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2016 summer box office: Set to sizzle?

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Domestic box-office sales may be set for a record summer,
topping 2013’s $4.75 billion.

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2016 summer box office: Set to sizzle?

  1. 1. 2016 summer box office: Set to sizzle? Geetha Ranganathan and Paul T. Sweeney Bloomberg Intelligence analysts
  2. 2. Summer box office may shine on record $5 billion in ticket sales
  3. 3. Domestic box-office sales may be set for a record summer, topping 2013’s $4.75 billion. A slew of highly anticipated films including “Captain America: Civil War,” which may take in more than $600 million, could contribute to about $5 billion in sales. Movie studios typically generate 40-45% of annual ticket sales during the summer season, which runs from the first weekend in May through Labor Day. Disney may lead peers with a projected $1.38 billion in domestic sales for its summer releases.
  4. 4. ‘Captain America’ $213 million opening may set summer on fire
  5. 5. Disney’s “Captain America: Civil War” may make $213 million when it opens May 6, officially kicking off Hollywood’s summer movie season. Boxoffice.com projects a $600 million-plus domestic total for the Marvel film, with the movie benefiting from the presence of Iron Man and other Marvel characters such as Black Widow, Black Panther, Ant-Man and Spider-Man. The last installment in the Captain America franchise, “Winter Soldier,” made $95 million in its 2014 debut and a worldwide total of $714 million.
  6. 6. Select Marvel releases
  7. 7. ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Dory’ may push summer box office to new high
  8. 8. The domestic box office may be set for a record this summer, topping 2013’s high of $4.75 billion. A slew of highly anticipated releases could contribute to about $5 billion in sales. Films include “Captain America: Civil War,” which could take in more than $600 million, and five other movies that may gross more than $200 million each including “Suicide Squad” and “Finding Dory.” Movie studios typically generate 40-45% of annual ticket sales in the summer, which runs from the first weekend in May through Labor Day.
  9. 9. Summer Box Office ($ Million)
  10. 10. Disney to dominate summer movie season while Paramount may trail
  11. 11. Disney may lead studio peers with about $1.38 billion in ticket sales for its summer releases, based on projections from Boxoffice.com. That would cement the studio’s leading position this year, giving it over $2 billion by the end of the summer season. Warner may come in second, with about $834 million in projected receipts, followed by Universal with $743 million. Paramount may trail its peers with $414 million given only three releases vs. Warner’s eight and Universal’s seven through the summer period.
  12. 12. 2016 Estimated Studio Receipts for Summer Releases
  13. 13. DC-Marvel rivalry deepens with Warner ‘Suicide Squad’ in August
  14. 14. Warner is challenging Disney’s comic book superhero supremacy with 10 DC Comics films from 2016-2020. The studio will follow up its March release of “Batman v Superman” with “Suicide Squad” on Aug. 5. ‘B v S” has taken in $321 million domestically and around $855 million globally to date. “Suicide Squad” is projected to make $265 million in its domestic run. Disney has scheduled 13 of its Marvel Cinematic Universe films from 2016-20, starting with the summer release of “Captain America: Civil War.”
  15. 15. Disney set for Marvel-ous $3 billion in 2016 on sizzling summer
  16. 16. Disney may set a box office record if its studio can generate $3 billion in 2016 domestic theatrical sales. The studio made $2.28 billion domestically in 2015, slightly below Universal’s $2.4 billion. Disney has already made $854 million as of April 29 and is expected to take in about $1.4 billion for its highly anticipated summer movies such as Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War,” “Finding Dory” and “Alice Through the Looking Glass.” Disney will boost receipts with “Doctor Strange” and “Rogue One” later in 2016.
  17. 17. Bloomberg Intelligence offers valuable insight and company data, interactive charting and written analysis with government, credit insights from a team of independent experts, giving trading and investment professionals deep insight into where crucial industries start today and where they may be heading next.

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