jump to navigation

Midnight Watchmen Screenings Take In $4.6M March 6, 2009 1:58 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Box Office, Movies, News, Warner Brothers.
Tags:
trackback

watchmenthecomedian-030609Watchmen grossed $4.6 million from Thursday midnight runs.  That’s nearly double the midnight gross for Snyder’s previous film 300, which took in $2.5M in March 2006.  The film played in more than 1,595 theaters across the country and did so well in IMAX that the exhibtor sold out all 124 showings and added 3am showings.  IMAX adds that much of the weekend is already sold out.

Watchmen opens wide today in a record — for an R-rated film — 3,611 theaters.  Most analysts expect the film to gross somewhere in the neighborhood of $60-70 million, more than likely near the higher end of those projections, meaning it may beat the weekend gross of Snyder’s 300, which holds a March record of $70.9 million in its opening weekend.

Source: Variety

Comments»

1. PlayFreeOnlineBlackjack - March 6, 2009 2:23 pm

Today!!! at last!!!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: