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Happy Death Day weekend (October 20, 2017) estimate is $9,374,000 ... The Foreigner weekend (October 20, 2017) estimate is $5,450,000 ... Only the Brave weekend (October 20, 2017) estimate is $6,000,000 ... Blade Runner 2049 weekend (October 20, 2017) estimate is $7,100,000 ... Geostorm weekend (October 20, 2017) estimate is $13,300,000 ... Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween weekend (October 20, 2017) estimate is $21,600,000 ... The Mountain Between Us daily (October 21, 2017) estimate is $1,222,000 ... The Snowman daily (October 21, 2017) estimate is $1,270,000 ... Kingsman: The Golden Circle daily (October 21, 2017) estimate is $1,355,000 ... The Foreigner daily (October 22, 2017) estimate is $1,440,000

Weekend Domestic Chart for October 20th, 2017

  MovieGross% ChangeTheatersTotal GrossDays
1 new Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween $21,600,000   2,388   $21,600,000 3
2 new Geostorm $13,300,000   3,246   $13,300,000 3
3 (1) Happy Death Day $9,374,000 -64% 3,298   $40,683,365 10
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Weekend Estimates: Boo Too Much for the Competition

October 22nd, 2017

Tyler Perry’s Boo 2: A Madea Halloween

Boo! 2 is arguably slightly under-performing this weekend, with Lionsgate projecting a weekend total of $21.6 million as of Sunday morning, a figure that is down about $7 million from the debut of Boo! A Madea Halloween. But, in the bigger picture, it represents the continuation of a remarkable run for the Madea franchise that stretches now to eight films, all but one of which have opened with more than $20 million, and which have all topped $50 million, so far. Boo! 2 will be helped by Halloween, which should be just enough to take it over $50 million, and put the franchise close to $500 million at the box office. The only other comedy franchises with close to this longevity at the box office are The Pink Panther, and The Muppets, although neither of those have relied on a single actor (take a bow, Tyler Perry) for the entirety of their run. More...

Friday Estimates: Boo 2 Scares Up $7.47 Million, Other New Releases are just Scared

October 21st, 2017

Tyler Perry’s Boo 2: A Madea Halloween

As expected, Tyler Perry’s Boo 2: A Madea Halloween led the way on Friday with $7.37 million. Granted, its reviews are terrible, as its Tomatometer Score has fallen into the single-digit range. On the other hand, it earned a A minus from CinemaScore, which is the same score its predecessor earned. If this film has the same legs as the original did, then it will earn $22.4 million during the opening weekend. However, it is a sequel, so it will likely miss that mark with about $22 million. That’s approximately 10% below our prediction, so I’m happy with that result. It is also likely more than the film cost to make, so Lionsgate should also be happy. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Tragic Fate for Those who Miss these Films

October 20th, 2017

Tragedy Girls

There isn’t a huge selection of limited releases this week, but there are several earning excellent reviews, such as 120 Beats Per Minute, Jane, Tragedy Girls, and others. Additionally, films like The Killing of a Sacred Deer and Wonderstruck are earning merely good reviews, but have enough buzz that they could still do well in theaters. More...

Thursday Night Previews: Boo 2 Misses Boo’s Debut with $760,000

October 20th, 2017

Tyler Perry’s Boo 2: A Madea Halloween

Tyler Perry’s Boo 2: A Madea Halloween earned $760,000 during its previews last night, which is lower than the $855,000 the first Boo! managed last year. Its early reviews are lower than the original’s reviews were, so that will also likely mean lower legs. This will make it difficult to match our $25 million prediction, but it should come relatively close. More...

Keep Watching Trailer

October 20th, 2017

Horror movie starring Ioan Gruffudd opens on Halloween night ... Full Movie Details.

A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of “Kill, Or Be Killed.” As the night unfolds, the game’s mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted viewers all over the world, who are compelled to keep watching… not knowing if what they’re seeing is real, or staged. More...

Contest: Seen It

October 20th, 2017


There are three wide releases coming out next weekend, but only one of them is definitely opening truly wide, Jigsaw. (The other two are both expected to open in 2,000 theaters, but both could also fail to reach that level and thus open semi-wide.) Because of this, Jigsaw is the only real choice for the target film in this week’s box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening three-day weekend box office number for Jigsaw.

This is our final Halloween Trick or Treat contest. Each winner will get a Frankenprize that is either Halloween Treat, a Horror film plus another prize, or a Halloween Trick, a movie so bad it is scary it was made, plus another prize.

Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film’s opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a Frankenprize, as described above. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film’s opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will also win a Frankenprize, as described above. Finally, we will be choosing an entrant from the group of people who haven’t won, or haven’t won recently, and they will win the final win a Frankenprize, as described above.

Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don’t delay! More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Moviegoers Want to View Boo 2?

October 20th, 2017

Tyler Perry’s Boo 2: A Madea Halloween

There are five films opening wide or semi-wide this week, but only one of them, Tyler Perry’s Boo 2: A Madea Halloween, has a real shot at top spot. The best-reviewed new release of the week is Only the Brave, while the Geostorm is the widest release. Then there are the two semi-wide releases, The Snowman and Same Kind of Different as Me. Because there are so many new releases coming out this week, one or two of them are practically guaranteed to slip between the cracks. This weekend last year, the box office was led by the original Boo! with $28.50 million, while the new releases made just over $70 million combined. That seems out of reach for this year’s crop, so 2017 will likely lose in the year-over-year comparison. More...

International Box Office: Never Say Die Falls, but Still Wins with $30 million

October 19th, 2017

Never Say Die

Never Say Die remained in first place on the international chart with $30 million over the weekend for a three-week total of $281 million. Almost all of that has come from China, where it made $29.74 million this weekend for a total of $278.99 million. By the end of the weekend, it was less than $1 million away from overtaking Meet the Fockers as the biggest Comedy hit in any one single market. It got there on Monday. More...

The Numbers Turns 20: New at The Numbers: People Records and Weekly Breakdowns

October 19th, 2017

The Numbers

The Numbers celebrates is 20th anniversary this week and we have previously looked at the history of the site and its present size and scope. We wrap things up with a look at the future. The future will involve a lot more new features and this week we introduce two of the most recent two: Box Office Records for people and Weekly Breakdowns in the Annual Summaries. More...

Contest: Feeling Happy: Winning Announcement

October 19th, 2017

Happy Death Day

The winners of our Feeling Happy contest were determined and the entrants with the closest predictions for Happy Death Day’s opening weekend were... More...

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