EXCLUSIVE: Apple Original Films and Paramount‘s Killers of the Flower Moon landed on more tracking services Thursday. The three-hour-plus epic directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio is set for an opening around $24 million when it goes wide on October 20. Duly note, that new tracking service Quorum, which does six-week projections, had
A really wet Friday in New York – National Weather Service flash flood warning wet – is likely to take a bite out of specialty film in one of its biggest markets this weekend. Alamo Drafthouse shut its NYC locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island until further notice due to “severe flooding in and
UPDATE, SEPT. 29: A 27-year-old man has been arrested for a widely publicized fight with a 63- year-old man over movie theater seats in Pompano Beach, the Broward Sheriff’s Office announced Friday. Jesse Montez Thorton II, 27, faces one count of aggravated battery with great bodily harm. “BSO detectives worked this case for months,” BSO
Despite high waters in Brooklyn and Queens causing the Alamo Drafthouse house New York City circuit to close as well as National Amusements Showcase in the Bronx, big chains AMC and Regal are expected to stay open, particularly in Midtown. Typically whenever there’s a hurricane in the Southeast part of the United States, we see
Hopefully three wide releases can wake up what’s been a relatively sleepy time at the box office, ratcheted down by the SAG-AFTRA strike. With New Regency/20th Century Studios/Disney’s original Gareth Edwards sci-fi movie The Creator, Paramount and Spin Master’s PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie and Lionsgate’s Saw X, the top three movies look to make
Disney/Marvel’s The Marvels has secured a China release on November 10, day-and-date with North America. The sequel to the $1 billion+ worldwide grossing Captain Marvel is the latest major studio tentpole to be granted access to the market since Oppenheimer went out August 30. It’s also wasting no time in spreading the word locally, leveraging
Days before Spin Master/Paramount/Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie opens with a shot at No. 1 and $20M, a third theatrical movie has been announced for 2026. The long-running preschool franchise, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary, saw its first theatrical release under Paramount (and Elevation Pictures in Canada) open during the pandemic, day and
David Byrne met A24’s young fans as the Talking Heads Stop Making Sense is set to gross $800,673 from 264 Imax screens in North America this weekend. Its cumulative gross of $1.43 million includes Thursday screenings and a live event at TIFF for this remastered version of the 1984 Jonathan Demme-directed concert film ranked by
Stop Making Sense, the remastered concert film that sowed delight at TIFF, opens on 300 Imax screens in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland. Locations Stateside number 260 ahead of a nationwide release next week. The 1984 Talking Heads extravaganza from Jonathan Demme is presented in its new iteration by A24 — meaning the
UPDATED, 9:11 a.m.: After introducing The Hunger Games prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes at CinemaCon, Lionsgate has unveiled a new trailer teasing Rachel Zegler’s fight for survival in the arena. The West Side Story actress stars as Lucy Gray Baird, the female District 12 tribute to the 10th Hunger Games, in the new
EXCLUSIVE: We promise that you’ll never find another one like this: AMC’s Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour concert movie hit tracking this morning with a $100M-$125M opening-weekend outlook when it opens on October 13 in cinemas. These are industry estimates and do not come from AMC. The Sam Wrench-directed concert film is really hot with
Bollywood’s Jawan and star Shah Ruhk Khan livened up a slow specialty market, grossing close to $2.5 million in 776 locations in week two for a cume close to $12.2 million. The Yash Raj actioner is no. 6 at the domestic box office. Its weekend split was $694,724k Fri.; $1.024m Sat,; $775k Sunday as Jawan
AMC Entertainment shares rallied as the company completed a previously disclosed equity offering, raising about $325.5 million of new capital. The company said it sold 40 million shares at an average price of approximately $8.14 per share. The move significantly boosts AMC’s cash reserves, addresses current liquidity concerns, and fortifies the balance sheet, AMC said.
20th Century Studios’ Kenneth Branagh starring and directed, A Haunting in Venice, has scared up $1.2M in previews. The weekend outlook for the feature take of the Agatha Christie novel Hallowe’en is $12M+, similar to what Branagh’s feature take on the author’s Death on the Nile did back in 2022 in its first weekend, $12.8M.
