Movie Attendance Continues To Fall

Overall, the box office was down 12 percent from the comparable weekend a year ago when 20th Century Fox's X-Men First Class debuted with $55.10 million and Warner Bros.' The Hangover Part II and Kung Fu Panda 2 performed solidly in their second week with $31.38 million and $23.89 million respectively. During the past eight weeks, the box office has exceed the previous year's only twice. Nevertheless, last year's box office saw a terrible first quarter, so that by comparison the year overall looks pretty good. Overall revenue is up 9.75 percent over the same period in 2011, while attendance is up 12.27 percent, according to box-office tracker Paul Dergarabedian. Moreover, next weekend features the opening of two films that have been tracking impressively, Fox's Prometheus and Paramount/DreamWorks's Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted.

05/06/2012


Contactmusic

Tags: X-Men - Madagascar - Nevertheless


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Not Enjoying The View: Joy Behar Steps In As The Voice Of Reason After Elisabeth Hasselbeck's Comment

Wait, what’s happening over on The View? This is meant to be our...

Not Enjoying The View: Joy Behar Steps In As The Voice Of Reason After Elisabeth Hasselbeck's Comment

Maroon 5 - Maps (Explicit)

There's trauma for Adam Levine in the gritty short film for Maroon 5's newest single 'Maps'...

Maroon 5 - Maps (Explicit) Video

North Korea's 'The Interview' Complaint May Give Seth Rogen Better Publicity Than Money Can Buy

North Korea has filed an official complaint with the UN regarding the...

North Korea's 'The Interview' Complaint May Give Seth Rogen Better Publicity Than Money Can Buy

Ed Sheeran - Sing Single Review

Known for his diverse musical delivery having employed various elements of R&B, hip hop, folk and...

Ed Sheeran - Sing Single Review

Is JK Rowling's Pottermore Update Hinting That More 'Harry Potter' Stories Are On The Way?

The buzz over J.K. Rowling’s latest Harry Potter offering is showing no...

Is JK Rowling's Pottermore Update Hinting That More 'Harry Potter' Stories Are On The Way?

Brad Pitt, Filming 'World War Z' Sequel, Enjoys Culinary Delights Of. Wimpy?

There are times when everyone, no matter how rich, famous or...

Brad Pitt, Filming 'World War Z' Sequel, Enjoys Culinary Delights Of. Wimpy?
Advertisement

Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - Problem Single Review

Former Nickelodeon actress Ariana Grande has landed her very first number one alongside Iggy Azalea with...

Ariana Grande - Problem Single Review

The Definitive Guide To Watching The Emmys (When Your Favourites Got Snubbed)

Few moments are more important in television than Emmy season. Like...

The Definitive Guide To Watching The Emmys (When Your Favourites Got Snubbed)

5 Reasons Why You Need To Go See ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ This Weekend

Matt Reeves’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes invades US theatres...

 5 Reasons Why You Need To Go See ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ This Weekend


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

X-Men Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on X-Men

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All