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Old 09-27-2010, 07:53 AM   #1705
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Default Re: The Iron Man 2 Box Office Prediction Thread

Originally Posted by JeetKuneDo View Post
You used the wrong Spider-Man sequel as a comparison. You have to use 2nd movie to 2nd movie. That's what you look at if you want "similar movie sequels".

Spider-Man 2 made 7% less than Spidey 1. FF2 made 15% less than FF1. Superman 2 made 20% less than Supes 1. Batman 2 made 35% less than Batman 1. IM2 made 0.1% less than IM1 best of the bunch.

The predictions were off from day one on IM2. Because someone was using the wrong comparisons.
Using facts, logic and common sense is no use with them.

Remember, it's ok for Spider-Man 2 not making or surpassing Spider-Man 1 (for some odd reason) but unless Iron Man 2 made Spider-Man 1 numbers, it's considered a disappointment.

Originally Posted by JeetKuneDo View Post
That one is weird. So somehow this twists The Karate Kid into a "more successful" movie than IM2.

So just predict your favorite movie will make $1 at the box office and you'll be able to brag for years.
haha, that's true.

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