Posts Tagged ‘box office predictions’
  • Toy Story 3 to Dominate Box Office Weekend
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    Posted June 18th, 2010 at 6:28 am No Comments »
    Two films on completely different paths arrive at the box office this weekend. Toy Story 3 is certain to be huge and the buzz is astoundingly high, while Jonah Hex is expected to bomb with buzz that couldn't be much worse. 15 years after the original and 11 years after the sequel Toy Story 3 is storming theaters with hopes of being a record breaker. It will have a chance to be the biggest June opening ever. The record is currently held by last year's Transformers 2 with $108 million and in ...
  • A-Team and Karate Kid Look to Rebound Slumping Box Office
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    Posted June 11th, 2010 at 6:13 am 1 Comment »
    After three straight weeks of Shrek Forever After topping weak box office frames two reboots from the 1980s storm in and will capture the top two spots. Which one will be victorious is a little more difficult to predict. The A-Team Popular series debuted in 1983; high nostalgia factor High profile ensemble cast includes Bradley Cooper and Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson Appeals to action crowd Decent reviews Ads have not been great The Losers with similar structure and theme bombed less tha...
  • Four New Films Try to Take Down Shrek
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    Posted June 4th, 2010 at 1:18 pm 3 Comments »
    Two new comedies, a sci-fi horror entry, and a family film arrive this weekend in hopes of grabbing the top spot at the box office away from Shrek Forever After. All four may end up falling short though as none of them seem to have have break-out potential. (more…)...
  • Weekend Box Office Predictions 5/21
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    Posted May 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am No Comments »
    With Iron Man 2 having unofficially kicked-off the summer movie season two weeks ago the next blockbuster arrives in theatersĀ  with the final chapter to the Shrek series (and in 3D). The other new release is the SNL skit adaptation MacGruber. All the important pieces are back for the final Shrek film and with higher ticket prices due to 3D screenings it is primed for a huge opening. While this will be the last Shrek there are plans for spin-offs for some characters despite getting some clo...
  • Weekend Box Office Predictions 5/7
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    Posted May 7th, 2010 at 12:36 pm No Comments »
    Expected to be the biggest movie of the summer Iron Man 2 rolls into theaters today. Not surprisingly no other studio wanted to take on Tony Stark, and the only other release is the documentary Babies. The big question is can Iron Man 2 break the opening record currently held by The Dark Knight? (more…)...
  • Weekend Box Office Predictions 4/30
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    Posted April 30th, 2010 at 1:07 pm No Comments »
    Coming off a very flat weekend at the box office one movie hopes to provide a jolt, though it is unlikely to be enough to carry the Top 10 back over the $100 million mark. The reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street will easily capture the top spot while Furry Vengeance as the other new entry will be largely ignored. (more…)...
  • Weekend Box Office Predictions 4/23
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    Posted April 23rd, 2010 at 8:21 am No Comments »
    Last weekend it was Kick-Ass finishing atop the box office. This time around another comic adaptation, The Losers, hopes to grab the crown. The other new entry is the Jennifer Lopez romantic comedy The Back-Up Plan. The Losers focuses on a CIA special-ops team that are set up and left for dead, they then work to enact revenge on the man responsible. Make sure to check out my review here. The cast is full of strong personalities, most notably Chris Evans, but there are no standout names that...
  • Weekend Box Office Predictions 4/16
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    Posted April 15th, 2010 at 7:28 pm 1 Comment »
    Two new entries hit the box office this weekend that have high levels of awareness and expectation. Kick-Ass has been getting a lot of attention based on moviegoer response while Death at a Funeral presents a remake of a film just three years old. Both should do well, with Kick-Ass having an extremely strong long term prognosis and the potential to be a breakout hit. Opening to high levels of anticipation is the comic book adaptation Kick-Ass. Having seen the movie almost six weeks ago it h...
  • Weekend Box Office Predictions 4/9
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    Posted April 8th, 2010 at 11:30 pm No Comments »
    Only one new movie this weekend as the comedy Date Night arrives to help balance out the current marketplace which has been dominated by 3D offerings. It has a good chance to top the box office, though it should be a close race with last weekend's winner Clash of the Titans. Date Night has the star power to drive a comedy of this nature, with a uniquely strong appeal to both males and females. Steve Carell and Tina Fey are well liked and they both have a history of being able to open films....
  • Weekend Box Office Predictions 4/2
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    Posted April 2nd, 2010 at 11:28 am 1 Comment »
    Three new movies hit the box office this weekend with Clash of the Titans expected to run away with the crown. The sequel Why Did I Get Married Too? and the novel adaptation The Last Song also have relatively strong weekends ahead. (more…)...
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