Box Office

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” Endures Big Second Weekend Decline, Still Tops US Box Office

Last weekend’s US box office story involved “Solo: A Star Wars Story” claiming first place but coming well short of expectations. This weekend’s story involves “Solo” claiming first place but enduring a major week-to-week decline. Per studio estimates, “Solo” will close the weekend with $29.3 million in receipts. While enough for #1 on the chart, the tally trails last week’s mark by a whopping 65%. Considering it did not start as well as expected, a second weekend drop of that magnitude is definitely disappointing. By the end of its second weekend, “Solo” will boast a cumulative US total of $148.9 ... Read more

“Deadpool 2” Conquers US Weekend Box Office But Misses R-Rated Record

Based on its impressive first-day total, “Deadpool 2” appeared to have a shot at breaking the opening weekend record for an R-rated film. Based on full weekend estimates, it just missed that mark. Studio estimates have “Deadpool 2” earning $125.0 million at the US box office this weekend. Enough for a dominant weekend victory, the tally nonetheless trails the $132.4 million record held by the original “Deadpool.” It does, however, top the $123.4 million earned by “It” to rank as the second-biggest R-rated opening of all-time. As for this weekend’s box office, “Avengers: Infinity War” takes #2 with $28.7 million. ... Read more

“Deadpool 2” Dominates Friday Box Office, May Challenge For R-Rated Opening Weekend Record

“Deadpool 2” predictably dominated the US Friday box office. The sequel generated an impressive $53.3 million in its first day of release, which marks a new single-day record for an R-rated film. “It,” which held the previous record, earned $50.4 million in its first day. The question now becomes whether “Deadpool 2” can break the opening weekend record for an R-rated film. Predecessor “Deadpool” holds that record of $132.4 million. Analysts have “Deadpool 2” finishing the weekend in the $128-135 million range, so it definitely has a shot at the milestone. “Avengers: Infinity War,” Friday’s #2 film, added $7.2 million ... Read more

“Avengers: Infinity War” Remains #1 At US Weekend Box Office, Crosses $450 Million Total

“Avengers: Infinity War” unsurprisingly repeats as the #1 film at the US weekend box office. The film, which topped last weekend’s box office on the strength of a record-setting bow, will add an estimated $112.5 million to its haul this weekend. Enough for a dominant weekend victory, the tally brings the film’s cumulative domestic total to just under $451 million. Newcomer “Overboard” takes second place on this weekend’s chart. It earned $14.8 million in its first frame. “A Quiet Place” takes third with $7.6 million (cume now $159.9 million), while a weekend haul of $4.9 million positions “I Feel Pretty” ... Read more

“Avengers: Infinity War” Stays Dominant At US Friday Box Office; “Overboard” Takes #2

Setting itself up for another weekend victory, “Avengers: Infinity War” dominated the US Friday box office. The film earned $31.4 million Friday. Easily the day’s #1 tally, the mark positions “Avengers” to earn upwards of $115 million during the three-day weekend. That will be the weekend’s best gross by many multiples. Second place will likely belong to new release “Overboard.” The film took second place Friday with $4.8 million and should close its opening weekend with $13-17 million. “A Quiet Place” took third place with $2.3 million in Friday receipts. Its three-day weekend total should land in the $6-9 million ... Read more

“Avengers: Infinity War” Breaks All-Time Record At US Weekend Box Office

Thanks to its stronger-than-expected Friday performance, “Avengers: Infinity War” made the prospect of setting the opening weekend box office record a legitimate possibility. Based on its strong Saturday and Sunday numbers, “Infinity War” made that outcome a reality. Studio estimates have “Avengers: Infinity War” earning $250 million at the US weekend box office. The count bests the $247.97 million earned by “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” to rank as a new record. As for this weekend’s box office race, “Infinity War” claims #1 by a factor of more than 23. “A Quiet Place” takes #2 with $10.7 million in receipts ... Read more

“Avengers: Infinity War” Dominates US Friday Box Office, Set For Massive Weekend

Based on very early numbers, “Avengers: Infinity War” appeared to have a shot at the #2 weekend gross in US box office history. As it had an even better Friday than expected, that outcome now appears to be a lock. It may, in fact, even have a shot at the all-time record. The loaded Marvel Universe film earned roughly $107 million at the Friday box office (with $39 million in Thursday previews included). Based on that performance, analysts believe it could close the weekend with $240-250 million in receipts. Should it land at the high end of that range, it ... Read more

“A Quiet Place” Reclaims #1 At US Box Office; “I Feel Pretty,” “Super Troopers 2” In Top 4

Last weekend, “Rampage” narrowly topped “A Quiet Place” to claim #1 at the US box office. This weekend, “A Quiet Place” edges “Rampage” to earn the victory. Studio estimates have “A Quiet Place” earning $22.0 million this weekend. The count positions the critically acclaimed film in first place. “Rampage” follows in second place with $21.0 million. The cumulative US gross for “A Quiet Place” now stands at $132.4 million. “Rampage” has earned $66.6 million to-date. New releases follow at #3 and #4. “I Feel Pretty” grabs #3 with $16.2 million, while an opening weekend haul of $14.7 million positions “Super ... Read more

“Rampage” Edges “A Quiet Place” For US Weekend Box Office Victory; “Truth Or Dare” #3

While “Rampage” narrowly topped “A Quiet Place” on Friday, analysts expected the latter to claim #1 for the full weekend. The latest studio estimates suggest they will be proven wrong. “Rampage” is set to claim victory at the US weekend box office with $34.5 million. Set to earn $32.6 million in its second weekend (cume now $99.6 million), “A Quiet Place” will take second place. New release “Truth Or Dare” grabs #3 on the weekend chart with $19.1 million. “Ready Player One” follows in fourth with $11.2 million (cume now $114.6 million), while a second weekend tally of $10.3 million ... Read more

“Rampage” Leads US Friday Box Office, But “A Quiet Place” May Win Weekend; “Truth Or Dare” #3

New release “Rampage” narrowly topped “A Quiet Place” to rank as Friday’s #1 film in the United States. The latter is nonetheless on track to top the full weekend chart. It will be celebrating a second week at #1. “Rampage” earned $11.5 million at the Friday box office. Analysts expect the film to close its debut weekend with $29-33 million receipts. “A Quiet Place” should earn a slightly bigger weekend total. The film, which earned $10.5 million on Friday, should net $31-35 million for the weekend. New release “Truth Or Dare” was #3 on Friday the 13th with $8.2 million. ... Read more