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Summer's sophomore month is just around the corner. With it will come Warner Bros.' Man of Steel, currently waging a strong campaign to re-brand the struggling modern image of Superman.
June is not usually known for producing phenom-like blockbusters. In fact, only two June releases in history have reached $300 million domestically when opening before the 18th of the month: E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial and Jurassic Park.
In all, just five June releases have ever hit the triple-century mark at the box office (the aforementioned two, followed by The Lion King, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and Toy Story 3). Compare that to May's 14 and July's 12, and you'll see why the June release has been at the center of some skepticism.
We think that's changing, though... (more)
Edited by ShawnMR, 23 May 2013 - 07:03 AM.