“Hotel Transylvania: Summer Vacation” and “Skyscraper” Climb to Top of Fandango’s Fanticipation & Weekend Ticket Sales
Los Angeles (July 11, 2018) – Opening this Friday, “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” and Dwayne Johnson’s “Skyscraper” are ruling Fandango’s weekend ticket sales and Fanticipation movie buzz index, garnering 89 and 84 points out of 100 Fanticipation points, respectively.
“Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” is outpacing “Hotel Transylvania 2” in Fandango’s advance ticket sales, while Dwayne Johnson’s “Skyscraper” is outpacing Johnson’s previous action-adventure vehicle, “Rampage,” at the same point in the Fandango sales cycle.
According to a Fandango survey of nearly 1,000 moviegoers planning to see “Skyscraper”:
- 96% identify themselves as Dwayne Johnson fans.
- 95% are looking forward to the film’s blend of light-hearted action, adventure and drama.
- 91% are fans of thrillers with international settings.
“As summer heats up, animated family films are sizzling at the box office,” says Fandango Managing Editor Erik Davis. “‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ is scaring up the family crowd and will add to an already robust season, while Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Skyscraper’ brings plenty of thrills and chills for action buffs.’”
Fans purchasing tickets to “Skyscraper” on Fandango will receive an exclusive movie poster from Fandango FanShop, available here while supplies last.
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving more than 60 million unique visitors per month, according to comScore, with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 30,000 U.S. screens, trailers and original video, home entertainment and fan merchandise. Its portfolio features leading online ticketers Fandango, MovieTickets.com and Flixster; world-renown movie review site Rotten Tomatoes; and Movieclips, the #1 movie trailers and content channel on YouTube. Fandango’s movie discovery and ticketing innovations can also be found on mobile, social, AI and voice platforms from Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon, and others. Fandango’s video on-demand service, FandangoNOW offers new release and catalog movies and next-day TV shows to more than 200 million connected, over-the-top (OTT) and mobile devices, while Fandango FanShop curates unique and exclusive fan gear and collectibles. In Latin America, the company operates leading online ticketers Ingresso.com and Fandango Latin America.
Known for having its finger on the pulse of moviegoers, Fandango’s movie buzz indicator, Fanticipation, provides statistical insight into the movies fans are planning to see in a given weekend. Fanticipation scores (based on a 1 to 100-point scale) are calculated via an algorithm of Fandango’s advance ticket sales, website and mobile traffic, and social media engagement. Fanticipation is not intended as a forecast of the weekend box office; it is a snapshot of movie fan sentiment. Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, reaching more than 60 million unique visitors per month across its portfolio of digital properties, according to comScore.