There are no large surprises within the specialty field workplace as we enter what is predicted to be a really completely different Thanksgiving vacation week. Normally, this might be the time of 12 months the place individuals can be collaborating in post-Thanksgiving dinner moviegoing however, as we all know, theaters are shuttered. As the spike in COVID instances throughout the nation proceed, field workplace numbers will not be seeing a lot motion as lockdowns and stay-at-home orders affect numbers.
As Anthony D’Alessandro reported, Sony’s WWII artwork forgery drama The Last Vermeer starring Guy Pearce opened in 912 theaters and is predicted to earn an estimated $225,000 for the weekend with a per-theater common of $247.
The Gravitas motion pic Vanguard debuted in 1,375 theaters. The film marked a reunion between martial arts icon Jackie Chan and director Stanley Tong and earned an estimated $400,000 in its first weekend out.
Again, these numbers aren’t the best, however wanting on the present field workplace panorama, it is an achievement to have these titles make theatrical premieres.
Perhaps extra audiences are partaking in digital fare as a plethora of field office-grade titles hit streaming this previous week together with Aneesh Chaganty’s thriller Run starring Sarah Paulson and newcomer Kiera Allen on Hulu in addition to Steve McQueen’s Mangrove, the first installment of his Small Axe movie anthology on Amazon Prime Video. Speaking of Amazon, the Darius Marder-directed Sound of Metal starring Riz Ahmed made a restricted theatrical debut earlier than it hits Prime Video on December 4 — however field workplace numbers weren’t revealed for the title.
In its second week, Neon’s interval romance Ammonite starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan dropped to 180 screens, incomes an estimated $23,000with a per-screen common of $128 to deliver its cume to $145,088. This is all the way down to final week’s debut which earned $85,000.
Also in its second week is the Saban Films darkish comedy Fatman which misplaced 90% of its screens from its debut attributable to state-mandated theatre closures. Now on 177 screens, the film will add an estimated $51,266 to its field workplace until with a per-screen common of $290 bringing its cume to $192,501. These numbers are additionally down from final week’s opening weekend the place the film earned $108,000.
Focus Features continues to remain afloat with Come Play and Let Him Go landed within the #3 and #4 place respectively on the highest 10 field workplace listing for the weekend. Meanwhile, the 101 Studios household comedy The War With Grandpa continues to chug alongside in its seventh week of launch touchdown within the #2 spot for the weekend.
The Last Vermeer (TriStar Pictures) – Week 1 [912 Theaters] Weekend $225,000; Average $247
Vanguard (Gravitas) – Week 1 [1,375 Theaters] Weekend $400,000; Average $291
Ammonite (Neon) – Week 2 [180 Theaters] Weekend $23,000; Average $128; Cume $145,088
Fatman (Saban Films) – Week 2 [177 Screens] Weekend $51,266; Average $290; Cume $192,501
Come Play (Focus Features) – Week 4 [1,364 Theaters] Weekend $550,000; Average $403; Cume $8,000,000
Let Him Go (Focus Features) – Week 3 [1,907 Theaters] Weekend $710,000; Average $372; Cume $8,000,000
The War With Grandpa (101 Studios) – Week 7 [1,688 Theaters] Weekend $733,000; Average $434; Cume $16,100,000