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BO.com Analysis: May 2014 Posts Four-Year Low With $1.01 Billion

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    Global Phenomenon

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Last weekend's results closed out the month of May with a market gross of $1.01 billion, marking a 12 percent decline from May 2013's record $1.14 billion.


Standout performers for the month were few and far between. Fox and Bryan Singer successfully revived theX-Men franchise with Days of Future Past, earning a commendable $152.7 million in its first nine days of release. Meanwhile, Gareth Edwards and Warner Bros. relaunched Godzilla to a massive $171 million through sixteen days, while Universal's Neighbors has posted $126.8 million since its May 9 opening. Legs for all three have disappointed on some level, though--particularly Godzilla, which could become the first $90 million+ opener in history to fall short of a $200 million domestic total. Disney's Maleficent also contributed two-thirds of its healthy opening to May.


On the flip side, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 tallied $191.7 million, while Million Dollar ArmBlended, and A Million Ways to Die in the West all fell short of expectations that were modest to begin with. The three combined for just $67 million... (more)


Full Story: http://www.boxoffice...-eight-year-low

Edited by ShawnMR, 03 June 2014 - 01:30 PM.

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I am not surprised. And, IMO, it could have been much worse. 

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The Martian - 39/148 | Sicario - 8/32

Pan - 27/93 | The Walk - 20/77

Bridge of Spies - 17/67 | Goosebumps - 23/70 | Crimson Peak - 22/57

Rock the Kasbah - 7/22 | Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension - 27/52 | The Last Witch Hunter - 24/55 | Jem and the Holograms - 5/11 | Burnt - 7/20



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I mainly blame ASM2 for this. You are the first May opening you are suppose to open with a bang, not a LIMP opening. :P

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looks like frozen will make more money in japan than cap2, asm2 & dofp will make in usa. my knees...they buckle.

edit: wrong thread.

Edited by a2k, 03 June 2014 - 03:30 PM.

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