thumb rank pic dis last wkend scrs (cg) 3-day (%) mon (% chg vs. sun) tues (% chg. vs. mon) total wk 1 Onward Dis 4,310 $10.6M (-73%) $753K (-72%) $348K (-54%) $61.4M 2 2 I Still Believe LG 3,250 $9.1M $475K (-76%) $234K (-51%) $9.8M 1 3 Bloodshot Sony 2,861 $9.176M $552,6K (-74%) $191K (-65%) $9.9M 1 4 Invisible Man Uni/Blum 3,636 (+26) $5.89M (-61%) $410K (-73%) $140K (-66%) $64.8M 3 5 The Hunt Uni/Blum 3,028 $5.3M $357K (-71%) $116K (-68%) $5.8M 1 6 Sonic Par 3,041 (-676) $2.5M (-67%) $202K (-70%) $81,5K (-60%) $146M 5 7 Call of the Wild Dis/20th 3,201 (-713) $2.2M (-67%) $148,9K (-73%) $70K (-53%) $62.3M 4 8 the Way Back WB 2,718 $2.36M (-71%) $143,9K (-76%) $55K (-62%) $13.5M 2 9 Emma Focus 1,732 (+167) $1.3M (-73%) $88,6K (-70%) $33,5K (-62%) $10M 4 10 Bad Boys for Life Sony 1,451 (-708) $1.1M (-64%) $91K (-70%) $25K (-71%) $204.3M 9 Also as we brace for a possible twomonth shutdown of the domestic box office, here’s a look at … [Read more...] about Box Office Fades To Black As Coronavirus Shuts Down 4K North American Theaters Into May: Where The Studios Stand & What’s Next?
Opening weekend worldwide box office
Refresh for latest…: Disney’s Mulan ultimately settled for a $23.2M three-day opening in China, including previews. This is about where we saw it landing yesterday after downgrading projections for the Middle Kingdom launch. The movie from director Niki Caro ended up in the No. 1 spot for the session there, but was bested on Sunday by local title The Eight Hundred (now at an estimated $389M cume). … [Read more...] about ‘Mulan’ Moola Muted In China With $23.2M Opening – International Box Office
Despite, or perhaps before the local blackout on media reporting, communist party mouthpiece The Global Times published an op-ed titled “Attack on Mulan tragedy for American society” and called the backlash over Xinjiang “another manifestation of the extreme ideologies regarding China among U.S. public opinion.” It added, “The truth-seeking spirit of American public opinion has short-circuited on Xinjiang-related issues and the understanding of China. As a socialist country, China attaches great importance to people’s livelihood and has been providing preferential treatment to ethnic minorities for a long time. How can the country possibly carry out the so-called vicious crackdown on a specific ethnic group as Washington portrays?… Now, even a film company has to experience scrutiny, thanks to the above-mentioned labeling… This is depravity.” … [Read more...] about ‘Mulan’ Now Eyeing China Bow In $20M-$25M Range After Soft Saturday – International Box Office
Interstellar, for its part, rode from Sunday through Thursday at No. 1, and has cumed $8.24M in the re-release. As we wrote yesterday, Nolan’s Inception is having its 10th anniversary resissue in China on August 28, followed by his Tenet, the first major new tentpole of 2020 since the pandemic began. Tenet goes on September 4 in the Middle Kingdom after beginning offshore rollout on August 26. Coronavirus-imposed capacity and screening limits are still likely to be in place in China, though perhaps somewhat less stringently. Tenet was shot with IMAX cameras and almost all IMAX screens there are expected to be open by the time the movie hits theaters. This is good news. … [Read more...] about ‘1917’ Leads China Weekend; Korea Has Yet Another Hit With ‘Deliver Us From Evil’ & ‘Greenland’ Makes Hay In France – International Box Office
Essentially not having access to box office hourlies prevents distribution executives from doing their job and providing their filmmakers and top executives with the health or lack thereof in the marketplace. If they can’t drill down and see how theaters in Chicago, Detroit, or Tupelo are doing, how can they decide whether it’s good or bad to release a movie right now? I mean, we all know it’s not good overall right now at the box office. But certain films can play in the red states, which are more open to heading to the cinemas right now, i.e. Solstice Studios’ Unhinged, which is up to $12.1M as of Thursday. With Warners making these last-minute theatrical date changes, i.e. pushing Wonder Woman 1984 from Oct. 2 to Christmas Day, another distributor could swoop in, program films, and provide exhibitors with product so that they can survive. Having access to drill-down theatrical hourlies helps immensely; it truly helps the industry overall. Apparently, big … [Read more...] about Warner Bros & Sony Hiding Box Office Numbers From Rival Studios On ‘Tenet’ & ‘Broken Hearts Gallery’: Here’s Why