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Sing (2016)

Sing
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $269,711,660Details
International Box Office $327,446,345Details
Worldwide Box Office $597,158,005
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Synopsis

Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Buster Moon, a dapper koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal—some might even say delusional—optimist who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now faced with the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition. Five lead contestants emerge: Mike, a mouse who croons as smoothly as he cons; Meena, a timid teenage elephant with an enormous case of stage fright; Rosita, an overtaxed mother run ragged tending a litter of 25 piglets; Johnny, a young gangster gorilla looking to break free of his family’s felonies; and Ash, a punk-rock porcupine struggling to shed her arrogant boyfriend and go solo. Each arrives under Buster’s marquee believing that this is their shot to change the course of their life. And as Buster coaches each of his contestants closer and closer to the grand finale, he starts to learn that maybe the theater isn’t the only thing that is in need of saving.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 86 $269,711,660
All Time International Box Office 160 $327,446,345
All Time Worldwide Box Office 122 $597,158,005
All Time Domestic Box Office for Digital Animation Movies 14 $269,711,660
All Time International Box Office for Digital Animation Movies 38 $327,446,345
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Digital Animation Movies 27 $597,158,005

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$75,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 21st, 2016 (Wide) by Universal
International Releases: November 24th, 2016 (Wide) (South Korea)
December 8th, 2016 (Wide) (Croatia)
December 8th, 2016 (Wide), released as Cantar! (Portugal)
December 8th, 2016 (Wide), released as ZAPOJ (Slovenia)
December 8th, 2016 (Wide) (Switzerland)
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Video Release: March 21st, 2017 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for some rude humor and mild peril.
(Rating bulletin 2440 (Cert #50642), 8/31/2016)
Running Time: 108 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Zootopia
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Keywords: Animal Lead, Talking Animals, Singers, Musicians, Theater, Talent Contest, Ensemble, Money Troubles, Directing Yourself, Prologue, Voiceover/Narration, Organized Crime, Dysfunctional Family, Gangs, Father's Footsteps, Stage Fright, Heist, Prison Break, Gambling, Relationships Gone Wrong, Bank Foreclosure
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Digital Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: Illumination Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 695 $209,575 Mar 24, 2017 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 554 $321,415 Mar 17, 2017 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 466 $443,165 Mar 10, 2017 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 688 $391,490 Mar 3, 2017 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 723 $488,275 Feb 24, 2017 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 703 $739,395 Feb 17, 2017 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 520 $1,703,625 Feb 10, 2017 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 249 $4,052,190 Feb 3, 2017 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 171 $6,408,210 Jan 27, 2017 40
Fastest to $250m 69 $250,431,160 Jan 20, 2017 35
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 131 $9,003,780 Jan 20, 2017 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 105 $14,240,380 Jan 13, 2017 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 108 $20,712,365 Jan 6, 2017 19
Biggest Domestic January Weekend 72 $20,712,365 Jan 6, 2017 19
Fastest to $200m 72 $208,104,870 Jan 6, 2017 18
Biggest Domestic January Day 37 $14,394,090 Jan 2, 2017 13
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 65 $42,896,330 Dec 30, 2016 12
Biggest Domestic December Weekend 25 $42,896,330 Dec 30, 2016 12
Biggest Domestic Weekend 332 $42,896,330 Dec 30, 2016 12
Biggest Domestic Saturday 608 $12,331,855 Dec 31, 2016 11
Fastest to $150m 80 $152,853,995 Dec 30, 2016 11
Biggest Domestic Friday 250 $16,920,650 Dec 30, 2016 10
Biggest Domestic Thursday 30 $15,039,855 Dec 29, 2016 9
Biggest Domestic Wednesday 34 $15,501,840 Dec 28, 2016 8
Fastest to $100m 104 $108,561,635 Dec 23, 2016 8
Biggest Domestic Tuesday 15 $17,515,525 Dec 27, 2016 7
Biggest Domestic December Day 50 $19,673,485 Dec 26, 2016 6
Biggest Domestic Monday 13 $19,673,485 Dec 26, 2016 6
Biggest Domestic Day 579 $19,673,485 Dec 26, 2016 6
Biggest Domestic Sunday 235 $14,376,300 Dec 25, 2016 5
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 366 $35,258,145 Dec 23, 2016 5
Fastest to $50m 250 $55,870,785 Dec 23, 2016 5
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 810 36.8% Dec 23, 2016 5
Widest Opening Weekend 73 4,022 Dec 23, 2016 5
Never No. 1 Domestic 1 $269,711,660 Dec 21, 2016 0

