Originally Posted by KillerMcQueen
movies getting sequels isn't entirely dependent on box-office. SR outperformed BB at the BO, but it got worse reviews, and a generally "meh" audience reaction, and as a result dvd sales suffered, which doesn't bode well for a sequel. BB however, despite having a less impressive BO got better reviews, audiences generally really liked it, and its dvd sales were great, so a sequel was likely to do very well.
I'm still going with 800-899 million worldwide. I think the crowded 2015 movie season, coupled with fannish whining about not getting what they want, will drag sales down.
Stop having expectations, people. You'll enjoy the film a lot more if you do.