July looks to be a solid month for movies with highly anticipated films such as ‘The BFG’, ‘Jason Bourne’, ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ and ‘Star Trek: Beyond’.

KEY:

RIGHT ON THE MONEY (0-5% range)

SO CLOSE (6-20% range)

ALMOST (21-40% range)

TOO OPTIMISTIC (41% +)

Here are Daniel and Nic’s opening weekend predictions for this month’s wide release movies. Who will be close to correctly predicting this month?

Source: Box Office Mojo

July 1st

  • The BFG

Daniel’s Prediction: $40 million (51.2%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Nic’s Prediction: $45 million (56.6%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Actual Gross: $19.5 million

  • The Legend of Tarzan

Daniel’s Prediction: $28 million (26.5%) ALMOST

Nic’s Prediction: $23 million (39.6%) ALMOST

Actual Gross: $38.1 million

  • The Purge: Election Year

Daniel’s Prediction: $26 million (15.5%) SO CLOSE

Nic’s Prediction: $18 million (41.5%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Actual Gross: $30.8 million

July 8th

  • Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates

Daniel’s Prediction: $20 million (17%) SO CLOSE

Nic’s Prediction: $30 million (44.6%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Actual Gross: $16.6 million

  • The Secret Life of Pets

Daniel’s Prediction: $45 million (56.3%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Nic’s Prediction: $50 million (51.5%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Actual Gross: $103.1 million

July 15th

  • Ghostbusters

Daniel’s Prediction: $35 million (23.9%) ALMOST

Nic’s Prediction: $61 million (24.5%) ALMOST

Actual Gross: $46 million

  • The Infiltrator

Daniel’s Prediction: $5 million (5.6%) RIGHT ON THE MONEY

Nic’s Prediction: $20 million (73.5%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Actual Gross: $5.3 million

July 22nd

  • Ice Age: Collision Course

Daniel’s Prediction: $35 million (40%) ALMOST

Nic’s Prediction: $38 million (44.7%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Actual Gross: $21 million

  • Lights Out

Daniel’s Prediction: $15 million (30.5%) ALMOST

Nic’s Prediction: $30 million (28%) ALMOST

Actual Gross: $21.6 million

  • Star Trek: Beyond

Daniel’s Prediction: $55 million (7.7%) SO CLOSE

Nic’s Prediction: $55 million (7.7%) SO CLOSE

Actual Gross: $59.6 million

July 29th

  • Bad Moms

Daniel’s Prediction: $17 million (27.3%) ALMOST

Nic’s Prediction: $22 million (5.9%) RIGHT ON THE MONEY

Actual Gross: $23.4 million

  • Jason Bourne

Daniel’s Prediction: $90 million (33.3%) ALMOST

Nic’s Prediction: $77 million (22%) ALMOST

Actual Gross: $60 million

  • Nerve

Daniel’s Prediction: $14 million (35.7%) ALMOST

Nic’s Prediction: $15 million (40%) ALMOST

Actual Gross: $9 million

CLOSING THOUGHTS

July 2016

Daniel took the victory this month with a total of 29, mainly thanks for having the most “Almost” predictions. Nic scored a total of 23 which was from having the most “Too Optimistic” predictions.

HOW WE GRADE?

  • RIGHT ON THE MONEY = 4 POINTS
  • SO CLOSE = 3 POINTS
  • ALMOST = 2 POINTS
  • TOO OPTIMISTIC = 1 POINT
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