Cast

   Buster Moon
   Rosita
   Mike
   Meena
   Eddie
   Johnny
   Ash
Jennifer Saunders    Nana
Jennifer Hudson    Young Nana
Garth Jennings    Miss Crawly/Additional Voices
Peter Serafinowicz    Big Daddy
Nick Kroll    Gunter
Beck Bennett    Lance
Jay Pharoah    Meena’s Grandfather
Nick Offerman    Norman
Leslie Jones    Meena’s Mother
Rhea Perlman    Judith
Laraine Newman    Meena’s Grandmother/Additional Voices
Adam Buxton    Stan
Brad Morris    Baboon
Bill Farmer    News Reporter Dog
Oscar Jennings    Piglet
Leo Jennings    Piglet
Caspar Jennings    Piglet
Asa Jennings    Piglet
Carlos Alazraqui    Additional Voice
Sara Mann    Additional Voice
Wes Anderson    Additional Voice
Igor Khait    Additional Voice
David Arnott    Additional Voice
Daamen Krall    Additional Voice
Bob Bergen    Additional Voice
Jeremy Maxwell    Additional Voice
Doug Burch    Additional Voice
Daniel Mora    Additional Voice
Britt Burton    Additional Voice
Catherine Cavadini    Additional Voice
Jason Pace    Additional Voice
Townsend Coleman    Additional Voice
Gregory Perler    Additional Voice
Abby Craden    Additional Voice
James J. Cummings    Additional Voice
Jessica Rau    Additional Voice
John DeMita    Additional Voice
Chris Renaud    Additional Voice
Marisa De Silva    Additional Voice
Jessica Rotter    Additional Voice
Willow Geer    Additional Voice
Tara Strong    Additional Voice
Jess Harnell    Additional Voice
Barbara Harris    Additional Voice
Tom Walters    Additional Voice
Andrew Walton    Additional Voice
Edgar Wright    Additional Voice
Robert Taylor    Additional Voice

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Garth Jennings
Producer    Janet Healy
Producer    Christopher Meledandri
Editor    Gregory Perler
Co-Director    Christophe Lourdelet
Executive Music Producer    Harvey Mason Jr.
Music Supervisor    Jojo Villanueva
Composer    Joby Talbot
Production Designer    Eric Guillon
Character Designer    Eric Guillon
Associate Producer    Robert Taylor
Associate Producer    Brett Hoffman
Production Supervisor    Joy Poirel
Animation Director    Patrick Delage
Animation Director    Pierre Leduc
Supervising Animator    Pierre Avon
Supervising Animator    Simon Cuisinier
Supervising Animator    Luc Degardin
Supervising Animator    Christophe Delisle
Supervising Animator    Audrey Fobis
Supervising Animator    Gwenole Oulchen
Technical Animation Supervisor    Christele Jolens
Art Director    Francois Moret
Co-Producer    Igor Khait
Associate Editor    Andrew Walton
First Assistant Editor    Tom Walters
Assistant Editor    Fanny Bensussan
Assistant Editor    Drew Kilcoin
Assistant Editor    Anna Catalano
Story Artist    Justine Bonnard
Story Artist    Julien Perron
Story Artist    Chloe Nicolay
Story Artist    Nima Azarba
Story Artist    David Canoville
Story Artist    Seth Kearsley
Story Artist    Sei Riondet
Story Artist    Martin Fuller
Script and Recording Supervisor    Kelly Lake
Set Designer    Loic Rastout
Set Designer    Brett Nystul
Set Designer    Charlotte Hutchinson
Set Designer    Alexandre Saint-Martin
Set Designer    Thomas Reteuna
Set Designer    Benoit Tranchet
Set Designer    Vincent Massy De La Chesneraye
Character Effects Supervisor    Caroline Huchet
Supervising Technical Director    Etienne Pecheux
Casting Director    Allison Jones
Casting Associate    Benjamin Harris
Casting Assistant    Peter Kousakis
Supervising Sound Editor    Dennis Leonard
Re-recording Mixer    Gary A. Rizzo
Re-recording Mixer    Lora Hirschberg
Sound Designer    Steve Boeddeker
Additional Sound Re-recording Mixer    Steve Boeddeker
Dialogue Editor    Cheryl Nardi
Sound Effects Editor    Mac Smith
Sound Effects Editor    Dustin Cawood
Sound Effects Editor    Luke Dunn Gielmuda
Foley Mixer    Scott Curtis
Foley Mixer    Jason Butler
Supervising Music Editor    Michael Connell

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...

Home Market Releases for March 21st, 2017

March 21st, 2017

Sing

It is an interesting week on the home market with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dominating the competition. However, it is only coming out on Video on Demand and doesn’t come out till Friday. As for Tuesday releases, there are a few contenders, but no film that immediately jumps out as the Pick of the Week. If you go with quality, extras, and overall audience appeal, then Sing on Blu-ray Combo Pack comes out on top. I would also definitely checkout Insecure: Season One and Lifeboat, if you don’t already own the latter. More...

Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: Sing

March 19th, 2017

Sing

Sing was the last big animated film released in 2016 and it was a good year for animated films. Both Zootopia and Finding Dory earned stunnign reviews and more than $1 billion worldwide. Sing couldn’t compete with those box office numbers, but is it at least close in terms of quality? More...

