Box Office Prediction Showdown: 'Puss in Boots' wins by a mile

Posted 7:26 PM October 27th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Puss in Boots

I'm trying a different approach with the box office this week. Instead of reporting what the prognosticators are saying which movies will make what, I'm going to see which of these crystal-ball-gazing fortune tellers came closest to getting it right.

Without further ado, I've assembled below a list of what they are predicting to be the top 5 movies at the box office this weekend. If you want to see other parties added, let me know in the comments.

Exhibitor Relations:
1. Puss in Boots - $47 mil
2. Paranormal Activity 3 - $24 mil
3. In Time - $12 mil
4. The Rum Diary - $9 mil
5. Real Steel - $7 mil

Boxoffice.com:
1. Puss in Boots - $42 mil
2. Paranormal Activity 3 - $22 mil
3. In Time - $13.5 mil
4. The Rum Diary - $8.5 mil
5. Footloose - $6 mil

Entertainment Weekly:
1. Puss in Boots - $42 mil
2. Paranormal Activity 3 - $25 mil
3. In Time - $14 mil
4. The Rum Diary - $9 mil
5. Footloose - $6.5 mil

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