Weekend Predictions: Will Hunger Games Leave Moviegoers Hungry? Also posting an impressive hold from a big opening weekend is Interstellar, with $29.1 million—39% below its opening frame. By Chris Agar Nov 04, 2014 This is high enough to make some measure of mainstream success nearly inevitable. DVDs also fell, but were a lot stronger than Blu-ray were this week and the overall Blu-ray share slipped to 34%. The final film in the $10,000 club was National Gallery, which earned $10,049 in one theater over the weekend for a total opening of $13,165. 1 Final numbers show Christopher Nolan's Interstellar falling short of its projected $50 million debut at the North American box office. This means the top five this week will mostly be the same as the top five last week with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 leading the way. It looks like the year-over-year competition could be quite close, but I have to give 2014 the edge. It's Thanksgiving weekend and there are two films trying to take advantage of the boost to the box office. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for Big Hero 6. The Blu-ray sales chart was mixed when compared to last week up 13% in terms of units, but down 9.7% in terms of revenue. Next up was the U.K. and France, which had nearly identical openings of $15.2 million on 1,489 screens and $15.1 million on 914 screens respectively. News | The Blu-ray sales chart nearly bounced back entirely up 51% in terms of units and 75% in terms of revenue when compared to last week. It made 50 million its opening weekend and opened second. Its raw numbers are significantly lower than Taken 2's opening week Blu-ray sales. The BAFTA winners were announced on Sunday and there were a few surprises, including the number one winner. The film managed $19.8 million in the U.K. and $13.8 million in Germany. Having a trio of $100 million hits, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Into the Woods, and Unbroken, enter the home market helps. Weekend | Its biggest opening came in Germany where it pulled in $20.5 million on 1,442 screens. Year-to-date, 2014 has earned $8.94 billion, which is 3.2% or $290 million lower than last year's pace. Up next were a pair of wide releases. The consumer spending estimate is based on the average sales price for the title in the retailers we survey. The film also opened in first place in the U.K., with $8.53 million on 1,298 screens, which is about on par with its domestic opening, given the relative size of the two markets. Worse still, this was 22% lower than the same weekend last year. Brazil and Mexico were neck-and-neck with $6.8 million on 1,037 screens and $6.3 million on 2,775 screens respectively. I would be surprised if the film hasn't already broken even, even though it will have the lowest box office in the franchise. It barely reached the top 20. There are only seven films opening wide this month. Perhaps more impressively, the film grew by 6% in South Korea helping it remain in first place with $13.13 million on 1,410 screens over the weekend for a total of $35.24 million after two weeks of release. It sold an estimated 22 million tickets domestically. Beyond the Lights is earning much better reviews, but it will likely only become a midlevel hit at best. The animated adventure will be off just 36% from last weekend. BoxOfficeMojo.com by IMDbPro - an On the downside, it was well below the optimistic expectations at just $121.90 million. International Box Office: Century Weekend for Interstellar November 20th, 2014 Interstellar remained in first place with $107.9 million in 63 markets over the weekend for totals of $225.8 million internationally and $322.7 million worldwide . With no new releases in the top ten on the Blu-ray chart, while Interstellar had no legs on top. company. Intertstellar is 8th Highest grossing Hollywood Movie. As for the rest of the box office, there's not a lot to look forward to. Even so, Interstellar opened in first place dominating the rest of the market. In particular, we adjust weekly sales figures for the quarter once the total market estimates are published by the Digital Entertainment Group. Aan top staat Interstellar (4,5 ster), van Christopher Nolan. The film remained in first place in Australia with $7.52 million on 574 screens over the weekend for a total of $22.69 million after two weeks of release. But this will now be the first year since 2010 without a $150m+ weekend, and the debate about the waning influence of theater-going on the industry will undoubtedly be re-opened. This after it had grossed $ 1.7 Million ($1,768,742) or Rs 10.6 Crores . Showdowns. Interstellar India Box Office Collection. The comedy sequel, Dumb and Dumber To, will narrowly win the weekend with a shade over $38 million, per Universal’s Sunday estimate. Allereerst merkt hij op dat Neil en Barbara de zoon en dochter van Cobb uit Inception zouden kunnen zijn. That said, by this time next week, its worldwide total will be close to $500 million, which should put the film in the black. It was much stronger