International Box Office: Logan Scored Nearly $250 million Worldwide in Opening Weekend

March 8th, 2017

Logan

Logan dominated the international box office chart with $152.7 million in 81 markets for a worldwide opening of $240.9 million. This is almost twice as much as the film cost to make, so it has nearly paid for its entire production budget during the film’s opening weekend. Assuming it has any legs, it will break even before it reaches the home market. China was the biggest single market, as it earned $45.60 million over the weekend for a total opening of $46.38 million, including Thursday previews. The U.K. was well back with an opening of $11.48 million in 602 theaters. Up next is Brazil, which earned $8.2 million, while the film had a total opening of $8.16 million on 954 screens in South Korea, while it earned $8.02 million on 1,200 screens in Russia. The film doesn’t open in Japan until June and it could have over $500 million worldwide by then. More...

International Box Office: Fifty Opens a Shade Below $100 million

February 16th, 2017

Fifty Shades Darker

Fifty Shades Darker earned first place on the international chart during it opening weekend, pulling in $97.78 million on 9,726 screens in 57 markets. This is the biggest international weekend of the year so far, so that’s reason for the studio to celebrate. The film’s biggest market was Germany, where it made $10.5 million, while the U.K. and Ireland were close behind with $9.4 million. The film cracked $5 million in France ($8.3 million); Brazil ($7.3 million); Italy ($6.9 million); Russian ($6.5 million); Australia ($5.8 million); and Spain ($5 million). The film has yet to open in Japan, but that’s the only major market left. By the end of the first weekend of release, the film had made enough worldwide to cover its entire production budget. By the end of the second, it will likely come completely in the black. By the time it makes its initial push into the home market, it will likely have paid for the production budget of Fifty Shades Freed as well.

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Weekend Wrap-Up: Split’s $40.01 million Helps Box Office Soar

January 24th, 2017

Split

Split dominated the weekend box office earning $40.01 million, which is nearly double predictions and nearly double its nearest competition, xXx: Return of Xander Cage. The overall box office still shrunk from last weekend, but it was down just 3.2%, which is excellent for a post-holiday weekend. Compared to this weekend last year, 2017 was 27% stronger. Year-to-date, 2017 is still behind 2016, but that gap has closed to 9.4% at $736 million to $812 million. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Xander’s Return Result in Box Office Dominance?

January 19th, 2017

Split

It is a deceptively busy week with five films opening or expanding wide. At least that’s what the dsitributors are saying. In reality, there are only two truly wide releases, xXx: Return of Xander Cage and Split. There is also one semi-wide release, The Resurrection of Gavin Stone, as well as two semi-wide expansions, The Founder and 20th Century Women. Return of Xander Cage and Split are the only two of the films that have a shot at the top ten and they could be in a close race for first place. This weekend last year, there were three wide releases, but none of them made significantly more than $10 million at the box office. The biggest film of the weekend, The Revenant, earned just $16.01 million. 2017 could finally win in the year-over-year comparison. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Hidden Figures Really Helps the Box Office with $27.51 million

January 18th, 2017

Hidden Figures

As expected, Hidden Figures remained in first place as the box office was dominated by holdovers. The best of the new releases / wide expansions was The Bye Bye Man, which earned fifth place with $15.20 million. On the positive side, while there was only one film to earn more than $20 million over the weekend, there were seven that earned $10 million or more. That’s really good depth. It’s good enough for an 8.5% increase from last weekend reaching $149 million. However, this is still 10% lower than the same weekend last year. Year-to-date, 2017 is behind 2016 by 15% at $562 million to $659 million, but again, it is way too soon to make any predictions. More...

Weekend Estimates: Hidden Figures wins MLK Weekend

January 15th, 2017

Hidden Figures

A pile-up at the box office this weekend will leave a crush of new releases behind Hidden Figures and La La Land, which remain the top two films at the box office. Hidden Figures will be down just 10% (in part thanks to expanded distribution) to $20.45 million, for $54.8 million in total, as of Sunday evening. Fox is projecting a $25.3 million 4-day weekend for the film. La La Land is even more impressive, growing its box office by 43% and moving from fifth to second on the chart with $14.5 million, and $74.1 million to date. It’s record-breaking performance at the Golden Globes has clearly lifted it to another level with audiences. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will the Patriots Win the Weekend? Or Will Hidden Remain Up Front?

January 12th, 2017

Patriots Day

Six films are opening or expanding this weekend, which have a shot at the top ten. However, only one of them, Patriots Day, has a real shot at first place. In fact, it might be the only “new” film in the top five. The biggest wide release of the week is Monster Trucks, which is opening in 2,800 theaters. I didn’t see that coming. [Ed.: The final announced theater count for Monster Trucks is an even more impressive 3,119] Meanwhile, Sleepless is only opening in 1,800 theaters, while Silence is expanding into 750 theaters. We still haven’t mentioned all of the new films. As for holdovers, Hidden Figures has a real shot at first place, while La La Land should get a boost from its Awards Season success. This weekend last year, Ride Along 2 opened with just over $35 million over the three-day weekend. There’s no film that will match that figure during the four-day weekend. On the positive side, there were only four films that earned more than $10 million during the three-day weekend and this year we should have five. That’s not enough to win in the year-over-year competition. It likely won’t even be close. More...

