“Black Adam” may soften the blow, but this month’s lineup is going to be a lot weaker than last year’s combination of Bond, Marvel and “Dune.”
A month into the fall box office season, the worst of the expected theatrical drought is now behind us. But while this month should mark an improvement over last month — the worst September at the box office in 25 years — the film industry is still bracing for a 20% to 30% drop in October ticket sales compared to last year. is the.
In fact, many distribution heads are projecting a total of around $435-$500 million, which would be the lowest October since 2001 (excluding pandemic shutdowns in 2020).
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