FRIDAY AFTERNOON: 20th Century Studies/Disney’s A disturbing Venice seeks to perform slightly better than expected with a 5.3 million dollars Friday, including previews, and 3 days of 14 million dollars.
That’s a slightly better start than Death on the Nile $12.8 million opening, but not as glamorous as 2017 Murder on the Orient Express‘ $28.6 million between Kenneth Branagh’s Agatha Christie Hercule Poirot adaptations. Pic is projected in 3,305 theaters.
A disturbing Venice It’s actually not scaring off as much enthusiasm on social media either according to RelishMix with a social media universe on Facebook, . The campaign according to RelishMix skews 25+ “coming out of the 20th Studios social network with 44.8 million fans and cross-promotion on Death on the Nile pages instead of launching exclusive official pages for the film.”
Adds RelishMix regarding the online chatter, “Social Buzz in Haunting before the opening, in this third installment it has a mixed and positive trend, turning into horror. Fans exclaim: ‘Mixing horror and the Hercule Poirot murder mystery? We’ll see.’ and I’m curious about Tina Fey’s casting, even though she’s on Hulu. Only murders in the building. Kenneth Branagh’s consistent portrayal of Poirot, along with his transition to horror directing, generates a mix of curiosity and feelings ranging from praise to skepticism. In the middle of the talk, some make reference to dark cinematography and past disappointments of Agatha Christie.” Hey hey.
A disturbing VeniceThe shot is enough to top New Line’s highly anticipated second weekend take. The nun 2 in 3,743 theaters, which is looking down an estimated 4 million dollars and 12.8 million dollars second weekend, a decrease of -61%, standard for a horror movie and a total of ten days of 54.5 million dollars.
Third, it’s Sony’s third weekend The equalizer 3 in 3,528 theaters with a third Friday of 2.1 million dollars3 days of 7.3 million dollars-39%, and a cumulative total of 73.7 million dollars.
The fourth is the second weekend for Focus Features My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 in 3,678 theaters, which will see a second Friday of 1.2 million dollars3 days of 4 million dollars-60% for ten days 17.8 million dollars.
Warner Bros.’ Barbie in its ninth weekend at 3,012 is seeing a Friday of $915 thousand3 days of 3.6 million dollars-37% and a cumulative total of $625.8 million.
FRIDAY AM: 20th century studies A disturbing Venice, directed and starring Kenneth Branagh, scared 1.2 million dollars in previews. Weekend prospects for the film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel Hallowe’en is $12 million+similar to Branagh’s opinion on the author’s. Death on the Nile It made $12.8 million in its first weekend last year..
Tradeoffs for the expected bias toward older women A disturbing Venice include 2019 sleep doctor, which earned $1.4 million on Thursday ahead of a $14 million opening weekend; Jennifer Lawrence’s 2018 Russian spy movie red sparrow ($1.2 million Thursday preview and $17 million opening); and last year Ticket to paradise ($1.1 million preview, $16.5 million opening) and Death on the Nile (Previews $1.1 million).
As we mentioned, working in A disturbing VeniceThe favor of it is that it is the best reviewed of Branagh’s Hercule Poirot films with a 77% fresh certification on Rotten Tomatoes compared to 61% of Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile. The disadvantage is that Haunting is not deceived with stars like Murder was; The only big names here outside of Branagh are Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh and 30 rockIt’s Tina Fey.
A disturbing Venice could win the weekend if New Line The nun 2 suffers a huge drop of more than 60%.
Haunting is booked in 3,305 theaters and also has the benefit of surcharges for Imax and PLF tickets. Previews are made up of fan screenings on Imax on Wednesdays, as well as showtimes that begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday.
Death on the Nile and Murder on the Orient Express it got B CinemaScores, so we’ll see how Branagh’s latest comes along. The third film here, given its less starry cast, cost about $60 million before P&A versus Death on the NileIt’s 90 million dollars.
The nun 2 ends its first week in 3,728 theaters with $41.7 million after 1.7 million dollars Thursday, -15% compared to Wednesday.
sony The equalizer 3 Week 2 ends at 3,965 with 16.6 million dollars after $936 thousand Thursday, -14% compared to Wednesday, for a cumulative total of 66.4 million dollars.
Focus functions My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 at 3,650 week 1 ends with 13.8 million dollars after $735 thousand Thursday 11%.
Warner Bros’ Barbie, booked in 3,281 theaters, and now on PVOD and digital sales, saw an eighth week of 7.5 million dollars after $390K Thursday, -16% for the accumulated total of $622.1 million. This weekend she takes over the Avengers ($623.3 million) as the 11th highest-grossing film at the domestic box office.
Yash Raj’s jawan I saw a Thursday $367 thousand-20%, taking its first week to 8.3 million dollars and a cumulative total of 9.7 million dollars.