Box Office Reports for Opening Day
Update- From golderby.com: Early high estimates forecast that it might make $6 million while appearing on 852 screens. Instead, it made $8.38 million, according to showbizdata.com. That's $9,836 per screen.Adding that total to the sum it made in limited engagement during its road show, "Dreamgirls" already has earned $9.53 million! And it just opened! click here fo full article.
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"Well, the answer to whether Dreamgirls could do crossover biz has been answered. I'm hearing anecdotes of packed theaters, long lines and standing ovations from cities around the country now that Dreamgirls has widened to 852 playdates. Turns out the Motown musical is scoring a Christmas surprise about both the size and make-up of the pic's audience. Paramount and Dreamworks had anticipated this story inspired by The Supremes starring Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy and Jennifer Hudson doing in the neighborhood of $4.5 mil on Christmas Day. But, based on matinees already, I'm hearing it could score $5 mil and possibly even $6 mil today. Many theaters sold out 24 hours before December 25th screenings and added a midnight extra to accomodate moviegoers."
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