Saturday AM Update: Quick update here: New Line’s black adam Filed $4.7M stateside on the third Friday of $17M, way -38%. While some rivals have told me before the P&A the film cost a whopping $200M, which is right there. black adam better than the third weekend’s hold hobbs and shaw, (-44%, $14.1M) both by percentage and by Rs. The total running cum for a Dwayne Johnson movie as of Sunday is $136M. This movie is the biggest thing on the market right now, discount sales for the exhibition are on the rise so nothing to complain about.
Crunchyroll‘s one piece film red Second place with $10.3M has a better outlook. Toei Animation’s co-production won the day with $4.8M, including $1.7M in previews. The film is available both as a subtitled in Japanese or as a dub in English. Fans showed up, period, giving the film a CinemaScore. Audience exits on the comScore/Screen engine posttrack were 88% positive leaning 76% of people, 75% between 18-34. Diversity demos were 23% Caucasian, a great 37% Latino and Hispanic, 18% Black and 22% Asian/Others. Those who bought the ticket wanted to watch it on Imax or PLF, formats that drive close to 40% of weekend ticket sales.
We will have more updates for you later.
Friday afternoon: It’s not the anime that will have the upper hand at the weekend box office, but People’s Champion. Dwayne Johnson’s New Line DC Film black adam Wants to bring in $3.7M-$4.3M Third Friday for what it looks like $14M-$16M Third weekend in 3,985 theaters, 45%, for a Sunday total $135M on the high end. If the high end of the projection holds, black adam Will be about 1% ahead of Johnson fast and furious By-product hobbs and shaw through its third weekend.
While the anime title of Crunchyroll one piece film red Friday looks to win, with $4.6M, including $1.7M previews, with the industry estimating the film will yield only one $8.8M-$10M 2,415, which is at the lower end of the Sony-owned distribution label; Their fare usually opens up to $18M-$21M+.
Universal’s Julia Roberts-George Clooney Old-Skew Romcom ticket to heaven Third weekend of $2.2M seen in 4,066 theaters Friday, -31% $7M-29%, and running total $45.4 million,
of paramount smile Smiling with a sixth weekend in 3,046 theaters of $3.16 million, 42% and a running total of $98.2 million. Looks to be descending on Friday at $950K.
Lionsgate second weekend horror photo hunt for the devil Wants to post 2,980 second Friday north of $800K, -71% estimated for second session $2.6M-64% for a running low of $12.3M as of Sunday.
Friday AM: As the theatrical tries to gain its footing from the pandemic, thank God for Crunchyroll anime movies for filling the wide-release gaps on the calendar and boosting popcorn sales for movie theaters. Sony-owned label one piece film redBased on the best-selling manga title and in partnership with Toei Animation, a guess $1.6M-$1.8M The showtime holiday which started at 5 pm on Thursday was also booked in IMAX and PLF theatres. Industry projections see the film potentially troubling the third weekend of New Line/DC black adam with $14M-$16M Opening in 2,415 theatres.
Those previews are a bit shorter than the recent Crunchyroll movies, i.e. Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Did $4M in August before posting 3 days $21.1M, while Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Posted a $2.88M preview back in March An $18M weekend that was No. 2 . ended on Behind Warner Bros. third season of Batman ($36.7 million)
The latest installment of this global franchise is already the highest-grossing ever, raking in over $132M at the box office, with Japan accounting for $120M of that figure.
The series focuses on the epic quest to find One Piece, the former king of pirates, Gol D. Roger’s famous treasure. In the latest film, beloved singer Uta, whose voice has been described as supernatural, is famous for hiding her identity while performing. Now, for the first time, she will reveal herself to the world in a live concert.
one piece Producer Eiichiro Oda serves as executive producer. one piece film redWhich is directed by Goro Taniguchi (One piece beat him! Pirate Ganzac!), and written by Tsutomu Kuroiwa (One Piece Film: Gold,
The franchise extends to theatrical, home video, video games and a growing list of licensed merchandise.
In the meantime, here are the top 5 movies from Thursday night:
1.) black adam (NL) 4,402 theatres, Thu $1.635M (-5% from Wed), Wk $35.4M, total $118.8M/Wk 2
2.) ticket to heaven (uni) 3,692 theatres, Thu $1.02 (0% from Wed), Wk $14.5M, total $38.2M/Wk 2
3.) hunt for the devil (LG) 2,980 theatres, Thu $440K (+1% for Mercury), Wk $9.8M/Wk 1
4.) smile (Across) 3,221 Theatres, Thu $400K (+3% from Wed), Wk $7.7M/Total $95.1M/Wk 5
5.) Godzilla Against Mekagod (fathom) 727 Theaters, $335K/Opening Day