Box Office: Raazi Rides Again! And 102 STILL Not Out

This is a good week!  Recent release doing very well in the second week, older release surprisingly still holding steady, and an assortment of other not so good movies still feeling in some of the screens. (as always, figures courtesy of renttrack by way of bollywoodhungama)

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Box Office Video! With Delightful Dog Whining in the Background

Sorry, didn’t realize the microphone was sensitive enough to pick it up.  I promise, I’m not torturing her, unless refusing to give her a second dinner just because she forgot she had the first dinner (she real dumb) is considered torture.  Oh, also box office discussion.

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Box Office Report: Raazi and Mahanati Prove Women Are Better Than Men

I was going to come up with something clever, but now, simple is best.  Every male star in every industry is struggling to make a decent box office, and Alia and the Savatri biopic sweep in and break records without breaking a sweat. (as always, figures from renttrack by way of bollywoodhungama)

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Box Office: Allu Beats Mahesh, Amitabh Beats Them Both

Welcome back to Box Office!  I skipped last week, just because, no real reason.  But now I am back!  In time for excitement with yet another good Telugu release. (as always, figures courtesy of renttrack by way of Bollywoodhungama)

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Box Office Report: Raid is Still Finding Money

Well, this is encouraging!  Quality triumphs!  Raid is holding surprisingly steady in week 4, while Baaghi 2 is dropping like a bag of sand.  Does that make sense?  It’s very late/early, my weekend adrenaline hasn’t worn off and I’m having a hard time sleeping. (as always, figures from rentrack by way of bollywoodhungama)

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Box Office: Padmavat Drops Down Under

Well, this is a boring week. Padmavat continues as you would expect based on last week. Bhaagamathie too, everything is kind of predictable. Except for Australia! And New Zealand. What is going on with those kooky Kiwis and Aussies? (figures courtesy of bollywoodhungama, as always)

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Box Office: Padmavat and 3rd Generation Immigrants

There isn’t much to analyze this week, Padmavat is doing crazy good everywhere, you can just sort of accept that.  And also, secondly, Bhagamathie is also doing good.  But, WHY?  I am going to take a massive logical leap and you can decide if it makes sense or not.

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Box Office/Hindi Film 101: Tiger Zinda Nahin, and the History of the China Box Office

Did I do that right?  Anyway, what I mean to say in the title is that the Tiger box office is finally dropping off.  And nothing else has shown up to pick up the slack, so it is yet another bleak and dreary week at the box office.  Well, except for China where Indian films reign supreme.

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Global Box Office: Agnyaathavaasi and Spyder, Second Verse Same as the First

Can I cackle with glee at being correct, while still being depressed that the box office hasn’t sprung back?  I think I can!  Especially because the box office is bright depending on where you look.

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Tiger Breaks Into Global Top Ten By Cheating (As Have Most Other Films In Recent Years)

Well, Tiger has begun to drop off significantly.  Which means now is the week when we can start comparing it with other overseas hits and see how good it really did, removed from all the hysteria of the “finally a big box office hit in 2017!” coverage.

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