Box Office

We deliver a weekly Box Office Report that’s a little different. Rather than focusing on the money, FSR senior editor Christopher Campbell is more interested in the estimated attendance — or number of tickets sold. Because the value of money changes over the years, but the value of actual moviegoers remains the same.

Browse the Box Office Report archives below

Even the ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Box Office is Nostalgic for the Original

We compare the debut of the new 'Ghostbusters' movie to others in the franchise and consider the potential for a… Read More

‘My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission’ Topped the Weekend Box Office for New Releases

'Last Night in Soho' and 'Antlers' fell short in a generally disappointing weekend at the box office for horror movies,… Read More

‘Dune’ is a Big Enough Box Office Hit to Warrant a ‘Dune: Part Two’ Greenlight

The new movie gave Denis Villeneuve his biggest opening ever, and it has proven to be a great financial success… Read More

‘Halloween Kills’ is the Biggest Horror Movie of the Year

Meanwhile, Ridley Scott had the worst debut of his directorial career with 'The Last Duel.' Read More

‘No Time to Die’ Underperforms in Lowest Opening for Daniel Craig’s James Bond

The new 007 film proves it's no time to die at the box office, but it's still not time to… Read More

‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Had the Best Opening Since ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Not only did the sequel have the best opening-weekend attendance of the last two years, but it also out-performed the… Read More

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ is Done Winning

The latest Broadway musical adaptation has been panned by critics, and its opening weekend box office failed to meet expectations.… Read More

‘Shang-Chi’ Had One of the Best Second Weekends of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The superhero movie also had THE best second weekend numbers since 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' in 2019. Read More

‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ Breaks Box Office Records in a Huge Win for Asian Representation

We break down the opening weekend attendance for Marvel's latest superhero movie and look at where and why it's such… Read More