Saturday Update: Wakanda forever‘S Every other weekend Coming in at just under $70M+ on offer $66M, -64%. That’s not necessarily anything to worry about, however, as sources keep telling me that the picture’s running time is what’s slowing it down a bit. On the bright side, it’s Thanksgiving week, and if people aren’t watching this weekend, then they’re watching sometime this week, hands down. In addition, Friday-to-Friday was always bound to be a sharp drop with the Veterans Day holiday and the week before previews coming up, this number is -79% yesterday for $17.9M. Even for running totals Wakanda forever Tomorrow will be 2% behind at $286.7M Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness At the same time, let’s see what the Ryan Coogler directed stands up to next Sunday.
Missing a lot this weekend? Another tent that usually has a Disney Turkey Day family theme before the Thanksgiving stretch. This weekend is where harry potter Sequels are also opened Justice League The thing is that no one likes to program a tentpole as a result of a Marvel movie, and Wakanda forever The first weekend of November was not launched. As for when we’ll be back on a steady supply of tents, it won’t be until March 10 next year, when Paramount and Spyglass will open next year. cry out Yes, there is Disney/Marvel Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania on February 17, but it’ll be non-stop movies for everyone starting in March and running through the summer Nine 2 Labor Day placement in the post.
Now, as far as programming, especially searchlight and universal he said, They are going beyond the faith-based title of a Fathom event, Pick: Season 3 Who is ready to do $9.9M or $10M.
With a production cost of $30M, he said Also doing the worst of the two studios’ efforts at adults $2.27M Opening at 2,022 theaters. some things First Bravo to Universal for getting the courage to get behind a major #MeToo adaptation about the New York Times’ firing of Harvey Weinstein. It’s not on streaming, it’s on the big screen, and at the end of the day home entertainment is about the tail of this picture, especially as it generates buzz among awards voters. This movie will be seen there. Yuni released the film during the Thanksgiving weekend so that more people could get it. who saw he said It was given an A CinemaScore and 89% positive on Comscore/Screen Engine’s PostTrak. In the same breath, there was never an audience for this newsroom-meets-Hollywood drama outside of industry moviegoers in NYC and LA. Given the surprising turnout of post-pandemic adults, if a studio knows they 100% don’t have a pulse for a movie, they’re not going to spend, so it’s a promo push for Carey Mulligan. is the reason -Zoe Kazan The film is in its awards ledger, not the theater. At the end of the day, and to the benefit of all studios and streamers as we emerge from the pandemic: poor ticket sales do not diminish your awards season chances for any film. As for the future of crossover titles, especially those that gain momentum off awards season steam – well, that’s another story.
demo on the he said 62% were female, 82% over 25, 59% over 35, 46% over 45, and 29% over 55. Diversity Demos 68% Caucasian, 15% Latino and Hispanic, 7% Black and 10% Asian and the other.
what menu? At an estimated $30M production cost, and $8.87M Opening, possibly $9M, it’s not a bomb, bomb, bomb, but nothing spectacular. On top of that, it’s an opening, slightly ahead of Searchlight’s summer 2019 genre film ready or not It started at $8M and went up to $28.7M. But the film only cost $6M before P&A. menu B gets CinemaScore ready or notGB+. PostTrak recommends more strongly at 78% and 53% definitely. at the end of the day, menu The tail would be better he said. look menu An edgy art house film, much like it Midsomer which ended at $27.4M. in case menu ends his domestic run in Midsomer And ready or not Well, it has done its job. Searchlight was smart to open the picture during a week when they could potentially capture the largest audience before Christmas versus early December. 54% between 17-34, 65% (remember, if Art House moves forward, it’s on this demo). Diversity is 53% Caucasian, 20% Latino and Hispanic, 12% Black and 15% Asian/Other. The best markets were for the West and Southwest menu, With six of the top ten theaters from that region. The Brooklyn Alamo was No. 1 yesterday.
Is adult counterprogramming dead? no. These are niche, dark films aimed at a high-end audience. Remember what we wrote about the product being the main driver of arthouses. Can it still work? Broad appeal adult films similar to Ford vs. Ferrari which opened in 2019 at pre-Thanksgiving space and made its way to $117.6M. Warner Bros. Elvis This summer has proven that there is still an appetite for broad-appeal, exciting, animated original films for adults. So, don’t be fooled.
