Will Krampus bring early Christmas cheer to the box office?

Can you feel it? There’s a disturbance coming to the box office.

While we’re still a few weeks away from that movie, the feeling of anticipation is pretty darn high. Which may keep audiences from heading out this weekend. Then again, there are a few films with buzz enough to get some bums in seats. Here are predictions as to which they’ll be:


The only big new release this weekend is the holiday themed horror flick Krampus, which has been getting comparisons to Gremlins, which is no small thing. However, are audiences thinking about horror with Christmas literally just a few weeks away? We’ll find out. Look for a fourth place debut with $15 million, which will be a decent number if it happens.

As for the rest of the top five, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 should continue its winning ways with a first place hold and $23 million. Working with outstanding reviews and word of mouth, Creed will be in second place with $17 million, with The Good Dinosaur right behind it in third place with $16.5 million. Spectre will close things out in fifth place with $8 million.

So, to recap, here are our predictions:

1) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 – $23 million
2) Creed – $17 million
3) The Good Dinosaur – $16.5 million
4) Krampus – $15 million
5) Spectre – $8 million

Be sure to check back on Sunday to see how the weekend turns out!

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