August 18 Weekend Forecast: 'The Hitman's Bodyguard', 'Logan Lucky'

The Hitman’s Bodyguard and Logan Lucky open wide release this weekend in the middle of a rather muted last days of summer. The Hitman’s Bodyguard in particular seeks to capitalize on the lack of competition and the absence of blockbusters as our models track it to open to over $20M.

Forecasts for this weekend are below. All dollar amounts are rounded to the nearest thousand, and only represent domestic opening. A larger confidence interval may represent greater variance. Confidence intervals may not be normally distributed.

Title Lower Bound Mean Upper Bound
The Hitman’s Bodyguard $18,452,000 $20,824,000 $21,436,000
Logan Lucky $6,593,000 $7,286,000 $8,029,000

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

The Hitman’s Bodyguard seeks to win over action comedy fans in the middle of a movie drought. Lionsgate Films looks to find success based on the chemistry of its two charismatic stars as they exchange banter and bullets.

Logan Lucky

Steven Soderbergh returns with a stylish heist comedy boasting a strong cast. Logan Lucky looks to make $7M opening numbers according to our models.

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