Re: STID "tracking" for $85-90 million opening [U.S. box office]
Out Of My Vulcan Mind wrote:
It certainly derailed the Superman franchise for a while, with a reboot being made some years later rather than a direct sequel. As I've said any number of times, though, I expect Trek to get another direct sequel in 2016.
Yet it made as much as Star Trek 2009
. One was a considered a success the other a flop. So can you really gather anything substantial from out-of-context numbers?
"If I hadn't tried, the cost would have been my soul." - Admiral James T. Kirk, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock