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Old 10-09-17, 07:47 PM   #801
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That sure kept the top two highest grossing movies of all time off the list. Wait, what?
As The Movie Man just said, you really can't compare those 2 movies to a sequel of a cult movie from 35 years ago.

It's really hard IMO nowadays to get people in the theaters to see really long movies. And 163 minutes limits the amount of showings they can have in 1 day/night.

I saw Blade Runner 2049 last week on opening night at 10:45pm and I got really tired after the 90 minute mark when it was close to 12:30am and nodded off a few times. I'd like to see it again, but trying to find a day with that much free time for an early afternoon show can be hard.
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It didn't hurt Interstellar much either
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I don't think running time is that much of a deterrent either Any impact would be somewhat insignificant in the grand scheme of total box office take.
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BR2049 is only 10 minutes longer than The Dark Knight and The Martian, about as long as Spectre, two minutes shorter than The Dark Knight Rises, and four minutes shorter than Straight Outta Compton.

The runtime argument simply doesn't hold up.
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BR2049 is only 10 minutes longer than The Dark Knight and The Martian, about as long as Spectre, two minutes shorter than The Dark Knight Rises, and four minutes shorter than Straight Outta Compton.

The runtime argument simply doesn't hold up.
Audiences would willingly sit for a James Bond or Batman movie for that long, but not a Blade Runner sequel. I would brave a Tarantino movie that was that long because I knew I would be engaged the whole time, but not a Denis Villenueve movie, during which I'd either sleep or have to get up to go to the bathroom. (I did go to the bathroom during the Dark Knight movies, SPECTRE and PACIFIC RIM).
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Audiences would willingly sit for a James Bond or Batman movie for that long, but not a Blade Runner sequel. I would brave a Tarantino movie that was that long because I knew I would be engaged the whole time, but not a Denis Villenueve movie, during which I'd either sleep or have to get up to go to the bathroom. (I did go to the bathroom during the Dark Knight movies, SPECTRE and PACIFIC RIM).
Audiences will sit that long for any movie they find compelling and entertaining enough to merit the runtime.

Your projection of preferences notwithstanding, whether that movie is Blade Runner 2049 is another argument altogether.
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Old 10-15-17, 04:39 PM   #807
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 N Happy Death Day Uni. $26,500,000 - 3,149 - $8,415 $26,500,000 $4.8 1
2 1 Blade Runner 2049 WB $15,100,000 -53.9% 4,058 - $3,721 $60,578,387 $150 2
3 N The Foreigner STX $12,840,000 - 2,515 - $5,105 $12,840,000 $35 1
4 3 It WB (NL) $6,050,000 -39.3% 3,176 -429 $1,905 $314,929,521 $35 6
5 2 The Mountain Between Us Fox $5,650,000 -46.5% 3,259 +171 $1,734 $20,502,922 $35 2
6 6 American Made Uni. $5,423,000 -35.8% 3,098 +67 $1,750 $40,152,865 $50 3
7 5 Kingsman: The Golden Circle Fox $5,315,000 -38.7% 2,982 -506 $1,782 $89,652,040 $104 4
8 7 The LEGO Ninjago Movie WB $4,315,000 -38.4% 3,053 -558 $1,413 $51,577,689 - 4
9 4 My Little Pony: The Movie LGF $4,000,000 -55.0% 2,528 - $1,582 $15,513,434 - 2
10 8 Victoria and Abdul Focus $3,115,000 -25.3% 900 +168 $3,461 $11,341,944 - 4
11 N Marshall ORF $3,039,070 - 821 - $3,702 $3,039,070 $12 1
12 9 Flatliners (2017) Sony $1,500,000 -62.3% 1,983 -569 $756 $15,627,971 $19 3
13 10 Battle of the Sexes FoxS $1,375,000 -46.3% 1,394 -428 $986 $10,389,198 - 4
14 N Professor Marston & the Wonder Women Annapurna $737,000 - 1,229 - $600 $737,000 - 1
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Old 10-15-17, 04:40 PM   #808
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Really poor showing for Professor Marston. I'm sure Annapurna was hoping to ride the coattail of Wonder Woman, but this arthouse film should never have gotten a wide theatrical release like that. Meanwhile, Happy Death Day surprises (at least it surprised me) and It continues to go strong.
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Really poor showing for Professor Marston. I'm sure Annapurna was hoping to ride the coattail of Wonder Woman, but this arthouse film should never have gotten a wide theatrical release like that.
i agree. this looks good...
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It is still in the Top 5. That is insane!
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Old 10-29-17, 12:17 PM   #811
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 N Jigsaw LGF $16,250,000 - 2,941 - $5,525 $16,250,000 $10 1
2 1 Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween LGF $10,000,000 -52.9% 2,388 - $4,188 $35,521,643 $25 2
3 2 Geostorm WB $5,675,000 -58.6% 3,246 - $1,748 $23,553,368 $120 2
4 3 Happy Death Day Uni. $5,099,000 -45.5% 3,535 +237 $1,442 $48,393,525 $4.8 3
5 4 Blade Runner 2049 WB $3,965,000 -46.1% 2,421 -782 $1,638 $81,385,785 $150 4
6 N Thank You for Your Service (2017) Uni. $3,702,000 - 2,054 - $1,802 $3,702,000 $20 1
7 5 Only The Brave Sony $3,450,000 -42.5% 2,577 - $1,339 $11,940,057 $38 2
8 6 The Foreigner STX $3,210,000 -44.5% 2,505 -10 $1,281 $28,827,318 $35 3
9 N Suburbicon Par. $2,800,000 - 2,046 - $1,369 $2,800,000 - 1
10 7 It WB (NL) $2,465,000 -28.6% 2,560 - $963 $323,730,202 $35 8
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Old 10-29-17, 12:17 PM   #812
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Excellent drop for It considering Jigsaw opened this weekend.
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Old 10-29-17, 12:24 PM   #813
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I’m guessing Jigsaw will max out at around $40M.

