October 12-14 Box Office Contest Finalists

Venom

With a $35 million second-weekend take, it looks like Hollywood’s favorite symbiote was dead-on with “They way I see it…WE can do whatever WE want.”

The folks at Sony and Marvel defied the critical hammer with great casting in Tom Hardy and combined that with over 20 years of comic book fan love to help VENOM not only take the October 12-14 box office weekend but break October records in the process.

Congratulations to our finalists for delivering the goods with a great pick.

1. Jeanne Murawski Templeton, MA VENOM
2. Andrew Pare Ashby, MA VENOM
3. Joanne Moroney Fitchburg, MA VENOM
4. Isabella Jacobs Fitchburg, MA VENOM

The winner from this box office weekend will be announced during our December 28 episode of FLICKWISH RISING.

September 28-30 Box Office Contest Finalists

Night School

Who says you can never go back to school.

Thanks to a winning combo of Tiffany Haddish and Kevin Hart combined with a great premise that’s totally relatable, NIGHT SCHOOL made it to the top of the class with an ivy league haul of $27.2 million.

Congratulations to our finalists from down South and some great movie fans we met at our FlickWish Rising booth at Cinema World.

1. Marisol Santiago Fitchburg, MA NIGHT SCHOOL
2. Nicole Green Ashby, MA NIGHT SCHOOL
3. Kylie Cormier Lunenburg, MA NIGHT SCHOOL
4. Tyne Caouette Spring Grove, AL NIGHT SCHOOL

The winner from this box office weekend will be announced during our December 28 episode of FLICKWISH RISING.

September 14-16 Box Office Contest Finalists

The Predator

With the Fall season upon us, it may be getting cooler but that doesn’t mean rebooting “One Ugly Muthafucka” of a franchise can’t deliver some hot box office in September.

With Shane Black bringing a fresh take on an 80’s classic with his signature edge behind the camera, THE PREDATOR stalked its box office prey with a number-one trophy worth $24.6 million.

Congratulations to our finalists who chose Hollywood’s favorite alien in dreadlocks as it looks like it’s going to be an East Coast vs. West Coast showdown for the next spot on our A-List.

1. Bob McGoff Charlestown, MA THE PREDATOR
2. Erica Green Phoenix, AZ THE PREDATOR

The winner from this box office weekend will be announced during our October 5 episode of FLICKWISH RISING.

August 3-5 Box Office Contest Finalists

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Having enjoyed the Red Sox breaking out their brooms and unloading a complete 4-game sweep of the Yankees over the weekend, I was just as excited to see that all of our August 3-5 box office contest entrants swept through the weekend by choosing correctly and making the final cut.

With Tom Cruise delivering the Ethan Hunt flavor once again, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT seized the number one spot by raking in $35.3 million in its second weekend of release.

In appreciation for all of our entrants delivering FWR's first perfect box office contest below, we will be picking 3 WINNERS during our August 16 episode.

1. Erica Green Phoenix, AZ MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT
2. Kate Ahokas Denver, CO MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT
3. Keith O'Brien Massapequa Park, NY MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT
4. Shawn Brown Bradley, ME MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT
5. Will Smith Boston, MA MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT

The winners from this box office weekend will be announced during our August 16 episode of FLICKWISH RISING.

July 20-22 Box Office Contest Finalists

The Equalizer 2

Wow...what a nail-biter of a weekend! Talk about a photo finish between two flicks that couldn't be more opposite, yet truly represent how diverse the movie-going audience has become.

The suits in Hollywood better continue to take notice because the movement is real and it's awesome to see.

With just a $1.1 million edge over MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN, $36 million in box office dollars rained down on THE EQUALIZER 2 giving the Denzel Washington sequel the crown for its opening weekend.

With our A-List Celebration plans in full swing, we wish this week's finalists all the best as we have an A-List seat just waiting with your name on it.

1. Erica Boscio Garfield, NJ THE EQUALIZER 2
2. Kelly Brown Bradley, ME THE EQUALIZER 2

The winner from this box office weekend will be announced during our August 6 episode of FLICKWISH RISING.

