Boxoffice (magazine)
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Boxoffice Magazine
Year founded 1920 (1920-month)
CompanyBoxOffice Media
CountryUnited States

BoxOffice is a film industry magazine dedicated to the movie theatre business published by BoxOffice Media LP. It started in 1920[1] as The Reel Journal, taking its current name in 1931[2] and still publishes today, with an intended audience of theatre owners and film professionals.

BoxOffice is the official publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners,[3] a role it took on in 2006.[4][5] In 1937 the magazine began to publish box office reports; it ended its publication of movie reviews in 2012.[1]

The magazine was originally published every Saturday by Associated Publications.[6] Box office performance was expressed as a percentage of normal performance with normal being expressed as 100%.[7] A Barometer issue was published in January with a review of the year including the performance of movies for the year.[8]


  1. ^ a b Matt Singer (January 17, 2013). "Boxoffice Magazine Stops Publishing Film Reviews". IndieWire. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ Charles R. Acland (2008). Screen traffic: movies, multiplexes, and global culture. Duke University Press, 2003. p. 8. ISBN 0-8223-3163-2.
  3. ^ "Publications". National Association of Theatre Owners. 2008. Archived from the original on September 2, 2013. Retrieved 2009.
  4. ^ "Boxoffice Magazine and The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) Ink Pact" (Press release). December 1, 2006. Retrieved 2009.
  5. ^ Goodbye In Focus, Christopher Campbell, Cinematical
  6. ^ "They Find Warner Guilty". BoxOffice. July 2, 1938. p. 3. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ ""A Man's Castle" Reissue Proves Best Draw". BoxOffice. July 2, 1938. p. 32. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ "BoxOffice Barometer A Review of 1947 A Preview of 1948". Retrieved 2018.

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