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Box Office Numbers for Friday, February 26, 2010: Shutter Island ($6.7M) holds onto first place, Cop-Out ($5.975M) & The Crazies ($5.97M) battle for 2nd

Update: Click over the jump for the updated chart with Friday actual numbers.

Original article follows below.

After a strong opening last Friday, Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island had a nice hold in its second Friday with an estimated $6.675 million ($59.551 million domestic cume).  The film held off two openers; Kevin Smith’s buddy cop comedy Cop Out ($5.975 million) and Breck Eisner’s remake of The Crazies ($5.97 million). [Note: In the final numbers, The Crazies topped Cop Out on Saturday.  Cop Out still placed #2 for the weekend.  See updated chart below the jump for Friday finals].

Meanwhile, Avatar took fourth for the day with an estimated $3.1 million.  That puts the film’s domestic cume at $696.005 million and the film will clear $700 million sometime tonight (in just 72 days of release). Head on over the jump for the daily chart.

Continue reading Box Office Numbers for Friday, February 26, 2010: Shutter Island ($6.7M) holds onto first place, Cop-Out ($5.975M) & The Crazies ($5.97M) battle for 2nd

Box Office Numbers for Thursday, February 25, 2010

Shutter Island grossed $2.688 million on Thursday, pushing its domestic cume to a solid $52.876 million through 7 days of release. Meanwhile, Avatar — Now in its 70th day of release — grossed $1.203 million which puts its domestic cume within $7.1 million of $700 million ($692.905 million), which it will pass either on Saturday or Sunday. Valentine’s Day held onto third place with $974,046 ($90.853 million cume).  The romantic comedy will pass the $100 million mark sometime early next week. Head on over the jump to see the complete daily chart.

Continue reading Box Office Numbers for Thursday, February 25, 2010

Wednesday Box Office (February 24, 2010)

Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island broke the $50 million mark on Wednesday, its 6th day in release, with a solid $2.638 million ($50.188M domestic cume).  Avatar was second with $1.202 million ($691.702M domestic cume), while Valentine’s Day was third with $946,393 ($89.879M domestic cume).  Avatar remains on track to break $700 million sometime this weekend (either on Saturday or Sunday). Head on over the jump for the daily chart.

Continue reading Wednesday Box Office (February 24, 2010)

Tuesday Box Office (Feb. 16, 2010) + Avatar passes $200M worldwide in IMAX theaters

Shutter Island remained in first place on Tuesday with a solid $3.149 million ($47.55 million domestic cume), holding ahead of Avatar in second place ($1.263 million / $690.5 million domestic cume) and Valentine’s Day ($1.067 million / $88.933 million domestic cume) in third place.

In other news, Avatar passed $200 million worldwide in IMAX theaters.  The film’s overall worldwide cume now stands at $2.465 billion. Head on over the jump to see the daily chart.

Continue reading Tuesday Box Office (Feb. 16, 2010) + Avatar passes $200M worldwide in IMAX theaters

Monday Box Office (Feb. 22, 2010): Shutter Island 1st ($3.3M), but Avatar ($1.3M) overtakes Valentine’s Day ($0.9M) for 2nd

Shutter Island held onto to the top spot on Monday with a gross of $3.338 million ($44.4 million cume).  Meanwhile, James Cameron’s Avatar overtook Valentine’s Day for second place with $1.275 million ($689.237 million cume).  Avatar has stayed in the top five every day since release; that’s 67 consecutive days in the top five (lowest placement is 4th). 

Valentine’s Day was third with $938,294 ($87.866 million cume).  Head on over the jump to see the daily chart.

Continue reading Monday Box Office (Feb. 22, 2010): Shutter Island 1st ($3.3M), but Avatar ($1.3M) overtakes Valentine’s Day ($0.9M) for 2nd

Weekend Box Office Numbers (Feb. 19-21, 2010): Shutter Island $41.1M; Big drop for Valentine’s Day ($16.7M), Avatar a close 3rd ($16.2M)

Shutter Island provided star Leonardo DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese with new personal bests (both together and separate) with a very solid $41.062 million from 2,991 theaters. The film opened to $14.058M on Friday, $16.3M on Saturday and dropped a better than expected 34.3% on Sunday to $10.704 million.

Last week’s #1 Valentine’s Day dropped a steep 70.4% to $16.665 million from 3,665 theaters ($86.927 million cume), while Avatar moved up a spot from last week to third place with an impressive $16.241 million, down just 31.2% from last weekend. Domestic cume for Avatar now stands at $687.962 million. The film will pass $700 million domestically before the end of next weekend. Worldwide cume for Avatar is now at $2.463 billion.

