Posts By: Patrick Corcoran

10,000 Screens, No Waiting

Super-wide releases have made it easier than ever for audiences to get in to see the latest blockbuster without having to wait because of sell-outs. If the showtime you want is full, wait 45 minutes and another screen will be available. This is a good thing for audiences, but it has had the less-than-desirable effect… Read more »

Weekend Box Office 7/13-7/15

Title Distributor Weekend Gross Cume Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Warner Bros. $77,410,000 $140,017,000 Transformers Paramount/DW $36,000,000 $222,990,000 Ratatouille Disney $18,019,000 $143,004,000 Live Free or Die Hard Fox $10,875,000 $102,918,000 License to Wed Warmer Bros. $7,440,000 $30,508,000 1408 MGM $5,010,000 $62,202,000 Evan Almighty Universal $4,972,000 $87,867,000 Knocked Up Universal $3,653,000 $138,194,000 Sicko… Read more »

Weekend Box Office 7/6-7/8

Film Distributor Weekend Total Gross Transformers Paramount/DreamWorks $70,502,384 $155,405,412 Ratatouille Disney $29,014,293 $109,531,598 Live Free or Die Hard Fox $17,730,149 $84,424,123 License to Wed Warner Bros. $10,422,258 $17,838,076 Evan Almighty Universal $8,719,135 $78,706,785 1408 MGM $7,088,979 $53,738,325 Knocked Up Universal $5,222,680 $132,089,425 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Fox $4,239,993 $123,881,586 Sicko Lionsgate $3,600,179… Read more »

Pirates – accidental and arrested

Die Hard was living free on the internet – unthinkingly posted on an independent film upload site – according to Variety’s Anne Thompson. Iklipz discovered the posting, removed it and alerted the film’s distributor. New York gave its municipal anti-camcording law its first workout Monday night at a screening of Transformers when NYPD caught an… Read more »