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Old 05-10-03, 11:25 AM   #1
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05/09-05/11 Box Office Numbers......

X-Men 2 has an estimated take of $12 million on Friday, brining it's take up to about $120 million so far. That's impressive.

Daddy Day Care was estimated to take in about $8.2 million on Friday.

The rest of the numbers are at Box Office Mojo
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Old 05-10-03, 01:13 PM   #2
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I am suprised Daddy Day Care is not bombing.
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Old 05-10-03, 01:23 PM   #3
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I am suprised Daddy Day Care is not bombing.
I'm surprised it's not doing better. Apart from Lizzie Maguire, there's really no 'dumb kids fare' for dumb parents to bring dumb kids to.
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Old 05-10-03, 02:12 PM   #4
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Surprisingly, I know plenty of people that want to see Daddy Da Care (most of em have kids though).
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Old 05-10-03, 02:49 PM   #5
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Wow, X2 is off almost 63% from last weekend. It looks like it's following Daredevil in terms of box-office performance.

At this rate, it may not cross $200 million, especially with Matrix on the horizon which will cannibalize much of the same audience.

Still though, $120 million is nice change for 8 days of release.
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Old 05-10-03, 02:56 PM   #6
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Wow, X2 is off almost 63% from last weekend. It looks like it's following Daredevil in terms of box-office performance.

At this rate, it may not cross $200 million, especially with Matrix on the horizon which will cannibalize much of the same audience.

Still though, $120 million is nice change for 8 days of release.
I think it'll cross $200 million. X-men will make about $16 million today and about another $10 million tomorrow. It'll be up around the $150 million mark at the end of the weekend. The Matrix sequel will surely cannibalize it's box office take, but I can't imagine it not gobbling up at least another $50 million in it's run.
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Old 05-10-03, 04:43 PM   #7
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Wow, I really thought X2 would avoid its predeccesor's 50% week two drop off simply because it was a better movie than the first that a more mass audience could get into. It should still cross 200 million, more than enough to warrant an X3, but not with that much larger of a budget.
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Old 05-10-03, 06:35 PM   #8
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X2 is projected to take in around $40 million this weekend, which is still pretty nice chunk of change. I think Fox will be happy if X2 brings in around $200-$225 million at the box office (which would be about 50% better than X1.
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Old 05-10-03, 11:32 PM   #9
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I am suprised Daddy Day Care is not bombing.

I hear ya. I guess your average movie goer finds this crap hilarious....
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Old 05-11-03, 09:39 AM   #10
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Or perhaps, people have kids (the key demographic) who want to see it, and that accounts for most of its business (plus the parents who take their kids to see this movie).
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Old 05-11-03, 11:39 AM   #11
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When a movie brings in so much money the first week a large percentage drop is inevitable for the second. If it brings in $40M then that'd be a very good opening weekend total, let alone second week.
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Old 05-11-03, 12:17 PM   #12
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X2 brought in $41 million this weekend, that's great for a second week since it debuted so high. it will $250 easily. I wouldn't be surprised if X2 and Matrix are neck and neck throughout the summer.
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Old 05-11-03, 02:03 PM   #13
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I wouldn't be surprised if X2 and Matrix are neck and neck throughout the summer.


hmmmmm.....What it boils down to is the R vs. Pg-13 rating. I just hope Matrix with the R still pulls in high numbers (which it will)


Hell maybe number wise X2 will be high next week with kids buying tickets for X2 and sneaking into matrix
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Old 05-11-03, 02:52 PM   #14
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I really do hope security is tight at the theater and keeps kids out of R rated showings. Not that I don't want teens to see Matrix, I just don't like it when R movies with blockbuster potential don't reach it because most of the people who saw it didn't buy tickets. (Starship Troopers comes to mind.)
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Old 05-11-03, 06:46 PM   #15
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Total Box Office

1
Titanic (1997)
$600,743,440

2
Star Wars (1977)
$460,935,655

3
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
$434,949,459

4
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
$431,065,444

5
Spider-Man (2002)
$403,706,375

6
Jurassic Park (1993)
$356,763,175

7
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (2002)
$333,623,857

8
Forrest Gump (1994)
$329,452,287

9
Lion King, The (1994)
$327,450,682

10
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
$317,557,891

11
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The (2001)
$313,364,114

12
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
$310,619,851

13
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
$309,064,373

14
Independence Day (1996)
$306,200,000

15
Sixth Sense, The (1999)
$293,501,675

16
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
$290,158,751

17
Home Alone (1990)
$285,761,243

18
Shrek (2001)
$267,652,016

19
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
$261,724,299

20
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
$260,031,035

21
Jaws (1975)
$260,000,000

22
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
$255,870,172

23
Batman (1989)
$251,188,924

24
Men in Black (1997)
$250,147,615

25
Toy Story 2 (1999)
$245,823,397

26
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
$242,374,454

27
Twister (1996)
$241,700,000

28
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
$241,423,860

29
Ghost Busters (1984)
$238,600,000

30
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
$234,760,478

31
Cast Away (2000)
$233,630,478

32
Lost World: Jurassic Park, The (1997)
$229,074,000

33
Signs (2002)
$227,965,690

34
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
$226,138,454

35
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
$219,195,051

36
Ghost (1990)
$217,631,306

37
Aladdin (1992)
$216,967,404

38
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
$216,119,491

39
Mission: Impossible II (2000)
$215,397,307

40
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
$213,079,163

41
Back to the Future (1985)
$210,609,762

42
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
$205,399,422

43
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
$204,843,345

44
Exorcist, The (1973)
$204,565,000

45
Mummy Returns, The (2001)
$202,007,640

46
Armageddon (1998)
$201,600,000

47
Gone with the Wind (1939)
$198,655,278

48
Pearl Harbor (2001)
$198,539,855

49
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
$197,171,806

50
Toy Story (1995)
$191,773,00



Not very many R rated movies on this list. I think X2 will take the Matrix in the long run.
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Old 05-11-03, 06:51 PM   #16
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I only count 4 rated R flicks on that list.
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Old 05-13-03, 02:38 PM   #17
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http://money.cnn.com/2003/05/13/news...ated/index.htm



Here is a story about r rated movies.
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Old 05-13-03, 04:51 PM   #18
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I hate judging by $$$ because prices change.

More people saw Star Wars than Titanic, but prices were a lot cheaper in 1977. Heck, Gone With The Wind should be up there too.

Results SHOULD be the $$$ divided by average ticket cost to get attendance. OR JUST COUNT THE TICKETS.

ONLY THEN would we know which movies were more popular.

Books, CDs.... all judge on number sold, not $$$ intake.
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Old 05-13-03, 05:47 PM   #19
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Box Office Mojo has dollar figures adjusted for inflation.

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/alltime/adjusted/

Although i suppose other factors should be considered... including the proliferation of TV, VHS, Rental stores, and more recently home theater systems that make movie going less attractive then say 1939 when Gone With the Wind came out.
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