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  1. It occurred to me while watching the trailer that this might actually look somewhat promising if not for Jack himself. Depp's long since warmed over portrayal is really the only thing bogging the trailer down.
  2. 7.1 average rating for an MCU film fairly early on isn't a great sign despite the 87%. Looks like this may be another Iron Man to Iron Man 2 situation for quality.
  3. TOP 15 ETC PREDICTION TEMPLATE Below is a helpful template to use for making predictions. All Players who use this template for their predictions will receive 10,000 bonus points for making my life easier when I have to score everything at the end of the game. A: Domestic top 15: 1) Guardians of the Galaxy 2: $425M 2) Despicable Me 3 $365M 3) Spiderman Homecoming: $345M 4) Wonder Woman $280M 5) The Mummy: $260M 6) War for the Planet of the Apes: $245M 7) Dunkirk $225M 8) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales $215M 9) Cars 3: $210M 10) Transformers: The Last Knight: $190M 11) The Emoji Movie: $180M 12) Alien: Covenant: $125M 13) The Dark Tower: $120M 14) Baywatch: $115M 15) Snatched: $105M B: Top 7 Domestic OW: 1) Guardians 2: $180M 2) Spiderman: $140M 3) Wonder Woman: $137M 4) Despicable Me 3: $108M 5) The Mummy: $86M 6) Pirates 5: $83M 7) Transformers 5: $78M C: Worldwide top 10: 1) Despicable Me 3: $1.175B 2) Guardians of the Galaxy 2: $1.05B 3) Pirates 5: $1.015B 4) Transformers 5: $950M 5) Spiderman Homecoming: $900M 6) War for the Planet of the Apes: $800M 7) Wonder Woman: $775m 8) The Mummy: $750M 9) Cars 3: $600M 10) Dunkirk: $575M D: China: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) E: No More Heroes: South Korea Russia Brazil Mexico Australia Italy F: Total Grosses: Top 15 Dom) Top 7 W/E) Top 10 WW) RFQ1: Predict which film will finish closest to each of the following milestones domestically by the end of the game: A: 100M B: 200M C: 300M D: 400M E: 500M RFQ2: Predict which film will finish closest to each of the following milestones Worldwide by the end of the game: A: $1.5B B: $1B C: 800M D: 600M E: 400M RFQ3: Predict the top grossing film of each month: A: April (28th releases only) B: May C: June D: July E: August CHASMMI’s 15 1) Tell me which of these will be the highest grossing film of the summer domestically: 1) King Arthur 2) Alien Covenant 3) The Mummy 4) Dunkirk 2) Tell me which of these will be the lowest grossing film of the summer domestically: 1) Snatched 2) The House 3) Annabelle 2 4) Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Something Something Blah Blah Blah 3) Will at least 3 films make more than 300M domestically by the end of the game? 4) Will at least 3 films make more than $1.1B worldwide? 5) Will at least 3 films make more than 120M OW domestic? 6) Would at least 4 of the March 2017 releases have made it into the Domestic top 15 for the summer game if their runs had been eligible (So if I made a combined top 10 list of the summer Game releases and the March releases, would 4 or more be from March?) 7) Will at least 3 sequels, prequels, reboots or anything similar go on to be the highest grossing in their franchise domestic (A film must make at least $20M to qualify)? 8) Will at 3 sequels, prequels, reboots or anything similar go on to drop more than 60% domestically from its previous franchise installment? (For this question purpose: Spiderman Homecoming is following ASM2, Despicable Me follows Minions, Wonder Woman follows Suicide Squad, Annabelle 2 follows Conjuring 2, I can’t think of any more that aren’t obvious right now) 9) Will any film in the top 15 have a multiplier below 2.3? 10)Will Sci-Fi films (anything that BOM lists as Sci-fi or XXX/Sci-fi [so that means GOTG2 for example is not Sci-fi for this question) combine to make more than 700M domestically by the end of the game? 11) Will the domestic top 8 make more than $1B combined in China? 12) Will at least three out of Luc Besson, Christopher Nolan, Michael Bay, Ridley Scott and Edgar Wright have their highest grossing film not involving Batman or Transformers this summer (obviously with Michael Bay I mean will his 5thTransformers film outgross every non-transformers film he has done?) 13) Will Warner Bros have exactly 3 films in the top 15 domestic this summer? 14) Will a film finish in the top 10 WW, but fail to make the top 15 domestic? 