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.
‘Ford v Ferrari’ and ‘Midway’ were the top movies over the weekend.
Hollywood is shocked that a sequel to a 1980 classic failed at the box office. But its underperformance was hardly surprising.
Every movie the filmmaker oversees as a producer but not director has disappointed at the box office.
The studio might want to rethink their planned follow-ups to ‘The Jungle Book’ and ‘Aladdin.’
DreamWorks Animation just had its worst opening in decades while Disney continues to increase its share of the theatrical animation market.
Focus Features had its best opening of all time by betting on fans of the British TV series.
No scamming or scheming was needed for Lorene Scafaria’s new movie to make money.
The horror sequel still opened huge and came in first place, but it technically underperformed given the level of apparent anticipation.
The gory black comedy is one of Fox Searchlight’s best openers and a sea change after a number of Fox flops.