RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 144,499
Posts: 5,675,498
Members: 25,622
Currently online: 466
Newest member: CaptJaneway

TrekToday headlines

Trek-Themed Roku Home Screen
By: T'Bonz on Apr 20

July Star Trek Comics
By: T'Bonz on Apr 20

Star Trek Vegas Convention Sweepstakes
By: T'Bonz on Apr 20

Retro Review: Parallax
By: Michelle on Apr 17

New ThinkGeek Trek Shirts
By: T'Bonz on Apr 17

Star Trek Online Adds Voyager Actor
By: T'Bonz on Apr 17

Project Enterprise Campaign Debuts
By: T'Bonz on Apr 16

Star Trek Live In Concert Update
By: T'Bonz on Apr 16

Crofoot: Angel One And The Offspring
By: T'Bonz on Apr 15

Inner Light Screenwriter Brooklyn Appearances
By: T'Bonz on Apr 15


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek Movies > Star Trek Movies XI+

Star Trek Movies XI+ Discuss J.J. Abrams' rebooted Star Trek here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old March 19 2013, 02:06 AM   #1
RAMA
Vice Admiral
 
RAMA's Avatar
 
Location: NJ, USA
What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

We had a lot of fun with this before ST09 so I'm surprised there hasn't been a thread about it. We're less than two months away now. What do you predict the worldwide gross will be? Feel free to add any breakdowns you like.

Personally, I was dead wrong about the first movie, I projected it would make slightly more than the pattern of the favorite ST films, I believe it was somewhere around $160-180 million. Of course it went on to make $385 million and over $120 million+ on DVD/Bluray.

So here goes:

Opening: $85 million
Domestic: $325 million
Foreign: $180 million
Total: $505 million
__________________
You cannot go against nature
Because when you do
Go against nature
It's part of nature too
RAMA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 02:20 AM   #2
BillJ
Admiral
 
BillJ's Avatar
 
Location: Covington, Ky.
View BillJ's Twitter Profile
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

$600 million.

It'll likely struggle in international markets.
__________________
Self-appointed Knight of the Abrams Table! - Thanks Marsden!
BillJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 03:01 AM   #3
Xaios
Lieutenant Commander
 
Xaios's Avatar
 
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

I'm thinking a theatrical worldwide gross of about $400m-$450m. It does have to compete with Iron Man 3, after all.
Xaios is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 04:59 AM   #4
Nerys Myk
Fleet Admiral
 
Nerys Myk's Avatar
 
Location: Spock of Ages
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

Butt load.
Nerys Myk is online now   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 05:09 AM   #5
Kruezerman
Commodore
 
Kruezerman's Avatar
 
Location: The corner of San Antonio and a bottle of Fireball
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

Nerys Myk wrote: View Post
Butt load.
Is that metric?

Because a metric shit ton is different from a regular shit ton.
__________________
When the fuck did we get ice cream?
Kruezerman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 09:48 AM   #6
serenitytrek1
Commander
 
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

Probably 500 million dollars worldwide.....I know some fans are saying the film will make a billion dollars at the global boxoffice but that seems a little farfetched.
serenitytrek1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 09:49 AM   #7
serenitytrek1
Commander
 
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

RAMA wrote: View Post
We had a lot of fun with this before ST09 so I'm surprised there hasn't been a thread about it. We're less than two months away now. What do you predict the worldwide gross will be? Feel free to add any breakdowns you like.

Personally, I was dead wrong about the first movie, I projected it would make slightly more than the pattern of the favorite ST films, I believe it was somewhere around $160-180 million. Of course it went on to make $385 million and over $120 million+ on DVD/Bluray.

So here goes:

Opening: $85 million
Domestic: $325 million
Foreign: $180 million
Total: $505 million

I think the opening will be around 110-135 million.
serenitytrek1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 10:22 AM   #8
T'Girl
Vice Admiral
 
T'Girl's Avatar
 
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

BillJ wrote: View Post
It'll likely struggle in international markets.
Depend on the ratio of dialog rich scenes to action scenes.

Most people find a excessive amounts of subtitles to be a pain in the ass, and will tell their friends who haven't yet seen the movie. Reviewers comment on it too.

When Uhura was stripping off her clothes in the last movie, few likely were looking at the bottom of the screen to see what she was saying.

T'Girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 10:38 AM   #9
lurok
Rear Admiral
 
lurok's Avatar
 
Location: Lost in the EU expanse with a nice cup of tea
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

Kirk & catwomen + Cumberbitch frenzy = box office mojo.

Though that's only part of formula.
lurok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 12:00 PM   #10
King Daniel Into Darkness
Admiral
 
King Daniel Into Darkness's Avatar
 
Location: Randiland
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

I'm hoping the involvement of Cumberbatch, the rest of the British actors and the London setting will hike up the UK box office take. And in Japan too, due to Cumby's superstar staus there. I'm also hoping all the Star Wars fans around the world will come along to see what their new God is capable of.

That said, I'm a little concerned with how quiet things are around here. It does not bode well.
__________________
Star Trek Imponderables, fun mashups of Trek's biggest continuity errors! Ep1, Ep2 and Ep3
King Daniel Into Darkness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 12:20 PM   #11
The Mirrorball Man
Vice Admiral
 
The Mirrorball Man's Avatar
 
Location: Switzerland
View The Mirrorball Man's Twitter Profile
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

T'Girl wrote: View Post
Most people find a excessive amounts of subtitles to be a pain in the ass, and will tell their friends who haven't yet seen the movie. Reviewers comment on it too.
There's this thing called dubbing.
__________________
Check out my deviantArt gallery!
The Mirrorball Man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 12:28 PM   #12
BillJ
Admiral
 
BillJ's Avatar
 
Location: Covington, Ky.
View BillJ's Twitter Profile
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

King Daniel wrote: View Post

That said, I'm a little concerned with how quiet things are around here. It does not bode well.
We've been discussing it for four years now. Not sure there's much left to be said until we have the actual product to dissect.
__________________
Self-appointed Knight of the Abrams Table! - Thanks Marsden!
BillJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 12:28 PM   #13
Skywalker
Admiral
 
Skywalker's Avatar
 
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

$700 million worldwide.

I'm feeling optimistic.
Skywalker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 12:35 PM   #14
serenitytrek1
Commander
 
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

King Daniel wrote: View Post
I'm hoping the involvement of Cumberbatch, the rest of the British actors and the London setting will hike up the UK box office take. And in Japan too, due to Cumby's superstar staus there. I'm also hoping all the Star Wars fans around the world will come along to see what their new God is capable of.

That said, I'm a little concerned with how quiet things are around here. It does not bode well.



Hey King Daniel, Speaking of Cumberbatch been British, You and I are living in England at the moment, which means we get the advantage of seeing the film first .I assure you not to worry, things won’t be quiet around here for long.

As for box office, I won’t be surprised if trek over takes Ironman. A lot of people might be Ironman fatigued because of Avengers. With Iron man we all know what to expect, Trek is still a bit off a mystery.

I also never thought that Skyfall will out gross Breaking Dawn 2 last year....So yeah, Trek may just defeat Iron man.

Last edited by serenitytrek1; March 19 2013 at 01:01 PM.
serenitytrek1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 19 2013, 02:09 PM   #15
DarthTom
Fleet Admiral
 
DarthTom's Avatar
 
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Re: What do you predict STID will make worldwide?

RAMA wrote: View Post
So here goes:

Opening: $85 million
Domestic: $325 million
Foreign: $180 million
Total: $505 million
That's reasonable. I'm going to put the opening a little higher at around $100 million because a lot of Trek fans will fork out the cash to see the film in IMAX which is more expensive and pushes up the box office take. And a lot of Trek fans will pay the extra cost to see the film 2x in IMAX - I'm guessing in the same week it opens.

So, $100 million opening weekend - $500 million Domestic - $750 million Total.
DarthTom is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:24 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.