International Box Office: Rogue gets $56.6 million Closer to $1 Billion

January 12th, 2017

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story remained in first place with $56.6 million in 57 markets for totals of $437.1 million internationally and $914.5 million worldwide. It is now in fifth place on the 2016 worldwide chart. ... The entire top five worldwide is from Disney. This is unprecedented. As for this past weekend, Rogue One earned first place in China with $30.11 million over the weekend and $30.65 million including previews. This is on par with expectations, although some were worried it would struggle due to... I was going to say weather, but is smog weather? China is currently dealing with a smog crisis and has been issuing warnings to stay inside. This is the last market for the film, but it should cruise to $1 billion on holdovers. It will likely reach second place on the 2016 worldwide chart, but I think Captain America: Civil War is safe on the top of the chart. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Hidden Figures is in the Spotlight earning $22.80 million

January 10th, 2017

Hidden Figures

The first weekend of the year wasn’t as potent as anticipated, as none of the holdovers held on as well as expected. This helped Hidden Figures earn first place with $22.80 million, putting it just ahead of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which pulled in $22.06 million. The box office was down 26% from last weekend to $137 million, but this is a post-holiday weekend, so this decline was expected. The box office was also down 14% from this weekend last year. It is still way too soon to compare the box office year-over-year. In fact, we should wait till The Force Awakens faded out of the top five before we can really get a picture of how 2017 will do. That was President’s Day long weekend. So once we get past President’s Day long weekend, the year-over-year comparison will begin it have some real value. More...

Weekend Predictions: Underworld is a Serious Underdog

January 5th, 2017

Underworld: Blood Wars

It’s the first weekend of the year and there’s only one wide release, Underworld: Blood Wars, plus one wide expansion, Hidden Figures. (As expected, A Monster Calls is not expanding truly wide and it won’t grow enough to make the top ten. I don’t think it will top $3 million over the weekend.) None of these films are really going to challenge the top two holdovers, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Sing, although that pair should be in a close race for first place. This weekend last year was very similar to this weekend, with one new release, one wide expansion, and a Star Wars holdover on top. Unfortunately, this year is much weaker. 2017 is going to get off on a losing note. More...

International Box Office: Rogue’s Threepeat to Tenth Place on 2016 Worldwide Chart

January 5th, 2017

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story added $45.8 million in 55 markets to its running tally, which now sits at $350.0 million internationally and $775.0 million worldwide. By the end of Sunday, the film was already in tenth place for the year and while it is not doing as well internationally as it is domestically, it is still on pace to hit fifth place by as early as this weekend. Its biggest market is the U.K., where it has pulled in $64.4 million, but the U.K. might not stay on top for long, because the film opens in China this weekend. More...

Theater Averages: Hidden Stands Out with Average of $34,329

January 4th, 2017

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures rose to first place during its first full weekend of release with an average of $34,329 in 25 theaters. It already has more than $2 million and it expands wide on Friday. 20th Century Women was next with an average of $27,800 in four theaters. It isn’t a major player during Awards Season, but it is picking up enough nominations to help it stick around in theaters. Patriots Day was down just 8% earning an average of $21,117 in seven theaters. Last week’s winner, Silence, fell to an average of $20,827 in four theaters. If it has a similar drop next week, it will put its wide release in jeopardy. The best limited release of the week was Paterson, which earned an average of $17,334 in four theaters. Toni Erdmann earned an average of $14,000 in three theaters during its first full week of release. La La Land continues to expand, but remained in the $10,000 club with an average of $12,738. The overall number one film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, was next with an average of $11,934, while the second place film, Sing, was right behind with an average of $10,647. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Rogue One Wins Weekend, Doesn’t Quite win the Year with $65.62 million

January 4th, 2017

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The final weekend of the year wasn’t as potent as we had predicted, but there were still a number of reasons to celebrate. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story won the weekend and is on its way to becoming the biggest hit of the year. Sing was relatively close behind and will get to $200 million this upcoming weekend. Overall, the box office rose by 2.9% from last weekend hitting $186 million. This is 15% lower than the same weekend last year, which again was actually the first weekend of 2016. We need to switch to the Strowbrinian Calendar. I’m not kidding about this. As for the year-over-year comparison, that’s a little confusing. If you just look at the calender years, then 2016 broke the record earning $11.4 billion. However, the movie year actually begins the first Monday of the year and ends the final Sunday before the first Monday of the next year. Going by this definition of the year, 2016 actually just failed to overtake 2015, because we lost a few days of The Force Awakens and only got one extra day of Rogue One. More...

Weekend Estimates: Rogue One Tops Sing

January 1st, 2017

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

With most studios closed for New Year’s Day, the weekend estimates have a rather piecemeal look as of this morning. We do have an official weekend estimate for Sing, which Universal projects will make $41.5 million over the three-day weekend and $53.4 million over four, for a total coming out of the holidays at an impressive $177.3 million. That will put it in second place, not far behind Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Disney won’t be releasing numbers until tomorrow, but we should see a three-day weekend around $50 million, $65 million over four days, and a total of about $440 million by Tuesday morning. More...