15) Will any film spend 3 weeks at number one domestic this summer? JJ8's 14 Q1) Comic Book Adaptions Domestic vs International Grosses (4 films, 8 grosses - positions only) (5k Correct, -3k incorrect) 1) 2) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) Q2) Will Wonder Woman be the #1 opening weekend of the comic book adaptions this summer (Domestically)? Q3) The current top 6 "All Time May Open Weekends" (Domestically) occurred on the 1st weekend of the month (in the respective year). In what position will Guardian's of the Galaxy Vol. 2 open in (in the top 6)? (If you don't think it will open in the top 6 then put 7th - remember 6th is Iron Man 2 @ 128m)? Q4) Will Wonder Woman collapse in it's second weekend with a greater than 60% drop like the 2 previous DC Extended Universe Films (Domestic)? Q5) Will the total of all the Marvel films make more than double the DC films this summer (Domestic only)? Q6) Will Valerian's final total (domestic gross) be less than all of the opening weekends of the other 3 films (Domestic)? Q7) Will the total gross of ALL Comic Book adaptions this summer make less than 850m (Domestic)? Q8) Will any of the Comic Book Adaptions make 200m or more internationally than the domestic gross? Q9) Will a Comic Book Adaption make more than 1 billion worldwide this summer? Q10) Will a Comic Book Adaption be the #1 film overall (and it must be released during the game) in ANY of the following markets - United Kingdom, Australia, or China (only 1 is needed) ? Q11) Will at least 3 weekends during the summer be led by an animated film (Domestic only)? Q12) Will less than 4 animated films make the top 15 films this summer domestically? Q13) Both Pirates & Transformers are up to the 5th Film. the 4th film in both Franchises made more than 1 billion worldwide. Can the 5th film in both franchises repeat this performance? Q14) Will a film released domestically make more in an International Market (must be a single market such as China, United Kindom, etc) this summer (Both markets must release during the game and be elegible for the top 15 domestic - ie. as per the list of films Chasmmi has posted) ? DO NOT ALTER THE TEMPLATE! JUST ADD IN YOUR ANSWERS AS REQUIRED. FOLLOWING THIS ONE SIMPLE INSTRUCTION WILL LAND YOU 20,000 BONUS POINTS
  4. I adamantly loathe Do You Wanna Build a Snowman, Love is an Open Door, and Fixer Upper. Truly the songs to a soundtrack in hell. Let It Go was catchy and did it's job...until it was everywhere. Then it was annoying af. For the First Time in Forever is legit a watered down retread of At Last I See the Light. In Summer is fun in the film, but doesn't do much as an actual song. So yeah, overall I still think the Frozen soundtrack is mediocre to bad. I will absolutely never get the soundtrack success aspect at all (except for LIG being catchy).
  5. Woah @ Sing. Might end up with 300m after all if it pulls near 45 this weekend. I wish Moana had gotten its release spot now. Studios are going to be taking note, as Sing is proving that is a very viable blockbuster release slot.
  6. Well of course it's a huge if. The only reason I brought it up at all is because Moana is exceeding Frozen's holds this week. But of course, it would be unlikely to keep up with it for the next 3 months. But Frozen's truly crazy WOM really started right around this same time, so maybe that is also happening with Moana.
  7. 275 is the goal I set after the OW, given how great I thought WOM would be. So I'd be insanely pleased if it actually happened. But for now 250 is looking really good again, which is great.
  8. Moana could hit 215m by Monday. Most everything increased dramatically over this 4 day in 2005/2011. Also, fwiw that would only put it running behind Frozen by around 35m through the same point. The big difference of course is Frozen was doing over twice as much in gross on the same weekend. IF it were to follow Frozen's holds after this weekend, it would get to around 250m just in remaining weekend grosses. So probably around 270-275m total.
  9. See, I don't think it will get great reviews. It looks too much like a copy and paste job. But then again, the critics enjoyed that for The Jungle Book, though in that case it had a lot of technical wonder they marveled over.
  10. This is very much a Jurassic World to TFA comparison to me. Everyone said that TFA would be way bigger than JW, because most of us knew it would be. So we used JW as a benchmark to extrapolate predictions. Likewise, I think most of us are pretty certain this will be bigger than Jungle Book, so that's why we're using its gross in that manner.
  11. Too much pre-release hype and momentum in the live action Disney fairy tale canon right now. And I think young women are all over this, and they continue to be the most powerful force at the box office among modern audiences. That's before even factoring in any of the obvious huge family appeal, and the fact that this one is the first to tackle one of the beloved renaissance films. So many demos are going to be all over this, OW will be insane.
  12. Possibly, if WOM is not strong or OW is ultra frontloaded like a Twilight. However, the OW is pretty much locked for 150+.
  13. Who was arguing the holds this week would be poor though? I definitely wasn't. I just thought the numbers would be lower going into this past weekend. Hence why after the first Monday # I said sub 450 was pretty much dead. It's last week it did much better than I expected in terms of holds, not this week.
  14. A lot more than just Holiday legs though, WOM is incredible. Not every movie can do something like that, hence why Moana is the only one doing it.
  15. These Moana #'s since Monday are simply amazing. I wonder how high it will go this weekend? It will be nearly double its gross from last Thursday going in.