March 10 Weekend Roundup: 'Kong' Climbs Over 'Logan'

Kong: Skull Island opened to a modest $61M this week, $32M shy of Godzilla. Nonetheless, it exceeded the expectations of many industry analysts, although our models slightly overpredicted the result by less than 10%.

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
Kong: Skull Island $61.0M ($63.4M, $65.2M, $67.0M) $43.5M $46M $45M

We’ll be back later this week with forecasts for Beauty and the Beast and The Belko Experiment.




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