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Weekend Box Office Report – 11/02/20

‘Birds of Prey’ can’t fly high with just a $33m opening: Box Office Report It just wasn’t to be for ‘Birds of Prey’, as the Margot Robbie-fronted superhero film had its wings clipped with just a $33m opening across the Academy Awards weekend. Meanwhile, ‘Bad…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 13/01/20

‘1917’ smashes expectations with $37m opening, as ‘Underwater’ sinks without a trace Universal’s ‘1917’ exploded onto the scene this weekend, with a near-$40m opening that finally saw ‘Star Wars’ relinquish its grip atop the charts. It’s an opening that marks not only one of the…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 06/01/20

‘The Grudge’s $11m opening over-shadowed by truly scary Cinemascore The 1st weekend of 2020 failed to spring many major surprises, as ‘The Grudge’ rang in the new year with $11m. It was good news for Disney and ‘Star Wars’, as ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ closes…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 03/01/20

‘Star Wars’ looks for hat-trick, while ‘The Grudge’ aims to shock the new decade with $20m opening Christmas may have come and gone, but the leftovers are still very much there for the taking. ‘Star Wars’, ‘Frozen’, ‘Spies in Disguise’ and the rest are all…

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2019 Box Office Review

In a year that’s seen the highest-grossing film in global history knock Avatar off its 10-year perch, Box Office receipts have reached a massive $11.5bn in the U.S. alone. It’s the 2nd largest amount ever after 2018, and marks an end of a decade rife…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 24/12/19

Just how much of a disappointment is ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s sub-$200m opening? It was a weekend that surprised many, with ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ failing to live up to expectations as it earned $177m to top the Box Office in its penultimate…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 20/12/19

Could ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ miss out on a $200m opening? Here comes the final blockbuster of the year, and decade, and what a film to round it off. ‘The Rise of Skywalker’, the final film of this current iteration of ‘Star Wars’ movies, delivers…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 13/12/19

‘Jumanji 2’ to break ‘Frozen 2’s streak with strong $40m opening The Christmas period gets hectic with 3 new releases all vying for a top 10 finish. Leading is ‘Jumanji 2’, which hopes to best the $36m opening of its predecessor for top spot. Standing…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 10/12/19

Why did ‘Playmobil’ have the 2nd worst Box Office opening in U.S. history?: In a weekend that saw ‘Frozen 2’ cross the $900m mark globally, and ‘Knives Out’ gross $100m, it was STX animation ‘Playmobil’ that grabbed all the headlines – for the wrong reasons….

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 06/12/19

‘Playmobil’ to bomb with a $6m opening as ‘Frozen 2’ goes for hat-trick After the excitement of Thanksgiving, we’re brought back down to earth with the post-holiday window, but after last year’s 2-week period saw a grand total of 0 new wide releases, 2019 dares…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 03/12/19

‘Knives Out’ and ‘Queen & Slim’ carve out Thanksgiving feast in record weekend for ‘Frozen 2’ For the 1st weekend in a month, both major releases were purely original films, but unlike ‘Countdown’ and ‘Black and Blue’ from October, ‘Knives Out’ and ‘Queen & Slim’…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 25/11/19

‘Frozen 2’ melts away fears of franchise fatigue with record-breaking $130m opening JUMPCUT’s cold shoulder to the Box Office is no more, as Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’ ignites with a $130m weekend – the biggest ever for an animation in November. Although it was a mixed…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 22/10/19

‘Maleficent 2’ gets stale with just a $37m opening, while ‘Joker’ closes in on R-rated record While it was a strong weekend for ‘Joker’ and ‘Zombieland 2: Double Tap’, earning a combined $56m, Disney’s ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ got off to a shocker, crashing in…