Weekend Predictions: Old Movies Ring Out the New Year

December 29th, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The weekend after Christmas Day is usually a boring weekend with no wide releases to speak of. On the other hand, we do have a monster hit to keep track of, as well as some Awards Season hopefuls that are expanding significantly and could make the top ten. Of course, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will win this weekend and it should in fact grow from last weekend, because Christmas Eve is a dead zone at the box office. Likewise, Sing should grow even better, as it is the last weekend for families to hit theaters before school starts. Some of the other films that debuted last week are not looking so good. This weekend last year was actually the first weekend of 2016, which makes it harder to compare the two weekends. Again, we need to switch to the Strowbrinian Calendar that I mentioned at the end of the December Preview. The Force Awakens earned just over $90 million and while Rogue One won’t match that, it should be closer than most were expecting. More...

International Box Office: Rogue Remains in First with $135.5 million, While International Films Flourish

December 29th, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story remained in first place with $47.1 million in 54 markets for totals of $237.4 million internationally and $523.4 million worldwide. The film “struggled” over the weekend, but mainly due to the holidays. Christmas Eve is as big of a dead zone in most of Europe as it is here; in fact, a lot of theaters close on Christmas Eve. Likewise, a lot of theaters in the U.K. and Australia are closed on Christmas day. Even so, the film has already cracked $10 million in a number of major markets, starting with the the U.K., where it has $42.1 million. Germany and France are neck-and-neck with $21.8 million and $19.6 million respectively. The film has pulled in $17.84 million in Australia and $16.7 million in Japan. Next week we will have a better picture where the film is heading, as the holidays will be over in most places. I think $1 billion worldwide is a safe bet. More...

Thursday Box Office: Rogue One Bounces Back with $16.77 million, while most New Releases Tumble

December 23rd, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story grew by 12% to $16.77 million on Thursday for a first-week total of $222.00 million. This shows that it was hit by new releases on Wednesday, at least a little bit. It is impossible to compare this day to The Force Awakens, because this day in its run was Christmas Eve. For the record though, The Force Awakens fell by 28% to $27.40 million on that day and had pulled in $390.86 million during the same time period. More...

Wednesday Box Office: Rogue Wins with $14.97 million, but Sing Hits the High Note with $11.01 million

December 22nd, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

As expected, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story led the way on Wednesday. It fell 15% to $14.97 million on Wednesday for a 6-day total of $204.23 million. By comparison, The Force Awakens rose 2% to $38.02 million on Wednesday for a six-day total of $363.46 million; however, it didn’t have to deal with three wide releases. In fact, it’s only “new” competition was the semi-wide expansion of The Big Short. Comparing the two movies’ daily numbers will get less illuminating until we get past Boxing Day, because the misalignment in the holidays will be playing a major role in the day-to-day changes. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Any of the New Releases have a Christmas Miracle?

December 21st, 2016

Sing

This week is an utter mess when it comes to new releases. There are five films opening or expanding wide this week, three of them opening on Wednesday. Assassin’s Creed, Passengers, and Sing are all trying to get a head start on the weekend, while Why Him? debuts on Friday. Finally, Fences is expected to expand wide on Sunday, Christmas Day, but we’ve seen recently that “wide expansion” isn’t a meaningful term when studios use it. None of these films are expected to top Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, or even come close. Comparing this weekend to the same weekend last year is nearly impossible, because Christmas Eve lands on Saturday this year and Christmas Eve is a dead zone at the box office, while last year it landed on the Thursday, which is the best day of the week for optimal box office numbers. On the other hand, Monday is Boxing Day, which is a holiday for some. It doesn’t balance out, but fortunately 2016 still has a substantial lead over 2015, so even a really bad weekend won’t put 2016 behind. More...

2016 - Awards Season: Golden Globes - Nominations

December 12th, 2016

La La Land

The Golden Globes nominations were announced and we are starting to see a few names pop up over and over again. La La Land led the way with seven nominations, but Moonlight was right behind with six and Manchester by the Sea earned five. You will be hearing those three names over and over and over again this Awards Season. More...

