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And the card is about to close on the summer movie season and this year Hollywood -- not be celebrating as analysts are now expecting.
Less money to have come in the door for more we go to fox -- -- -- with.
Some great -- -- -- -- yeah no problem.
I'm feeling very Dickensian this morning because it's the best the times and the worst of times on one hand he had Disney's the avengers open up to the biggest.
US box office opening weekend ever 207.
And then -- you have a new forecast from a Lazard capital analyst.
Saying you know what the summer box office gonna drop 3% three and a half percent from a year -- box and this is that there's some -- than in the summer together at the growth the box office grosses worldwide he's expected to drop 3% and originally this analyst Barton -- -- -- have said -- yet I thought it might be flat to -- you know may be down 1% and now down 3% or more other analysts -- three or 4%.
And Claire Atkinson in New York Post today points out she's a -- reporter on this stuff that -- I think in the Dark Knight rises and the tragic shooting.
Did her box office results some disagree but most -- forget -- her for at least a couple weeks.
May be more.
Let's take a look at the at the numbers thus far for the the top five US films for all summer RIT -- number one -- the -- that that the Disney film if that 617 million dollars US.
Dark Knight rises still bringing -- almost 410 million in the US despite the tragic shooting.
Sony with amazing Spiderman and over quarter of billion brave from Disney again -- almost 230 and then to head a real -- Highs hit it the universal film I have not the foul mouth Teddy bear -- I I must say -- eyebrow assault that list out like well that is.
Big chunk of change for a comedy.
But when you go see it is -- word of mouth -- saw the trailer and thought.
It didn't these are the all the jokes in the entire film and that's not the case it actually it is more -- All our rating on comedy for true adults is what we're looking right or enough practice that is PG thirteen comedy stuff.
You look at -- the expendable to came in at two point nine million dollars.
And that just wasn't as good as they were hoping they wanted to much better when the Bourne legacy at seventeen million they've admitted a chart on the -- parent Norman that.
Animated -- fourteen the campaign at thirteen and sparkle.
At twelve -- but here's a big surprise.
That eleventh there's that's.
Top film of all summer.
The eleventh top film is.
Magic Mike that's -- film.
Okay which I also grossed a 112 million dollars guys.
But it cost only seven million dollars to make silly -- it may be more profitable than even the event years.
I maybe not you know what he's seeing now when you wish to -- not saying that when I.
I'm on the -- -- it I've seen it.
I -- is of course you have a lot of it appeared to -- A lot of repeat.
Female visitors appeared to be in the what do you see it with a man.
I had sought in mixed company I did what man would go to that well I don't quite understand -- sustainable over the -- it was marketed as.
This summer is sex and -- today.
And which was a little odd because it is more than that and there's some substance there in addition to largely in New York.
Parents gave an amazingly positive review and it is quite seriously and was based in truth in part on -- Kate -- Hayden chanting -- -- -- -- I would give couples is it just worldwide -- last three numbers avengers one point five billion worldwide almost Dark -- up almost 900 million.
And now -- say this Matthew McConaughey hey when's the Academy Award for best supporting actor -- anyway I'm making my prediction now -- Cleo.
I'll I love it uniting them is gonna --
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