Box Office: Beowulf Up 20% on Saturday

Beowulf

Beowulf was up 20% from Friday. The Zemeckis motion-capture epic headed for $30.07M Opening Weekend. Weekend estimates show Bee Movie at $15.4M, American Gangster at $13.6M; and Mr. Magorium at $10.17M; Cholera at $1.8M; Southland Tales and Redacted flop! Margot at the Wedding with best PTA followed by No Country For Old Men, which has expanded powerfully.

Here are the numbers, but no real column…

EXCLUSIVE FANTASY MOGULS EARLY SATURDAY ESTIMATES

1. NEW – Beowulf (Dreamworks/Paramount) – $11.64M – $3,692 PTA – $21.34M cume
2. Bee Movie (Dreamworks/Paramount) – $7.02M – $1,762 PTA – $90M cume
3. Fred Claus (Warner Bros) – $6.07M – $1,685 PTA – $33.1M cume
4. American Gangster (Universal) – $5.95M – $1,916 PTA – $97.6M cume
5. NEW – Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (Fox) – $4.47M – $1,415 PTA – $7.12M
6. Dan in Real Life (Disney) – $2.01M – $1,060 PTA – $36M cume
7. Lions for Lambs (MGM/UA) – $1.3M – $587 PTA – $10.8M cume
8. No Country for Old Men (Miramax) – $1.28M – $8,659 PTA – $4M
9. Saw IV (Lionsgate) – $1.03M – $494 PTA – $61.2M cume
10. NEW – Love in the Time of Cholera (New Line) – $725,000 – $851 PTA – $1.35M cume
11. The Game Plan (Disney) – $645,000 – $469 PTA – $87.1M cume
12. Michael Clayton (Warner Bros) – $510,000 – $734 PTA – $36.9M cume
13. Bella (Roadside Attractions) – $435,000 – $954 PTA – $4.7M cume
14. 30 Days of Night (Sony) – $430,000 – $470 PTA – $38.9M cume
15. Gone Baby Gone (Miramax) – $405,000 – $764 PTA – $18.2M cume
16. Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? (Lionsgate) – $402,000 – $639 PTA – $54.1M cume
17. P2 (Summit Pictures) – $390,000 – $201 PTA – $3.4M cume
18. Into the Wild (Paramount Vantage) – $385,000- $753 PTA – $13.6M cume
19. Om Shanti Om (Eros Entertainment) – $370,000 – $3,246 PTA – $2.7M cume
20. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (Thinkfilm) – $310,000 – $1,771 PTA – $2M cume
*Across the Universe (Sony) – $250,000 – $539 PTA – $23.1M cume
*Darjeeling Limited (Fox Searchlight) – $250,000 – $877 PTA – $10.1M cume
*Lars & the Real Girl (MGM) – $235,000 – $963 PTA – $4M cume
*Martian Child (New Line) – $200,000 – $267 PTA – $7M cume
*The Assassination of Jesse James… (Warner Bros) – $123,000 – $1,464 PTA – $3.8M cume
*Lust Caution (Focus) – $70,000 – $909 PTA – $3.9M cume
*Saawariya (Sony) – $65,000 – $765 PTA – $759,000 cume
*NEW – Southland Tales (IDP Films) – $50,000 – $794 PTA – $87,000 cume
*NEW – Margot at the Wedding (Paramount Vantage) – $33,000- $16,500 PTA – $56,000 cume
*Control (MGM/Weinstein) – $20,000 – $741 PTA – $618,000 cume
*Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (Disney) – $10,500 – $583 PTA – $73.5M cume
*Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten (IFC Films) – $9,794 – $753 PTA – $136,000 cume
*NEW – Redacted (Magnolia) – $8,288 – $638 PTA – $14,567 cume
*War/Dance (Thinkfilm) – $4,933 – $1,644 PTA – $31,000 cume
*NEW – What Would Jesus Buy? (Independent) – $3,974 – $3,974 PTA – $7,258 cume
*The Life of Reilly (Reel Diva Consultants) – $3,125 – $781 PTA – $9,295 cume
*Darfur Now (Warner Independent) – $2,685 – $122 PTA – $84,000 cume
*NEW – Smiley Face (First Look) – $2,208 – $2,208 PTA – $4,179 cume