2016 Preview: December

December 1st, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

November was good, but not great. Fortunately, 2016 had a large enough lead going into November that the month only needed to be good. In fact, it could have been mediocre and 2016 would have still had an excellent shot to end the year above 2015. As for December, it’s a race between Star Wars and Star Wars. Almost no one thinks Rogue One is going to match The Force Awakens, but if Rogue One earns just half of what The Force Awakens managed, then 2016 will come out on top in the year-over-year comparison. There are only two other films with a better than 50/50 chance of hitting $100 million, Passengers and Sing. Either one could earn second place for the month, but Passengers will likely start faster. Last December, the only other film to earn more than $100 million was Daddy’s Home, which earned just a hair over $150 million. There’s a chance both Passengers and Sing will earn more than $150 million, which would be a boon to the box office. However, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was just too strong last year and it would take a miracle for 2016 to have a stronger December. That said, it would take a complete collapse for 2016 not to top 2015 in raw dollars. The growth might not be enough to keep pace with ticket price inflation, on the other hand. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/12/23 2 $35,258,145   4,022 $8,766   $55,870,785 5
2016/12/30 2 $42,896,330 +22% 4,029 $10,647   $166,497,820 12
2017/01/06 3 $20,712,365 -52% 3,955 $5,237   $214,512,010 19
2017/01/13 3 $14,240,380 -31% 3,693 $3,856   $233,455,900 26
2017/01/20 4 $9,003,780 -37% 3,193 $2,820   $249,328,975 33
2017/01/27 7 $6,408,210 -29% 2,702 $2,372   $257,599,585 40
2017/02/03 7 $4,052,190 -37% 2,293 $1,767   $262,878,670 47
2017/02/10 10 $1,703,625 -58% 1,479 $1,152   $265,408,620 54
2017/02/17 18 $739,395 -57% 561 $1,318   $266,670,500 61
2017/02/24 21 $488,275 -34% 391 $1,249   $267,661,265 68
2017/03/03 21 $391,490 -20% 283 $1,383   $268,175,830 75
2017/03/10 21 $443,165 +13% 400 $1,108   $268,744,865 82
2017/03/17 21 $321,415 -27% 278 $1,156   $269,359,765 89
2017/03/24 24 $209,575 -35% 228 $919   $269,687,885 96

