Weekend Forecast: 'Tammy', 'Deliver Us From Evil', & 'Earth to Echo'
Featured Stories - on July 02, 2014 by BoxOffice Staff
This Fourth of July weekend sees the release of three new flicks.
- Melissa McCarthy's star power has multiplied exponentially in the past few years.
- Women haven't had much to choose from at the movies outside The Fault In Our Stars and The Other Woman in recent months.
- Flixster activity is somewhat encouraging.
- Reviews are in the cellar.
- The big success of 22 Jump Street and Neighbors has diminished demand for another comedy this soon.
- Twitter activity has been sluggish.
Deliver Us From Evil
- Horror fans have been starved in recent months outside of low-level performers like Oculus.
- Eric Bana adds some recognition that many horrors usually lack.
- Facebook activity is healthy.
- Online buzz is noticeably weak for a horror flick.
- Bana is far from a guaranteed box office draw.
- The upcoming Purge sequel is likely taking attention away from this among the target audience.
Earth to Echo
- Families and pre-teens looking for an alternative to typical summer blockbusters could check this out.
- The holiday should bolster the aforementioned family audience.
- As a Relativity Media release, exposure and awareness are somewhat low.
- The film's promotional material has drawn some unfavorable comparisons to Super 8.
|Title||Release Date||Distributor||Opening Weekend||Cumulative|
|Transformers: Age of Extinction||Jun 27, 2014||Paramount
|Tammy||July 2, 2014||Warner Bros./New Line
|Deliver Us From Evil||July 2, 2014||Sony / Screen Gems
|Earth to Echo||July 2, 2014||Relativity
|22 Jump Street||June 20, 2014||Sony
|How To Train Your Dragon 2||June 20, 2014||Fox/DreamWorks Animation
|Maleficent||May 30, 2014||Disney
|Think Like a Man Too||Jun 20, 2014||Sony / Screen Gems
|Jersey Boys||Jun 20, 2014||Warner Bros.
|Edge of Tomorrow||Jun 6, 2014||Warner Bros.
|The Fault in Our Stars||Jun 6, 2014||Fox
|America (2014)||Jun 27, 2014||Lionsgate
Check out our weekend forecast in the table below.
Phil Contrino, Daniel Garris, Alex Edghill, and Shawn Robbins contributed to this report.