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The Founder daily (January 20, 2017) estimate is $1,005,000 ... Sleepless daily (January 20, 2017) estimate is $1,005,001 ... The Bye Bye Man daily (January 20, 2017) estimate is $1,110,000 ... Patriots Day daily (January 20, 2017) estimate is $1,600,000 ... Monster Trucks daily (January 20, 2017) estimate is $1,400,000 ... Rogue One: A Star Wars Story daily (January 20, 2017) estimate is $1,743,000 ... La La Land daily (January 20, 2017) estimate is $2,420,000 ... xXx: Return of Xander Cage daily (January 20, 2017) estimate is $7,000,000 ... Hidden Figures daily (January 20, 2017) estimate is $4,425,000 ... Split daily (January 20, 2017) estimate is $14,600,000

Daily Domestic Chart for Friday January 20th, 2017

  MovieGross% ChangeTheatersTotal GrossDays
1 new Split $14,600,000   3,015   $14,600,000 1
2 new xXx: Return of Xander Cage $7,000,000   3,600   $7,000,000 1
3 (1) Hidden Figures $4,425,000 +143% 3,416   $72,413,751 27
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Limited and VOD Releases: Turn On and Tune In some Limited Releases

January 20th, 2017

The Red Turtle

There are a dozen limited releases we have release dates for, not all of which are big enough to be featured here. This is is a good number of releases for one week. Sadly, too many films just results in good films falling between the cracks due to the competition. Unfortunately, while there are a number of great films on this week’s list, like The Red Turtle, I don’t think any will thrive in theaters. More...

Logan Trailer

January 20th, 2017

Super hero actioner starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, and Dafne Keen opens March 3 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Thursday Night Previews: Split Consolidates Movie Audiences with $2 million in Previews

January 20th, 2017


Split started off with $2 million in previews, which is better than anticipated. It is also nearly double what The Visit managed during its previews in 2015. This doesn’t mean Split will earn twice as much as The Visit did. Different times of year and different levels of competition make that very unlikely. Even so, an opening of $25 million is now more likely than it was before these numbers came out. More...

Contest: Prizes, Evil Prizes

January 20th, 2017

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

I thought A Dog’s Purpose would have a real shot at first place next weekend, but ... oh boy. If you haven’t seen the video supposed taken on the set yet, it’s tough to watch. It is also by PETA and released by TMZ, so I’m not 100% convinced it is legit. Those are two organizations I don’t trust. (Personally, I give to the local branch of the SPCA. Also, when you donate to charities like this, do NOT tell them what to do with the money. A lot of people do and they have to follow these requests and this results in popular programs being over-funded and less glamorous programs going under-funded.) Because of this video, there is talk of a boycott and that could really hurt its box office numbers. This leaves Resident Evil: The Final Chapter as the safe choice for the target film in this week’s box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a Frankenprise consisting of their choice of either one TV on DVD release, two movies, or a kids package (could be a theatrical release, a couple of single-disc TV on DVD releases, or a full season TV on DVD release). Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will also win a Frankenprize, as described above. Finally, we will be choosing an entrant from the group of people who haven't won, or haven't won recently, and they will win the final Frankenprize, as described above.

Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Xander’s Return Result in Box Office Dominance?

January 19th, 2017


It is a deceptively busy week with five films opening or expanding wide. At least that’s what the dsitributors are saying. In reality, there are only two truly wide releases, xXx: Return of Xander Cage and Split. There is also one semi-wide release, The Resurrection of Gavin Stone, as well as two semi-wide expansions, The Founder and 20th Century Women. Return of Xander Cage and Split are the only two of the films that have a shot at the top ten and they could be in a close race for first place. This weekend last year, there were three wide releases, but none of them made significantly more than $10 million at the box office. The biggest film of the weekend, The Revenant, earned just $16.01 million. 2017 could finally win in the year-over-year comparison. More...

Theater Counts (updated): Xander Cage Opens in 3,651

January 19th, 2017

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

xXx: Return of Xander Cage will make the widest debut of the year so far on Friday. To be fair, the year is very young, but securing 3,651 theaters against quite a bit of competition is impressive, and could set the stage for a big weekend. Split will have a slightly more modest start, but still tops 3,000 theaters. More...

Collide Trailer

January 19th, 2017

Thriller starring Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Ben Kingsley and Anthony Hopkins opens February 24 ... Full Movie Details. More...

International Box Office: Passengers Takes the Wheel with $30.59 million

January 19th, 2017


For the first time in its run, Passengers earned first place with $30.59 million on 17,000 screens in 78 markets for totals of $136.34 million internationally and $226.07 million worldwide. At this point, the studio has either earned back the $110 million production budget, or has come close. If it can find an audience on the home market, then it could break even, eventually. This weekend, the film’s biggest opening was in China where it earned first place with $17.45 million on an estimated 10,000 screens over the weekend for a total of $17.52 million including previews. China is already the film’s biggest market overtaking Russia, where it has $16.25 million after four weeks of release, including $618,000 on 528 screens this past weekend. More...

Contest: Ultimate Prize: Winning Announcement

January 19th, 2017

Patriots Day

The winners of our Ultimate Prize contest contest were determined and the entrants with the closest predictions for Patriots Day’s opening weekend were... More...

Theater Averages: Worlds Starts Apart from the Competition with $16,353

January 18th, 2017

Worlds Apart

Despite earning 50% positive reviews, Worlds Apart topped the theater average chart with $16,353 in its one theater. The only other film in the $10,000 club was 20th Century Women, which spent its third week there with an average of $10,894 in 29 theaters. More...

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