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Re: Box Office discussion
« Reply #20 on: April 05, 2015, 12:54:23 PM »
I always admire when a film's budget isn't even a question. Give an audience what they want and don't be cynical about it. I don't know how much Furious 7 cost, but with an opening take of $384 million Worldwide, I have to think this is a film where everyone earned and deserved their large paychecks, from the writing and directing, through the cast and stunt team and down through the marketing. Congratulations all around.

BTW, I haven't seen the film yet but considering the hype of the team going against Jason "Transporter" Statham, it's interesting that he hasn't been mentioned on much of the advertising.

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Re: Box Office discussion
« Reply #21 on: April 05, 2015, 12:59:53 PM »
I wonder if his name has become someone synonymous with lower grade films, and that it would actually do more harm than good to advertise his presence.

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Re: Box Office discussion
« Reply #22 on: April 05, 2015, 11:56:53 PM »
He does a good job of being an unrepentant baddie, which is fun to watch, but he also isn't a huge part of the movie, honestly. It's kind of the crew vs. stunts.
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Re: Box Office discussion
« Reply #23 on: April 17, 2015, 09:40:12 PM »
Congratulations to Furious 7, which becomes the 20th film to make over a Billion dollars Worldwide.

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Re: Box Office discussion
« Reply #24 on: April 26, 2015, 01:56:07 PM »
Furious 7 has become the first movie not directed by James Cameron to make over a Billion Dollars Overseas. Worldwide it has passed Frozen and is $20 million behind Deathly Hallows Part 2.

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Re: Box Office discussion
« Reply #25 on: June 12, 2015, 01:56:08 PM »
Given five guesses, how many of the five top-grossing (US domestic) films of 2015 (to date) can you name?

#1 — $440M — Avengers: Age of Ultron                                       
#2 — $350M — Furious 7                                                             
#3 — $199M — Cinderella                                                             
#4 — $172M — Home                                                                   
#5 — $166M — Fifty Shades of Grey                                             
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#6 — $164M — Pitch Perfect 2                                                       
#7 — $163M — The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water       
#8 — $134M — Mad Max: Fury Road                                             
#9 — $129M — The Divergent Series: Insurgent                           
#10 — $128M — Kingsman: The Secret Service                           
#11 — $107M — San Andreas                                                       

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Box Office discussion
« Reply #26 on: June 12, 2015, 02:56:00 PM »
1. Avengers
2. Mad Max
 
Others : Kingsman, furious 7, Tomorrowland, That Thing With Girls Singing 2
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Re: Box Office discussion
« Reply #27 on: June 12, 2015, 02:58:22 PM »
I'll count my blessings that I forgot 50 Shades and Home wasn't released here yet, so let's say that doesn't count. Completely forgot about Cinderella though. Maybe because I couldn't manage to see it.
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Re: Box Office discussion
« Reply #28 on: June 12, 2015, 03:09:46 PM »
I knew the top 2, but it was a true crap shoot past that.
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Re: Box Office discussion
« Reply #29 on: June 12, 2015, 03:57:46 PM »
I'm thinking Fifty Shades around the 7th spot, and Pitch Perfect 2 at 9 or 10.
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