Box Office

We deliver a weekly Box Office Report that’s a little different. Rather than focusing on the money, FSR senior editor Christopher Campbell is more interested in the estimated attendance — or number of tickets sold. Because the value of money changes over the years, but the value of actual moviegoers remains the same.

Browse the Box Office Report archives below

Old Movie Review Box Office Etc

‘Old’ is a New Low for M. Night Shyamalan at the Box Office

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At least it opened bigger than the lastest ‘G.I. Joe’ would-be blockbuster and franchise starter.

Space Jam 2 New Legacy

‘Space Jam 2’ is a Much Bigger Hit Than the Last Looney Tunes Movie

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Did audiences go see ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ for LeBron more than Bugs Bunny and friends?

Black Widow: Release Date, Cast, Plot

The ‘Black Widow’ Box Office Could Be the New Normal for the MCU

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This isn’t another Marvel what if situation. This is a Marvel what could be.

The Forever Purge box office

‘The Forever Purge’ Box Office Opening Attendance Was the Lowest of the Franchise

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At least its studio, Universal Pictures, still has the top 3 movies in theaters with ‘F9’ and ‘The Boss Baby: Family Business’ ticket sales in first and second place for the Fourth of July weekend.

F9 Box Office Space Ship Car

‘F9: The Fast Saga’ Attracted the Biggest Opening Weekend Crowd Since ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

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The ‘Fast & Furious’ sequel also had a better debut than the 2019 spinoff ‘Hobbs & Shaw,’ despite the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard box office

Topping the Charts Can’t Protect ‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ from the Truth

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The action-comedy sequel opened just as well as ‘In the Heights’ did, but it looks like the greater success due to the optics of box office reports.

In The Heights

The ‘In The Heights’ Box Office Story is About Context

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Tell me something I don’t know.

The Conjuring Devil Made Me Do It

The Conjuring Universe Makes a Box Office Comeback with ‘The Devil Made Me Do It’

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Even while it’s available to stream on HBO Max, the ‘Conjuring’ sequel exceeded box office expectations. Meanwhile, ‘Spirit Untamed’ disappointed, likely due to its brand’s Netflix presence.

A quiet place part II

Box Office is Back Thanks to ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ and ‘World War Z’

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In our first box office report since the pandemic, the ‘Quiet Place’ sequel shows strong attendance numbers to kick off the summer movie season.