|View Poll Results: What is the bar of success for Superman/ Batman at the WW box office?|
|$600- 699 M (The level at which a $200 M film profits)||2||2.41%|
|Over $1 Billion||28||33.73%|
|Bigger Than The Dark Knight Rises (Highest grossing DC film)||12||14.46%|
|Bigger Than The Avengers (Biggest Superhero movie ever)||13||15.66%|
|Bigger Than Titanic (#2 film ever)||1||1.20%|
|Bigger Than Avatar (#1 film ever)||0||0%|
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|12-15-2013, 11:15 PM||#10|
Join Date: Jun 2003
Re: The box office "bar of success" for Batman/ Superman.
Surely you can see the difference between a high profile sequel and a high profile cross over(very rare) event. For example, as modest as Spidey and Wolverine box office are these days. If next year saw a crossover between the two...it wouldn't yield an 'average of such and such/such and such sequel'. It would be a high profile crossover between two of the biggest characters in comics/cinema today. In short, I don't think you are looking at it right.
If the Xmen showed up in the Hobbit...cross over event.
That being said there is no accounting for a wolverine reboot in that scenario, and this is def a new batman. All I can say is Bale did little to own his role as Jackman has(unlike bat's there has only ever been Hugh). Moreover Ben seems like a more bankable box office persona than Bale imo.
Last edited by Marvin; 12-15-2013 at 11:19 PM.