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10:00 AM on 11.24.2014

Box Office Numbers: This Girl is Still On Fire

Holy sh*t you all. When you watch as many movies as I do, you totally forget how popular some of them are. Completely obliterating every other film for the past few weeks, Mockingjay- Part 1 earned $123 million dollars. Holy ...

Nick Valdez


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10:00 AM on 11.17.2014

Box Office Numbers: Dumb Ways to Die

It seems Dumb and Dumber To performed better than I expected despite it not being very good. Taking first place with $38 million, it seems curiosity over the twenty years in development sequel won the day. Big Hero 6 took sec...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 11.10.2014

Box Office Numbers: Big Macs

So over the weekend I heard someone refer to the plump robot star of Big Hero 6, Baymax as "Big Macs" and haven't stopped laughing since. Wish I heard the rest of the conversation for context, but it was something along the l...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 11.03.2014

Box Office Numbers: Bored Games

I've heard some spookily depressing things over the Halloween weekend. First off, I thought folks would see the superior John Wick over Ouija, but I was wrong...DEAD wrong. Secondly, lots of my friends were telling me they th...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 10.27.2014

Box Office Numbers: It's Weegee Time

Since it was the weekend before Halloween and everyone's in a mood to watch a scary movie, and there wasn't a better option than Ouija available, "Weegee" took the top spot at the box office with $20 million in actual mo...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 10.20.2014

Box Office Numbers: Tanks on Tanks on Tanks

Sorry I missed last week's round of Box Office Numbers, folks. I was busy jib jabbering over at New York Comic Con. Good times. During all of that, Dracula Untold and The Judge released to okay numbers, but nothing was able t...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 10.06.2014

Box Office Numbers: Ay Gurl

Here's something I didn't expect. Through hype, great actors, and apparently good word of mouth, Gone Girl managed to take the top spot this weekend with $38 million, more than generic horror film Annabelle (which came in clo...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 09.29.2014

Box Office Numbers: Equals Zero

Surpassing all of my predictions, and despite a terribly slow start, Slumptember fished strong with the top box office performer, The Equalizer, raking in $35 million dollars. That may not seem as impressive as films during t...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 09.22.2014

Box Office Numbers: Runaway

After several weeks of bland releases, we're now hitting the end of Slumptember with another slew of so-so releases. Although favorites like The Guest and Tusk also hit last week, neither of them earned enough to crack the to...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 09.15.2014

Box Office Numbers: Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

Surprising absolutely everyone, No Good Deed managed to take the top spot at the box office during a dead weekend. Seriously, if you had to choose between a glistening, shirtless Idris Elba, watching a poorly advertised crime...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 09.08.2014

Box Office Numbers: Wake Me Up When September Ends

Now that Summer's officially over, we've hit that period where new releases just sort of die out until the end of the month for some reason. Maybe it's in anticipation of the Summer films dominating the box office, but the go...

Nick Valdez





12:00 PM on 09.01.2014

Box Office Numbers: Summertime Sadness

Apparently Summer box office performances are at their worst since 2006. According to Variety, ticket sales are down 15% from last year and although films like Guardians of the Galaxy (which is now the highest grossing film o...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 08.25.2014

Box Office Numbers: Football in the Groin

Even with all of the illustrious new options like the sequel to a nine year old movie and, uh, football, it looks like everyone just decided to watch Guardians of the Galaxy again (or stayed at home and watched the big Simpso...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 08.18.2014

Box Office Numbers: T.M.N.T.R.E.A.M

Get the money, turtle turtle shell y'aaaaaaalllllllll. For some reason, folks still wanted to see Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles last weekend despite having tons of mediocre options at their disposal. Not having seen it myself,...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 08.11.2014

Box Office Numbers: Turtle Power

Knock knock, America was shell shocked. In a semi-surprise, the TMNT movie managed to take the top spot over Guardians of the Galaxy's second week (getting both $65 million smackaroos and a sequel). It'd be interesting to see...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 08.04.2014

Box Office Numbers: Galaxian

As expected, Guardians of the Galaxy made a ton of money its opening weekend despite one theater showing Rise of the Guardians instead, and no one really knowing what it was to begin with. In typical Marvel fashion, Guardians...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 07.28.2014

Box Office Numbers: You Love Lucy

It looks like I bet on the wrong horse. In a neat turn of events, audiences flocked more toward the weird outsider film, Lucy, than the sweating mass of manmeat, Hercules. I'd like to take this time to thank America for being...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 07.21.2014

Box Office Numbers: #CrimeDeux

While Dawn of the Planet of the Apes took the top spot again this week (making $36 million), I already decided I was going to dedicate this week's Box Office Numbers to #CrimeDay (be sure to enter our Purge contest!). Making ...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 07.14.2014

Box Office Numbers: I Love You, Dr. Zaius!

You've made the right choice America. Unlike China (whose country allowed Transformers: Age of Extinction to become its highest grossing film ever), you went to see the better Summer film. Plus, it has monkeys who also talk s...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 07.07.2014

Box Office Numbers: Rollout

Transformers: Age of Extinction is still making money as it claims the top spot for a second week with $36 million. Not even Tammy, the new, barely comedic Melissa McCarthy film could even dethrone it as it makes $24 million....

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 06.30.2014

Box Office Numbers: Reboots in Disguise

Transformers: Age of Extinction is not a very good movie. It's much harder to defend than the rest of the series because it lacks simple things like plot, characters, and proper editing. But hey, Dinobots! But within the depr...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 06.23.2014

Box Office Numbers: Twosies

Apparently it really does take two to make a thing go right. Sequels absolutely dominated the box office last weekend. In first place is Think Like A Man Too at $30 million, 22 Jump Street follows closely with $29 million, an...

Nick Valdez