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'Transformers 5' Opens with Franchise Low as 'Wonder Woman' Surpasses 'Batman v Superman' Domestically

Paramount’s Transformers: The Last Knight took the #1 spot this weekend as expected, but that opening was the lowest the franchise has seen thus far by a rather significant margin as a lot of attention will now turn toward the film’s international run. Meanwhile, WB’s Wonder Woman is still tearing up the box office as it has now become the highest grossing release within the DC Extended Universe and it… Read Article →

'Wonder Woman' Tops Cruise's 'Mummy' for Second Week at #1

While Universal’s release of The Mummy starring Tom Cruise is the #1 movie worldwide, it fell short of its anticipated mark domestically. The Cruise-led feature had to settle for second place, finishing nearly $25 million shy of Wonder Woman’s second weekend, as the DC Comics adaptation enjoyed a #1 finish at the weekend box office for a second week in a row. With an estimated $57 million, Warner Bros. and… Read Article →

'Wonder Woman' Sets a Record Opening for a Female Directed Feature

Wonder Woman exceeded all expectations this weekend, delivering an impressive $100 million opening, the largest opening for a female-directed feature, vastly out-performing the previous record holder Fifty Shades of Grey, which debuted with $85.1 million back in 2015. Meanwhile, Fox’s release of the DreamWorks Animation feature Captain Underpants came up a little short of Mojo’s forecast while mildly outperforming the studio’s modest expectations. Overall, the weekend dramatically outperfo… Source: box

'Wonder Woman' Set to Lead Post-Memorial Day Weekend Charge

Following a Memorial Day holiday weekend that fell short of the same weekend last year, this weekend is looking to over perform versus the post-holiday time frame from a year ago. Leading the way will be Wonder Woman, the latest installment in WB’s DC Comics Universe, followed by Fox’s release of the DreamWorks Animation title Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. Both new releases are looking to outperform studio expectations… Read Article →

'Wonder Woman' Kicks Things Off with an Excellent $11 Million from Thursday Previews

FRIDAY AM UPDATE: Wonder Woman is off to an excellent start, bringing in an impressive $11 million from Thursday preview screenings, which began at 7 PM at 3,500+ theaters. Comparatively, this is just behind the $11.2 million Guardians of the Galaxy brought in before its $94.3 million opening and ahead of the $9.4 million Doctor Strange brought in on Thursday night before its $85 million debut last year. Both films… Read Article →

'Wonder Woman' Delivers Impressive $38.85 Million Friday

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Wonder Woman is looking strong out of the gate, delivering an estimated $38.85 million on Friday, which includes $11 million from Thursday previews. This is nearly identical to the performance of the first Guardians of the Galaxy, which brought in $11.2 million from previews, delivered $37.8 million on Friday and ultimately opened with $94.3 million, suggesting a $95-100 million opening is in the offing. Wonder Woman received… Read Article →

'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' Top Memorial Day Weekend Box Office as 'Baywatch' Struggles

Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales led the way this Memorial Day weekend while Paramount’s Baywatch struggled to match expectations. Meanwhile, Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues to deliver while the studio’s Beauty and the Beast became only the eighth film to cross $500 million domestically. Overall, the weekend was down ~15% compared to Memorial Day weekend last year when both X-Men: Apocalypse and… Read Article →

'Pirates 5' and 'Baywatch' Set Sail Over Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend brings two new wide releases to theaters in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and Paramount’s R-rated comedy Baywatch, the latter of which got a head start on the weekend holding preview screenings last night and arriving nationwide today. Neither are necessarily expected to blow the doors off with Pirates looking to finish well behind the last three films, especially Pirates of the… Read Article →

'Pirates 5' Hauls in $5.5M from Thursday Previews and 'Baywatch' Delivers $4.5M Opening Day

FRIDAY AM UPDATE: Paramount reports Baywatch brought in an estimated $4.5 million on Thursday, from 3,647 locations, which includes $1.25 million from Wednesday night preview screenings. This is not exactly the opening performance we forecasted and it looks like the opening will even fall short of industry expectations. Comparing against a select group of previous Thursday releases and how they played from one day to the next following their Thursday… Read Article →