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/12/21 2 $11,010,175   4,022 $2,737   $11,010,175 1
2016/12/22 2 $9,602,465 -13% 4,022 $2,387   $20,612,640 2
2016/12/23 2 $12,966,810 +35% 4,022 $3,224   $33,579,450 3
2016/12/24 2 $7,915,035 -39% 4,022 $1,968   $41,494,485 4
2016/12/25 2 $14,376,300 +82% 4,022 $3,574   $55,870,785 5
2016/12/26 2 $19,673,485 +37% 4,022 $4,891   $75,544,270 6
2016/12/27 2 $17,515,525 -11% 4,022 $4,355   $93,059,795 7
2016/12/28 2 $15,501,840 -11% 4,022 $3,854   $108,561,635 8
2016/12/29 2 $15,039,855 -3% 4,022 $3,739   $123,601,490 9
2016/12/30 2 $16,920,650 +13% 4,029 $4,200   $140,522,140 10
2016/12/31 2 $12,331,855 -27% 4,029 $3,061   $152,853,995 11
2017/01/01 2 $13,643,825 +11% 4,029 $3,386   $166,497,820 12
2017/01/02 2 $14,394,090 +5% 4,029 $3,573   $180,891,910 13
2017/01/03 2 $6,145,400 -57% 4,029 $1,525   $187,037,310 14
2017/01/04 2 $3,610,650 -41% 4,029 $896   $190,647,960 15
2017/01/05 2 $3,151,685 -13% 4,029 $782   $193,799,645 16
2017/01/06 3 $5,200,540 +65% 3,955 $1,315   $199,000,185 17
2017/01/07 2 $9,104,685 +75% 3,955 $2,302   $208,104,870 18
2017/01/08 2 $6,407,140 -30% 3,955 $1,620   $214,512,010 19
2017/01/09 4 $1,168,260 -82% 3,955 $295   $215,680,270 20
2017/01/10 4 $1,678,230 +44% 3,955 $424   $217,358,500 21
2017/01/11 4 $958,905 -43% 3,955 $242   $218,317,405 22
2017/01/12 4 $898,115 -6% 3,955 $227   $219,215,520 23
2017/01/13 7 $2,964,850 +230% 3,693 $803   $222,180,370 24
2017/01/14 2 $6,279,705 +112% 3,693 $1,700   $228,460,075 25
2017/01/15 2 $4,995,825 -20% 3,693 $1,353   $233,455,900 26
2017/01/16 2 $4,784,980 -4% 3,693 $1,296   $238,240,880 27
2017/01/17 5 $1,002,650 -79% 3,693 $272   $239,243,530 28
2017/01/18 5 $542,835 -46% 3,431 $158   $239,786,365 29
2017/01/19 5 $538,830 -1% 3,431 $157   $240,325,195 30
2017/01/20 5 $1,885,955 +250% 3,193 $591   $242,211,150 31
2017/01/21 4 $4,467,480 +137% 3,193 $1,399   $246,678,630 32
2017/01/22 4 $2,650,345 -41% 3,193 $830   $249,328,975 33
2017/01/23 7 $476,745 -82% 3,193 $149   $249,805,720 34
2017/01/24 7 $625,440 +31% 3,193 $196   $250,431,160 35
2017/01/25 7 $388,625 -38% 3,193 $122   $250,819,785 36
2017/01/26 7 $371,590 -4% 3,193 $116   $251,191,375 37
2017/01/27 7 $1,345,530 +262% 2,702 $498   $252,536,905 38
2017/01/28 7 $3,096,820 +130% 2,702 $1,146   $255,633,725 39
2017/01/29 7 $1,965,860 -37% 2,702 $728   $257,599,585 40
2017/01/30 8 $312,320 -84% 2,702 $116   $257,911,905 41
2017/01/31 9 $401,245 +28% 2,702 $148   $258,313,150 42
2017/02/01 9 $256,115 -36% 2,702 $95   $258,569,265 43
2017/02/02 9 $257,215 n/c 2,702 $95   $258,826,480 44
2017/02/03 10 $896,020 +248% 2,293 $391   $259,722,500 45
2017/02/04 7 $2,222,410 +148% 2,293 $969   $261,944,910 46
2017/02/05 7 $933,760 -58% 2,293 $407   $262,878,670 47
2017/02/06 11 $218,915 -77% 2,293 $95   $263,097,585 48
2017/02/07 11 $280,665 +28% 2,293 $122   $263,378,250 49
2017/02/08 11 $180,470 -36% 2,293 $79   $263,558,720 50
2017/02/09 11 $146,275 -19% 2,293 $64   $263,704,995 51
2017/02/10 14 $298,070 +104% 1,479 $202   $264,003,065 52
2017/02/11 10 $843,435 +183% 1,479 $570   $264,846,500 53
2017/02/12 10 $562,120 -33% 1,479 $380   $265,408,620 54
2017/02/13 14 $125,220 -78% 1,479 $85   $265,533,840 55
2017/02/14 14 $224,145 +79% 1,479 $152   $265,757,985 56
2017/02/15 14 $85,690 -62% 1,479 $58   $265,843,675 57
2017/02/16 13 $87,430 +2% 1,479 $59   $265,931,105 58
2017/02/17 - $151,210 +73% 561 $270   $266,082,315 59
2017/02/18 - $322,235 +113% 561 $574   $266,404,550 60
2017/02/19 - $265,950 -17% 561 $474   $266,670,500 61
2017/02/20 14 $306,660 +15% 561 $547   $266,977,160 62
2017/02/21 - $82,890 -73% 561 $148   $267,060,050 63
2017/02/22 - $58,885 -29% 561 $105   $267,118,935 64
2017/02/23 - $54,055 -8% 561 $96   $267,172,990 65
2017/02/24 - $100,690 +86% 391 $258   $267,273,680 66
2017/02/25 - $229,320 +128% 391 $586   $267,503,000 67
2017/02/26 - $158,265 -31% 391 $405   $267,661,265 68
2017/02/27 - $30,185 -81% 391 $77   $267,691,450 69
2017/02/28 - $31,040 +3% 391 $79   $267,722,490 70
2017/03/01 - $32,170 +4% 391 $82   $267,754,660 71
2017/03/02 - $29,680 -8% 391 $76   $267,784,340 72
2017/03/03 - $85,235 +187% 283 $301   $267,869,575 73
2017/03/04 - $184,910 +117% 283 $653   $268,054,485 74
2017/03/05 - $121,345 -34% 283 $429   $268,175,830 75
2017/03/06 - $28,625 -76% 283 $101   $268,204,455 76
2017/03/07 - $36,370 +27% 283 $129   $268,240,825 77
2017/03/08 - $30,535 -16% 283 $108   $268,271,360 78
2017/03/09 - $30,340 -1% 283 $107   $268,301,700 79
2017/03/10 - $98,485 +225% 400 $246   $268,400,185 80
2017/03/11 - $205,540 +109% 400 $514   $268,605,725 81
2017/03/12 - $139,140 -32% 400 $348   $268,744,865 82
2017/03/13 - $65,805 -53% 400 $165   $268,810,670 83
2017/03/14 - $79,440 +21% 400 $199   $268,890,110 84
2017/03/15 - $77,090 -3% 400 $193   $268,967,200 85
2017/03/16 - $71,150 -8% 400 $178   $269,038,350 86
2017/03/17 - $89,980 +26% 278 $324   $269,128,330 87
2017/03/18 - $143,045 +59% 278 $515   $269,271,375 88
2017/03/19 - $88,390 -38% 278 $318   $269,359,765 89
2017/03/20 - $25,850 -71% 278 $93   $269,385,615 90
2017/03/21 - $34,550 +34% 278 $124   $269,420,165 91
2017/03/22 - $30,515 -12% 278 $110   $269,450,680 92
2017/03/23 - $27,630 -9% 278 $99   $269,478,310 93
2017/03/24 - $51,705 +87% 228 $227   $269,530,015 94
2017/03/25 - $96,655 +87% 228 $424   $269,626,670 95
2017/03/26 - $61,215 -37% 228 $268   $269,687,885 96
2017/03/27 - $23,775 -61% 228 $104   $269,711,660 97

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/12/16 3 $20,612,640   4,022 $5,125   $20,612,640 2
2016/12/23 2 $102,988,850 +400% 4,022 $25,606   $123,601,490 9
2016/12/30 2 $70,198,155 -32% 4,029 $17,423   $193,799,645 16
2017/01/06 3 $25,415,875 -64% 3,955 $6,426   $219,215,520 23
2017/01/13 3 $21,109,675 -17% 3,431 $6,153   $240,325,195 30
2017/01/20 5 $10,866,180 -49% 3,193 $3,403   $251,191,375 37
2017/01/27 7 $7,635,105 -30% 2,702 $2,826   $258,826,480 44
2017/02/03 9 $4,878,515 -36% 2,293 $2,128   $263,704,995 51
2017/02/10 12 $2,226,110 -54% 1,479 $1,505   $265,931,105 58
2017/02/17 17 $1,241,885 -44% 561 $2,214   $267,172,990 65
2017/02/24 22 $611,350 -51% 391 $1,564   $267,784,340 72
2017/03/03 21 $517,360 -15% 283 $1,828   $268,301,700 79
2017/03/10 21 $736,650 +42% 400 $1,842   $269,038,350 86
2017/03/17 23 $439,960 -40% 278 $1,583   $269,478,310 93

