August 18 Weekend Roundup: The Hitman and His Bodyguard Find Success
The Hitman’s Bodyguard exceeded many industry predictions in a slow month at the box office with an opening number of $21M. Logan Lucky slightly underformed with a $7.6M opening weekend over its 3,031 theaters.
The below chart shows our forecasts (lower bound, mean, upper bound) from last Friday next to several other industry forecasts and actual performance.
|The Hitman’s Bodyguard||$21.4M||($18.5M, $20.8M, 21.4M)||$16.8M||$15.5M||$14M|
|Logan Lucky||$7.6M||($6.6M, $7.3M, $8.0M)||$9.5M||$10M||$10M|
We’ll be back later this week with forecasts for Leap!.