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Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:55 am
by OscarGuy
I don't know if Franz feels this way, but I do. I'm really getting sick of Tim Burton. His revisionist versions of established sources of late have left me cold. That Johnny Depp shits all over this movie makes me even more angry (don't call it Alice in Wonderland if it's not wholly based on the original story, call it something else).

Personally, I hope it's a failure just so that maybe the studios won't just throw money at Burton to make crap.

Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:19 am
by dreaMaker
Franz Ferdinand wrote:
MovieWes wrote:9) Alice in Wonderland- $190 million

I sincerely hope this doesn't happen.

Why not, Franz? You don't like Tim Burton?

Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2009 8:02 pm
by Franz Ferdinand
MovieWes wrote:9) Alice in Wonderland- $190 million

I sincerely hope this doesn't happen.

Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2009 1:22 am
by MovieWes
1) Iron Man 2- $415 million
2) Toy Story 3- $340 million
3) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1- $305 million
4) Shrek Forever After- $295 million
5) The Twilight Saga: Eclipse- $290 million
6) Inception- $255 million
7) Clash of the Titans- $215 million
8) Tron: Legacy- $195 million
9) Alice in Wonderland- $190 million
10) The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader- $180 million
11) Little Fockers- $175 million

I don't really know much about anything else, so I'll probably be updating my predictions after the first of the year.




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Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2009 1:08 am
by MovieWes
kaytodd wrote:Hard to believe the Harry Potter film series is ending. I am looking forward to seeing what Daniel, Rupert and Emily will do in the future. The three of them have not had an opportunity to do much else over the last decade. The films had to be finished before these kids aged too much and I am sure they wanted to spend some time on their education. I wonder if any of them have any acting talent that will keep them working.

Well, this one isn't the last film, since they are splitting the last book in two and releasing them 8 months apart. The final Harry Potter film will be released in July 2011.

Posted: Sat Dec 26, 2009 10:39 pm
by Franz Ferdinand
Among some other box office numbers we can start guessing are opening weekends.
Twilight Saga: Eclipse (June 30) - $161M
Harry Potter 7.1 (November 19) - $145M

Look out Dark Knight!

Posted: Sat Dec 26, 2009 7:51 pm
by kaytodd
Hard to believe the Harry Potter film series is ending. I am looking forward to seeing what Daniel, Rupert and Emily will do in the future. The three of them have not had an opportunity to do much else over the last decade. The films had to be finished before these kids aged too much and I am sure they wanted to spend some time on their education. I wonder if any of them have any acting talent that will keep them working.

Posted: Sat Dec 26, 2009 12:25 am
by rolotomasi99
1) Iron Man 2 -- $375 million
2) Toy Story 3 -- $325 million
3) Harry Potter And The Deathly Hollows -- $325 million
4) Eclipse -- $300 million
5) Shrek Forever After -- $300 million
6) Little Fockers -- $275 million
7) Prince Of Persia -- $250 million
8) Alice In Wonderland -- $200 million
9) Salt -- $175 million
10) Inception -- $175 million


Other films passing the century mark (in order of likelihood):
Tron Legacy -- $150 million
The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader -- $150 million
Clash Of The Titans -- $150 million
The Last Airbender -- $150 million
Sex And The City 2 -- $150 million
Despicable Me -- $150 million
The A-Team -- $125 million
Red Dawn -- $125 million
Unstoppable -- $100 million
Valentine's Day -- $100 million
Cats And Dogs 2 -- $100 million
Life As We Know It -- $100 million
Gulliver's Travels -- $100 million
Yogi Bear -- $100 million
Robin Hood -- $100 million
The Green Hornet -- $100 million
The Sorcerer's Apprentice -- $100 million
Green Zone -- $100 million
The Wolfman -- $100 million
Shutter Island -- $100 million