Greg Cox wrote:
The other problem with winter is that weather can keep people indoors. Look at poor DAREDEVIL. It's opening weekend take was severely impacted by a major snowstorm that shut down most of the East Coast.
I wrote the novelization and even I couldn't make it to a screening for a week . . . .
I don't think that really holds water. Avatar
's first weekend (I think?) was severely impacted by a major blizzard in the northeastern US. Even with that, it went on to become the highest-grossing film of all time.
got poor receipts because it was just a mediocre movie and didn't have anything going for it to get butts in seats.