For a franchise that’s been dead for 7 years, that’s not a bad take and I see it was made relatively cheap at $10M.
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 N Jigsaw LGF $16,640,452 - 2,941 - $5,658 $16,640,452 $10 1
2 1 Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween LGF $10,052,608 -52.6% 2,388 - $4,210 $35,574,251 $25 2
3 2 Geostorm WB $5,903,428 -56.9% 3,246 - $1,819 $23,781,796 $120 2
4 3 Happy Death Day Uni. $5,078,685 -45.8% 3,535 +237 $1,437 $48,374,210 $4.8 3
5 4 Blade Runner 2049 WB $4,117,395 -44.0% 2,421 -782 $1,701 $81,538,180 $150 4
6 N Thank You for Your Service (2017) Uni. $3,817,700 - 2,054 - $1,859 $3,817,700 $20 1
7 5 Only The Brave Sony $3,502,095 -41.7% 2,577 - $1,359 $11,992,152 $38 2
8 6 The Foreigner STX $3,443,433 -40.5% 2,505 -10 $1,375 $29,060,751 $35 3
9 N Suburbicon Par. $2,840,246 - 2,046 - $1,388 $2,840,246 - 1
10 7 It WB (NL) $2,503,338 -27.5% 2,560 - $978 $323,868,540 $35 8
11 N Let there be Light ADC $1,729,535 - 373 - $4,637 $1,729,535 - 1
12 9 American Made Uni. $1,702,605 -45.6% 1,558 -1,001 $1,093 $48,507,805 $50 5
13 14 Victoria and Abdul Focus $1,641,515 -22.8% 1,044 -16 $1,572 $17,741,754 - 6
14 10 Kingsman: The Golden Circle Fox $1,625,354 -46.0% 1,489 -829 $1,092 $97,314,232 $104 6
15 11 The Mountain Between Us Fox $1,309,104 -52.8% 2,029 -1,122 $645 $28,030,947 $35 4
16 13 The LEGO Ninjago Movie WB $1,275,301 -42.7% 1,474 -628 $865 $56,459,051 - 6
17 12 Same Kind of Different as Me PFR $1,252,142 -51.7% 1,238 -124 $1,011 $4,776,427 - 2
18 8 The Snowman Uni. $1,212,950 -64.0% 1,815 +3 $668 $5,799,535 $35 2
19 15 My Little Pony: The Movie LGF $1,027,701 -49.3% 1,682 -619 $611 $20,051,709 - 4
20 16 Marshall ORF $905,053 -38.9% 821 - $1,102 $6,949,354 $12 3
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Old 11-01-17, 10:06 AM   #815
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I’m guessing Jigsaw will max out at around $40M.

For a franchise that’s been dead for 7 years, that’s not a bad take and I see it was made relatively cheap at $10M.
I would guess $30M. Movies like this drop like a rock after their first weekend. I would gauge Jigsaw's BO as just okay, neither a true hit nor a bomb. It'll turn a small profit for Lionsgate, but it's not a great result for a franchise revival.
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I would guess $30M. Movies like this drop like a rock after their first weekend..
Probably will, though didn't do too bad on Monday, only dropped 63.3% from Sunday (third lowest in the top 10). But with Thor opening this weekend, I'm predicting at least 75%.
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Old 11-02-17, 02:48 PM   #817
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As of Tuesday night, IT was 1 million away from being crowned the #1 worldwide grossing horror film. That is unadjusted.

If we are talking adjusted for inflation, the following 'horror' films are still ahead of it. Note that supernatural and comedy horror are included as a part of the genre.

Jaws, The Exorcist, The Sixth Sense, Young Frankenstein, Gremlins and Psycho.

