Long Range Forecast: 'The Last Witch Hunter'

Featured Stories - on August 28, 2015 by BoxOffice Staff

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Vin Diesel will try to launch another franchise when The Last Witch Hunter opens this actor. Will the actor's momentum continue? This week we take a closer look at the commercial prospects for The Last Witch Hunter

The Last Witch Hunter
(Lionsgate)

PROS:

- Vin Diesel is more popular than ever following the massive success of Furious 7.
- Diesel comes with the ability to directly market to his fanbase thanks to a Facebook page with more than 95 million likes.
- This action flick should do really well with key male demos.

CONS:

- Diesel has had more than his share of duds outside of the Fast & Furious franchise.
- October is turning into a very competitive month.

Check out our predictions for this film and others in the table below.

Title Release Date Distributor First Weekend of Wide Release Cumulative
The Last Witch Hunter Oct 23, 2015 Lionsgate / Summit
$17,000,000 $42,000,000
Rock the Kasbah Oct 23, 2015 Open Road
$9,000,000 $35,000,000
Burnt Oct 23, 2015 Weinstein Company
$9,000,000 $27,000,000
Jem and the Holograms Oct 23, 2015 Universal
$7,000,000 $17,000,000
Bridge of Spies Oct 16, 2015 Disney / DreamWorks
$19,000,000 $75,000,000
Goosebumps Oct 16, 2015 Sony / Columbia
$18,000,000 $59,000,000
Crimson Peak Oct 16, 2015 Universal
$19,000,000 $57,000,000
Steve Jobs Oct 9, 2015 Universal
$21,000,000 $77,000,000
Pan Oct 9, 2015 Warner Bros.
$19,000,000 $57,000,000
The Martian Oct 2, 2015 Fox
$46,000,000 $172,000,000
The Walk Sep 30, 2015 Sony / TriStar
$16,000,000### $64,000,000
The Intern Sep 25, 2015 Warner Bros.
$14,000,000 $48,000,000
Hotel Transylvania 2 Sep 25, 2015 Sony / Columbia
$39,000,000 $128,000,000
The Green Inferno Sep 25, 2015 BH Tilt / High Top
$4,000,000 $8,000,000
Everest Sep 18, 2015 Universal
$19,000,000# $55,000,000
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Sep 18, 2015 Fox
$48,000,000 $130,000,000
Captive Sep 18, 2015 Paramount
$5,500,000 $14,000,000
Black Mass Sep 18, 2015 Warner Bros.
$20,000,000 $68,000,000
Sicario Sep 18, 2015 Lionsgate
$9,000,000## $30,000,000
The Perfect Guy Sep 11, 2015 Sony / Screen Gems
$15,000,000 $34,000,000
The Visit Sep 11, 2015 Universal
$12,000,000 $29,000,000
The Transporter Refueled Sep 4, 2015 EuropaCorp Films
$8,000,000** $17,000,000
A Walk In The Woods Sep 2, 2015 Broad Green
$4,500,000** $13,000,000

# expands September 25
## expands October 2
### expands October 9 

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

Tags: The Last Witch Hunter, predictions

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