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Argentina 1/5/2017 $1,971,312 188 188 909 $6,390,910 3/28/2017
Australia 12/26/2016 $3,219,578 360 386 2655 $20,595,324 3/27/2017
Austria 12/9/2016 $773,356 80 88 874 $3,113,898 3/28/2017
Belgium 12/21/2016 $310,070 132 132 1237 $4,320,269 3/28/2017
Brazil 12/22/2016 $3,300,000 550 550 2239 $12,012,274 3/21/2017
Bulgaria 12/16/2016 $13,015 0 0 0 $617,068 3/28/2017
Chile 12/22/2016 $291,852 63 79 554 $3,593,346 3/21/2017
China 2/17/2017 $11,970,000 44971 44971 88624 $31,220,000 3/28/2017
Colombia 12/22/2016 $366,018 182 182 978 $3,005,012 3/28/2017
Croatia 12/8/2016 $43,764 33 33 229 $269,586 3/28/2017
Czech Republic 12/16/2016 $10,148 17 94 732 $1,016,344 3/21/2017
Denmark 12/25/2016 $401,490 109 109 802 $3,417,726 3/28/2017
Finland 12/23/2016 $131,362 216 220 1257 $2,366,757 3/28/2017
France 1/25/2017 $5,050,892 663 830 5276 $22,803,645 3/28/2017
Germany 12/9/2016 $3,931,666 659 721 7462 $20,200,941 3/28/2017
Greece 12/16/2016 $146,043 98 115 852 $1,250,636 3/28/2017
Hong Kong 12/22/2016 $1,064,797 42 43 188 $2,870,661 2/15/2017
Hungary 12/22/2016 $182,089 67 68 501 $1,273,915 3/28/2017
Indonesia 12/9/2016 $599,000 0 0 0 $599,000 12/12/2016
Israel 12/22/2016 $305,643 35 35 465 $3,458,554 3/28/2017
Italy 1/4/2017 $3,077,675 443 472 1919 $9,878,876 3/9/2017
Japan 3/17/2017 $5,888,589 360 590 950 $16,729,387 3/28/2017
Lithuania 12/16/2016 $6,426 10 284 1013 $450,996 3/21/2017
Malaysia 12/9/2016 $89,882 128 128 638 $1,607,233 3/28/2017
Mexico 12/16/2016 $379,096 0 698 1470 $14,123,788 3/16/2017
Netherlands 12/16/2016 $447,473 142 147 2051 $9,666,769 3/29/2017
New Zealand 12/26/2016 $267,618 95 100 895 $2,571,240 3/27/2017
Norway 12/9/2016 $764,980 113 113 657 $2,533,646 3/28/2017
Panama 12/22/2016 $635,954 156 170 662 $3,018,518 2/23/2017
Peru 12/22/2016 $597,583 83 83 463 $3,837,935 3/9/2017
Philippines 1/4/2017 $435,935 113 113 263 $931,593 2/1/2017
Poland 1/6/2017 $1,499,482 159 206 1480 $7,494,101 3/28/2017
Portugal 12/8/2016 $274,442 119 135 934 $2,293,349 3/28/2017
Russia (CIS) 3/2/2017 $6,125,979 1430 1434 5218 $16,426,739 3/28/2017
Singapore 12/9/2016 $520,003 58 58 232 $1,806,364 2/23/2017
Slovakia 12/16/2016 $11,308 19 56 435 $648,919 3/23/2017
Slovenia 12/8/2016 $33,619 24 24 274 $413,753 3/16/2017
South Africa 12/23/2016 $252,004 116 116 923 $2,208,848 3/28/2017
South Korea 11/24/2016 $0 0 795 2424 $11,053,196 2/15/2017
Spain 12/22/2016 $1,660,034 589 635 4617 $17,063,517 3/28/2017
Sweden 12/23/2016 $540,981 148 150 1142 $5,214,585 3/28/2017
Switzerland 12/8/2016 $354,182 78 106 923 $3,846,594 3/28/2017
Taiwan 12/9/2016 $608,060 163 163 655 $1,998,106 2/8/2017
Thailand 12/22/2016 $158,143 100 100 353 $528,518 2/8/2017
Turkey 12/9/2016 $257,988 215 215 706 $709,836 1/25/2017
United Kingdom 1/27/2017 $13,142,080 554 623 4606 $34,236,385 3/28/2017
Venezuela 12/23/2016 $32,569 64 64 534 $771,450 3/28/2017
 
Rest of World $10,986,238
 
International Total$327,446,345 3/29/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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