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Old 12-05-04, 01:37 PM
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Movie With The Highest Walk Out Rate?

My Dad and I were arguing about this in the car last night. I thought it was Pearl Harbour but didnt think so. Can someone please refresh my memory and set the record straight?
Thanks!
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I don't think they keep statistics on such things but believe it or not, I saw many people walk out of Saving Private Ryan during the first half hour. No way of knowing the answer to your question me thinks.
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When I went to see Matinee (John Goodman) most everyone in the theatre left at some point and never returned.
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I also saw many (mostly teens) walk out of Hulk. My wife was begging for us to leave as well...
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Most walkouts I've personally ever seen was during Magnolia. Most of that occured during Tom Cruise's seminar.
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Whatever movie that was that had the first Star Wars Episode I trailer was supposed to have massive walkouts afterwards.
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Most I've seen was during:

The Thin Red Line
Pulp Fiction
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Originally Posted by Joe Molotov
Whatever movie that was that had the first Star Wars Episode I trailer was supposed to have massive walkouts afterwards.
That was Wing Commander.

Quite a few people walked out of Solaris, unfortunately, at least in the theater I was in. I've personally walked out of Driven, about 45 minutes into it.
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Ishtar...and it was only shown on airplanes.
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I remember walking out of both Romeo and Juliet & Any Given Sunday and I also remember the mob of people leaving right behind my date and I as well.
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Originally Posted by Joe Molotov
Whatever movie that was that had the first Star Wars Episode I trailer was supposed to have massive walkouts afterwards.
Both Wing Commander as well as Meet Joe Black. I saw it opening night-- fully half the auditorium stood up and left before the film began. Others may have left during the film itself.

Not me though. I know i'm in the minority, but I love that film.
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The two that I've seen the most in were THE HULK and (believe it or not) PULP FICTION. I saw PULP in Oklahoma though...so that may explain why it didn't play so well in mid-America. I was also the only one laughing in the theater - had one older couple tell me I was "sick" after the movie was over.
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The "Episode 1" teaser was also in front of The Waterboy, which is where I saw it. No walkouts that I noticed.
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The most that I have seen would be during Eyes Wide Shut.
I guess all ofl the teeny-boppers had gone in expecting a "romantic comedy" with Tom and Nicole, or something.
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The most I think I have ever seen for one movie is Magnolia. Another one was [i]The Talented Mr. Ripley]/i], which was a good movie but didn't connect well with the smalltown audience with which I saw it on opening night.
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It's been over 20 years, but I've never seen nearly as many walkouts for a movie as I did "The Neighbors" I think 2/3rd of the audience bugged-out during the first 30 minutes. It's possible that everyone left, but I didn't hang around to find out either. The only movie other than that one with Jar Jar that I've ever walked out on.
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Mystery Men. GAWD what an awful movie, lots of people left.

Also a group of Amish (men and women) left Kill Bill Volume 1, it was really funny watching them get up and leave.
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Originally Posted by Lateralus
Also a group of Amish (men and women) left Kill Bill Volume 1, it was really funny watching them get up and leave.
What were the Amish doing in that movie anyway? Didn't they read the reviews on the internet or on TV?

PS - Other than (men and women), what other kind of Amish are there?
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Originally Posted by kenbuzz
What were the Amish doing in that movie anyway? Didn't they read the reviews on the internet or on TV?

PS - Other than (men and women), what other kind of Amish are there?

Well I just wanted to point out that they were probably courting. Why they expected this movie not to contain any profanity or violence I have no idea, they walked out about 1/4 in to the way of the movie.
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A good ten people when it started. Other than my friend and I, who lauged histarcally, there wasn't a snicker. By the end of the movie EVERYONE had left.

When I worked at the movie theater, Magnolia was well-known for having the highest walk-out rate. The majority was from old people who didn't expect Tom Cruise to be in such a role. Too bad for them. Magnolia is one of my all-time faves.
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According to Jack Nicholson, there were over 20 walkouts in 2001:A Space Odyssey.
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At the movie theater today, we had a lot of walkouts for Closer. Generally a lot of seniors who didn't expect such language out of that nice Julia Roberts.
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Quite a few people walked out of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind when I saw it. Also, when I went to see Solaris, it was packed to begin with but the theater slowly dwindled as the movie went on (maybe 3/4 of the theater still left).

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