when compared to last year with 21% more units sold and 16% higher revenue. and Overall, the box office fell 52% from last weekend to $78 million. Stan Lala writes: I remember a while back you said that Interstellar was under performing. It earned $2.4 million on 640 screens in Japan, which seems low compared to the other markets, but it is nearly double the debut The Desolation of Smaug earned. We refine our estimates from week to week as more data becomes available. So how will November do compared to October. Likewise, this weekend last year, Frozen led the way with more than $30 million. When compared to last year it was even worse down 66% in terms of both units and revenue. This new coverage will include detailed breakdowns of the international performance of leading films, including weekend-by-weekend coverage in each territory, with updates as soon as we receive numbers from sources worldwide. Let's put it this way. under which this service is provided to you. If you could sum up 2014 at the box office in one sentence, this weekend’s headline probably comes close. This was 5% and 9% higher than the previous film's debut in those two markets. The Golden Globes nominations were announced this morning, at three in the morning, because the people at Golden Globes are under the delusion that news announced at 3:00 a.m. is somehow more important if it is announced before anyone is awake. More... With studios cutting down on tentpole releases, and ever-more careful grooming of release schedules, it’s getting rarer to have a genuine head-to-head battle for top spot at the box office. Is this film as good as his past record? There's actually only supposed to be one code as a prize and one is supposed to be going to me, but I already own the move on Blu-ray, so I thought I would give away both codes as prizes. ‘Interstellar’ Global Box Office: Nolan Film Nabs $300 , Chinese audiences propelled "Interstellar" past the $300 million mark at the global box office this weekend. We had two potential monster hits go at it over the weekend and it appears the competition was a little too much and neither Big Hero 6 nor Interstellar lived up to lofty expectations, although Big Hero 6 was close. It earned seven nominations, while Boyhood and The Imitation Game tied for second with five apiece. For instance, Birdman didn't lead the way. As far as holdovers are concerned, both Big Hero 6 and Interstellar will continue to be big factors at the box office, but only these four films have a shot at $10 million or more at the box office. Interstellar is a big question mark. I will point out that the film's opening in South Korea was particularly strong at $12.46 million on 1,310 screens over the weekend, for a total opening of $14.21 million. Interstellar remained in first place with $107.9 million in 63 markets over the weekend for totals of $225.8 million internationally and $322.7 million worldwide. Worse still, none of the other films in the top five topped predictions, so they couldn't help mitigate Mockingjay, Part 1's softer than anticipated opening. There was only one new release to chart this week and it didn't reach the top five. The film will top $600 million worldwide over the weekend, while it is on pace to top the original's worldwide total before the end of its run. Dumb and Dumber To will likely take a serious hit, while Big Hero 6 should overtake it over the weekend. Hopefully that won't be the case, but I don't see how 2014 comes out ahead on the year-over-year comparison. Christopher Nolan's ode to tesseracts, wormholes and other deep space exotica picked up a massive $42 million in the People's Republic, marking the director's strongest opening in China an. Unfortunately, this was still 6.5% lower than the same weekend last year. Its worldwide total rose to $480.3 million. Christopher Nolan's ode to tesseracts, wormholes and … This weekend last year, Catching Fire led the way with $158.07 million, which could be more than the entire box office earns this year. are available through our research services. FINAL UPDATE MONDAY, 1:08PM: As expected, Big Hero 6 cruised to the top of the box office weekend. But, come Sunday, Lionsgate is projecting a $123 million weekend, down about 20% from previous installments. That’s $2 million more than Big Hero 6 will post in its second weekend in release. Interstellar grossed $188 million in the US and Canada, and $489.4 million in other countries, for a worldwide total of $677.4 million against a production budget of $165 million. This is barely more than The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies managed during its second week of release. Figures will therefore fluctuate each week, and totals for individual titles can go up or down as we update our estimates. Latest Updates: It was a bad week on the home market and none of the new releases sold more than 100,000 units on the Blu-ray sales chart. That's a wide range of expectations. Chinese audiences propelled "Interstellar" past the $300 million mark at the global box office this weekend. De