Overperforming in the holiday space from a cult-oriented title is nothing unusual, but to be expected. The Bible Belt South and Midwest are strong here. Dallas, Salt Lake City, Houston, Phoenix and Tampa are the top markets chosen
1) Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Dis), 4,396 theaters, Fri $17.9M (-79%), 3-day $66M (-64%) / Total: $286.7M/ week 2
2.) Pick: Season 3 (Victory) 2012 Theater, Fri $3.48M3 days $9.9M/ week 1
3.) menu (sea), 3,211 Theater Fri $3.6M3 days $8.87M/ week 1
4.) Black Adam (WB) 3,372 (-231) Theatre, Fri $1.15M (-59%), 3-day $4.1M (-49%), total $156.6M/ Week 5
5.) ticket to heaven (Uni) 3,268 (-372) Theatre, Fri $960K (-56%), 3 days $3.1M (-47%), total $61.4M/ Week 5
6.) he said (Uni), 2,022 theaters, Fri $830K3 days $2.27M/ week 1
7.) Lila, Lila Kamar (Sony) 2,307 (-179) theaters, Fri $410K, 3-day $1.78M (-44%), total $43M/ week 7
8.) the smile (Par) 1,569 (-702) Theatre, Fri $335K3 days $1.14M (-51%) / Total $104.5M/ Week 8
9.) Devil’s Hunt (LG) 1,389 (-775) Theater, Fri $263K3 days $900K (-53%), total $18.2M/ week 4
10.) Darshyam 2 (Yash Raj) Friday $280K3 days $690KWeek 1
Weekend Total Box Office: est. $102.1M (-51% from a week ago; +45% from weekend 46 a year ago, -6% from the same frame in 2019.
Friday afternoon update: Disney and Marvel Studios Black Panther: Wakanda FaroeR At this point a 65% second weekend decline is seen, which would translate to approx $64M After Friday with $17M-$19M. The picture has a shot at hitting $70M. For a running total of 10 days Wakanda forever It will land at the current rate $284.7M At 4,396 theaters, down 3 percent Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness At the same point.
what the Wakanda has Dr 45% of K-12 schools are out and 17% of colleges are closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Note that Black Friday is usually a big box office day. expect Black Panther 2 To lead the spread of Wednesday-Sunday holidays.
A very strong number is 2 Pick: Season 3, Of which Fathom Events is showing episodes 1 and 2 in 2,012 theaters. Looking at $3.7M today and $10M at the end of the week. The logline for the third season of Angel Studio’s drama: As Jesus finishes a sermon that turns the world upside down, all 12 disciples (including newly arrived Jews) are ready to follow him to the ends of the earth. But problems remain. Matthew struggles with being separated from his family. Andrew met a captive John the Baptist. Mary and women should find a source of income. Simon and Eden face the cost of following Jesus. Most importantly, the disciples face their greatest challenge yet when Jesus sends them out, two by two, to preach and perform miracles without him.
Searchlight’s menu is watching $8MWith the possibility of emulating brutal and crosses $10M. It’s making at least $3M today, including screenings at 3,211 theaters.
Fourth place goes to New Line/DC Black Adam at 3,372 theaters, with a $915K fifth Friday; $3.4M Over the weekend, -58% and a running total of $155.9M through Sunday.
Fifth goes to Universal ticket to heaven at 3,268 theaters, which is looking at $880K on its fifth Friday, $2.9M Weekend and running total $61.2M. The George Clooney-Julia Roberts romantic comedy is also available on PVOD.
Universal Newsroom / Harvey Weinstein Drama he said $800K at 2,022 theaters and a $2.25M Sixth place opening.
Previous Friday AM Special: Searchlight’s subversive genre horror comedy menu Thursday night previews got off to a promising start with $1M+, we hear. That number is in line with recent comps like brutal, which made $850K before its $10.5M opening on Thursday night, and Northernanother Anya Taylor-Joy film, posted $1.35M before a $12.2M debut.
Related: ‘The Menu’ trailer: Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult play a deadly chef in Searchlight’s horror-comedy
Director Mark Melod’s opening weekend estimates have been estimated menu, Starring Ralph Fiennes, Nicholas Hoult, John Leguizamo and others, it’s about $8M. If the film reaches $10 million, it will be a nice oasis for counter-programming compared to mammoth sequels from Disney and Marvel Studios. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,Which is expected to be in the $70M range for the second weekend. That view for no menu Includes some cash and previews from Wednesday that started at 5 p.m. Thursday. The picture is 91% certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and currently has a good audience score of 83%.
Wakanda forever Posted $7.5M Thursday, -8% from Wednesday, for a first week of $220.7M. The picture crossed $400M worldwide on Wednesday.
he said, About Universal’s film The New York Times Reporters who exposed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein are not expected to be in the low single digits this weekend. The 1,600 theater showings that started at 5 pm were only $160K. Remember, in the post-pandemic era, despite any low revenue from these arthouse-type films, their awards season chances won’t slow down. I mean, some of the big prize contenders don’t even report their box office totals. he said It has an 85% verified recent critics score on Rotten Tomatoes and a 92% audience score from the few who have seen it.
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