EXCLUSIVE FANTASY MOGULS REVISED 3-DAY ESTIMATES
1. NEW – Beowulf (Dreamworks/Paramount) – $30.07M – $9,537 PTA – $30.07M cume
2. Bee Movie (Dreamworks/Paramount) – $15.4M – $3,873 PTA – $94.9M cume
3. American Gangster (Universal) – $13.64M – $4,387 PTA – $101.4M cume
4. Fred Claus (Warner Bros) – $13.13M – $3,646 PTA – $36.9M cume
5. NEW – Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (Fox) – $10.17M – $3,216 PTA – $10.17M
6. Dan in Real Life (Disney) – $4.6M – $2,423 PTA – $37.1M cume
7. No Country for Old Men (Miramax) – $3.26M – $22,034 PTA – $5M
8. Lions for Lambs (MGM/UA) – $2.93M – $1,323 PTA – $11.6M cume
9. Saw IV (Lionsgate) – $2.39M – $1,142 PTA – $61.9M cume
10. NEW – Love in the Time of Cholera (New Line) – $1.82M – $2,143 PTA – $1.82M cume
11. The Game Plan (Disney) – $1.35M – $988 PTA – $87.5M cume
12. Bella (Roadside Attractions) – $1,11M – $2,438 PTA – $5.1M cume
13. Michael Clayton (Warner Bros) – $1.08M – $1,562 PTA – $37.2M cume
14. 30 Days of Night (Sony) – $981,600 – $1,073 PTA – $39.1M cume
15. P2 (Summit Pictures) – $894,500 – $462 PTA – $3.6M cume
16. Into the Wild (Paramount Vantage) – $889,500- $1,741 PTA – $13.9M cume
17. Gone Baby Gone (Miramax) – $882,050 – $1,664 PTA – $18.4M cume
18. Om Shanti Om (Eros Entertainment) – $867,500 – $7,610 PTA – $3M cume
19. Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? (Lionsgate) – $842,120 – $1,339 PTA – $54.4M cume
20. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (Thinkfilm) – $702,000 – $4,011 PTA – $2.2M cume
*Across the Universe (Sony) – $600,000 – $1,293 PTA – $23.3M cume
*Darjeeling Limited (Fox Searchlight) – $567,500 – $1,991 PTA – $10.2M cume
*Lars & the Real Girl (MGM) – $544,800 – $2,233 PTA – $4.1M cume
*Martian Child (New Line) – $466,000 – $623 PTA – $7.1M cume
*The Assassination of Jesse James… (Warner Bros) – $314,100 – $3,739 PTA – $3.9M cume
*NEW – Southland Tales (IDP Films) – $120,500 – $1,913 PTA – $120,500 cume
*NEW – Margot at the Wedding (Paramount Vantage) – $84,050 – $42,025 PTA – $84,050 cume
*Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (Disney) – $23,434 – $1,302 PTA – $73.5M cume
*NEW – Redacted (Magnolia) – $19,955 – $1,535 PTA – $19,955 cume
*NEW – What Would Jesus Buy? (Independent) – $10,039 – $10,039 PTA – $10,039 cume
*NEW – Smiley Face (First Look) – $5,613 – $5,613 PTA – $5,613 cume

EXCLUSIVE FANTASY MOGULS EARLY SATURDAY PTA ESTIMATES
1. NEW – Margot at the Wedding (Paramount Vantage) – 2 locations – $16,500 PTA
2. No Country for Old Men (Miramax) – 148 locations – $8,659 PTA
3. NEW – What Would Jesus Buy? (Independent) – 1 location – $3,974 PTA
4. NEW – Beowulf (Dreamworks/Paramount) – 3,153 locations – $3,692 PTA
5. Om Shanti Om (Eros Entertainment) – 114 locations – $3,246 PTA
6. NEW – Smiley Face (First Look) – 1 location – $2,028 PTA
7. American Gangster (Universal) – 3,110 locations – $1,916 PTA
8. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (Thinkfilm) – 175 locations – $1,771 PTA
9. Bee Movie (Dreamworks/Paramount) – 3,984 locations – $1,762 PTA
10. Fred Claus (Warner Bros) 3,603 locations – $1,685 PTA

EXCLUSIVE FANTASY MOGULS REVISED 3-DAY PTA ESTIMATES
1. NEW – Margot at the Wedding (Paramount Vantage) – 2 locations – $42,025 PTA
2. No Country for Old Men (Miramax) – 148 locations – $22,934 PTA
3. NEW – What Would Jesus Buy? (Independent) – 1 location – $10,039 PT
4. NEW – Beowulf (Dreamworks/Paramount) – 3,153 locations – $9,537 PTA
5. Om Shanti Om (Eros Entertainment) – 114 locations – $7,610 PTA
6. NEW – Smiley Face (First Look) – 1 location – $5,613 PTA
7. American Gangster (Universal) – 3,110 locations – $4,387 PTA
8. War/Dance (Thinkfilm) – 3 locations – $4,327 PTA
9. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (Thinkfilm) – 175 locations – $4,011 PTA
9. Bee Movie (Dreamworks/Paramount) – 3,984 locations – $3,873 PTA

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