opbrengst steeg met 40,9 procent ten opzichte van vorige week, van 2,4 naar 3,4 miljoen euro. It seems strange that an opening of $121.90 million is considered disappointing. I'm hopeful, because The Dark World was a pretty big Fanboy film. The Oscar ceremony is tonight and we will be live-blogging the winners... assuming I don't get bored and wander away. More... We’re pleased to announce another new feature at The Numbers today: comprehensive international box office tracking. Granted, Birdman and The Theory of Everything were tied for second place with ten each, but it is still strange to see a comedy leading the way. China Box Office: Interstellar Posts Highest Daily Gross for a Film Since Cinemas Returned Overseas • Jesse Rifkin • August 03 2020 This past weekend saw three different films lead the Chinese daily box office on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 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Volgens MoviesHardy zijn Inception, Interstellar en Tenet aan elkaar verbonden. IMDb The film opened in China this week and those numbers should help the film remain in first place next weekend. There was some good news and bad news over the weekend. De film bracht in totaal meer dan $677 miljoen op; $188 miljoen in de Verenigde Staten en Canada en $489 miljoen daarbuiten. That's 16% lower than the same weekend last year. Of those, Beyond the Lights will likely not make an impact at the box office. International Box Office: Interstellar Reaches for the Stars, Per Theater Chart: Everything Above All Others, Introducing Comprehensive International Tracking, Weekend Estimates: Big Hero Tops Interstellar. It's the weekend after Thanksgiving, one of the worst weekends of the year for a new release. The film grossed nearly $678 million at the global box office, and earned accolade upon accolade during the 2014-2015 awards season — including an Oscar for Best Visual Effects. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies started its international run earning first place with $122.2 million on 15,395 screens in 37 markets. On the other hand, predictable means less work for me. A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival. The film sold 732,000 units and generated $14.46 million in revenue, for an opening week Blu-ray share of 72%. Big Hero 6 earned an average of $14,947, while Interstellar was right behind with an average of $13,342. On the other hand, the two new releases, Penguins of Madagascar and Horrible Bosses 2, both really struggled. We were able to close the gap somewhat in the year-over-year comparison, at least by a little bit. Leading the way will be The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, which could hit $400 million. On a serious note, while my job is all about movies and I love watching movies, I love paying attention to box office numbers, I even love Awards Season. For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary. Interstellar. However, there was a new film in top spot, or to be more accurate, a returning film in top spot. The film would need a per theater average of more than $10,000 to reach the top five, which is nearly impossible at this stage. More... Next weekend, Interstellar and Big Hero 6 open wide. Disney's 'Big Hero 6' easily stays at No. For example, if our weekly retail survey estimates that a particular title sold 1% of all units that week, and the industry reports sales of 1,500,000 units in total, we will estimate 15,000 units were sold of that title. There's really no way to spin that in a positive manner. International Box Office: Century Weekend for Interstellar November 20th, 2014 Interstellar remained in first place with $107.9 million in 63 markets over the weekend for totals of $225.8 million internationally and $322.7 million worldwide . Box Office: As ‘Interstellar’ Nears $700 Million, China Could Push ‘Harry Potter’ Past $1 Billion. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy. It was still down 11% from last weekend to $140 million, but that's still 12% more than the same weekend last year. All rights reserved. For more information, please contact us at research@the-numbers.com. This might be enough to cover the film's production budget, but probably not. The good news was Dumb and Dumber To, which managed a stronger than expected opening, despite its reviews. This weekend the film opened in first place in China with $42.67 million during its five-day opening. There are a few categories where the film I really think deserves the award were not even nominated, plus a few I don't have a real opinion on. More... None of the new releases were able to top the DVD sales chart leaving The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies in first place with 73,000 units / $1.10 million over the week for a total of 1.13 million units / $16.92 million. © IMDb.com, Inc. or its affiliates. On the downside, last November, there were two movies to reach $400 million: Catching Fire and Frozen. Because sales figures are estimated based on sampling, they will be more accurate