Friday, May 6, 2011

Weekend Box Office Predictions (May 6 - May 8): Thor, Something Borrowed, Jumping the Broom; Happy Mother's Day!

MoviePredicted Gross (m)Change
1. Thor63.0$15,929 PTA
2. Fast Five33.0-61.7%
3. Something Borrowed10.6$3,650 PTA
4. Rio8.3-43.9%
5. Jumping the Broom8.0$3,931 PTA
6. Water for Elephants6.5-30.4%
7. Madea's Big Happy Family3.9-60.4%
8. Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil2.4-41.6%
9. Soul Surfer2.2-34.7%
10. Prom2.0-57.6%

2 comments:

  1. Looks like we're pretty close on everything except for Water for Elephants. I had $5.9 million for it, though I'm starting to think I low-balled it given the potential appeal of a film like that on Mother's Day weekend.

    Thor keeps giving me a bad feeling for some reason, but I stuck with over $61 million for it. The record number of 3D venues (over 2700 I think) could make the gross variable very interesting to watch.

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  2. Yeah, I'm betting on Mother's Day's help for Water for Elephants, despite some additional competition from Something Borrowed. It should see 20% drop or less on Sunday.

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