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Get Out weekly (March 17, 2017) final number is $18,949,890, for a total of $138,818,035 ... Get Out daily (March 23, 2017) final number is $1,146,930, for a total of $138,818,035 ... Beauty and the Beast is #1 in South Korea and made $10,654,460 at the weekend (March 17, 2017) ... Beauty and the Beast is #1 in China and made $44,800,000 at the weekend (March 17, 2017) ... Joe Cole will star in Thank You for Your Service ... Amy Schumer will star in Thank You for Your Service ... Haley Bennett will star in Thank You for Your Service ... Miles Teller will star in Thank You for Your Service ... Recep Ivedik 5 is #1 in Turkey and made $897,214 at the weekend (March 17, 2017) ... Kong: Skull Island is #1 in Netherlands and made $838,925 at the weekend (March 17, 2017)



Daily Domestic Chart for Thursday March 23rd, 2017

  MovieGross% ChangeTheatersTotal GrossDays
- (4) Get Out $1,146,930 -7% 2,979   $138,818,035 28
- (7) The Belko Experiment $299,570 -14% 1,341   $5,770,565 7
- (10) Before I Fall $85,595 -22% 1,551   $11,707,790 21
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Limited and VOD Releases: Previewing Prevenge and Others

March 24th, 2017

Prevenge

It is not a great week for limited releases. Granted, there are several that are earning excellent reviews, films like Dig Two Graves, I Called Him Morgan, The Levelling, and A Woman, A Part. However, none of them look like they will be box office hits. The film I’m most interested in seeing is Prevenge and this film could be a hit, when it hits the home market. More...

Contest: Give Up the Ghost

March 23rd, 2017

Ghost in the Shell

There are only two wide releases next weekend, as The Zookeeper’s Wife has been dropped to limited release. Both The Boss Baby and Ghost in the Shell have shots at $100 million in total. I don’t think both of them will get there, but both at least have a shot. If we assume both films have an equal shot at $100 million, Ghost in the Shell would still likely get off to a faster start, as it is an action film vs. a family film. Because of this, it is the best choice for the target film in this week’s box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for Ghost in the Shell.

April 1st is next Saturday, so we are starting our April Fools contests this week. Two of our winners will get movies from our prize pool, while one will be chosen at random to be the fool and receive an HD-DVD release.

Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will be a potential winner of two previously reviewed movies, or the winner of the Fool’s Prize. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will also be a potential winner of two previously reviewed movies, or the winner of the Fool’s Prize. Finally, we will be choosing an entrant from the group of people who haven't won, or haven't won recently, and they will be the final potential winner of two previously reviewed movies, or the winner of the Fool’s Prize.

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

Theater Counts: Power Rangers Unleash in 3,693 Theaters

March 23rd, 2017

Kong: Skull Island

The consensus is that nothing can topple Beauty and the Beast from the top of the box office chart this weekend, but Lionsgate are at least going to give it a shot. The studio announced that Power Rangers (or Saban’s Power Rangers, as they’ve taken to calling it) will debut in a mighty 3,693 theaters this weekend. With B’n’B holding in 4,210 theaters, it will still have a distinct advantage, and it would take something truly special for Power Rangers to pull off a win. More...

Dean Trailer

March 23rd, 2017

Drama written and directed by, and starring Demetri Martin, with Kevin Kline, Gillian Jacobs, and Mary Steenburgen opens June 2 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Weekend Predictions: Can the Rangers Power Their Way to the Top?

March 23rd, 2017

Power Rangers

There are three wide releases this week, but none of them have a shot at topping Beauty and the Beast at the box office. In fact, all three films combined won’t make as much as Beauty and the Beast does this weekend. Of the three wide releases, Power Rangers has the best chance of box office success and it does have a shot at $100 million domestically. Life could become a midlevel hit and since it likely cost a lot less to make, it could be a bigger financial success. Finally there’s CHiPs, which has gained no traction with audiences. It will likely miss the top five. This weekend last year, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opened with a then March record of $166.01 million. Nothing playing this weekend will match that. Beauty and the Beast might not make half that. Fortunately, 2017 has a $100 million lead on 2016, so one bad weekend in the year-over-year comparison won’t do too much damage. More...

International Box Office: Beast Mode Engaged as Beauty earns $180.0 million

March 22nd, 2017

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast dominated the international chart even more than it dominated the domestic one earning $180.0 million in 44 markets. The film’s worldwide opening was the second best for March, behind only Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice; however, BvS opened truly worldwide, while Beauty and the Beast only opened in about two thirds of the international market. Unsurprisingly, the film’s biggest single market was China, where it pulled in $44.72 million over the weekend, $45.01 million including Thursday’s previews. It was also a monster hit in the U.K., where it earned $24.37 million in 567 theaters, which was the biggest March opening of all time in that market. The next biggest market was South Korea with $10.68 million on 1,625 screens over the weekend and $11.88 million in total. It also cracked $10 million in Mexico ($11.6 million); Germany ($10.7 million), and Brazil ($10.4 million). At this point, getting to $1 billion worldwide seems like a safe bet, especially with openings in France, Australia, Japan, and other markets left to go. We will of course track its progress there. More...

Contest: Beauty and the Best: Winning Announcement

March 22nd, 2017

Beauty and the Beast

The winners of our Beauty and the Best contest were determined and the entrants with the closest predictions for Beauty and the Beast’s opening weekend were... More...

Wish Upon Trailer

March 22nd, 2017

Horror movie starring Joey King and Ryan Phillippe opens June 30 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Theater Averages: Beauty Outshines all Competition with Average of $41,508

March 21st, 2017

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast had the best theater average of 2017, so far, at $41,508. This puts it just ahead of Kedi, which opened with $40,103 in its lone theater. The second best average of the week was earned by T2: Trainspotting at $34,115 in five theaters, which is the third best average of the year so far. Song to Song was the only other film to earn an average above $10,000 over the weekend, pulling in $12,640 in four theaters. While Frantz didn’t quite get into the $10,000 club over the weekend, it came close with an average of $9,373. Furthermore, it was a Wednesday release and earned a five-date average of $11,470. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Beast Smashes Record with a Beautiful $174.75 million Opening

March 21st, 2017

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast was expected to break records during its opening weekend, but its final tally of $174.75 million is still impressive, even compared to the expectations. The rest of the box office wasn’t hurt as badly as one would predict given the explosive hit at the top and that helped the overall box office grow by 59% to $261 million. This is almost double what it was this weekend last year. More importantly, this was enough to put 2017 in the lead in the year-over-year comparison. At the end of the weekend, 2017 had earned $2.39 billion, compared to $2.30 billion for 2016. Granted, this is partially due to a misalignment of monster hits, as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opened the following weekend last year. That said, I really don’t think 2017 will fall behind given its current $95 million lead. More...

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