for higher-selling titles. Plus a … It was pushed into second place in the U.K., but still pulled in $7.69 million in 569 theaters for a two-week total of $33.32 million. De rerelease van Christopher Nolans Interstellar heeft in China op 2 augustus de beste openingsdag gescoord sinds de heropening van de bioscopen in veilige regio’s op 20 juli. De top twintig was goed voor 3.593.874 euro, een stijging van 5,6 procent ten opzichte van vorige week. Conditions of Use There were some surprises, as well as some results that would have been surprises had it not been for the previous Awards Season nominations. Interstellar-rerelease geeft Chinese box-office boost, The Rental blijft scoren in de VS. door Vertigo. Mockingjay, Part 1 opened 19% higher in Russia with $11.9 million. theaters, 7.1 weeks average run per theater. Granted, there are two films opening wide, but neither of them are expected to be a huge hit. More... Last week, the home market was boosted by Easter, but this week, the home market returned to Earth. This year, no film is daring to open wide, but The Pyramid is coming the closest opening in just under 600 theaters. He's also never directed a film that earned bad reviews. More... Interstellar was the top new release and the top selling DVD. Year-to-date, 2014 is behind 2013 by a 4.5% or $440 million margin. Russia was close behind with $8.00 million on 1,800 screens. That said, the good outweighed the bad and overall the box office was quite strong. Interstellar remained in first place with 120,000 units / $2.46 million for the week and 839,000 units / $16.68 million after two. A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival. This weekend last year , Thor: The Dark World led the way with $36.59 million while The Best Man Holiday opened in second place with $30.11 million. Blu-rays were just a little stronger this week than DVD were and the overall Blu-ray rose a tiny bit to 45%. Not so expected: Chris Nolan’s saga Interstellar fell short of $50M. However, its opening week numbers were decidedly not stellar. Or are there flaws starting to show in his directing style? Its international opening was about 4% higher than the previously entry in the franchise. Combined the two movies earned more than $100 million over the weekend, which is reason to celebrate, even if the rest of the box office barely registered. Elsewhere, Interstellar continued its global trajectory at the top of the box office. This week on the home market is another week that is good on top, but shallow in terms of depth. There is very little chance Mockingjay, Part 1 will match that, so 2014 will lose yet again in the year-over-year comparison. Granted, this is a film that relies heavily on its special effects to draw in the audience, but that is still a shockingly high percentage. It earned $13.56 million on 2,390 screens in Russia. Additionally, Mockingjay, Part 1 very likely won't match Catching Fire by a significant margin, so November will end the month on a down note. Compare this performance with other movies…. More than half the of the films opening this month could hit $200 million. More... As expected, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 earned first place with ease pulling in more than the rest of the box office combined. Those two films should easily pull in more than $100 million over the weekend, but unfortunately the rest of the box office will be well back. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 fell more than 60%, while no film in the top ten fell less than 40%. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 should have no trouble earning the biggest opening weekend of the year so far and it shouldn't take very long before it surpasses Guardians of the Galaxy for number one film of the year. Because of this, Big Hero 6 is the target film for this week's box office prediction contest. I hate ceremonies. It returned to Earth and crashed through the crust and halfway to the mantle. The box office chart is starting to take on a decidedly seasonal look, with a comedy sequel topping the chart, a smattering of Oscar hopefuls doing well in limited release, and not a single top 10 film dropping by more than 50% from last weekend. The market share is converted into a weekly sales estimate based on industry reports on the overall size of the market, including reports published in Media Play News. 1 at the North American box office Wednesday with $1.4 million from 250 theaters across the country still equipped to play film. Cast information Crew information Company information News Box office. The Blu-ray sales almost caught up to last year, with 11% fewer units sold, but 5.2% more revenue generated. It is not going to close that margin over the next four weeks, but it should still top $10 billion before the year is over. Weekend Predictions: Will we have Stellar New Releases? The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies reclaimed first place with 109,000 units / $1.63 million for the week, giving it totals of 1.06 million units / $15.82 million after three weeks of release. The overall box office still rose 38% from last weekend to $194 million, but this was 14% lower than the same weekend last year. On the high end, they could both clear $60 million. Every other film has at least a reasonable shot at $100 million. The film also topped $10 million in Mexico ($12 million) and Australia ($10.3 million). There were no new releases to chart this week. Had Interstellar matched expectations, 2014 would have come out on top of the year-over-year comparison. If I predicted a different film, those are in Italics. 