Craig Gillespie’s comedy-drama Dumb Money starts its three-step platform release this weekend courtesy of Sony, opening in eight theaters in LA, NY, Chicago, DC, Boston and San Francisco ahead of an expansion next week and a Sept. 29 wide release. Gillespie (I, Tonya, Lars and the Real Girl) saw lots of love in Toronto for the premiere of his
EXCLUSIVE: A24 and Chernin Entertainment’s Dicks: The Musical, in the wake of having a rowdy world premiere at TIFF’s Midnight Madness, is tweaking its release date, now going limited on Oct. 6 instead of Sept. 29. The movie, directed by Borat filmmaker Larry Charles and starring and written by Aaron Jackson and Josh Sharp, will
Cinemark, the nation’s third largest theater chain, is letting fans reserve auditoriums for Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour concert film, out this fall. “We are excited to offer fans the ultimate Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour concert film VIP experience in their own private Cinemark auditorium,” said the chain’s chief marketing and content officer
Disney has kept Kenneth Branagh’s 20th Century Studios Hercule Poirot franchise going following its inception at Fox with 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express, but recent installments have yet to reach that first pic’s box office heights. The latest Branagh adaption of an Agatha Christie tome, A Haunting in Venice, looks to make around $12
Sony Pictures Entertainment chairma-CEO Tony Vinciguerra figures Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour could gross $200 million, calling it a “massive, unexpected rescue” for movie theaters as Hollywood strikes have led to shifting release dates and slowed the production pipeline, casting a damper on this year’s vigorous box office recovery. “The exhibitors are our friends there’s
Angel Studios, the outfit behind one of summer’s biggest hits, Sound of Freedom, will release its next film and first original, The Shift, in theaters Dec. 1. The sci-fi thriller stars Neal McDonough (Yellowstone, Minority Report), Sean Astin (Stranger Things, The Lord of the Rings), Kristoffer Polaha (Wonder Woman, 1984, Mad Men), Liz Tabish (The
The specialty market had a Shah Rukh Khan-nice weekend as Yash Raj Films’ Jawan pulled in an estimated $6.2 million in 813 theaters — a per-theater average $7.6k — taking the no. 4 spot at the North American box office. That’s a $7.56 million cume for the Bollywood action thriller including Thursday shows. SRK
Jawan, a Hindi action thriller with Bollywood royalty Shah Rukh Khan set opening day records in India that are echoing Stateside. The Yash Raj Films release grossed more than $1.36 million on Thursday at 764 locations, meaning it was the no. 2 movie across North America behind wide release The Eoqualizer 3 with Denzel Washington.
Imax CEO Rich Gelfond turned a media conference Q&A back on the host today, grilling a Goldman Sachs analyst about the firm’s two-year ‘sell’ rating on the stock when, he said, much of the Street has a ‘buy’. The two were discussing Gelfond’s $1.1 billion box office projection for Imax, made earlier this year,
AMC Entertainment is setting the table to sell up to 40 million shares, which it can now do with stockholder approval and after it dispensed with its APE units. But just because stockholders approved a sale doesn’t mean they’re happy with the move, which dilutes their holdings. AMC shares are down more than 20% in
In its second weekend in theaters, MGM and director Emma Seligman’s teen comedy Bottoms broke into the top ten films for the weekend (no. 7) on 715 screens, a major North America expansion from a 10-theater opening last week. An estimated $3 million gross for the three days, and $3.6 million for the four-day Labor Day
Meg Ryan was scheduled to return to her romantic comedy big screen stomping ground on Oct. 13, however, Taylor Swift spoiled it. No prob, the Ryan directed and starring What Happens Later holiday-set feature from Bleecker Street will now go on Nov. 3, the last weekend of AMC’s Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour concert movie.
MGM’s raunchy high school comedy Bottoms by Emma Seligman, a surprising teen girl version of Fight Club, is punching into a lot more theaters this week, expanding from ten to 715 nationwide. The numbers so far look solid and MGM might be hoping for anything in the $2.5+ million range over the three days. It had an
This summer’s box office is set to hit $4 billion for the 13th time ever, +16% over last summer. Barbie and Oppenheimer, which together rep 22% of that figure created a blast radius, finally bringing infrequent moviegoers back to cinemas after Covid sidelined audiences. However, with the ongoing strikes set to upset both the production
Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer officially launched in China today, grossing an estimated $5.4M. Word of mouth is strong with the Universal title carrying a 9.5 on Maoyan, the platform’s best-ever audience score for a Nolan film. The Douban critics score at 8.7 is on par with 2012’s The Dark Knight Rises. The weekend is shaping up to
Several multiplexes in Florida are seeing their final shows tonight before Hurricane Idalia hits the state in what’s expected to be a category 3 storm with surges of 15 feet on the state’s Gulf Coast side. Deadline hears that at least 24 cinemas are closing in Florida tonight including but not limited to AMC locations