CinemaScore Grades

on Sunday, January 16, 2011  

CinemaScore is a market research firm that surveys film audiences to rate their viewing experiences with letter grades "F" to "A+", with the average grade for most movies being a "B+". CinemaScore grades are hard to come by, but if you keep an eye out for them, you can find a few details in EW and Deadline each week. I'll update this page each week with new CinemaScore grades, which are extremely useful in predicting a film's long-term box office success. The list is ordered by date, but if you're looking for a specific title, I'd suggest using the Edit >> Find function in your browser.

Weekend of July 1, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon: "A"
Larry Crowne: "B"
Monte Carlo: "A-"

Weekend of June 24, 2011
Cars 2: "A-"
Bad Teacher: "C+"

Weekend of June 17, 2011
Green Lantern: "B" ("B+" with audiences under 18_
Mr. Popper's Penguins: "A-"

Weekend of June 10, 2011
Super 8: "B+"
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer: "B+" ("A-" w/ audiences under 18; "C+" w/ audiences over 25)

Weekend of June 3, 2011
X-Men: First Class: "B+"

Weekend of May 27, 2011
The Hangover Pat II: "A-"
Kung Fu Panda 2: "A"

Weekend of May 20, 2011
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides: "B+"

Weekend of May 13, 2011
Bridesmaids: "B+"
Priest: "C+"

Weekend of May 6, 2011
Thor: "B+"
Jumping the Broom: "A"
Something Borrowed: "B"

Weekend of April 29, 2011
Fast Five: "A"
Prom: "B+"
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil: "B+"

Weekend of April 22, 2011
Madea's Big Happy Family: "A"
Water for Elephants: "A-"
African Cats: "A-"

Weekend of April 15, 2011
Rio: "A"
Scream 4: "B-"

Weekend of April 8, 2011
Arthur: "B"
Hanna: "C+" ("A" with audiences under 18, "D+" with audiences over 50)
Soul Surfer: "A+"
Your Highness: "C+"

Weekend of April 1, 2011
Hop: "A-"
Source Code: "B"
Insidious: "B"

Weekend of March 25, 2011
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules: "A-"
Sucker Punch: "B-"

Weekend of March 18, 2011
Limitless: "B+"
The Lincoln Lawyer: "A-"
Paul: "B+" ("A" with audience under 18)

Weekend of March 11, 2011
Battle: Los Angeles: "B"
Mars Needs Moms: "B"
Red Riding Hood: "B-"

Weekend of March 4, 2011
Rango: "C+" ("C" with audiences over 25)
The Adjustment Bureau: "B"
Beastly: "B+"

Weekend of February 25, 2011
Hall Pass: "B-"
Drive Angry: "C+"

Weekend of February 18, 2011
Unknown: "B+"
I Am Number Four: "B+" ("A-" with audiences under 25)
Big Mommas: Like Father Like Son: "B+"

Weekend of February 11, 2011
Just Go With It: "A-"
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never: "A" ("A+" with female audiences)
Gnomeo And Juliet: "B+"
The Eagle: "C+"

Weekend of February 4, 2011
The Roommate: "B-"
Sanctum: "C+"

Weekend of January 28, 2011
The Rite: "B"
The Mechanic: "B-"

Weekend of January 21, 2011
No Strings Attached: "B"

Weekend of January 14, 2011
The Green Hornet : "B+" ("A" with audiences under 18, "A-" with audiences under 25)
The Dilemma: "B"

Weekend of January 7, 2011
Season of the Witch: "C+"
Country Strong: "B" ("B+" with female audiences)

Weekend of December 24, 2010
Little Fockers: "B-"
True Grit: "B+" ("A-" from those under 25)

Weekend of December 17, 2010
TRON: Legacy: "A-" ("A" with female audiences)
How Do You Know: "C-"

Weekend of December 10, 2010
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: "A-"
The Tourist: "B"

Weekend of December 3, 2010
The Warrior's Way: "C-"

Weekend of November 26, 2010
Tangled: "A+"
Burlesque: "A-"

Weekend of November 19, 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: "A"
The Next Three Days: "B+"

Weekend of November 12, 2010
Unstoppable: "A-"
Skyline: "D-"

Weekend of November 5, 2010
Megamind: "A-"
Due Date: "B-"
For Colored Girls: "A"

Weekend of October 29, 2010
Saw 3D: "B"

Weekend of October 22, 2010
Paranormal Activity 2: "B"

Weekend of October 15, 2010
Jackass 3D: "B+"
Red: "A-"

Weekend of October 8, 2010
Life As We Know It: "A-"
Secretariat: "A"

Weekend of October 1, 2010
The Social Network: "B+"
Case 39: "B-"
Let Me In: "C+"

Weekend of September 24, 2010
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps: "B-"
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole: "A-"
You Again: "B+"

Weekend of September 17, 2010
The Town: "B+" ("A-" with male audiences, "A+" with audiences under 18)
Easy A: "A-"
Devil: "C+"
Alpha and Omega: "B"

Weekend of September 10, 2010
Resident Evil: Afterlife: "D"

Weekend of September 3, 2010
The American: "D-" ("F" with female audiences)
Machete: "B"
Going the Distance: "B"

Weekend of August 27, 2010
The Last Exorcism: "D"
Takers: "B"

Weekend of August 20, 2010
Vampires Suck "C+" ("B" with audiences under 18)
Lottery Ticket: "A-"
Piranha 3-D: "C"
Nanny McPhee Returns: "A-"
The Switch: "B"

Weekend of August 13, 2010
The Expendables: "B+"
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World "A-" ("A" with audiences under 25)

Weekend of August 6, 2010
The Other Guys: "B-"
Step Up 3D" "A-"

Weekend of July 30, 2010
Dinner for Schmucks: "B"
Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore: "B-"
Charlie St. Cloud: "B+"

Weekend of July 23, 2010
Salt: B+
Ramona and Beezus: "A-"

Weekend of July 16, 2010
Inception: "B+"
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: "B+"

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