BOX OFFICE PROJECTIONS: CAN ‘CRAZY RICH ASIANS’ CHALLENGE HOLDOVER ‘THE MEG’?

After surprising almost everyone in Hollywood with its big opening, ‘The Meg’ will now compete in its second weekend with fellow Warner Bros. film, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, which is opening on a Wednesday. Warner has positioned ‘Crazy Rich Asians‘ in its marketing as a historic film for asian-american representation in film, boasting almost an exclusive […]

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Box Office Projections: ‘Incredibles 2’ to Post Best Animated Feature Opening of All Time

Ever since ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ bombed during the Memorial Day weekend, the summer movie season has been craving for another hit, especially Disney. It’s up to ‘Incredibles 2’ now. Coming off a massive 14-year wait, Disney has been pulling no stops with the marketing of this film. The original, back in 2004, made […]

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Box Office Actuals: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Opens Solidly; ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Opens Strong In Foreign Markets

The box office went mostly as expected this week, with ‘Ocean’s 8‘, as predicted, held its own with a $41.5M opening, stealing the “Ocean’s” franchise record debut of the second entry back in 2004 — of course, not adjusted for inflation, which would actually make this the lowest opening of the franchise, but good thing […]

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Box Office Projections: ‘Ocean’s 8’ to Top the Weekend (and ‘Solo’ to Continue Plunging)

(Projections for the weekend for North America for the weekend of June 8-10) Last year, we were coming off the excellent opening of ‘Wonder Woman’ and a tremendous hold this weekend. It’s fair to point out that 2017’s summer ended up being one of the lowest grossing in recent memory, but as things are going, […]

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