Weekend Forecast: 'The Identical'

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identical.pngSeptember kicks off with one single wide release this weekend, The Identical, leaving Guardians of the Galaxy and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poised to repeat as the two films for a fifth straight week.

The Identical

PROS:

- Faith-based films have had a strong track record at the box office this year.
- Facebook activity is respectable with over 490,000 fans before release.

CONS:

- The marketing campaign has failed to reach far beyond the grassroots level.
- Twitter and Flixster activity are virtually non-existent.

Check out our complete weekend forecast in the table below.

Title Release Date Distributor Weekend Domestic Total through Sunday, Sept. 7
Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 1, 2014 Disney
$11,500,000 $296,200,000
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Aug 8, 2014 Paramount
$6,700,000 $175,000,000
If I Stay Aug 22, 2014 Warner Bros. / New Line
$5,000,000 $39,000,000
Let's Be Cops Aug 13, 2014 Fox
$4,800,000 $66,000,000
The November Man Aug 27, 2014 Relativity Media
$4,600,000 $18,300,000
As Above/So Below Aug 29, 2014 Universal
$3,900,000 $15,700,000
When the Game Stands Tall Aug 22, 2014 Sony / TriStar
$3,600,000 $23,300,000
The Giver Aug 15, 2014 Weinstein Company
$3,100,000 $37,300,000
The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 8, 2014 Disney / DreamWorks
$3,000,000 $45,400,000
The Identical Sep 5, 2014 Freestyle Releasing
$2,400,000 $2,400,000

Phil Contrino, Daniel Garris, Alex Edghill, and Shawn Robbins contributed to this report. 

Tags: predictions, The Identical, Guardians of the Galaxy, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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