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BoxOffice Twitter Report: THE PURGE Stands Out Against Blockbuster Titles

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#1 ShawnMR


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Posted 14 May 2013 - 08:42 AM

Full article: http://www.boxoffice...ckbuster-titles


June 7 will see the release of writer/director James DeMonaco's The Purge, an original horror flick hoping to become one of this summer's sleeper hits. The "all crime is legal for one night each year" concept will certainly be divisive. So far though, online signs are encouraging for the film being headlined by Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey.


Last week, The Purge began a spike in Twitter activity that hasn't let up... (more)

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 08:48 AM

If it succeeds in grossing what you predict, it's going to be just fine. I don't think the budget is big, is it? 

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 09:03 AM

I'd love to see this breakout.  The trailer was incredible and the premise sounds intriguing.


Also, Lena Headey. Posted Image

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 09:04 AM

This has a very, very solid amount of buzz among my friends, and I wouldn't be shocked in the slightest if this broke out nicely on that empty weekend. 


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Posted 14 May 2013 - 05:01 PM

Could see this opening over $20 million. Maybe even $25M+.






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