Weekend Warrior

Box Office Predictions for October 9 - 11, 2009
By Edward Douglas -

This Week's Analysis

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TW

LW

Title

Weekend (in millions)

Change

# Of Theaters

Average

Week

1

New

Couples Retreat

$27.2

N/A

3,075

$8,846

1

2

1

Zombieland

$13.5

-45%

3,045

$4,433

2

3

2

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

$11.4

-28%

2,650

$4,302

4

4

3

Toy Story 3D

$7.5

-40%

1,745

$4,298

2

5

4

The Invention of Lying

$3.9

-47%

1,730

$2,254

2

6

5

Surrogates

$3.8

-48%

2,550

$1,490

3

7

6

Whip It

$2.8

-40%

1,725

$1,623

2

8

8

Capitalism: A Love Story

$2.7

-38%

1,100

$2,455

3

9

7

Fame

$2.5

-47%

2,800

$893

3

10

9

The Informant!

$2.4

-35%

1,900

$1,263

4

Est. Weekend Total
$77.70

Est. Avg. Drop-Off
- 41%

Est. Average PTA
$2,896


COMPARISONS:

COUPLES RETREAT (Universal)

Title

Release Date

Theater Count

Previous Box Office (in millions)

Weekend Box Office (in millions)

Average

Total Box Office

Four Christmases

11/26/08

3,310

$14.98

$31.07

$9,387

$120.14

Fred Claus

11/9/07

3,604

$18.52

$5,139

$71.89

The Break-Up

6/2/06

3,070

$39.17

$12,760

$118.81

Wedding Crashers

7/15/05

2,925

$33.90

$11,590

$209.22

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

6/18/04

2,694

$30.07

$11,162

$114.06

Old School

2/21/03

2,689

$17.45

$6,491

$75.16

Made

7/27/01

105

$0.66

$0.66

$6,307

$5.31

Swingers

10/18/96

8

$0.07

$9,264

$4.55

27 Dresses

1/18/08

3,057

$23.01

$7,526

$76.65

The Heartbreak Kid

10/5/07

3,229

$14.02

$4,343

$36.79


Copyright 2009 Edward Douglas

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