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Movies you wish did better?

in terms of Box Office...

John Wick
Dredd
Jack Reacher
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Grindhouse
I would've loved to experience another double-feature one last time.
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Edge of Tomorrow
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I wish some movies did worse at the box office so that we won't be bombarded with wretched sequels that are written and directed by incompetent assholes hired by greedy studios.
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Scott Pilgrim.
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Jack Reacher did well enough to get a sequel going. It had a budget of $60 million. Made $80 million here in the US. The rest was foreign at $138 million. So.... it did fine. Almost made 3 times its budget all together.

Dredd for sure needed some fucking love. I went so many goddamn times to support that one. I don't do that, if ever, but for that one I did. To actually go w/ the mentality to support it. I just felt like it had such a freshness to it in comparison to all the other action crap we get here that it needed my support. Sadly...I can't make up for how much it deserved. I went like 5 times to that thing.

John Wick I do think deserved more but I'm happy w/ what it got. It made double its budget of $20 million w/.... fuck. This is depressing...Domestic at $38,917,094 and the Foreign going to $14,666,333. $53,583,427. Damn.

off the top of my head w/ films that needed some loving...

Edge of Tomorrow
Grindhouse
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Haywire
Hellboy II (really?! Releasing it the week before TDK?!)
The World's End
John Carter
Pacific Rim (Yeah. They're working on a sequel but still....I think it deserved more money coming its way from the BO)
The Raid 2 (budget at $4.5 million w/ supposedly it making $6 million worldwide)
Sorcerer (came out the month after that SW did)
Sunshine

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in terms of Box Office...

John Wick
Dredd
Jack Reacher
Golden Compass, I wish it had done better, wanted more adventures in that world.
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Golden Compass, I wish it had done better, wanted more adventures in that world.
too bad too, it had good actors.
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Dredd and Grindhouse.

Would have loved to have gotten sequels/franchises out of these two.
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Well.... they're working on getting a Dredd sequel going. Garland and Adi Shankar ain't letting this one go. I hope it pans out cuz it was fucking awesome.

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The only thing that comes to mind is that I wish everything Orson Welles had done had been a huge success so that studios wouldn't have kept taking his films away from him.
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This thread is not to be confused with Movies you wanted to be bigger?
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This thread is not to be confused with Movies you wanted to be bigger?
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That's funny. I swear this also isn't the first time OldBoy has started a duplicate thread of his own.
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Rebooting threads? So this is where we're at?
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There should be a 7 day waiting period for OldBoy to create a new thread.
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Heaven's Gate.
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There should be an 11 month waiting period for OldBoy to create a new thread.
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There should be a 7 day waiting period for OldBoy to create a new thread.
We're talking about remakes here. He needs to make a Spike Lee thread.
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How different would Shyamalong-a-ding-dong's career had turned out if Unbreakable had been a smash hit and become a franchise?

I heard that Shyamalong-a-ding-dong was devastated that Unbreakable didn't do better at the boxoffice. I think he has been taking out his frustration on the moviegoing public ever since.
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I was looking forward to an Unbreakable sequel. I think it would do better if released in today's movie environment, where superheroes dominate the box office.

I wanted Green Lantern to do better, simply because a sequel would have been far better after audience feedback from the first one. The casting was not the problem with Green Lantern and now it will take years to see a proper GL movie.
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Black Dynamite
Tron: Legacy
everything John Carpenter ever did
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kinda wish push had done better, wouldnt have minded seeing another movie set in that world

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