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  1. 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Kicks Things Off with $9.1 Million from Preview Showings
    FRIDAY AM UPDATE: WB's Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald exploded onto the scene last night, delivering $9.1 million in Thursday night preview grosses from approximately 3,300 locations. While this is larger than the $8.75 million Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them took in from previews, Grindelwald did begin Thursday previews an hour earlier than its predecessor and the $9.1 million also includes As part of a Global event, we'll be in ~48 territories including the US and Can...
  2. 'The Grinch' is Smiling with $66 Million Opening; 'Venom' Debuts with $111M in China
    The 2018 box office continues to usher in hits as Universal and Illumination's Dr. Seuss' The Grinch debuted with a chart-topping $66 million this weekend. However, it wasn't all roses for the weekend's new wide releases as neither Overlord nor The Girl in the Spider's Web managed to catch on with audiences. Yet, holdovers such as Bohemian Rhapsody and A Star is Born continued their strong performances while Sony's Venom delivered a massive $111 million debut in China. With an estimated...
  3. Universal and Illumination's 'The Grinch' Set for $60+ Million Debut
    SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Universal and Illumination's The Grinch got off to a great start, delivering an estimated $18.67 million on Friday to go along with an "A-" CinemaScore from opening day audiences. The studio is currently anticipating a performance around $67 million for the weekend, which would challenge Frozen's $67.39 million debut for the second largest animated opening for the month of November, though don't be surprised if it ends up topping The Incredibles's $70.4 million...
  4. October Delivered a Record $820 Million at the Domestic Box Office
    Another month and another record falls as October 2018 domestic calendar grosses topped $800 million for the first time ever, outperforming last October by more than +47%. Leading the charge was Sony's Venom, but it was a collective effort among several films including fellow October releases A Star is Born and Halloween, all of which topped $100 million at the domestic box office compared to last year, which didn't see a single film generate over $83 million over the course of the month. ...
  5. 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Rocks the Box Office with $50 Million Debut
    For the first time since early February the top three films at the weekend box office were all new releases and leading the way was Fox's Bohemian Rhapsody with a $50 million, chart-topping performance, well above expectations. Disney's The Nutcracker and the Four Realms finished at the lower end of industry estimates in second place, followed Paramount's release of Nobody's Fool. That said, the weekend isn't all about new releases as the holdovers had a solid weekend of their own, with A S...
  6. 'Bohemian Rhapsody', 'Nutcracker' and 'Nobody's Fool' Kick Off November 2018
    SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Fox's Bohemian Rhapsody is rocking the box office, delivering an estimated $18.4 million on Friday, with current estimates suggesting a debut around $45-49 million. The film received an "A" CinemaScore from opening day audiences. Disney's The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is struggling in second, bringing in an estimated $5.6 million on Friday and is expected to finish with a disappointing $18-20 million. The film received an "B+" CinemaScore fro...
  7. 'Halloween' Repeats at #1, Helping October 2018 Reach Record Heights
    The weekend played out mostly as expected with a repeat of last weekend's top four films, led by Universal's Halloween, which has now delivered over $126 million in just ten days in release. Lionsgate's release of Summit's Hunter Killer led the week's new wide releases with a top five finish while A24's expansion of Jonah Hill's Mid90s secured a top ten finish. The biggest news, however, might be the overall month of October, which is now the highest grossing October of all-time with gross...
  8. 'Halloween' Set for Second Weekend at #1 as Holdovers Continue to Dominate
    SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Universal's Halloween delivered an estimated $10 million on Friday and is looking at a second weekend atop the box office. Current estimates have the film heading toward a $30 million weekend for a cume topping $124 million by the end of the weekend. The weekend's widest new release is Lionsgate's Hunter Killer, which brought in an estimated $2.55 million on Friday and is currently expected to finish around $7-7.5 million for the weekend. The film received an "A...
  9. 'Halloween' Slices Up a Monster $77.5 Million Opening
    With a staggering, $77.5 million debut, Universal and Blumhouse's Halloween topped the weekend with the second largest October opening weekend of all-time. The horror film headlined a massive weekend overall weekend, that saw the top twelve combine for over $160 million, making this the second largest October weekend ever. As already mentioned, Halloween's $77.5 million three-day debut was the second largest October opening weekend of all-time, coming less than $3 million shy of the rec...
  10. 'Halloween' Looks to Scare Up $70M Opening, Helping October 2018 Maintain a Record Pace
    SATURDAY AM UPDATE: With an estimated $33.3 million on Friday, Universal and Blumhouse's Halloween is on its way to a massive opening and perhaps a new October opening weekend of its own as Universal is already forecasting an $80.3 million three-day debut. That is just enough to top Venom's $80.25 million opening just a few weeks ago and the studio must be quite confident in the film's prospects to come out this early with a forecast that high, though rival studios are already forecasting a...
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