STID "tracking" for $85-90 million opening [U.S. box office]

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by RAMA, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. Franklin

    Franklin Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Just looking at it as a layman, it seems Summer or holidays can work equally well. "Avatar" was a December release, and it's quite likely the sequels will come out in December 2014 and 2015. The recent Bond movies were November releases. "Titanic" was a December release. Four of the Harry Potter movies were November releases. TMP, TVH, TUC, and FC were November or December releases and are four of the best-received and top-grossing Trek movies.

    Of course, if "Avatar 3" is coming out in December 2015, then it probably isn't a good idea to release the cornerstone of the fiftieth anniversary celebration of Trek in its shadow. December 2016 would be too late. Given the anniversary, the Goldilocks choice is Summer 2016.
     
  2. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

    Out Of My Vulcan Mind Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Monday take: $645,825 for $211,732,773 so far. Star Trek made $926,730 on its comparable day.
     
  3. Admiral Buzzkill

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    That's good. This time next week the domestic total should be around 217-218 million.
     
  4. Keeper

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    Agreed. Quite respectable, given the... :shifty: circumstances.
     
  5. CorporalCaptain

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    Kids are out of school in the summer. There's more free time to "kill".
     
  6. Squiggy

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    Yeah...last time Star Trek went up against Peter Jackson, it didn't work out too well for the franchise.
     
  7. USSPhilippi

    USSPhilippi Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Looks like STID is set to start disappearing from smaller markets, like Morgantown, WV (where I live). It's already down to two screenings per day at both of our theaters. Per schedules posted online, it will definitely be gone from the Carmike on Friday and probably from the Regal/Hollywood as well.
     
  8. CorporalClegg

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    Cuz it was totally Peter Jackson's fault...
     
  9. Admiral Buzzkill

    Admiral Buzzkill Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I blame Sauron.











    Come on, who's going to argue with that.
     
  10. Captain Clark Terrell

    Captain Clark Terrell Commodore Commodore

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    Blame that on Stupid Baird.

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  11. Admiral Buzzkill

    Admiral Buzzkill Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I'll "blame" it on everyone involved, thanks.
     
  12. Ovation

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    I blame Vermont, myself.
     
  13. Captain Clark Terrell

    Captain Clark Terrell Commodore Commodore

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    What happened to blaming Sauron?

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  14. Locutus of Bored

    Locutus of Bored Co-Founder of ISIS Moderator

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  15. Vyse

    Vyse Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I blame it on the marketing team.
     
  16. Admiral Buzzkill

    Admiral Buzzkill Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I blame it on Gene Roddenberry. If his ashes had stopped their spinning long enough to publicly endorse the fucking thing and cash the studio's check it would have made a billion dollars domestic.
     
  17. Noname Given

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    Um, the Jennifer Lopez film 'Maid in Manhattan' - beat 'Star Trek: Nemesis' on their opening weekend in 2002. I don't think 'The Lord of the Rings' film had much to do with the demise of NEM; more the bad pre-release reviews and bad word of mouth after release. It was more due to the fact that the movie going public was tired of paying movie ticket prices to see a bad two hour TV episode on the big screen.
     
  18. Belz...

    Belz... Commodore Commodore

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    Well being against two holiday period blockbusters sure didn't help.
     
  19. CorporalClegg

    CorporalClegg Admiral Admiral

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    Maid in Manhattan?
     
  20. TREK_GOD_1

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    Well, there's that....

    I cannot blame the public for exercising common sense.