Boxoffice Pro

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Boxoffice Pro 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 the name Boxoffice in 1931[2] and still publishes today, with an intended audience of theatre owners and film professionals. In 2019, its name was changed to Boxoffice Pro.

Boxoffice Pro
Year founded 1920 (1920-month)
CountryUnited States

Boxoffice Pro 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]

Boxoffice was acquired by Webedia in 2015.[9]


  1. ^ a b Matt Singer (January 17, 2013). "Boxoffice Magazine Stops Publishing Film Reviews". IndieWire. Retrieved October 15, 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 May 27, 2009.
  4. ^ "Boxoffice Magazine and The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) Ink Pact" (Press release). December 1, 2006. Retrieved May 27, 2009.
  5. ^ Goodbye In Focus, Christopher Campbell, Cinematical
  6. ^ "They Find Warner Guilty". BoxOffice. July 2, 1938. p. 3. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  7. ^ ""A Man's Castle" Reissue Proves Best Draw". BoxOffice. July 2, 1938. p. 32. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  8. ^ "BoxOffice Barometer A Review of 1947 A Preview of 1948". Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  9. ^ "Introducing BoxOffice Global Entertainment: A Global Digital Media Player For The Film Industry". Boxoffice. 2015-04-17. Retrieved 2021-01-01.

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