Early Thor Darkworld box-office predictions

Discussion in 'Thor: The Dark World' started by mclay18, Dec 6, 2012.

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What do YOU think Thor Dark World will do?

  1. 500 Million

  2. 550 Million

  3. 600 Million

  4. 650 Million

  5. 700 Million

  6. 750 Million

  7. 800 Million

  8. 850 Million

  9. 900 Million

  10. 950 Million

  11. 1 Billion plus

  12. 500 Million

  13. 550 Million

  14. 600 Million

  15. 650 Million

  16. 700 Million

  17. 750 Million

  18. 800 Million

  19. 850 Million

  20. 900 Million

  21. 950 Million

  22. 1 Billion plus

  23. 500 Million

  24. 550 Million

  25. 600 Million

  26. 650 Million

  27. 700 Million

  28. 750 Million

  29. 800 Million

  30. 850 Million

  31. 900 Million

  32. 950 Million

  33. 1 Billion plus

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  1. Donar

    Donar Well-Known Member

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    I'm using comic sales only as an example to show how popularity changes. It could've been merchandising sales or anything else really.
     
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  2. Donar

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    Anyway, why is there so much discussion about cap in early box office prediction thread about Thor?
     
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  3. JB-the-Hunter

    JB-the-Hunter Booty hunter

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    Yeah, but we're not talking about the characters as a whole here, we're talking about the characters in the film only. Comics are a totally different medium.

    It's not about Cap really, it's more about Thor, just using Cap as an example because he's the closest to Thor in terms of popularity.
     
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  4. Donar

    Donar Well-Known Member

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    Not exactly. As stated before, many of the polls discussed here were answered by comic book fans mostly. In that sense, comics (and the popularity the respective characters have) are relevant for this discussion.
     
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  5. JB-the-Hunter

    JB-the-Hunter Booty hunter

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    Comic sales don't tell you anything about how popular the characters were in the movies. Let's say Thor is selling more than Spider-Man at the moment (This is just an example, doesn't matter if it actually is), Thor's rise in popularity is definitely due to the films, but it doesn't determine how popular that character was in the film itself. I mean Hulk should be on top of the comic book world according to that logic, more so than everyone else. So the CBM and SHH favorite character polls are the only way to know how popular the characters are to the fans.
     
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  6. Donar

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    I never said comic sales (or popularity in comics) tell anything about popularity in the movies.
    However, what I said is that it does influence polls made on sites frequented mostly by comic book fans.
    Hence, these polls are not exacly objective if you want to measure how popular such characters really are in the movies. That's obvious.
     
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  7. JB-the-Hunter

    JB-the-Hunter Booty hunter

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    If comics influence people's votes why is Iron Man 4th and Loki 2nd? What was Loki doing in the comics at that time? Iron Man was Marvel's poster boy in the comics. Loki wasn't doing anything much.
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  8. Donar

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    Loki... I don't know.:p
    But Iron Man is easy: even with his popularity in the movies, he's usually the lowest seller from the Avengers' individual books.:cwink:
     
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  9. mkilban2

    mkilban2 family1stclothingco.com

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    my personal ranking out of those from just the context of the movie itself:

    Hulk (best Hulk yet, plus great scenes)
    Thor (My favorite phase 1 movie, pretty solid showing of power)
    Loki (Great and sinister villian)
    IM (Good scenes and banter with the other's in the film)
    Hawkeye (Not a fan of him during the brainwash, but badass character and loved the arrow action scenes)
    Cap (loved him taking the reins and leading, need more fighting/athletic scenes)
    Coulson (It's Phil, what's not to like?)
    Widow (fun to look at, didn't do anything special)
    Fury (Cool character, needs to shoot more bazookas :) )
    Hill (not the best performance, would have like to see more of her, liked her cut opening scene personally.)

    *I hate putting Cap that low, but I really loved Hawkeye, want to see more of him this Phase
     
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  10. BigThor

    BigThor God of Thunder

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    With the exception of that Rolling Stones article, those polls only show how fan boys viewed the characters.

    From the get go my point was that Thor was the 3rd most popular with the GA, which I still stand by btw.
     
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  11. JB-the-Hunter

    JB-the-Hunter Booty hunter

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    Well either way, all of the characters are popular so it doesn't matter which one of us is right. It's like arguing which is better between Krispy Kreme donuts and Oreo milkshakes.
     
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  12. BigThor

    BigThor God of Thunder

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    Agreed :highfive:
     
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  13. mkilban2

    mkilban2 family1stclothingco.com

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    oreo milkshakes.
     
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  14. JB-the-Hunter

    JB-the-Hunter Booty hunter

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    STOP IT! :cmad:
     
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  15. mkilban2

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    but.. I.. aw shucks *kicks dirt*


    :D
     
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  16. psylockolussus

    psylockolussus Well-Known Mutant

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    After watching the trailer
    Domestic - I think this might perform like Oz, so $180 million to $240 million.
    Worldwide - $500 million to $700 million
     
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  17. Webfoot Hero

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    I'd agree with that prediction.
     
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  18. Sharkboy

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    WW gross = 500 at the absolute maximum. I don't see this doing Iron Man numbers, heck i don't see it doing superman numbers. I just don't think casual fans or even filmmakers give Thor the billion dollar treatment it deserves, maybe one day after a reboot or two, but i see this performing the weakest out of the phase 2 films.
     
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  19. Tony Stark

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    I think internationally at least, this will do a lot better than MoS. From the trailer this is going to be the "Empire Strikes Back" of this series. This definitely has Alan Taylor's touch on it, and it's far more gritty and dark than Branagh's film.

    I think it can do IM1 type numbers, providing Catching Fire doesn't take too much steam away. Holiday films always seem to have pretty good legs.
     
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  20. Webfoot Hero

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    I see GotG performing the weakest due to it not having any nameworthy Avengers characters and its public awareness is not all that great.
     
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  21. KangConquers

    KangConquers Purple Kang, Purple Kang

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    I'm saying $250-300 M domestic, 400-500 M foreign. It won't do $1 B, but definitely more than $500 M, and likely more than Iron Man 1 & 2.
     
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  22. KangConquers

    KangConquers Purple Kang, Purple Kang

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    You do realize that Thor 1 almost did $500 M, and since then the character has been in a movie that did $1.5 B, correct? Just checking to see if we're on the same page...
     
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  23. OB12

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    I'm going to say $650M WW. The two Marvel Studios movies this year will put them over $1.5B for the second year in a row.
     
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  24. DOOZlovesBOOZ

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    I was thinking about the same numbers as you, basically around the 700 million range.
     
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  25. KangConquers

    KangConquers Purple Kang, Purple Kang

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    Yeah. I think 800 M would be a stretch, but I can't see it doing any less than Iron Man 2.

    I think we'll basically be able to ball park Cap and Thor's post-Avengers jumps based on how much of a boost Iron Man 3 gets. If Iron Man clears $1 Billion by a significant margin, I think that Thor's chances for $800 M+ go up. But right now I'm leaning $1 B for IM3, $700 M for Thor: TDW, and $580 M for CA: TWS.
     
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