US Box Office Estimates July 16-18 2010

Only one weekend at the top for Despicable Me, unseated as Sci-fi heist film Inception takes the top spot. Undergoing a marketing blitz like nothing else, it made a strong start, albeit nowhere near the directors release two years ago – the Dark Knight (although had DiCaprio died before the film came out, I’m sure […]
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US Box Office Estimates July 9-11 2010

Twilight didn’t last long at the top, despite notching up an impressive 2 week total, being deposed by animated film, Despicable Me. Despicable’s protagonists, Steve Carell and Russel Brand, have recently been in the top-10 with other films – Date Night, and Get Him to the Greek  – showing great consistency from those two. In […]
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US Box Office Estimates July 2-5 2010

Slightly different this week (and sorry for the delay). As it was possibly the biggest ‘day off’ holiday that cinemas would be open for (unlike Christmas and Thanksgiving), the four-day weekend figures will be covered. Where applicable, the figures for Monday as well (Friday-Monday) will be coloured red (also giving you an idea of a […]
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US Box Office Estimates June 25-27 2010

 As the first half of the year finishes, it’s yet again Toy Story in the lead. In ten days it’s notched up an extremely impressive $225Million+ and is about to surpass Shrek. If nothing else, it certainly proves that people will pay for a movie they want to see. Newcomers Grown Ups and Knight & Day […]
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US Box Office Estimates June 18-20 2010

Another weekend, another new film at number 1. As expected, Toy Story has shot to the top, marking yet another weekend headed by a 3d film. It’s also one of the strongest weekends for any film (yet again dispelling the myth about ‘cams killing the industry’, since one was released Saturday lunchtime) this year. It […]
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US Box Office Estimates June 11-13 2010

After 3 weeks on top, Shrek’s finally kicked off the top spot, with the help of some martial arts and an intercontinental star. The remake of the Karate Kid showed a clean pair of heels with a clear dominance in takings. Heavily-hyped 80’s TV show remake A-Team did less well, hindered in part the lack […]
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