Tag Archives: October

Opening April 20: Beyond the Clouds

The touching family drama Beyond the Clouds hits Chicago area theaters on April 20, 2018.

Beyond the Clouds opens Friday at MovieMax Cinemas in Niles and AMC South Barrington 24 in South Barrington. It has a runtime of 2 hours.

October gets a second week at both of the above theaters, plus the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, AMC Rosemont 18 in Rosemont, and Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville.

Baaghi 2 and Hichki carry over at MovieMax and the South Barrington 24, which also holds over Blackmail.

Other Indian and Pakistani movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend:


Bollywood Box Office: April 13-15, 2018

October started quietly in North America. During the weekend of April 13-15, 2018, the romantic drama earned $230,776 from 131 theaters* ($1,762 average), according to Bollywood Hungama. That’s the lowest opening weekend total and per-theater average for any Hindi film to open in more than 100 theaters here this year so far, with October‘s earnings lagging behind the next lowest earner in that category — Aiyaary — by $120,000. The only thing working in October‘s favor is a sparse release calendar for the rest of the month, with no major competition taking the field until May 4.

Mercury got off to an even quieter start (I know, bad joke about a movie with no dialogue). The silent thriller earned $55,976 from 87 theaters ($643 average) in spite of higher ticket prices and no discounts. The timing of the Mercury‘s release is a shame since genre fans are still focused on A Quiet Place, which closed in on the $100 million mark domestically over the weekend.

Other Hindi movies still showing in North American theaters:

  • Baaghi 2: Week 3; $47,117 from 58 theaters; $812 average; $1,297,765 total
  • Blackmail: Week 2; $38,336 from 25 theaters; $1,533 average; $253,036 total
  • Hichki: Week 4; $9,768 from eight theaters; $1,221 average; $753,577 total
  • Raid: Week 5; $6,481 from four theaters; $1,620 average; $1,084,042 total
  • Missing: Week 2; $449 from three theaters; $150 average; $6,856 total

*Bollywood Hungama routinely counts Canadian theaters twice in its weekly reporting, at least for a movie’s first few weekends of release. When possible, I try to verify the correct theater count with other sources, like Box Office Mojo. The above figures represent what I believe to be the actual theater counts. Bollywood Hungama’s reporting technically puts October in 150 theaters (making for a $1,539 per-theater average). Mercury did not release in Canada.

Sources: Bollywood Hungama and Box Office Mojo

Opening April 13: October and Mercury

Two new Bollywood films hit Chicago area theaters on April 13, 2018. First up is the romantic drama October, starring Varun Dhawan.

October opens Friday at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, AMC Rosemont 18 in Rosemont, AMC South Barrington 24 in South Barrington, Marcus Addison Cinema in Addison, Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville, AMC Showplace Naperville 16 in Naperville, and AMC Loews Woodridge 18 in Woodridge. It has a listed runtime of 1 hr. 45 min.

Also new this week is Mercury, which has no dialogue at all. Prabhu Deva stars in this silent thriller.

Preview shows of Mercury start Thursday night at MovieMax, Century Stratford Square in Bloomingdale, and Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge. It has a listed runtime of 1 hr. 48 min.

Baaghi 2 carries over at MovieMax, Marcus Addison, and South Barrington 24, which also holds over Hichki, Raid, and Blackmail.

Other Indian and Pakistani movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend:

Best Search Engine Terms: Fall, 2015

I am always amused by the phrases people search for to wind up at my site. Certain phrases have an obvious connection, such as “access bollywood,” “bollywood movies on netflix,” or “gunda movie.” Other connections are less obvious. Here are some search term highlights from the last couple of months.

[Note: This post contains offensive language and sexual content. Reader discretion advised.]

Often the funniest search terms are full of spelling errors. Kudos to Google for deducing what this person wanted when searching for the following:

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While I strive to minimize spelling errors in my flem reviews here at Access Bolewd, some movie titles are harder than others. Singh Is Bliing proved particularly challenging:

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This one’s really darn cute:

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I’m not sure such detailed directions were really necessary here:

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