All that “tracking” for Blair Witch and Bridget Jones’s Baby ended up being just a giant turd filled sandwich. Blair Witch was tracking with a potential 20M opening, with some critics praising it. It’s looking to wind up with 9.4M … Continue reading Friday Box Office: Well That Was Disappointing
Even with all the hype, I think Blair Witch is one of those films that has people going “we’ll wait and see”. They’re going to wait for a friend to see it first, and let them know it’s good, which … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: Can ‘Sully’ Stake ‘Blair Witch’?
In the tradition of No Good Deed and The Perfect Guy comes When The Bough Breaks, which is hoping to stir up another 20M+ opening for a thriller with a primarily black cast in September. To help, the film stars Morris Chestnut, who was also in The Perfect Guy. The studio behind it is trying to act surprised, saying they hope for a 12-14M opening, but most people think this is going to replicate the success of the others and get at least 20M. The question is, will it beat Sully? Sully is currently tracking in the low 20’s, as … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: Will The ‘Bough’ Break ‘Sully’?
So, its September. And traditionally, that means slow box office. However, a few huge hits in the past couple years have changed that perception, and later in the month, a few key pics will try and follow in their footsteps. … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: Uhhh…. Go Watch Some TV?
Don’t Breathe exploded this weekend, giving Screen Gems their highest opening of August. Also, the film managed a pretty impressive feat, getting a B+ cinemascore, which is great for horror titles. B+ is basically an A in this genre. The … Continue reading Friday Box Office: ‘Don’t Breathe’ Chokes ‘Suicide Squad’
Don’t Breathe is likely to win the weekend, following in the success of Lights Out, and capitalizing on the lack of competition for the top spot. The film currently has a strong 88% on Rotten Tomatoes leading into the weekend, … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: ‘Don’t Breathe’ Ahead Of ‘Suicide’
Starring: Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Oona Laurence, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban
Directed By: David Lowery
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The 100M epic Ben Hur is struggling to find audiences, as predicted, this weekend, falling below the other two new entries (and two holdovers). This has to hurt for MGM, but pretty much everyone saw this coming. I don’t know … Continue reading Friday Box Office: Audiences Abandon ‘Ben Hur’
Here’s the thing… school is starting to get back in session, and we have some very divisive films leading the box office. Suicide Squad had a huge fall last week, and is bound to drop another +50% this weekend. It … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: No New Films Will Topple ‘Suicide’, ‘Party’
Suicide Squad is destined for a large dip. I think it could drop 65% to 47M, especially in the wake of some solid new entries, as well as kids starting to go back to school. Sausage Party is tracking really … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: ‘Squad’ To Lead ‘Sausage’ and ‘Dragon’
1) Captain America: Civil War- 430M Total At 403M, it’s not likely it will hit quite the 430M total. It may squeak out somewhere around 410M. The way Finding Dory is performing, it might not even remain the top film … Continue reading Summer Box Office Challenge: How Am I Doing?
I saw this over at Obsessive Viewer, and it sparked my interest. Basically, the writers are trying to correctly guess the domestic box office top 10 for the summer. So, I decided to do one of my own here… by … Continue reading Summer Box Office Challenge