Key
RIGHT ON THE MONEY (0-5% range)
SO CLOSE (6-20% range)
ALMOST (21-40% range)
TOO OPTIMISTIC (41% + range)

SUMMARY: This weekend was unexpected as ‘Jack Reacher’ was predicted to open in first place, however people went back for a new ‘Madea’ movie, its first film in three years, for first place finish of $27 million.. While the second ‘Jack Reacher’ film could only open in second place with $23 million, however it did beat the first film’s opening of $15.2 million back in 2012. Although, one reader guessed correctly on our poll, predicting a $20-25 million opening which was right on the money.

Here are the results to our predictions for this weekend:

  • Boo! A Madea Halloween

Daniel’s Prediction: $12 million (56.5%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Nic’s Prediction: $8 million (71%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Opening Gross: $27.6 million

  • Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Daniel’s Prediction: $18 million (21.7%) ALMOST

Nic’s Prediction: $20 million (13%) SO CLOSE

Opening Gross: $23 million

  • Keeping Up with the Joneses

Daniel’s Prediction: $14 million (60%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Nic’s Prediction: $19 million (70.5%) TOO OPTIMISTIC

Opening Gross: $5.6 million

  • Ouija: Origin of Evil

Daniel’s Prediction: $11 million (21.4%) ALMOST

Nic’s Prediction: $15 million (6.6%) SO CLOSE

Opening Gross: $14 million

Top 5 Box Office Predictions:

Key
GREEN Correct Prediction
RED Wrong Prediction

Daniel’s Picks (Yearly Total: 23)

  1. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
  2. Ouija: Origin of Evil
  3. Boo! A Madea Halloween
  4. The Accountant
  5. The Girl on the Train

Nic’s Picks (Yearly Total: 27)

  1. Ouija: Origin of Evil
  2. Boo! A Madea Halloween
  3. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
  4. The Accountant
  5. The Girl on the Train
Source: StarWars.com
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