Thor's box office competition - Part 2

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  1. sgaana

    sgaana Well-Known Member

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    Just to interject some anecdotal evidence:

    Starting this Friday, Thor had a pretty drastic drop in number of screens in the greater Boston area. There were pretty much 5 theater choices for 3D showings, and about 3 choices for 2D, some of those only 1 showing per day. (Things are not looking good for my hope that it'll still be on a screen somewhere when Captain America comes out.)

    However, I went to one of those 9pm-only 2D showings last night (viewing #4 for me :woot:), and was interested to find that we had between 50-60 people in the theater for it. I wasn't expecting that many.

    It was also a really good cross-section of demographics (sub-title: People-Watching is Fun). There was a smattering of families with under-12 kids there, but also several teens or early-20s singles; a bunch of 20s/30s/40s couples and singles; a woman in her 20s who had brought her mother (or friend in her 50s, whichever); and (notable to me because they sat right behind me), a sort of "double date" group in their 50s or 60s who didn't physically look like geeks but who were (going by their comments) very comics knowledgeable and having a grand time (they still didn't like the FX quality in the Green Lantern trailer; they are totally up for Cowboys & Aliens and Cap; I should say that all of their audible commentary was confined to pre- and post-movie, but there was a lot of audible reaction to the film). More than half the people in the audience (including the older group) stayed for the post-credits scene.

    Man, I would have LOVED to know how many of the people in there were repeat viewers.
     
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  2. Vartha

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    Should of stood up at the endings credits and asked everyone. :D
     
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  3. kedrell

    kedrell Fork&SpoonOperator

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    These films are usually in theaters for about 100 days/3 months. So it'll likely still be playing somewhere when Cap is released. Good luck finding one though. ;)

    Probably'll be down to only 100 screens nationwide by that time.
     
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  4. Vartha

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    yeah I wonder if the theaters here still even have Thor
     
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  5. kedrell

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    They don't around here.
     
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  6. Moridin

    Moridin Death Contagious Deity

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    Yeah, my local Omniplex barely had it for 4 weeks. Same for IM2.

    :funny: He so should have.
     
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  7. Vartha

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    Just looked they still have the 2d at ours
     
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  8. Thor_Odinson

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    It's still playing in 2D at my local theater. I'm real curious though if it will still be here on Friday when Green Lantern opens.................
     
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  9. blinkinrogue

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    Hopefully Thor will reach 180 M by next Monday, now it's estimated at 173/174 Million.

    hopefully it'll make more than 30 M in Japan, getting to 460 Million ww seems reachable...
     
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  10. Sabaoth

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    It's all good!
    The numbers have been fine.
    I think a Thor sequel is a sure thing!
     
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  11. marcvader

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    Pretty much all the theaters have at least 1 screen of 2D with about 2 to 4 viewings daily here in South Florida.
     
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  12. Vartha

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    I just check the surrounding areas within 20 miles and there are three theaters two with 4 showings each, one with 2 showings of the 2d.
     
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  13. marcvader

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    Yeah, down here its about 14 theaters still showing Thor.
     
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  14. CaptainCraig

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    I'm with a number of you guys. I'm hoping to catch a double feature when Captain America comes out. As of now Thor is still playing on 1-2 screens in the theaters that have more than 10 screens, which is about 5-6 theaters. The largest one has 27 screens and it's still on 2 screens there. I'm hoping in 4 weeks when Cap hits it'll still be one of their small 150 seater screens so I can catch both in the same complex.
     
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  15. Vartha

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    Yeah we have two multiplexes here in town owned by Malco, and each has 12 screens I hope they do the same thing or at least move Thor too the older theater where it didn't open at.
     
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  16. kedrell

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    $173,664,723 Domestic and $431,664,723 WW so far(though I don't think the OS weekend #'s for it have been added yet).
     
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  17. Vartha

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    I can't wait to see what Thor ends up at world wide.
     
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  18. marcvader

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    So how much is Japan expected to tack on? How much more are we hoping for dom at the end, another 5-8 mil?
     
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  19. blinkinrogue

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    i have no idea how it will perform in Japan, but i know pirates made 62 Million and Black swan made about 21 M, so if Thor is anywhere in between there, then it should do about 30-35 M, but then again this is just my guess lols. if it makes more than 30, then it should cross the 450 M mark easily.
     
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  20. BigThor

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    It's gonna cross that even without Japan's number's, so I think Japan's number are gone push Thor to about 480M-490M.
     
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  21. 04nbod

    04nbod I need to debrief you

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    For a few reasons.
    1) They are going to destroy each other, out in the same week
    2) Not Summer movies, hence why I also didn't include Breaking Dawn

    Even with those included, there is still a good chance. Something like GL has a credible breakout opportunity but we are all nervous about that.
     
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  22. ddddeeee

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    Thor needs Japan to hit $450M, it's practically finished in all the other OS countries and has about $10M in the tank left in the US. In fact it needs to do better than the Iron Man movies in Japan to hit $450M
     
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  23. Vartha

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    Yeah let's hope Thor does well in Japan. I just hope things aren't too bad there still for them to see Thor.
     
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  24. BigThor

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    Nah
     
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  25. marcvader

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    *$433,721,233 as of Wednesday.
     
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