Friday evening update: Avatar WaterwayThe third Friday is on its way $22M+which is up 15% from its $19.2M second Friday a week ago and will put the sequel’s 15-day total around $380M. Today’s gross is also relatively large a disease$18.2M third Friday. It looks like it’s shaping up to be a third 3-day weekend $57M-10%, and 4-Day $75M, maybe even a little more at 4,202 theaters. Posted by EOD on Monday, January 2, 20th Century Studios/Disney/Lightstorm Film Hopes to Stop $433.1M State
Universal/Dreamworks Animation Puss in Boots: The Last Hope Second Friday $5.3M, +39% from a week ago, $13.3M (+7%) for 3 days, $17.7M for 4 days at 4,121 theaters, and 13 days for 13 days Looking forward to this Friday. $62.1M-33% back 2 Song As opposed to the same time.
Disney/Marvel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever See you around at 8 Friday $1.6Mfor 3 days $4.7M (+33%), 4 days $6.4M And its 8th weekend total is running $439.3M. The sequel is playing in 2,310 theaters.
Sony / Passionate Pictures / Black Label Media I want to dance with someone Second Friday sees $1.3M, -35%, and second weekend $3.7M-22% and 4-day $4.9M for a total of 11 days $15.4M. The Whitney Houston biopic is booked in 3,625 theaters.
Paramount/C2’s Babylon $850K in 3,351 theaters today, $2.9M For the second weekend, -19%, and for 4 days $3.3M Raises his total of 11 days $10.7M. The film will soon cross the domestic total of Guillermo del Toro’s life Nightmare Street, A dark, R-rated high-smell title from last Christmas that finished at $11.3M. Nightmare Street It was nominated for four Oscars, including Best Picture.
Last Friday morning: It was another $20M day for James Cameron Avatar: The Way of Water, So big that it was the biggest regular box office of the year after the sequel’s $14.6 million take on December 22. Top Gun: MaverickJune 2 gross. The film’s running total is $358M in the state which is expected to be around $50M in 3 days and will reach the $400M mark per box office sources on New Year’s Day. New Year’s Eve Saturday is not as expected as Christmas Eve was a week ago.
To date, the Disney/20th Century Studios/Lightstorm film holds the daily records of 2022: highest and second highest grossing Thursday, second and third highest Monday of the year, first and second highest Tuesday, and first and third highest Wednesday.
Thursday’s worldwide total was $67.9M. BO’s overseas total is $810.6M – more Top Gun: Maverick$770M to become the No. 1 MPA in the world by 2022 and the No. 2 MPA abroad during the pandemic. It is going on all over the world Avatar 2 1.168 billion dollars.
We hear that Comscore is down this AM, preventing further numbers from being reported. Disney had no problem, apparently.
We will have more updates for you as they come.