Drive-In Box Office Gold
This came in from the SoCalDIMS (Southern California Drive-In Movie Society:
We wanted to share this interesting box office tidbit that should interest all you drive-in fans out there.
From Box Office Essentials, an online industry service that film studios, marketing firms and theater owners often use to get weekend box office grosses reported some very enlightening box office returns for the weekend opening of Fred Clause starring Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti.
For per screen grosses covering that Friday, Saturday & Sunday…
The Vineland Drive-In in the City of Industry, California ranked #1 in the country with a weekend box office take of $19,827. In fact for the entire nation the top ten theaters ranked on Box Office Essentials website, 9 of them were drive-in theaters. And of those 9, 8 of them were right here in California.
They are in order:
The Vineland 4 DI (Industry, CA) – $19,827
The Van Buren 3 DI (Riverside, CA) – $14,735
The Capitol 6 DI (San Jose, CA) – $11,360
The South Bay Triple DI (San Diego, CA)– $10,115
The Mission Tiki 4 DI (Montclair, CA)– $9,114
The Rubidoux Triple DI (Riverside, CA)– $8,575
The Sacramento 6 DI (Sacramento, CA)– $7,898
The Solano Twin DI (Concord, CA)– $7,000
Permian Music City 11 (Odessa, TX)– $5,372 The Only Walk-In
The Starlite 6 DI (Atlanta, GA)– $5,319