January 27 Weekend Roundup: 'A Dog's Purpose' Leads New Entries

A Dog’s Purpose opened to $18.2M this weekend, above fellow new contenders Gold and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

Our confidence intervals were able to capture both Gold and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, with a slight underprediction for A Dog’s Purpose.

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
A Dog’s Purpose $18.2M ($15.7M, $16.5M, $17.3M) $17.5M $18M $16M
Gold $3.5M ($3M, $3.8M, $4.6M) $3.8M $4.1M $4M
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter $13.6M ($12.9M, $16.4M, $19.8M) $15.5M $12.2M $17M

We’ll be back later this week with forecasts for Rings and The Space Between Us.

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