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November Domestic Analysis: CATCHING FIRE, THOR: THE DARK WORLD, & FROZEN Anchor 2nd Best Nov. Ever


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#1 ShawnMR

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 12:49 PM

The holiday box office is in full swing thanks to a trio of November blockbusters. The Hunger Games: Catching FireThor: The Dark World, and Frozen helped drive a $1.07 billion month--the second biggest November gross in history, and just 1.8 percent behind last year's penultimate month.

 

Those top three flicks combined for $545.4 million through November 30, or about 51 percent of the month's total gross. By comparison, November 2012's top three earners (SkyfallThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, and Wreck-It Ralph) accounted for a somewhat larger share at 58 percent.

 

Rounding out the top films of the month were The Best Man HolidayEnder's Game, and Last Vegas. October holdovers Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa and Gravity also showed excellent staying power throughout November. You can view the month's top ten grossers below this story.

 

November boasted some shining moments, although most of them came in the final week when Lionsgate's Catching Fire broke the November opening weekend record with $158.1 million (besting New Moon's $142.8 in 2009) and proceeded to break the 3- and 5-day Thanksgiving records with $74.2 million and $109.9 million, respectively. Those figures shattered the long-standing records of $57.5 million and $82.4 million held by 2001's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. (For those curious, the first Potter's 3-day Thanksgiving weekend gross would be approximately $82 million with today's ticket prices.)... (more)

 

Full story: http://www.boxoffice...market-analysis


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Posted 03 December 2013 - 01:48 PM

The holiday box office is in full swing thanks to a trio of November blockbusters. The Hunger Games: Catching FireThor: The Dark World, and Frozen helped drive a $1.07 billion month--the second biggest November gross in history, and just 1.8 percent behind last year's penultimate month.
 
Those top three flicks combined for $545.4 million through November 30, or about 51 percent of the month's total gross. By comparison, November 2012's top three earners (SkyfallThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, and Wreck-It Ralph) accounted for a somewhat larger share at 58 percent.
 
Rounding out the top films of the month were The Best Man HolidayEnder's Game, and Last Vegas. October holdovers Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa and Gravity also showed excellent staying power throughout November. You can view the month's top ten grossers below this story.
 
November boasted some shining moments, although most of them came in the final week when Lionsgate's Catching Fire broke the November opening weekend record with $158.1 million (besting New Moon's $142.8 in 2009) and proceeded to break the 3- and 5-day Thanksgiving records with $74.2 million and $109.9 million, respectively. Those figures shattered the long-standing records of $57.5 million and $82.4 million held by 2001's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. (For those curious, the first Potter's 3-day Thanksgiving weekend gross would be approximately $82 million with today's ticket prices.)... (more)
 
Full story: http://www.boxoffice...market-analysis

 
 Excellent article, as always!
 
[color=#333333;][font="Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif;"]Year-to-date, 2013 has accumulated $9.87 billion in domestic revenue. That gives 2013 a slim 0.16 percent margin ahead of 2012's pace, and 2.3 percent behind in terms of tickets sold.[/size][/color][/font]

 
 
I don't know any way around this as I'm not an economist but I'm pretty sure the adjuster doesn't realistically reflect fluctuations in movie ticket prices.  Inflation happens but how the price of a movie ticket drags behind or ahead of national inflation is a mystery to me.  
 
 
 
Consider: http://www.boxoffice...?yr=2013&p=.htm

Then: http://www.boxoffice..._yr=2013&p=.htm

Are you telling me actual ticket price averages changed that fast?


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Posted 03 December 2013 - 07:15 PM

Good article Shawn, but you should've saved the "anchor" part of the title for the December analysis ;)




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