This weekend’s domestic box office is not very hard to predict in terms of the number one spot. Captain America: Civil War will undoubtedly take the premier slot in its opening weekend. The real question, then, is what films will remain in the top five, and how far will they drop off.
The Jungle Book’s healthy box office run will keep it at number two. After that, it’s rather up in the air. With no new releases this weekend aside from Captain America, Keanu, Mother’s Day, and Huntsman: Winter’s War will Continue reading Weekend Box Office Predictions: 5/6 – 5/8
Last year, I took part in a game of Summer box office predictions. The end result was that I won a competition at Trivia Club with said predictions, which was a huge surprise because I didn’t even get the number one film correct. Thanks, Trivia Club!
Long story short, I just don’t know when to get out. Below you will find my predictions for what 10 films will get the highest take at the domestic box office in Summer 2016, followed by a bit of explanation on my choices. But first, Continue reading 2016 Summer Box Office Predictions
The weekend of 4/29/2016 sees three new wide releases: Keanu, Mother’s Day, and Ratchet & Clank. The first is the big screen debut of Key & Peele stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele as leads. The second is the next film in the Garry Marshall-verse. And the third is a video game adaptation. Let’s get into it.
Mother’s Day has the widest release of the three (3,035 according to Box Office Mojo), but Marshall’s box office record is Continue reading Weekend Box Office Predictions: 4/29 – 5/1
This weekend sees just one wide domestic release: The Huntsman: Winter’s War, the sequel to the critically middling but financially successful Snow White and the Huntsman. This first installment won its opening weekend bout with a healthy $56.2 million, but I have a feeling this is the sequel no one asked for. With tepid reviews and healthy runs from films already in theaters, I don’t see The Huntsman taking the top spot in its opening weekend.
Instead, we will likely see Continue reading Weekend Box Office Predictions: 4/22/2016