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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #105 on: June 26, 2005, 09:50 PM »
Another $6,250,000 this weekend.

And it finally cracked the Top Ten! (Sorry Famine. :-\)

1 Titanic Par. $600,788,188 1997
2 Star Wars Fox $460,998,007 1977
3 Shrek 2 DW $441,226,247 2004
4 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $435,110,554 1982
5 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $431,088,301 1999
6 Spider-Man Sony $403,706,375 2002
7 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $377,027,325 2003
8 Spider-Man 2 Sony $373,585,825 2004
9 The Passion of the Christ NM $370,782,930 2004
10 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $358,606,000 2005


My prediction: $378,000,000
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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #106 on: June 28, 2005, 05:47 PM »
NoooooOOOOOOO![/Vader]

"God creates man, man destroys God, man creates dinosaurs."
-"Dinosaurs eat man...woman inherits the earth."

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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #107 on: June 28, 2005, 07:04 PM »
"Sith creates clone army, clone army defeats woman ... Episode III inherits the box office."

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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #108 on: June 28, 2005, 09:06 PM »
Episode 3 is very top 10 worthy.. However, JP beaten by Titanic? LOTR? That's what I don't get.

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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #109 on: June 28, 2005, 09:21 PM »
LOTR had the advantage that ticket prices are higher than when JP came out in 1993. Plus, there was a larger built-in audience who'd read LOTR than who'd read JP (though probably not the prime factor in BO success).

Titanic ... well, every 13-year-old girl in America went to see it thirty times. Plus I gather it would have been a popular date movie.
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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #110 on: June 29, 2005, 12:29 PM »
Episode 3 is very top 10 worthy.. However, JP beaten by Titanic? LOTR? That's what I don't get.

LOTR's success was very impressive due to the length of each film alone, it's very unusual for such epics to do that well. As for Titanic, it's already been stated, Titanic reached and appealed to just about every target demographic, especially the older generation who seldom flock to movies.

JP was just a dinosaur movie. ::) ;D
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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #111 on: June 29, 2005, 02:10 PM »
JP was just a dinosaur movie. ::) ;D

Uh-oh.  Now you've done it, Anthony.  Kevin's gonna come storming in here any minute ranting and raving like the crazy dinosaur lunatic that he is...  :-X

Still absolutely mindboggling how much dough Titanic raked in 8 years ago.  It had the benefit of hitting just prior to the DVD craze really exploding, but keep in mind that that flick was pretty damned long too, especially at the time.  2 3/4 hours, was it?  Don't really recall anymore...  Personally, I think it was Kate's nudie scene that really put it over the top though.  :P
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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #112 on: June 29, 2005, 02:26 PM »
Only....a dinosaur movie? >:( >:( >:( >:(

I'm too mad to rant!

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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #113 on: June 29, 2005, 02:32 PM »
 :D


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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #114 on: June 29, 2005, 02:43 PM »
:D


>:(





Get that damn dog outta this thread. >:(

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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #115 on: June 29, 2005, 03:17 PM »


"Hi, I died at the end of JP the book and yet, somehow, I managed to become resurrected for the next book" ::) ::) ::) ::) ::) ::) ::)

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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #116 on: June 29, 2005, 03:29 PM »
"I think I need a bigger boxoffice!"   :D

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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #117 on: June 29, 2005, 05:29 PM »


"Hi, I died at the end of JP the book and yet, somehow, I managed to become resurrected for the next book" ::) ::) ::) ::) ::) ::) ::)

I can get you a list of people who have been pronounced dead, and come back after being so.

It's not that far fetched.

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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #118 on: July 4, 2005, 04:05 PM »
I'm changing my guess to $371. Just dosen't look like it'll make it much longer.
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Re: Can Sith Beat Titanic?
« Reply #119 on: July 4, 2005, 10:47 PM »
It will probably make $371 by next weekend, certainly will by the end of next weekend.  I think I said something like $391.  It's possible, but I doubt it.