Weekend Report: ‘Oceans’ Steals First, ‘Hereditary’ Impresses

Ocean’s 8 lead the charge on the second weekend of June, while A24’s horror hit Hereditary posted a very solid third place debut, setting records for the young distributor. Meanwhile, Hotel Artemis flounded, while Solo and Deadpool 2 were neck and neck. Ocean’s 8 came in right in line with tracking with an estimated $41 … Continue reading Weekend Report: ‘Oceans’ Steals First, ‘Hereditary’ Impresses

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Weekend Forecast: ‘Oceans 8’, ‘Hereditary’ to Rejuvinate Lifeless Box Office

Following a slower than expected Memorial Day and a slow first June weekend, two titles entering nationwide release hope to shake things up; Warner Brothers' new franchise-reboot Ocean's 8 and A24's buzzy indie horror drama Hereditary, which looks poised to be a potential sleeper hit. Meanwhile, Hotel Artemis will hope to grab some attention as it also opens … Continue reading Weekend Forecast: ‘Oceans 8’, ‘Hereditary’ to Rejuvinate Lifeless Box Office

Weekend Report: ‘Solo’ Tumbles on Slow June Kickoff

The month of June got off to a predictably slow start, as Solo failed to save face after its disappointing opening. Meanwhile, Adrift opened on target with somewhat middling results, Upgrade opened above expectations, while Action Point had one of the worst openings ever for a film playing in over 2,000 theaters. Solo was down 65% in its second weekend. That's almost … Continue reading Weekend Report: ‘Solo’ Tumbles on Slow June Kickoff

Weekend Forecast: ‘Solo’ to Keep First By Default

 Three new releases will hit multiplexes on a traditionally slow post Memorial Day weekend. Those releases are STX's drama Adrift, BH Tilt's thriller Upgrade, and Paramount's comedy Action Point. Of the three, it looks as though Adrift will open highest, though it wouldn't be at all surprising if none of them hit $10 million. Meanwhile, Solo looks to take a … Continue reading Weekend Forecast: ‘Solo’ to Keep First By Default

Weekend Report: ‘Solo’ a No-Go

This is one for the history books, everyone; Disney's latest Star Wars spinoff Solo came in well below expectations domestically, and completely imploded overseas. Meanwhile, Deadpool 2 fell harder than expected, while Book Club and Infinity War continued holding well. Solo was an interesting beast to try and predict leading up to Memorial Day weekend. Initially, expectations had it at … Continue reading Weekend Report: ‘Solo’ a No-Go

Weekend Forecast: Can ‘Solo’ Overcome Bad Buzz?

Following a very expensive and troubled production, Solo will finally hit theaters over the four-day Memorial weekend. It is also the only wide relase of the holiday, the first time that's happened since Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull back in 2008. Meanwhile, Deadpool 2 hopes to stay steady, and Infinity War will continue to stay … Continue reading Weekend Forecast: Can ‘Solo’ Overcome Bad Buzz?

Weekend Report: ‘Deadpool 2’ Strong, But Misses Predecessors Record

Fox's R rated sequel Deadpool 2 got off to a fairly strong start in its opening weekend, though it did not match or exceed the opening weekend that its predecessor set two years prior. Meanwhile, Book Club exceeded expectations, Infinity War fell a bit more than expected, and Show Dogs barely registered a blip on the radar. There were … Continue reading Weekend Report: ‘Deadpool 2’ Strong, But Misses Predecessors Record

Weekend Forecast: ‘Deadpool 2’ Aims to Build on Predecessors Strength

Two years after the original Deadpool demolished expectations, Fox has brought the character back for another round. Meanwhile, Paramount's Book Club and Global Road's Show Dogs also open nationwide. Fox initially turned some heads after moving the release up from June 1st to now, but they really shouldn't be facing much trouble; after Infinity War moved to April, the only … Continue reading Weekend Forecast: ‘Deadpool 2’ Aims to Build on Predecessors Strength

Weekend Report: ‘Avengers’ Threepeats over Mother’s Day Weekend

This weekend generally played out as expected, with Avengers: Infinity War crushing more records both overseas and domestically, while Life of the Party and Breaking In performed decently. In its third outing, Avengers: Infinity War dropped 46% for a revised domestic total of $547 million. Additionally, the title has crossed the $1 billion mark internationally, with $1.6 billion globally. At … Continue reading Weekend Report: ‘Avengers’ Threepeats over Mother’s Day Weekend

Weekend Forecast: ‘Infinity War’ to Power Through Mother’s Day

Two Mothers Day themed genre titles will open over the holiday weekend, though neither will hold a candle to the third outing of Avengers: Infinity War. Warner Brothers will open their Melissa McCarthy comedy Life of the Party into 3,500 theaters, while Universal is targeting a smaller 2,500 location release for their invasion thriller Breaking In. Infinity War … Continue reading Weekend Forecast: ‘Infinity War’ to Power Through Mother’s Day