Sunday, March 17, 2019

Captain Marvel Tops Second Weekend with $69.3 million


Captain Marvel easily topped the box office again this weekend with $69.3 million.  It so far has grossed $266.2 million domestically. It also grossed another big $120 million overseas for a worldwide total of $760.  It is on track to become the first movie of 2019 to pass the $1 billion mark.



Weekend Estimates
MovieWeekend GrossTotal GrossBudget
1) Captain Marvel
2) Wonder Park 
3) Five Feet Apart
4) How to Train Your Dragon 3  
5) A Madea Family Funeral 
6) No Manches Frida 2
7) Captive State
8) The LEGO Movie 2
9) Alita: Battle Angel
10) Green Book
$69.3 million
$16 million
$13.2 million
$9.4 million
$8.1 million
$3.9 million
$3.2 million
$2.1 million
$1.9 million
$1.3 million
$266.2 million
$16 million
$13.2 million
$135.6 million
$59.1 million
$3.9 million
$3.2 million
$101.3 million
$81.8 million
82.6 million
$150 million
$100 million
$7 million
$129 million
$20 million
n/a
$25 million
$99 million
$170 million
$23 million


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Wonder Park vs Five Feet Apart vs Captive State vs Captain Marvel

A bunch of new movies hit theaters this weekend in the wake of Captain Marvel.

Wonder Park
Hit Factor: A family film.
Flop Factor: Neither a Disney, Dreamworks or even Fox animated film.



Captive State
Hit Factor: Sci-Fi thriller?
Flop Factor: not much buzz or reviews so far.



Five Feet Apart
Hit Factor: Teen romantic drama
Flop Factor: Also very little buzz for this film.




My Predictions:

Movie
Captain Marvel
How to Train Your Dragon 3
Wonder Park
Five Feet Apart
Captive State
Weekend Gross (millions)
$75
$12
$11
$9
$8







Sunday, March 10, 2019

Captain Marvel Crushes Box Office with $153 Million Debut

Captain Marvel easily dominated the box office this weekend with $153 million.  It also made a huge $302 million overseas for a worldwide total of $455 million.  That makes it the second largest worldwide debut for a superhero movie (Avengers: Infinity War made $640.5 million).


Weekend Estimates
MovieWeekend GrossTotal GrossBudget
1) Captain Marvel
2) How to Train Your Dragon 3  
3) A Madea Family Funeral
4) The LEGO Movie 2
5) Alita: Battle Angel
6) Green Book
7) Isn't it Romantic
8) Fighting with My Family
9) Greta
10) Apollo 11
$153 million
$14.7 million
$12.1 million
$3.8 million
$3.2 million
$2.5 million
$2.4 million
$2.2 million
$2.2 million
$1.3 million
$153 million
$119.7 million
$45.9 million
$97.1 million
$78.4 million
$80.1 million
$44.2 million
$18.7 million
$8.3 million
$3.8 million
$150 million
$129 million
$20 million
$99 million
$170 million
$23 million
$31 million
$11 million
n/a
n/a


Thursday, March 7, 2019

Captain Marvel vs the box office

Only one new movie hits theaters this weekend.

Captain Marvel
Hit Factor: Marvel.
Flop Factor: Hrmm...




My Predictions:

Movie
Captain Marvel
How to Train Your Dragon 3
A Madea Family Funeral
Alita: Battle Angel
The LEGO Movie 2
Weekend Gross (millions)
$120
$18
$15
$4
$4






Sunday, March 3, 2019

How to Train Your Dragon 3 Remains On Top with $30 million

How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World held off the competition in it's second weekend with $30 million, for a domestic total of $97.7 million.  It also added $52 million overseas for a foreign total of $277.7 million. It has a worldwide total of $375.4 million.

Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral ($27.1 million) did better than expected for a second place finish.

While Alita: Battle Angel continues to struggle domestically ($7 million for third place), it's made some ground overseas, where it took in $40.4 million for a foreign total of $277.7 million.  It has made $375.4 million worldwide.

In other news... Since it's Oscar win, Green Book had a massive bump overseas, where it took in $31.9 million... for a foreign tally of $112.1 million and $188 million worldwide.

Weekend Estimates
MovieWeekend GrossTotal GrossBudget
1) How to Train Your Dragon 3 
2) A Madea Family Funeral
3) Alita: Battle Angel
4) The LEGO Movie 2
5) Green Book
6) Fighting with My Family
7) Isn't it Romantic
8) Greta
9) What Men Want
10) Happy Death Day 2U
$30 million
$27.1 million
$7 million
$6.6 million
$4.7 million
$4.7 million
$4.6 million
$3.3 million
$2.7 million
$2.5 million
$97.7 million
$27.1 million
$72.2 million
$91.7 million
$75.9 million
$14.9 million
$40.3 million
$27.1 million
$49.6 million
$25.3 million
$129 million
n/a
$170 million
$99 million
$23 million
$11 million
$31 million
n/a
$20 million
$9


Thursday, February 28, 2019

A Madea Family Funeral vs How to Train Your Dragon 3

Only one new movie hits theaters this first of March weekend.

A Madea Family Funeral
Hit Factor: Tyler Perry seems easily pump these movies out.
Flop Factor: Audience doesn't really seem to be growing.




My Predictions:

Movie
How to Train Your Dragon 3
A Madea Family Funeral
The LEGO Movie 2
Alita: Battle Angel
Fighting with My Family
Weekend Gross (millions)
$35
$18
$7
$7
$5





Sunday, February 24, 2019

How to Train Your Dragon 3 Fires Up Box Office with $55.5 Million Debut

How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World easily topped the box office with $55.5 million.  It is actually the highest debut of the franchise. It also added $34.7 million overseas for a foreign total of $216.9 million and a worldwide total of $274.9 million.

While Alita: Battle Angel is doing poorly domestically (down almost 57% to $12 million), it debuted in China to $62.3 million and had a foreign weekend of $94 million. It's foreign tally is $202.7 million and has a worldwide total of $263.4 million. It's still questionable if this reported $170 million budget film will see a profit.



Weekend Estimates
MovieWeekend GrossTotal GrossBudget
1) How to Train Your Dragon 3 
2) Alita: Battle Angel
3) The LEGO Movie 2
4) Fighting with My Family
5) Isn't It Romantic
6) What Men Want
7) Happy Death Day 2U
8) Cold Pursuit
9) The Upside
10) Run the Race
$55.5 million
$12 million
$10 million
$8 million
$7.5 million
$5.2 million
$5 million
$3.3 million
$3.2 million
$2.3 million
$58 million
$60.7 million
$83.6 million
$8.2 million
$33.8 million
$45.1 million
$21.6 million
$27.1 million
$99.8 million
$2.3 million
$129 million
$170 million
$99 million
$11 million
$31 million
$20 million
$9 million
$60 million
$37.5 million
n/a