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Old 06-08-05, 09:17 AM
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Anyone else think Mr. and Mrs. Smith is doomed?

By doomed I mean regardless of whether or not the movie is any good, but because so many people think that this is what caused Brad and Jen to split up.

It's still sitting at Fresh with 65% right now, but I am sure it will go to rotten overnight when the mainstream reviews start to pour in as this movie looks like something critics like to trash regardless of the publicity surrounding it. I myself am not checking the tomatometer again until after I have seen the movie. My reasoning for seeing it is more or less just to see how crappy or how good it is without an influence from critics or public perception. Nevertheless, I think it's doomed in the overall sense even though it looks like it might be fun.
Old 06-08-05, 09:27 AM
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I think it'll do pretty well.
Old 06-08-05, 09:31 AM
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Personally I don't give a rat's rump what made Brad and Jenn split up. I don't think the break up will have any affect on the movie's success.
Old 06-08-05, 09:59 AM
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Add another to not caring if it broke up whatever relationship. It has good action, it has good looking big lip babes in it and it comes out this week and I'll watch it.
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I think it will be a decent success as well.
Old 06-08-05, 11:19 AM
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No, I don't think most people give two shits about Brad and Jens breakup.

The only thing that may hurt it is being sandwiched around other big movies.
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Actually, I think the Split and rumors of Jolie being a "homewrecker" will actually add tons of asses into theater seats that otherwise would've ignored this flick. Remember the movie with Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe? Who even gave a shit about it until Meg ran off with Crowe in real life. I can't even remember the name of it now. Either way, people will want to see what they percieve as "chemistry" between Jolie and Pitt. They WANT to see the onscreen "hints" of adultery....

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Old 06-08-05, 11:34 AM
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Yea, man. You watch way too much E!.

It'll easily top $100mil. Might go onto $150+ ... who knows.

Looks like some good [watered down] old fashioned action. Plenty enough for me.
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Originally Posted by troystiffler
Yea, man. You watch way too much E!.
Who me? I don't even have cable. I just remember the same buzz happening with the Ryan/Crowe flick.
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
Actually, I think the Split and rumors of Jolie being a "homewrecker" will actually add tons of asses into theater seats that otherwise would've ignored this flick. Remember the movie with Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe? Who even gave a shit about it until Meg ran off with Crowe in real life. I can't even remember the name of it now. Either way, people will want to see what they percieve as "chemistry" between Jolie and Pitt. They WANT to see the onscreen "hints" of adultery....
IIRC "Proof Of Life" tanked...

edit: Yeah, I was right...

Budget
$65,000,000 (estimated)

Total Gross
$32,598,931 (USA) (estimated)

Opening Weekend
$10,207,869 (USA) (10 December 2000) (2,705 Screens)

Gross
$32,598,931 (USA) (25 February 2001)
$32,562,963 (USA) (18 February 2001)
$32,470,188 (USA) (11 February 2001)
$32,322,043 (USA) (4 February 2001)
$32,156,657 (USA) (28 January 2001)
$32,110,172 (USA) (21 January 2001)
$31,968,452 (USA) (14 January 2001)
$31,193,043 (USA) (7 January 2001)
$29,053,477 (USA) (1 January 2001)
$23,702,323 (USA) (25 December 2000)
$18,771,182 (USA) (17 December 2000)
$10,207,869 (USA) (10 December 2000)


Weekend Gross
$23,209 (USA) (25 February 2001) (61 Screens)
$54,285 (USA) (18 February 2001) (97 Screens)
$94,287 (USA) (11 February 2001) (235 Screens)
$156,167 (USA) (4 February 2001) (254 Screens)
$23,781 (USA) (28 January 2001) (66 Screens)
$63,182 (USA) (21 January 2001) (140 Screens)
$348,170 (USA) (14 January 2001) (535 Screens)
$1,265,614 (USA) (7 January 2001) (1,381 Screens)
$3,275,097 (USA) (1 January 2001) (2,062 Screens)
$2,428,859 (USA) (25 December 2000) (2,062 Screens)
$5,382,656 (USA) (17 December 2000) (2,705 Screens)
$10,207,869 (USA) (10 December 2000) (2,705 Screens)

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Mr. and Mrs. Goldberg74 will be there this weekend.
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It might be doomed because of a giant bat.
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The private or public life of any celebrity has never played any part in my choosing whether to see or not to see any movie. I just don't care.
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I'm in the who-the-fuck-cares camp. It looks fun with eye candy for both sexes. I'm there.
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Originally Posted by Geofferson
It might be doomed because of a giant bat.
It has a weekend to itself to split with a new kids movie. So I'm sure it'll do fine opening weekend and of course take the hit when Batman comes out.
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Originally Posted by Kal-El
I'm in the who-the-fuck-cares camp. It looks fun with eye candy for both sexes. I'm there.
Agreed. I can't believe we live in a world where some people apparently rely on a "tomatometer" to predict a major motion picture's profit. What are these people going to do next, play the stock market by spinning a cucumber?
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There's no such thing as bad publicity.

This kinda reminds me of how Jersey Girl bombed around the time of the Affleck/J-Lo thing. It didn't bomb because of the publicity though-- it bombed because it sucked.

I think Mr. & Mrs Smith will do o-k. It looks like a fun popcorn flick.
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Mr. and Mrs. Smith is going to bomb because it's PG-13.

Spoiler:
CURSES!
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Originally Posted by The_Infidel
Agreed. I can't believe we live in a world where some people apparently rely on a "tomatometer" to predict a major motion picture's profit. What are these people going to do next, play the stock market by spinning a cucumber?
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I'm in the who-the-fuck-cares camp. It looks fun with eye candy for both sexes. I'm there.
ICount me in in this camp as well, and there are defiitely no flutes around.

Can't wait for Friday.
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I won't be seeing it because it doesn't look good to me, not because Angelina Jolie ruined my life or anything. I don't think the film will do well. I'd say around 70 mil.
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I wouldn't be surprised if it did better than FF4.
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Angelina Jolie star vehicles aren't exactly known for making lots of money.
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Yeah you guys are all in who cares camp but the majority of the public isn't. I don't think the movie is gonna bomb but I don't see it doing as well as expected.
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Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt
Yeah you guys are all in who cares camp but the majority of the public isn't. I don't think the movie is gonna bomb but I don't see it doing as well as expected.
You seriously think enough people are going to not see this because they blame it on the Brad/Jen break up for it to perform worse than expected?

I think it will do worse than expected simply because it has one week before Batman and will still be dealing with Cinderella Man, ROTS, Madagascar etc. this coming week. It should be number 1 still, but those movies will take some business, and Batman will be #1 by a mile after that.

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