US Box Office Estimates August 27-29 2010

A close run weekend has meant that instead of the estimates, it’s the actuals. Two new films have stormed to the top, while many of last weeks new releases have resorted themselves. With only $3M between 4th and twelfth places, it was a matter of taste and appeal. The two new films, thief film Takers, and horror film Exorcism, […]
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US Box Office Estimates August 20-22 2010

A rash of new films coming out has put the table into a bit of a tizzy. Five new films all at once is a lot, especially when they’re all semi-strong films that would ordinarally take 3rd or 4th spot on a typical weekend. As it is, fighting between themselves, they’ve all knocked each other down a bit, […]
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US Box Office Estimates August 13-15 2010

A little late this week (apologies) but it means the actuals, instead of Sunday-lunchtime estimates (but the disclaimer on the bottom will still be the same). Ensemble films have become somewhat popular again, thanks to the Ocean films, and so it was only a matter of time before an action ensemble film was made. The Expendables […]
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US Box Office Estimates August 6-8 2010

After 3 weeks on top, Will Ferrel’s comedy cop film, The Other Guys, finally wakes enough people to move Inception from the top spot. The combination of a star cast, a proven lead team, and a lack of competiton meant it was inevitable, as Inception was going to relinquish the spot soon in any case. […]
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US Box Office Estimates July 30 – August 1 2010

For a third week in a row Inception tops the charts, while Dinner for Schmucks comes in a close second, despite having led on the Friday charts. The dominance can partly be attributed to an original story told well, as it doesn’t have the discountability of films based on other media, which can be discounted […]
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US Box Office Estimates July 23-25 2010

Inception holds the the top spot for another week, from Angelina Jolie’s new spy thriller Salt, showing a strong retention over the previous week. Despicable continues to draw good crowds though, keeping it in a decent third place, while Nicholas Cage’s Sorcerer’s Apprentice starts to drop ticket sales. Meanwhile, Toy Story 3 is still showing […]
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