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The Maze Runner jumped out to the front of the pack on Friday with $11.25 million. Otherwise, business was relatively quiet: A Walk Among the Tombstones and This is Where I Leave You fell a bit short, while No Good Deed and Dolphin Tale 2 fell hard going in to their second weekends.Playing at 3,604 theaters, The Maze Runner debuted to more than twice as much as recent young-adult misses like The Giver ($4.75 million) and The Host ($5.3 million). Still, it only opened to around half as much ... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 20-Sep-14)Academy Announces Nicholl Fellowships In Screenwriting Finalists
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"If you're a suburban man and you lose your wife, your job and your home, do you actually exist?"read more (Movies 19-Sep-14)Forecast: 'Maze Runner' on Track for Big First Place Debut... >
After a few quiet weeks, business should pick up substantially this weekend. Three major new releases hit theaters, and young-adult adaptation The Maze Runner will likely finish at the front of the pack.Opening at 3,604 theaters, The Maze Runner is the latest attempt to cash in on the young-adult craze that's led to successful franchises like Twilight, The Hunger Games and Divergent.For every hit, though, there's at least two misses: in the past two years, the young-adult graveyard includes... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 19-Sep-14)'No Good Deed' Succeeds, 'Guardians' Passes $300 Million
No Good Deed easily took first place ahead of Dolphin Tale 2 on another quiet weekend at the domestic box office.Playing at 2,175 locations, the Screen Gems thriller opened to an estimated $24.25 million. That's in the same general range as 2009's Obsessed ($28.6 million), which shared a producer (Will Packer) and star (Idris Elba) with No Good Deed. More impressively, it debuted significantly higher than last year's The Call ($17.1 million), which was also a Sony thriller featuring a femal... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 14-Sep-14)Friday Report: 'No Good Deed' Defeats 'Dolphin Tale' Sequel
No Good Deed dominated the box office on Friday, while Dolphin Tale 2 opened below its predecessor. Meanwhile, crime drama The Drop exceeded expectations with a fourth place debut.Playing at 2,175 theaters, No Good Deed opened in the top spot with $8.8 million. That's a strong result for this modestly-budgeted thriller; among similar movies, that's in between Obsessed ($11.2 million) and The Call ($6.2 million). For the weekend, No Good Deed is on track to earn between $22 and $25 million. ... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 13-Sep-14)Forecast: 'Dolphin Tale,' 'No Good Deed' to Lead Another Quiet Weekend
Dolphin Tale 2 and No Good Deed could be in a tight race for first place over what will probably be another slow weekend at the domestic box office.According to online ticket seller Fandango, these two new releases have sold essentially the same number of tickets headed in to the weekend. An opening in the $15 to $20 million range seems likely for both titles.At 3,656 locations, Dolphin Tale 2 reaches theaters almost exactly three years after the original Dolphin Tale became a minor hit wit... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 12-Sep-14)Grading the Summer Forecast
Back in April, Box Office Mojo made specific box office predictions for 20 Summer 2014 releases. At that time, it looked like it was going to be a tough Summer to predict; that theory turned out to be more true than we had imagined.Half of our picks were wildly off, which is a significant increase over past years. These inaccuracies can be chalked up to a few poor assumptions made ahead of the season.First, the predictions were made based on the assumption that July had to be the highest-gr... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 10-Sep-14)Grading Mojo's Summer 2014 Forecast (cont.)
<< Continued from "Grading Mojo's Summer 2014 Forecast"NeighborsForecast: $140 millionActual: $150.1 millionDifference: 7.2%Grade: ANeighbors always seemed well-positioned to be a comedy hit: the concept was relatable and easily explainable, the previews were laugh-out-loud funny, and early reactions were very positive. Still, to out-gross fellow Seth Rogen comedy Knocked Up ($148 million) is pretty impressive.22 Jump StreetForecast: $135 millionActual: $192 million ... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 10-Sep-14)'Guardians' Holds Top Spot on Slowest Weekend in Six Years
On one of the worst weekends in years, Guardians of the Galaxy easily held on to first place for the third-straight frame. Meanwhile, The Identical-the week's only new nationwide release-bombed with less than $2 million.The Top 12 earned $51.5 million, which makes it the lowest-grossing weekend in six years. In the past decade, the worst weekend was September 5-7, 2008, when the Top 12 grossed $50.3 million.Guardians of the Galaxy eased 39 percent to $10.4 million. This is the movie's fourt... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 07-Sep-14)Friday Report: 'Guardians' Rules, 'Identical' Flops
With faith-based flick The Identical bombing, Guardians of the Galaxy easily held on to first place at the box office on a very slow Friday.The Top 10 earned just $13.2 million yesterday. On the worst weekend of the past decade (Sept. 5-7), the Top 10 took in $14 million. Translation: this will likely be the lowest-grossing weekend in over a decade.Guardians of the Galaxy eased 30 percent to an estimated $2.71 million. The Marvel movie has so far earned $287.1 million, and is on track to re... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 06-Sep-14)Forecast: 'Guardians' Set to Three-peat Against 'The Identical'
The weekend after Labor Day is notoriously one of the slowest of the year, which led the major studios to completely avoid the date this year. As a result, the only new nationwide release is The Identical, a faith-based movie from indie distributor Freestyle Releasing.Eli Roth's The Green Inferno was also supposed to open nationwide this weekend, but was pulled from the calendar last month due to a dispute between the financier and the distributor (Open Road Films). A new release date hasn'... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 05-Sep-14)