Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board

Games / Movies / Music / Sports / Random Posts / Politics


Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > Chit Chat > Chit Chat - Movies

Notices

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

Fri-Yay: Reboot Fever Continues with Talks of Designing Women and Frasier Reboots; E! Gets Busy...Philipps
Netflix's Atypical Returns Sept. 7; GSN Brings Back John Michael Higgins Game Show
Antenna TV's Alice Labor Day Marathon; NBC App Adds Saved by the Bell and Heroes
Fresh off the Boat Launches Sept. 1 on UPtv; New Sabrina Begins Oct. 26 on Netflix
Netflix Gets Paul Rudd Comedy from IFC; Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Coming to Netflix
Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of August 13, 2018)
SitcomOnline Digest: Discussions Underway for New Seasons of The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family; Trial & Error Looking for Home for Third Season
Fri-Yay: Orange Is the New Black Season 6: A Tightrope Between Comedy and Drama; King of the Hill Labor Day Marathon on Comedy Central


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Alice - The Complete Seventh Season Green Acres - The Final (Sixth) Season The Last Man on Earth - The Complete Fourth Season The Good Place - The Complete Second Season Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five

06/05 - Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season
06/05 - New Girl - The Complete Sixth Season
06/05 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-First Season (Blu-ray)
06/12 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fourth Season
06/12 - Life in Pieces - The Complete Third Season
06/12 - The Office - The Complete Series
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete Second Season
06/12 - Step by Step - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One (Blu-ray)
06/19 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Fifth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete First Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete Second Season
07/03 - New Girl - The Final (Seventh) Season
07/10 - Alice - The Complete Seventh Season (WBShop.com)
07/10 - The Bill Engvall Show - The Complete First Season (WBShop.com)
07/10 - Green Acres - The Final (Sixth) Season
07/10 - The Last Man on Earth - The Complete Fourth Season
07/17 - Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life - The Complete Series
07/17 - The Good Place - The Complete Second Season
07/17 - Son of Zorn - The Complete Series
08/07 - Happy Endings - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
08/28 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-12-2015, 07:23 PM   #1
JamesG
Freakshow
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
JamesG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 01, 2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 39,218
Cool "Minions" Dethrones "Jurassic World" from #1 Spot

Weekend Report: Minions Mop Up
by Keith Simanton
July 12, 2015



Families flocking to Minions upset the balance in the epic battle between dinosaurs and feelings. Universal's "Minions", the third installment in their Despicable Me franchise, opened to #1 with $115.2M in estimated domestic grosses, with a sturdy average of $26,785 in 4,301 theaters.

Internationally, the film rolled out in 30 additional territories (it was already in 26) and made $124.3M, rolling up into an international total of $280.5M and a worldwide total of $395.7M.



That $115.2M domestic take made Minions the second biggest animated opening of all time as it passed 2004's Shrek 2 with $108M ($919.8M worldwide cume) and 2010's Toy Story 3 with $110.3M ($1.06B worldwide cume).

The Minions couldn't catch up to Shrek the Third, however, which opened with $121.6M ($799M worldwide cume) in 2007.



Minions can reassure itself though as it claimed the title of highest opening for an animated 3-D film of all time and with its massive $46.2M Friday, the biggest animated opening day ever.

No matter the placement on lists, it's another massive win for Universal who, it seems, can do no wrong in 2015. On July 8th the company crossed $3B in international grosses, the fastest any studio has reached that milestone, crushing the record set by 20th Century Fox in October of 2014.

This also marks the first time in Universal's 103-year history that the studio has reached $3 billion at the international box office.







Down at the other end of the box-office scale The Gallows stayed right with the tracking as the R-rated horror flick made $10M in 2,720 venues. It has a "C" on CinemaScore.

Self/Less came in under estimates, with Gramercy stating it will claim $5.4M this weekend, making $2,294K per theater in 2,353 venues. Ryan Reynolds fortunately has the ecstatic reaction to the Deadpool trailer at Comic-Con to suave his recent career pains.







In holdovers Terminator Genisys fell off -49.7% from its disappointing July 4th opening weekend take for $13.7M in 3,783 locations. It has a domestic cume of $68.7M.

In the international markets, critical for the furthering of this franchise, Genisys added 14 territories this weekend including Germany, Italy, Japan, and Spain and grossed $47.3M from the 60 markets.

The cume is now $156.1M in overseas coin after two weekends.



For Arnold Schwarzenegger, whose Terminator Genisys could not find room in the crowded market this summer, there might a sense of deja vu. In 1993 his big-budget bust, Last Action Hero had its lunch eaten by the original Jurassic Park, when it debuted a week after the Steven Spielberg-directed smash sucked all the money out of the June cineplex tills.

Last Action Hero ended up grossing $50M domestically, $87.2 overseas with a worldwide cume of $137.2M. Jurassic Park ended up grossing $402.5M domestically, $626.7M overseas and $1.02B worldwide.

It would be a hard lesson to forget. You have to wonder if Arnold brought that up when they set Genisys's release date.







Magic Mike XXL only dropped off -25% making $9.64M in 3,376 theaters (it made $12.85M last weekend).

The original Magic Mike dropped off -60% its second weekend, though it debuted much, much higher than its sequel, opening at $39.1M with a second weekend of $15.6.







Inside Out, fell -43% on its fourth weekend, for a $17.108M take in 3,644 locations.

Jurassic World fell only -38% for $18.11M in 3,441 locations. That placed World in 2nd place on the charts, followed by the Disney/Pixar film.

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/news/?id=4083&p=.htm









July 10-12, 2015 Weekend Studio Estimates:


1. Minions $115,200,000
2. Jurassic World $18,100,000 / $590,638,000
3. Inside Out $17,108,000 / $283,638,000
4. Terminator Genisys $13,700,000 / $68,718,000
5. The Gallows $10,015,000
6. Magic Mike XXL $9,640,000 / $48,359,000'
7. Ted 2 $5,600,000 / $71,619,000
8. Self/Less $5,379,000
9. Baahubali: The Beginning $3,575,000
10. Max $3,420,000 / $33,705,000
JamesG is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:31 AM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor vBulletin Solutions Inc. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

VigLink badge

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.