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

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies XI+' started by RAMA, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. Dart

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    and Sulu is he leader of the federation throughout.
     
  2. Flake

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    Now the China box office dude on the boxoffice.com forums is saying $45m is the 'floor' for China boxoffice and he predicts $57m!

    So I guess the figures coming out of China are all looking excellent so far for him to be able to make that prediction. If China alone can make that sort of money then I think $500m is possible again.
     
  3. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    Thursday actual: $2,562,579 for $164,756,486 to date. Star Trek made $2,980,049 on the Thursday before its third weekend.
     
  4. RAMA

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    Wow $50 million from China and another $20-25 million from Japan and Korea would be insane for STID.

    It's running about $800,000 less for the week than I predicted now, not bad really.

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  5. Phily B

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    not really good hope it jumps a bit.
     
  6. jimbotron

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    STID has a good chance at being #4 this weekend, nipping at the heels of After 'Erff' and "The Prestige and Ocean's Eleven in a blender".
     
  7. Flake

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    Very early days yet and she is often wrong. If we get to 5m on the Friday it will make it to 18m for the weekend. 5m is the magic number... Whereas 4m will only get us to 15-16m like Nikki at deadline.com says.
     
  8. throwback

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    After Earth has MNS's name to the film. I think that name would be enough to force some to be hesitant to see the film, considering the reputation that his films have acquired. I think the more serious competitors are "Furious 6" and "Hangover 3".

    I saw F6 today. I liked the film very much, and plan to see it again soon. It was a simple film about family and cars.

    As I was parsing deadline.com, I read a mention to R.I.P.D. I saw the trailer for this film. It has one of my favorite actors, Jeff Bridges, so I am already halfway there to seeing the film.
     
  9. Flake

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    I started watching Fast Five on TV today to see what all the fuss is about and it's definitely not for me :|
     
  10. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    I think that's going to be one of the big flops of the summer.
     
  11. Borgminister

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    Contributed $9.50 to a matinee 3D showing at the theater--about 10 folks at the 11.45 showing. My 3rd viewing, and I enjoyed it as much as the first two, if not more, with an appreciation of how well it held together overall. Although I did lament the lack of dialogue during the final Spock-'Harrison' fight sequence... could've been just a bit more to not have him merely be a mustache-twirling foe at the end.
     
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  13. Silanda

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    Not only that, After Earth is reviewing extremely badly so far: 13% on Rotten Tomatoes at the moment
     
  14. Dream

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    Sorry, but that movie looks like a bad Men in Black ripoff to me. :lol:
     
  15. throwback

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    I was reading the news about After Earth. Related to what I said above, according to one article,

    (http://www.thedailybeast.com/articl...r-earth-is-terrible-has-he-lost-his-mojo.html)
     
  16. Dream

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    Why did they hire Shyamalan in the first place? :p
     
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    Well, at the 7:20pm showing tonight it was packed... I got there even before the previews and had to sit in the handicapped section - there were no other seats except for 3 at the very front.
     
  18. jimbotron

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    Shyamalan as director is the least of its problems. The movie is a veiled love letter to Scientology, which is bound to turn away viewers. Then Will Smith felt it wise to hang the entire movie on his son's shoulders.
     
  19. Jeff O'Connor

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    Trekkin'.
     
  20. I am not Spock

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    I saw STID for a third time today, and my theatre was about half full. Lots of laughter at the jokes, I think there were a few fans there. Reactions to the Khan reveal, the mention of Christine Chapel, etc, so I suspect so.

    If the movie makes mega bucks in China and Korea, that's fantastic news. Maybe, just maybe, half a billion total worldwide is back on the table? I hope so