July 6-8 Box Office Contest Finalists

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Well Marvel fans, the July 6-8 box office weekend didn't disappoint as the superhero genre keeps chugging along and raking some big cake in the process.

With an impressive $75 million dollar payday, ANT-MAN AND THE WASP out-sized the other players seeking your box office dollar and to our latest finalists, may your good fortune continue with a shot at an invitation to our A-List Celebration in October.

1. Anjie Kennard Midway, UT ANT-MAN AND THE WASP
2. April Sutton Lunenburg, MA ANT-MAN AND THE WASP
3. Jeanne Murawski Templeton, MA ANT-MAN AND THE WASP
4. Jen Cotoni Lunenburg, MA ANT-MAN AND THE WASP
5. Will Smith Boston, MA ANT-MAN AND THE WASP

The winner from this box office weekend will be announced during our July 15 episode of FLICKWISH RISING.

June 22-24 Box Office Contest Finalists

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

With the June 22-24 box office weekend bringing the thunder of a rampaging T-Rex, it delivered some HUGE bank with a roster of box office contest finalists that chose wisely.

With a $148 million dollar haul, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM crushed the competition and to these lucky finalists, we're ramping up the competition for the July 1 drawing where we will be selecting 2 WINNERS!.

1. Alisa Lucas-McLaughlin Lunenburg, MA JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
2. Bob McGoff Charlestown, MA JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
3. Erica Green Phoenix, AZ JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
4. Michelle Benedetti Boston, MA JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
5. Misty Bowden Lakeway, TX JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
6. Sherri Flagg Bangor, ME JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
7. Sydney Morgan Orem, UT JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM

The winner from this box office weekend will be announced during our July 2 episode of FLICKWISH RISING.

June 22-24 Box Office Contest Entrants

After a successful season premiere and with the crowning of our first box office contest winner from the June 1-3 weekend, I'm thrilled to see an even bigger response to the June 22-24 contest and in appreciation for your fantastic support, we will be selecting 2 WINNERS!

To all of the movie fans who entered, I wish you good luck and I look forward to seeing our A-List grow in preparation for our A-List Celebration in October.

Alisa Lucas-McLaughlin Lunenburg, MA JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
Alysia Lemelin Rochester, NH THE INCREDIBLES 2
Anjie Kennard Midway, UT THE INCREDIBLES 2
Bob McGoff Charlestown, MA JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
Erica Green Phoenix, AZ JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
Michelle Benedetti Boston, MA JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
Misty Bowden Lakeway, TX JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
Sarah Kozenko Hudson, MA THE INCREDIBLES 2
Sherri Flagg Bangor, ME JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
Sydney Morgan Orem, UT JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
Thomas Purgett Brookline, MA THE INCREDIBLES 2

We will be posting the finalists from this box office weekend on June 26.

The winners from this box office weekend will be announced during our July 2 episode of FLICKWISH RISING.

June 1-3 Box Office Contest Finalists

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Despite a slow weekend at the box office, I'm happy to announce our finalists for the June 1-3 box office contest.

With a $29.3 million take, SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY took the crown in its second weekend and we wish these lucky finalists who picked the winning horse all the best going into June 17.

Benjamin Ferrante Lunenburg, MA SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY
Chance Pates North Kingstown, RI SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

The winner from this box office weekend will be announced during our June 17 season premiere of FLICKWISH RISING.

June 1-3 Box Office Contest Entrants

Well, we made it to FWR's first box office contest for the upcoming June 1-3 weekend. I'm very grateful for the following movie fans who entered and I wish you all good luck with your pick for this weekend's box office champ.

Benjamin Ferrante Lunenburg, MA SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY
Chance Pates North Kingstown, RI SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY
Kelly Brown Bradley, ME AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
Marc Bloom Bridgewater, MA DEADPOOL 2
Tim Shea Salem, MA DEADPOOL 2
William Houghton Bloomfield, NJ AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

We will be posting the finalists from this box office weekend on June 5.

The winner from this box office weekend will be announced during our June 17 season premiere of FLICKWISH RISING.