Jaws is pretty much untouchable at over 1 billion!
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Old 11-02-17, 05:17 PM   #818
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That's pretty damn good company. They'll really need to hit it out of the park with Chapter 2.
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Old 11-05-17, 11:55 AM   #819
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 N Thor: Ragnarok BV $121,005,000 - 4,080 - $29,658 $121,005,000 $180 1
2 N A Bad Moms Christmas STX $17,030,000 - 3,615 - $4,711 $21,556,106 $28 1
3 1 Jigsaw LGF $6,700,000 -59.7% 2,941 - $2,278 $28,836,471 $10 2
4 2 Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween LGF $4,650,000 -53.7% 2,202 -186 $2,112 $42,958,423 $25 3
5 3 Geostorm WB $3,035,000 -48.6% 2,666 -580 $1,138 $28,770,341 $120 3
6 4 Happy Death Day Uni. $2,815,000 -44.6% 2,184 -1,351 $1,289 $52,967,505 $4.8 4
7 6 Thank You for Your Service (2017) Uni. $2,260,000 -40.8% 2,083 +29 $1,085 $7,355,730 $20 2
8 5 Blade Runner 2049 WB $2,235,000 -45.7% 1,464 -957 $1,527 $85,456,130 $150 5
9 7 Only The Brave Sony $1,910,000 -45.5% 2,073 -504 $921 $15,290,467 $38 3
10 8 The Foreigner STX $1,550,000 -55.0% 1,456 -1,049 $1,065 $31,947,983 $35 4
11 13 Victoria and Abdul Focus $1,210,000 -26.3% 796 -248 $1,520 $19,864,719 - 7
12 9 Suburbicon Par. $1,160,000 -59.2% 2,046 - $567 $5,056,570 - 2
13 N LBJ VE $1,138,000 - 659 - $1,727 $1,138,000 - 1
14 10 It WB (NL) $1,008,000 -59.7% 1,081 -1,479 $932 $325,886,434 $35 9
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very nice for Thor...
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Add in $300+ million overseas and it's brought in over $400 million.
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Early Projections/Estimates from Friday Midday:

Thor: Ragnarok looks to be heading toward $61.5m - $63M, down roughly 49% from last weekend
Murder on the Orient Express is heading toward $24M
Daddy's Home 2 is shaping up for $21M
A Bad Moms Christmas is down a slight 31% to $11.5M

Friday is a holiday for a good number of school districts, so that may cause some fluctuation later in the weekend.
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http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=saw2017.htm

Looks like Jigsaw is at $30M domestic and $62M worldwide.

The movie has definitely turned profitable. Only question is whether that's enough for Lionsgate to do another movie.
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Early Projections/Estimates from Friday Midday:

Thor: Ragnarok looks to be heading toward $61.5m - $63M, down roughly 49% from last weekend
Murder on the Orient Express is heading toward $24M
Daddy's Home 2 is shaping up for $21M
A Bad Moms Christmas is down a slight 31% to $11.5M

Friday is a holiday for a good number of school districts, so that may cause some fluctuation later in the weekend.
I suspect Thor will trend down to around $57-59M.

And yeah, here schools are out.
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Deadline Estimates as of Saturday:

1). Thor: Ragnarok (DIS), 4,080 theaters / $18.5M Fri. (-60%) / 3-day cume: $54.1M (-56%) / Total cume: $209.1M / Wk 2

2/3). Murder on the Orient Express (FOX), 3,331 theaters / $10.56M Fri. (includes $1.6M previews) / 3-day cume: $27.8M / Wk 1

Daddy’s Home 2 (PAR), 3,575 theaters / $10.6M Fri. (includes $1.5M previews) / 3-day cume: $27.2M / Wk 1

4). A Bad Moms Christmas (STX), 3,615 theaters / $4.1M Fri. (-25%)/ 3-day cume: $11.4M (-32%) / Total cume: $39.8M / Wk 2

5). Jigsaw (LG), 2,651 theaters (-290) / $1.2M Fri. / 3-day cume: $3.3M (-50%) / Total cume: $34.2M / Wk 3

6). Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (LG), 1,900 theaters (-302) / $659K Fri. / 3-day cume: $1.9M (-58%)/ Total cume: $45.75M / Wk 4

7). Geostorm (WB/SKY), 1,685 theaters (-981) / $454K Fri. / 3-day cume: $1.3M (-58%)/ Total cume: $31.4M / Wk 4

8). Blade Runner 2049 (ALC/WB/SONY), 863 theaters (-601) / $427K Fri. / 3-day cume: $1.3M (-43%)/ Total cume: $87.9M / Wk 6

9). Happy Death Day (UNI/BLUM), 1,564 theaters (-620) / $464K Fri. / 3-day cume: $1.29M (-52%)/ Total cume: $54.9M / Wk 5

10). Let There Be Light (ATLAS), 750 theaters (+108) / $351K Fri. / 3-day cume: $1.095M (-35%)/ Total cume: $5.9M / Wk 3

11.) Lady Bird (A24), 37 theaters (+33) / $366K Fri. / 3-day cume: $1.05m (+188%)/ Per screen: $28,386 / Total cume: $1.58M / Wk 2

http://deadline.com/2017/11/thor-rag...ce-1202205662/
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