Weekend predictions: Shang-Chi still rules as industry braces for worst weekend since May

Weekend predictions: Shang-Chi still rules as industry braces for worst weekend since May

Dear Evan Hansen will be taking a long-shot swing at unseating Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings from the top of the chart this weekend. Our model, and the movie’s preview numbers, suggest it’ll fall some way short, giving the Marvel action movie a fourth straight weekend at the top of the chart. … Read more

Weekend predictions: Shang-Chi looks unstoppable

Weekend predictions: Shang-Chi looks unstoppable

One of this weekend’s two new wide releases will have to do much, much better than expected to challenge Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings at the top of the chart this weekend. The Marvel movie should come in with something around $20 million (or possibly a bit higher), and there’s a strong … Read more

Weekend predictions: Shang-Chi should see off Malignant threat

Weekend predictions: Shang-Chi should see off Malignant threat

After the fantastic opening for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings last weekend, our model is expecting a September slump at the box office this time around, with three new high-profile releases not doing enough to make up for a big drop for the Marvel superhero movie in its second weekend. The market’s … Read more

Weekend predictions: Shang-Chi hoping for $70-million weekend

Weekend predictions: Shang-Chi hoping for -million weekend

One of the oldest box office records on the books will be broken this weekend as Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will break The Sixth Sense’s 22-year-old record for the best Labor Day weekend in theaters. That record stands at just $29.27 million, not adjusted for inflation, but Shang-Chi will almost certainly … Read more

Weekend predictions: Candyman favorite to win the weekend

Weekend predictions: Candyman favorite to win the weekend

When theater counts came out on Thursday, it looked like we were heading towards a tight race at the top of the box office chart between newcomer Candyman, which is launching in 3,569 theaters, the returning champ Free Guy, which has shown good legs so far, and PAW Patrol: The Movie, which debuted in second … Read more