Last week’s other two openers experienced different results. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief had a standard 2nd week drop of 51.2% to $15.254 million ($58.715 million cume), while The Wolfman took a big hit, down 68.6% to $9.895 million ($50.364 million cume). Head on over the jump for the weekend chart.

Continue reading Weekend Box Office Numbers (Feb. 19-21, 2010): Shutter Island $41.1M; Big drop for Valentine’s Day ($16.7M), Avatar a close 3rd ($16.2M)

Weekend Box Office Estimates (Feb. 19-21, 2010): Shutter Island debuts to strong $40.2M; Valentine’s Day drops to $17.2M, Avatar up to 3rd ($16.1M)

UPDATE: CLICK HERE FOR FINAL WEEKEND NUMBERS

Original article follows below

Shutter Island provided star Leonardo DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese with new personal bests (both together and separate) with a very solid estimated $40.2 million from 2,991 theaters.  The film opened to an estimated $14.13M on Friday, an estimated $16.3M on Saturday and is projected to have a 40.1% slide on Sunday to $9.77 million.

Last week’s #1 Valentine’s Day dropped a steep 69.5% to an estimated $17.16 million from 3,665 theaters ($87.422 million cume), while Avatar moved up a spot from last week to third place with an estimated $16.1 million, down just 31.8% from last weekend.  Domestic cume for Avatar now stands at $687.821 million.  The film will pass $700 million domestically before the end of next weekend.  Worldwide cume for Avatar is now at $2.463 billion.

Last week’s other two openers experienced different results. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief had a standard 2nd week drop of 51% to an estimated $15.3 million (est. $58.76 million cume), while The Wolfman took a big hit, down 68.7% to an estimated $9.846 million (est. $50.315 million cume). Head on over the jump for the weekend chart.

Continue reading Weekend Box Office Estimates (Feb. 19-21, 2010): Shutter Island debuts to strong $40.2M; Valentine’s Day drops to $17.2M, Avatar up to 3rd ($16.1M)

Box Office Numbers for Friday, February 19, 2010: Shutter Island opens to strong $14.1M

Update: Head over the jump for an updated chart with the final numbers.

Original article follows below.

Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island opened to an impressive $14.1 million on Friday, the director’s — and lead star Leonardo DiCaprio — strongest opening ever (ahead of the $8.69 million opening for the 2006 Oscar winner The Departed).  Shutter Island is expected to win the weekend with $37-42 million, which would give both Scorsese and DiCaprio their best opening weekend ever ( prior best is The Departed’s $26.887 million).

Last week’s #1 Valentine’s Day dropped 61% day-on-day for an estimated 2nd place $5.68 million (est. $75.942M cume).  Meanwhile, the battle for third place this weekend was very close with Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief (est. $3.975M / est. $47.435M cume) just edging out Avatar (est. $3.9M / est. $675.621M cume). Head on over the jump for the daily chart.

Continue reading Box Office Numbers for Friday, February 19, 2010: Shutter Island opens to strong $14.1M

Paramount To Run Iron Man 2, Last Airbender and Shutter Island Ads at Super Bowl XLIV

Advertising Age is reporting that Paramount has purchased three Super Bowl spots for Jon Favreau’s Iron Man 2, M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender and Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island.  The spots are expected to air during the first and/or second quarters of Super Bowl XLIV on CBS February 7, 2010.  Walt Disney Pictures is […]

Shutter Island Movie Poster

CHUD has debuted the final one-sheet for Martin Scorsese’s next film Shutter Island, which reunites the director with star Leonardo DiCaprio.  Head below the fold to see it in full.

Shutter Island hits theaters on February 19, 2010.

Continue reading Shutter Island Movie Poster

Shutter Island Movie Trailer #2

shutterisland-100709Paramount Pictures has released the second movie trailer for the upcoming Martin Scorsese-directed film Shutter Island, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

The studio recently pushed back the film from October 2, 2009 to February 19, 2010.

Continue reading Shutter Island Movie Trailer #2

Paramount Pictures Delays Shutter Island to February 2010

Yet another high-profile release is being pushed into 2010.  About a month ago Universal Pictures announced that they were moving The Wolfman into February 2010 (see related story), but now Paramount Pictures, in a much more unexpected decision, has announced that they are pushing the Martin Scorcese-directed/Leonardo DiCaprio thriller Shutter Island to February 2010 […]