Weekly Box Office Work-Up

The 2019 box office finally received a shot of adrenaline to the chest courtesy of DreamWorks Animation. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World soared this weekend to with $55.5 million, easily snagging the top spot as well as the largest debut of the year so far, topping Glass by more than $15 million. … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

This weekend's box office actual's are in and they tell a sad story of unmet expectations. Coming off the worst January in years, it does not look like February is going to be any better. Here are the weekend results: Everything was not awesome for The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Partopened with $34.1 million. That … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

It was a dismal Super Bowl weekend at the box office, which is typically one of the slowest times for movies during the year. The top 12 films combined grossed only $55 million. You have to go back to the first weekend of September 2017 for the last time that happened. For the third straight … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

The first extended holiday weekend in 2019 is upon us, which means inflated four-day box office totals. For the sake of consistency, let's focus on the regular three-day count. Here are your top five box office performers from this weekend: 1.) Glass– $40.5 million (Three-day) The glass was half-empty and half-full this weekend for Universal … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Lower-than-average week-to-week drops was the main theme at the box office this weekend. It was yet another crazy rich weekend at the box office for Warner Bros' romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians. The book-to-film adaptation dropped just 5.7% in its second frame, bringing in an impressive $25 million. To put that into perspective, the average … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

August is an infamously slow month at the box office. Last August in fact was the worst August in 20 years. The story is a bit different this year, however. This weekend was the third in a row to top its equating weekend from last August. It's also the second weekend in a row that … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Weekly Box Office Work-up

By Jordan Peterson | @himynamesjordan The Meg didn't just top the box office this weekend. It devoured the competition. Warner Bros' giant, prehistoric shark movie over preformed, swallowing $44.5 million in its first three days of release. That more than doubles the early projections, which saw The Meg reeling in somewhere around $20 million domestically. … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-up

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor "An oldie but a goodie." The phrase applies both to the long-running Mission: Impossible film franchise as well as its seemingly ageless star, Tom Cruise. At 56 years young not only is Cruise now five years older than Wilford Brimley was in Cocoon (a movie about old people), but he's … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up

‘Incredibles 2’ has 8th biggest opening ever

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor With an A+ CinemaScore and a 94% on Rotten Tomatoes, it's safe to say both audiences and critics are pleased with Incredibles 2. After this weekend, executives of the Mouse House are sure to be too. According to Box Office Mojo, the much-anticipated Pixar sequel has swiped the title for best … Continue reading ‘Incredibles 2’ has 8th biggest opening ever

Thanksgiving Box Office Work-Up: Nov. 22- 26

By Jordan Peterson  | Follow @thefilmmajor The Mouse House had plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Their latest Pixar offering, Coco, debuted atop the box office with an estimated $49 million over the three-day weekend and $71.2 million over the five-day weekend. It was the fourth ever largest three-day and five-day Thanksgiving opening. As … Continue reading Thanksgiving Box Office Work-Up: Nov. 22- 26