Also, the overall weekend according to Comscore finaled at $54.7M, -46% from last weekend, and -60% from the same period a year ago (when Captain Marvel was roaring away). That revised number is down from where we saw the weekend box office on Sunday morning, which was at $55.3M. It’s now the lowest weekend at the box office in 20 years, the last low being the weekend of September 15-17, 2000 when all titles grossed $54.5M led by the Keanu Reeves crime pic The Watcher. … [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?
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For comparison, Christopher Nolan’s Second World War film Dunkirk began with just over £10m, and then declined 18 per cent in its second weekend of play. If 1917 follows the same trajectory as Dunkirk, it should reach around £38-39m by the end of its run. … [Read more...] about UK box office report, Jan 17-19: 1917 will set record as UK cinema’s biggest grossing First World War film
As Robbins points out, though, the box-office track record of Nolan’s post–Dark Knight movies suggests that Tenet would have probably had a longer-than-usual theatrical tenancy even without COVID-19 running interference on the competition. “Inception, Interstellar, Dunkirk, those all had really long runs,” Robbins says. “Those films were in theaters for close to four months — Interstellar and Inception longer than that. If the assumption is that Nolan’s films are leggy under normal circumstances, the question is, how long can this movie stick around when it’s the complete opposite of normal?” … [Read more...] about Could Be Chasing Profit at the Movie Theater for Months to Come
"The Eight Hundred" continued to smash records at the box office since its release in China on Aug. 21, about one month after theaters reopened in the world's second-biggest box-office market that had been hampered by the COVID-19 epidemic. … [Read more...] about Chinese box office hit “The Eight Hundred” set for UK release
This means the top-grossing title in the summer movie season will join the competition in the upcoming National Day holiday, during which major films like Chinese comedy feature "My People, My Homeland" and the long-awaited animated film "Legend of Deification" will be released. … [Read more...] about China’s box-office hit gets extended run, to join National Day holiday competition