Originally Posted by xeno000
This attitude is oddly like that of some posters in The Avengers Box Office thread. There were some people who swore up and down that the popularity of the previous Marvel films would not do anything to raise TA's profile with the public, and thus it couldn't hope to do much better than Iron Man 2 did. Because, you know, TDKR was a sequel TDK which was a sequel to BB, while TA was not a sequel IM/IM2/TIH/Thor/CA:TWS. We all know now how that argument played out.
100% right on. People don't get it, and didn't learn their lesson. There were people saying that Avengers would only make 700-800M WW. It turned out about 2 times that amount.