Updated, Saturday AM: The road is open An honest thief led Friday with $ 1.3 million in 2,425 cinemas, the figure is just under $ 1.4 million Untied made his first combined debut in the US – Canada on Friday. Liam Neeson’s film moves to $ 3.6M three days, and when gross is rolled in Canada since last week, its total volume will be approximately $ 4.1 million. An honest thief gets an extra boost from Imax, Dolby and PLF, formats to which Neeson action photos usually don’t have access in a highly competitive large studio tent environment.
As a constant reminder, movie theaters in New York State and Los Angeles remain closed, as in North Carolina. There are a total of 48 cinemas in the states, but №2 Regal is closed nationwide, except for seven locations in California.
As Jacob Elordi’s romance, “2 Hearts” remains a theatrical course during a pandemic
Director: Mark Williams, co-author of the winning Netflix Emmy series Ozark, the Honest Thief follows in the footsteps of a notorious bank robber who, wanting to lead an honest life, seems to be double-crossed by two ruthless FBI agents. Kate Walsh and Jay Courtney are also filming.
In social networks RelishMix notices this An honest thief has a campaign that supports 5.7 million views on Facebook with 20 videos on the official photo page, as well as an additional about 10 million views on YouTube from four trailers and videos.
According to RelishMix, “Kate Walsh is a loud and clear social star for An honest thief in her universe of social media – 5.7 million subscribers, Instagram – 3.2 million plus Twitter 900 thousand and Facebook – 1.6 thousand. She is involved in the film in between publications for her Boyfriend perfume / cosmetics line. “
You give this look to ur #boyfriend when you find out that he is lying about his past, when in fact he is a bank robber … 🙄 #HonestThief is now playing in cinemas, kittens! Buy tickets today from you💥 https://t.co/vXEu0Io7t7 pic.twitter.com/qiWbiQpsYb
– Kate Walsh (katewalsh) October 16, 2020
In general, chatter on social networks has a positive effect on An honest thief with a subsequent RelishMix message: “Liam Neeson never lies when he says he ‘comes after you, he comes to you,” fans cry, adding, “I will never understand why people keep messing with Liam.” Fans find material on Facebook and YouTube as the opening week of the continuous chatter builds and the film hits the calendar. And while the selected convoy calls “give too much”, the plot twists of the trailer attract positive chatter for early viewers. “
Perhaps the critics slapped An honest thief with a 35% rating of Rotten (only 40 movie reviews were viewed), but the Rotten Tomato audience liked Neeson’s photos – 86%.
The second – 101 studios War with my grandfather with 711 thousand dollars Friday in 2260 seats. Look for Robert De Niro-Uma Thurman’s family comedy for about $ 2.4 million, -35%. This would estimate the 10-day photo at $ 7.1 million.
Disney had one or two Halloween catalog titles in places 3 and 4, respectively, according to this week’s reissue of Tim Burton’s issue A nightmare before Christmas and weekends 3 of Focus attempt. Nightmare did $ 465 thousand yesterday in 2194 theaters, on the way to $ 1 million plus weekend while Focus attempt did $ 251 thousand yesterday at 1640, looking at a 3-day picture $ 700 thousand
Freestyle release 2 Hearts,, The wide output of other weekends in 1683 theaters seems to be in 5th place, an estimated 3 days in between $ 500K – $ 550K. 2 Hearts is 11%. 18 reviews disappeared, and the audience – 83%.
Friday: “Liam Neeson” action movie from “Open Road” An honest thief published a notable first evening during the pandemic of $ 225,000 in a preview.
Neeson militants outside Taken typically observed mostly twice or more than three times than in a healthy market, ie last year Cold chase posted $ 540,000 in its preview on Thursday, Passenger’s made $ 700,000 and Run all night earned $ 455,000 for the first night, however, we should remember that Showroom 2 Regal is closed (except for seven theaters in California), and of course Los Angeles and New York are still closed. According to industry estimates, this is hoped for An honest thief may tie a similar discovery to another fighter with meat and potatoes, designed for older guys during a pandemic, “Solstice” Untied, who for the first weekend in 1823 places earned 4 million dollars (and not every exhibitor worked on the weekend of August 21-23); that Russell Crowe’s film is on its way to making a 5-fold animated film in its first wide weekend with an internal price of $ 20 million.
Most distributors during the pandemic chose not to report their numbers on Thursday night because they were so low but good on the Open Road here to share information. These figures help both exhibitors and distributors to assess the state of the box office and make software decisions.
An honest thief last weekend got an early jump in Canada before its extensive break in the US this weekend, earning $ 364,000 on 264 sites.
Honest thief, the first release under the revived “Open Road” by Tom Ortenberg is booked in more theaters Untied was in the first weekend of 2425 seats. This includes drives nationwide, 180 IMAX sites, Dolby Vision and all other premium formats. Forty-eight states have the right to open movie theaters, with the exception of North Carolina, and movie theaters in San Francisco have decided not to open because local health officials interfere with the sale of concessions; this is despite the fact that the county and city are at the orange level of California and can accommodate 50% of the cinema’s capacity.
Although during a pandemic, cinemas during a pandemic usually released only large weekend releases (when they did), these weekends An honest thief shares a multiplex space with the YA drama based on the Freestyle Releasing faith 2 Hearts starring Euphoria star Jacob Elordi. This directorial and co-authored film by Lance Hull is shown in 1,683 seats.
“Open Road is proud to support American theaters with Liam Neeson in a role that audiences will enjoy,” Ortenberg said this morning. “We know that many Americans across the country are happy to return to the movies.”
Next week, Open Road has a sequel to YA After we collided available in cinemas and on PVOD.