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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is #1 in Mexico and made $7,132,834 at the weekend (July 13, 2018) ... 12 Strong is #1 in Italy and made $276,881 at the weekend (July 13, 2018) ... Ant-Man and the Wasp is #1 in Australia and made $2,802,672 at the weekend (July 13, 2018) ... Incredibles 2 is #1 in New Zealand and made $729,096 at the weekend (July 13, 2018) ... Sorry to Bother You daily (July 15, 2018) final number is $1,213,928, for a total of $5,273,833 ... Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom daily (July 15, 2018) final number is $4,916,025, for a total of $363,981,645 ... The First Purge daily (July 15, 2018) final number is $2,779,180, for a total of $49,690,500 ... Incredibles 2 daily (July 15, 2018) final number is $4,986,473, for a total of $535,861,390 ... Sicario: Day of the Soldado daily (July 15, 2018) final number is $1,281,771, for a total of $43,231,395 ... Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom weekend (July 13, 2018) final number is $16,199,430, for a total of $363,981,645



Weekend Domestic Chart for July 13th, 2018

  MovieGross% ChangeTheatersTotal GrossWeek
1 new Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation $44,076,225   4,267   $45,352,609 1
2 (1) Ant-Man and the Wasp $29,097,859 -62% 4,206   $133,083,084 2
3 new Skyscraper $24,905,015   3,782   $24,905,015 1
4 (3) Incredibles 2 $16,262,898 -43% 3,705   $535,861,390 5

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A Simple Favor Trailer

July 16th, 2018

Thriller starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively, directed by Paul Feig, opens September 14 ... Full Movie Details.

A mommy vlogger seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s sudden disappearance from their small town. Stephanie is joined by Emily’s husband Sean in this thriller filled with twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge. More...

Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: You Were Never Really Here

July 15th, 2018

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You Were Never Really Here earned amazing reviews and earned one of the best theater averages of the year during its opening weekend. However, the film couldn’t maintain this explosive start as it expanded. It still managed $2.5 million in limited release, which is better than most limited releases manage, but that’s not enough for true mainstream success. Is there a reason the film failed to maintain its audience as it expanded? Is it simply not a mainstream movie? More...

Weekend Estimates: Transylvania Triumphant, Skyscraper Sinks

July 15th, 2018

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

It was not a close race at the box office this weekend, as Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation topped expectations and Skyscraper did not. Transylvania 3 will open with a projected $44.1 million over the weekend for a total opening of $45.4 million, including June 30th’s special showings. This is average for the franchise, as is its reviews and A minus CinemaScore. The film will have no trouble earning enough to cover its $65 million production budget domestically. Meanwhile, the film opened with $46.4 million on 12,600 screens in 442 markets internationally, representing just under half of the total international marketplace. Its biggest market was Mexico, where it earned $8.6 million, while it was also impressive in Russia with $5.8 million. Its only holdover is Australia, where it added $2.4 million to its running tally, which sits at $10.2 million after three weeks of release. More...

Friday Estimates: Smooth Sailing for Transylvania, Skyscraper Burning Down

July 14th, 2018

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation easily won the box office race on Friday with $16.65 million during its opening day. This is a bit better than expected and puts it on pace for an opening weekend of $44 million, including special previews that took place June 30th. Its reviews are just below the overall positive level, while it managed an A minus from CinemaScore. That’s as low as a family film can go before it would hurt its legs. It should get to $100 million domestically without difficulty, but it won’t match the previous films in the franchise. It will break even and could even justify a fourth film. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Grade A Limited Releases

July 13th, 2018

Eighth Grade

There are several films based on real life events on this week’s list, three of which look like they were precision engineered to win Oscars. Of these, only Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot is earning good reviews. It’s not even earning the best reviews of the week, as Eighth Grade takes that title. Those two films could be in a battle for top spot on the theater average chart over the weekend. More...

Mary Queen of Scots Trailer

July 13th, 2018

Historical drama starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie opens December 7 ... Full Movie Details.

A film that explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth 1. Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones—and change the course of history. More...

Thursday Night Previews: Transylvania Surprises with $2.6 million, Skyscraper is a Little Short at $1.95 million

July 13th, 2018

Skyscraper

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation opened with $2.6 million in previews on Thursday. It’s hard to compare this number, as many family films don’t bother with previews, so there’s not a lot of numbers we can use in comparison. Hotel Transylvania 2 didn’t have previews, so that’s not helpful. Incredibles 2 earned $18.5 million during its previews, but it’s a Pixar film and those films tend to have a lot of adult fans as well. While there are not a lot of numbers that we can use as comparisons, this is still better than expected and it means the film could top $45 million over the weekend. We will have a better understanding of the film’s box office chances tomorrow. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Transylvania have a Buoyant Vacation? Or can Skyscraper Stand Tall?

July 12th, 2018

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

There should be a close race at the top of the box office this weekend, as both Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation and Skyscraper have a real shot at $40 million over the weekend. In fact, there’s a good chance both films will earn first place at least one day over the weekend. Meanwhile, Ant-Man and the Wasp will be pushed into third place, but will still be a solid box office performer. It’s this depth that is key, because the top two films from this weekend last year, War for the Planet of the Apes and Spider-Man: Homecoming, both earned more than either of the two new releases this year are expected to earn. 2018 is weak at the top, but the depth gives the weekend a great shot at coming out ahead in the year-over-year comparison. More...

A.X.L. Trailer

July 12th, 2018

Sci-fi adventure starring Alex Neustaedter and Becky G opens August 24 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Theater Averages: Sorry isn’t a Bother

July 12th, 2018

Sorry to Bother You

Sorry to Bother You dominated the theater average chart this week with an average of $45,454 in 16 theaters. As I previously mentioned, this is the sixth-best opening average for a limited release this year. Ant-Man and the Wasp earned top spot on the weekend chart and second place here with an average of $18,025. Three Identical Strangers remained in the $10,000 club with an average of $13,427 in 51 theaters and should have no trouble expanding further. Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda earned $12,827 in its lone theater, which is excellent for a documentary. Leave No Trace remained in the $10,000 club with an average of $10,892 in 37 theaters. It will continue to expand. More...

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