|Sep 28, 2001||Zoolander||$28,000,000||$15,525,043||$45,172,250||$60,780,981|
|Feb 12, 2016||Zoolander 2||$50,000,000||$13,841,146||$28,848,693||$55,348,693||Play|
Box Office History for Zoolander Movies
|May 3, 2016||Zoolander 2||$1,509,360||$1,613,039||$3,122,399|
Our DVD and Blu-ray sales estimates are based on weekly retail surveys, which we use to build a weekly market share estimate for each title we are tracking. The market share is converted into a weekly sales estimate based on industry reports on the overall size of the market, including reports published in Home Media Magazine.
For example, if our weekly retail survey estimates that a particular title sold 1% of all units that week, and the industry reports sales of 1,500,000 units in total, we will estimate 15,000 units were sold of that title. The consumer spending estimate is based on the average sales price for the title in the retailers we survey.
We refine our estimates from week to week as more data becomes available. In particular, we adjust weekly sales figures for the quarter once the total market estimates are published by the Digital Entertainment Group. Figures will therefore fluctuate each week, and totals for individual titles can go up or down as we update our estimates.
Because sales figures are estimated based on sampling, they will be more accurate for higher-selling titles.
November 1st, 2016
October turned out to be a mixed month. On the one hand, not one movie earned $100 million, or even came close. However, it was also a more steady month than last October and the last two weeks really helped 2016 in the year-over-year comparisons. In November, we have five films with at least a shot at $100 million, three of which should have no trouble getting to at least $200 million. A little while ago, I thought Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them would be the biggest hit of the month, but the buzz took a hit recently. More on that below. Meanwhile, Doctor Strange’s reviews are currently 90% positive and that should help it out at the box office. The third very likely $200 million hit is Moana. There is certainly precedent for an animated movie to be a monster hit at this time of year, but there is also a lot of competition. Last November was similar in strength, with five films that earned more than $100 million and two films that earned more than $200 million. None earned more than $300 million, so that’s the goal for this November. If we can get one $300 million and / or three $200 million movies over the month, then it will be seen as a victory.
Note: This list contains actors who appeared in at least two movies in the franchise.
|Ben Stiller||2||Derek Zoolander||$116,129,674||$6,683,290,956||1.7%|
|Christine Taylor||2||Matilda Jeffries||$116,129,674||$885,470,625||13.1%|
|Nathan Lee Graham||2||Todd||$116,129,674||$116,129,674||100.0%|
Note: This list contains people who contributed to at least two movies in the franchise.
Story Creator (1)
|Scott Rudin||2||Producer (2)||$116,129,674||$5,266,241,203||2.2%|
|Stuart Cornfeld||2||Producer (2)||$116,129,674||$1,373,461,911||8.5%|
|John Hamburg||2||Screenwriter (2)||$116,129,674||$1,656,070,562||7.0%|
|Greg Hayden||2||Editor (2)||$116,129,674||$1,806,465,143||6.4%|
|George Drakoulias||2||Music Supervisor (2)||$116,129,674||$5,138,358,536||2.3%|