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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST WEEKEND THREAD | Late Sunday Numbers (Asgard) - 48-49M | Official Weekend Estimate: 170M; OS OW: 180M; WW OW: 350M

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One of the biggest questions of the year will be answered this weekend. Will BEAUTY AND THE BEAST finally make one of CJohn's absurd predictions come true, or will it merely be another big blockbuster? Like ROGUE ONE, it gets pretty silly to think that less than 400m would be a profound disappointment to many. 

 

That being said, lets have fun but be careful. DO NOT POST SPOILERS IN THIS THREADNOT EVEN SPOILERS UNDER SPOILER TAGS. This weekend, posting a spoiler can result in an immediate Box Office Discussion Forum ban. You will not be given a warning. This goes for all new releases usually but this is a huge weekend and we will not tolerate any spoilers what so ever for BATB -- even though it's a slavishly faithful remake. :ph34r: Basic impressions of the movie  are allowed, as long as you don't go into specifics.

 

We're looking forward to a great weekend and we realize the over-excitement (or meltdowns) can cause the thread to go off topic. We will be allowing everyone to post freely as long as the off topic discussions don't go overboard. We all like talking about bad puns, the low-grade shade war between Australia and New Zealand, and whether the Dodgers or the Giants have a better chance to win the NL West, but please try your best to stick to box office numbers for the weekend. 

 

Note: We are posting this weekend thread early to make sure everyone reads the guidelines regarding spoilers and also the international release has begun.

 

CJ EDIT: Let's not forget Pokémon, shall we? We all like to talk about that as well :ph34r:

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Dafuq is that shit title? Let me take care of that.

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If years ago somebody had told me that in 2017 I would have to hide spoilers for BATB......:insane:

 

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Let the record show that CJohn edited this gif into the OP:

 

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Finally, listening to the voice of the PEOPLE

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Numbers coming in 16 hours

 

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The tittle sucks:sadben:

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Posted (edited)

3 minutes ago, WrathOfHan said:

Let the record show that CJohn edited this gif into the OP:

 

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Members have been banned for lesser offenses.  I see this as an abuse of mod power!  Corruption!  Drain the Swamp!  Fake mods!

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I hope you have the time to edit that every hour to keep the title updated with the number of hours until the box office numbers arrive @TelemAAchos :redcapes:

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I had no idea Beauty and the Beast is popular enough for a 160-200m weekend, wtf.

 

Hope Logan can manage 20m.

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ready for the weekend.

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Going to be massive but how much so is the mystery... already a success before we've even seen the numbers. 

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1 minute ago, TelemAAchos said:

 

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BatB will open higher than Jurassic World. You heard it here first

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Posted (edited)

19 minutes ago, arpiaaaa said:

If years ago somebody had told me that in 2017 I would have to hide spoilers for BATB......:insane:

 

 

Coming from someone who's seen it there are a few new things that would be major spoilers to everyone here.

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If BATB opens to 180M+, does that mean that we can finally refer to March as the "official" kick-off to Summer movie season? Cause, let's be honest, this feels more like a Summer month than any actual Summer month this year.

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