With great reviews and solid word-of-mouth it looks like Sony's reboot of the "Spider-Man" franchise The Amazing Spider-Man is on track to earn an impressive $60 to $65 million for the Friday through Sunday portion of the weekend and $160 to $165 million for the six day total for Tuesday through Sunday. After a record-breaking Tuesday gross of $35,850,000 the film has steadily built an audience throughout the week. Here is the daily breakdown: Tuesday - $35.850M Wednesday - $$23.4M Thursday - $15.8M Friday - $20.7M Projected weekend (F-S-S) - $60 to $65M Projected 6 days (Tue. - Sun.) - $135 to $140M
The rest of the Friday Top 5 breaks down as follows: 1. Spider-Man - $20.7M/$95.7M 2. Ted - $10.5M/$98.1M 3. Brave 3D - $6.238M/$160.6M 4. Magic Mike - $6.135M/$63.3M 5. Savages - $5.7M/$5.7M Katy Perry: Part of Me which opened Thursday debuted in 7th place with $2.7M on Friday and a Thursday/Friday total of $5.8M.
Box office was up about 25% over the same Friday a year ago when "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" was in its second weekend.