of Nocturnal Animals into 1,262 theaters (+1,135) brought…
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By | 2016-12-11T00:55:41+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: |

Can 'Office Christmas Party' Topple 'Moana' for #1 at the Weekend Box Office?

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment’s Office Christmas Party topped the Friday box office with an estimated $6.6 million, heading toward what is expected to be a $17+ million three-day opening. At this point it is looking like that won’t be enough for a first place finish as Disney’s Moana is expected to bring in around $18+ million after an estimated $4.1 million Friday.

Elsewhere, Focus’ expansion of Nocturnal Animals into 1,262 theaters (+1,135) brought…
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By | 2016-12-11T12:46:48+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: |

'Arrival' Hauls in $1.45 Million from Thursday Night Previews

FRIDAY AM UPDATE: Paramount’s Arrival delivered $1.45 million from Thursday night previews in 1,944 theaters which began at 7 PM. This is a great start for the film as comparisons in this range include the likes of Ender’s Game, which brought in $1.4 million in previews and opened with $27 million as well as Paramount’s Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, which brought in $1.4 million on Thursday night and opened with $22.8 million.

Universal’s Almost Christmas brought in $507,000 from 1,885 t…
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By | 2016-11-11T12:49:47+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: |