So, after four weeks STID is already only 9 million shy of ST's total worldwide lifetime gross.
It already made 50 million more in non US-markets after those four weeks than ST made in its entire run.
ST went on to make another 50 million after four weeks in distribution in the US.
Yeah, STID surely is a "disappointment".
Yes, it's a financial disappointment for Paramount. You're looking at revenues, not profits.
It's not going to be anymore profitable then the last Trek film.
I think Paramount was hoping to turn Star Trek into one of those big time summer mega hits. That's why they spent nearly 200M on it's production.
That's the kind of budget that gets spent on movies like Iron Man, Transformers ect. But STID isn't going to be anywhere near as profitable as those types films.