Monday, July 09, 2012

Spider-Man Tops But Falls Short of Expectations

JULY 9, 2012 - The Amazing Spider-Man got off to a very good start over the past six days, although it didn't perform at the same level as the previous series entries.

Meanwhile, Ted continued to play well, Savages got off to a decent start, and Katy Perry: Part of Me disappointed. The Top 12 earned an estimated US$187.1 million this weekend, which is up 28 percent from the same frame last year.

The Spider-Man reboot earned an estimated US$65 million for the three-day weekend. Adding in its previous three days of grosses, the new version of the webslinger's story had a US$140 million six-day opening. Over the identical six-day period in 2007, Transformers earned US$155.4 million. 

Here are the Top 5 North American B-O studio estimates for July 6-8, 2012 weekend, in terms of rank, (previous week ranking), Movie name (studio), Weekend takings in USD, (Cumulative gross, USD) and week on chart, courtesy of Boxofficemojo. (US$1=RM3.11)

1. (-) The Amazing Spider-Man (Sony) $65.0 million ($140.0 million) 1

2. (1) Ted (Uni.) $32.5 million ($120.2 million) 2

3. (3) Brave (BV) $20.1 million ($174.5 million) 3

4. (-) Savages (Uni.) $16.1 million ($16.1 million) 1

5. (2) Magic Mike (WB) $15.6 million ($72.7 million) 2


At 10:37 pm, Blogger Amber Salm said...

A very impressive movie. But the other parts were more likable that this one. I am desperately waiting for the upcoming part of this movie.
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