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.

Title Actual Pilot BoxOffice.com BoxOfficeMojo.com The-Numbers.com
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!.




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