We’ve heard that bad weather in the Midwest had a significant impact on the intensity of Winter Storm Elliott during Thursday. As of this morning, more than 1 million customers across the country are without power, nearly 4K flights have been canceled and temperatures are freezing in the -20 to -30 degrees Celsius range as the country braces for severe winter conditions. .
Avatar: The Way of Water It was only 1% higher than Wednesday $14.5M All for one week $197.5M In 4,202 theaters, 4% after its first week Top Gun: Maverick Which, natch, was enhanced by her memorial day on Monday. International is in $661.4M For a 20th Century Studio/Disney release.
Today on the 8th day at the box office, James Cameron Avatar: The Way of Water In the US/Canada, it will reach 200 million dollars. Other films that have taken this long to mark the two-century mark include The State Captain Marvel (Final Gross $426.8M) Jurassic World: Domination (last $376M) and Taurus: Love and Thunder (last $343.2M).
The Christmas weekend will fall on the Saturday of Christmas Eve at the box office. Not only is it a low day at the box office, with many movies -45% to -55% off from the previous day, but there are only 11 NFL games on Saturday.
Universal/Dreamworks Animation Puss in Boots: The Last Hope build $2.9M On the second day, -9%, total for two days $6.1M In 4,099 theaters.
Tristar/Black Label’s Whitney Houston biopic I want to dance with someone the winner $730K Out of 3,093 places to visit that started at 2pm yesterday. While no official comps are being offered, it’s not that far off from the $800K in preview cash. West Side Story Built on Thursday night showtimes that debuted a year ago at 5PM ($10.5M 3-day) and it’s just under Universal’s all-female title. sisters performed on Thursday night December 17, 2015 ($769K) resulting in a $13.9M opening. I want to dance with someone It is expected to open to around $12M in four days at 3,550 locations.
Third place among regularly ranked titles on Thursday went to Disney/Marvel Studios Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Over 3,200 sites $906K+1% from Wednesday and a running total of 6 at the end of the weekend $422.6M.
The fourth is universal violent night In 3,528 theaters $792K-4% from Wednesday, and running all domestic $38.4M Weekend 3. The genre action title is 137% ahead of Universal Black Christmas which finished at 16.2M and $200K ahead of the studio’s 2015 holiday horror comedy Krampus at the same time which ended its domestic box office haul with $42.7M.
A24’s Saying Ranked 5th in 603 theaters $273K-60% from Wednesday, and the current total until the end of 2 weeks $1.55M.
There are no grosses reported for this AM BabylonHopefully, this Damien Chazelle-directed film, which Paramount has heavily backed, has earned five Golden Globe nominations, north of double digits in 4 days.