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Why the heck did 50 First Dates have a production budget of $75 million ?

Old 03-05-07, 03:59 AM
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Why the heck did 50 First Dates have a production budget of $75 million ?

There wernt any special effects in it ? No big explosions, no eleborate stuntwork ...
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Actor's salaries probably. Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore aren't cheap.
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Actor's salaries probably. Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore aren't cheap.
Their salary alone was probably half the budget.
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To pay for all those newspapers, pineapples and waffles?
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To get Rob Schneider in your movie costs a lot.
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Wasn't it filmed in Hawaii? I'm sure that isn't cheap either.
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Originally Posted by Rypro 525
Actor's salaries probably. Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore aren't cheap.
I can just hear their respective agents negotiating higher pay based on how they were going to "recreate the magic of The Wedding Singer."
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Originally Posted by JustinS
I can just hear their respective agents negotiating higher pay based on how they were going to "recreate the magic of The Wedding Singer."
It made $120MM.
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Actors Salary, filmed on location in Hawaii. Its a great looking movie. I thought it was pretty good too
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the estimated budget on Ali listed on imdb is 107 million, wondering where it went....
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Originally Posted by AnonomusBob15
the estimated budget on Ali listed on imdb is 107 million, wondering where it went....
Especially considering filming in Mozambique is easy, straightforward and cheap.
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Originally Posted by The Bus
Especially considering filming in Mozambique is easy, straightforward and cheap.

I guess I wouldn't know since I haven't ever shot anything there.

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