2014 is now behind 2013 by a margin of $370 million or 3.9% at $9.20 billion to $9.58 billion. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 is the film we’ve been waiting for all year: the third film in a franchise that has already topped $150 million on each of its previous two opening frames, with the weekend before Thanksgiving all to itself, and reviews that, if not stellar, are at least very respectable for a franchise tentpole. Not only did it earn the best opening of The Hobbit Trilogy, but it was often times the biggest opening in Peter Jackson's career, or even occasionally in Warner Bros' history. Our tracking differs from other sources in a number of key aspects, all designed to provide the most comprehensive, timely, and accurate breakdown of the international performance of films in theaters (more on that below the fold). 3 Film 1:05 AM PST 12/1/2014 by Lee Hyo-won Adventure Taken 3 earned first place with 253,000 units / $5.03 million over the week for an opening week Blu-ray share of 37%. Box Office International The Race Heat Vision Behind the Screen South Korea Box Office: 'Interstellar' Stays on Top, Becomes Year's No. More... As expected, Interstellar opened in first place on the international chart earning $82.90 million on 14,800 screens in 62 markets during its opening weekend. When it comes to evaluating the financial performance of top movies, it isn’t about what a film grosses at the box office. Hopefully it will have better legs than Thor: The Dark World did, or this weekend could be another loss. Of these four, I went with Veep as the Pick of the Week. But you’re not going to get to the very highest box-office ranges without connecting in all four age and gender quadrants, and “Interstellar” didn’t this weekend. It was Easter the week the March 31st new releases came out and this had an effect with several, mostly family friendly films earning a boost on the Blu-ray sales chart. On the other hand, there was only one other movie to make more than $100 million, Thor: The Dark World, so perhaps the depth this year will help 2014 come out ahead in the year-over-year comparison. Penguins of Madagascar looks like it will top Horrible Bosses 2 at the box office, but neither really have a shot at dethroning The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 for top spot. DVDs were even stronger, on the other hand, so the overall Blu-ray share slipped to 42%. A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival. Het was een iets betere week voor de Nederlandse box office. All Time | As far as holdovers are concerned, both Big Hero 6 and Interstellar will continue to be big factors at the box office, but only these four films have a shot at $10 million or more at the box office. Drama The bad news was Beyond the Lights, which couldn't turn its reviews into box office success. Neither managed to top their three-day prediction over the five-day long weekend. There are a quartet of Pick of the Week contenders, including two limited releases (The Imitation Game - Buy from Amazon: DVD or Blu-ray and Wild - Buy from Amazon: DVD or Blu-ray) and two TV on DVD releases (VEEP: Season 3 - Buy from Amazon: DVD or Blu-ray and Silicon Valley: Season 1 - Buy from Amazon: DVD or Blu-ray). International Box Office: Century Weekend for Interstellar, Weekend Wrap-Up: Dumb Leaves the Competition Smarting. The post-holiday weekend is rarely a great weekend and this weekend was no exception. A weekend of $150 million plus seemed a very good bet, and something bigger still couldn’t be ruled out. Full financial estimates for this film, including domestic and international box office, video sales, video rentals, TV and ancillary revenue Box Office International The Race Heat Vision Behind the Screen Box-Office Preview: 'Interstellar,' 'Big Hero 6' Set to Rocket Past $50 Million in U.S. (The last weekend will be terrible, but that's because of Halloween.) 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That's really bad. The Oscar nominations were announced early in the morning, when all sensible people were asleep. This could be a really dull Awards Season with very few surprises. Overall, the box office rose 65% from last weekend reaching $157 million. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 opened in first place on the international chart with $154.3 million in 85 markets for a worldwide opening of $276.2 million. The only wide release in the top ten was The Pyramid, which barely topped the Mendoza Line.