Originally Posted by Snikt
I think mainly because it's basically a Japanese movie. Pretty much the whole movie is about the Japanese culture and their sense of family, honor and traditions. Not to mention it's a 3D movie (even though it wasn't shot that way). Finally, it features several popular Japanese actors/models.
And here's an example: The Last Samurai. It earned an astonishing $119 million. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?pag...astsamurai.htm
. Much like The Wolverine, it was set in Japan and relied heavily on the Japanese culture and their traditions.
The Last Samurai starred Tom Cruise,the most famous actor in the world.If The Wolverine
grosses even one-third of that movie,it would be considered a huge success