AGEBOC ’12 – May 18-20

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Predict the #1 film of the weekend.

The one who predicts closest to the total Friday to Sunday gross for the #1 film wins 4 points. Runner-up gains 2 points. Predicting within half a million earns 2 extra points.

Bonus questions:

1. What will be the second highest grossing film of the weekend?

2. What will be the third highest grossing film of the weekend?

Deadline is Wednesday, May 16 17:59 pm (blog time)

To find out the rules of the game, go to the main thread for AGEBOC 09.

Current rankings

filmman – 6
Rob – 5.5
Jackrabbit Slim – 4
Joe Webb – 3.5
Juan – 2
Nick – 2
James – 1.5
Jeanine – 1.5
Brian – 0.5

31 responses »

  1. I put the deadline at tomorrow 17:59. Hopefully we don’t have too clear a picture then of how The Dictator is doing.

  2. Rob sunk my Battleship..guess. Though I fully expect the Avengers ‘hysteria’ to continue, I’m playing it risky.

    Battleship – $60m
    1. Avengers
    2. Dictation

  3. Yeah…I’ve never seen people I know go back to a movie this many times since Avatar. And before that Titanic. And before that Jurassic Park. I can’t believe how big Avengers is.

    Avengers: 59 million

    1. The Dictator
    2. Battleship

  4. Nick
    Avengers – 47 million
    1. Battleship
    2. Dictator

    James
    Avengers 52M
    1. Battleship
    2. Dictator

    Rob
    Battleship – $55.1 million
    1) The Avengers
    2) The Dictator

    Joe Webb
    Battleship – $60m
    1. Avengers
    2. Dictation

    filmman
    Avengers: 59 million
    1. The Dictator
    2. Battleship

    Juan
    The Avengers – $55 million
    1. Battleship
    2. The Dictator

    Brian
    Battleship – $50 million
    1. Avengers
    2. Dictator

    Jackrabbit Slim
    Avengers: 56.5 mil
    1. Battleship
    2. The Dictator

  5. Why does Boxofficemojo always have to rain on my AGEBOC parade?

    Unfortunately, the movie is running headfirst in to the path of The Avengers, which targets a similar audience with its alien invasion storyline. Battleship probably won’t outright bomb this weekend, but an opening above $50 million looks almost impossible at this point.

  6. Battleship probably won’t outright bomb this weekend, but an opening above $50 million looks almost impossible at this point.

    That’s setting the “outright bomb” bar pretty low, isn’t it? If word of mouth is bad, it won’t take much below a $50 million opening to make $100 million overall a tough task. It’s not like the audience for sci-fi blockbusters will be underserve over the next few weeks.

  7. Hopefully I can salvage a half point with The Dictator. Poor Taylor Kitsch… 2 big budget bombs in a row. Triple B’s

  8. Battleship will top out at 70-75M (best case) on a budget of $207M with another 100+M in marketing.

    Foreign grosses are ok, though – so John Carter will still probably retain the the crown for a bit longer (being at least 400M in the hole with it’s theatrical run over).

  9. And yes, Taylor Kitsch, poor bastard, is going to be the butt of jokes for a long, long time. I would imagine his days of top-lining studio pictures are officially over (the whopping three months they lasted).

  10. Looks like it’s between Juan and me this week, with a good chance at a bonus for one of us, with Avengers estimate at 55.1. Battleship’s number keeps headline writes busy with variations on “sinking,” as it does only 25.3, but is good for second place. Avengers now the #4 movie all-time.

  11. Maybe Taylor Kitsch can hang out with Brooklyn Decker to drown their sorrows as she had TWO poorly performing openers (Battleship and What to Expect) this weekend. Can’t remember the last time that happened to an actress.

  12. I only want to see it more now. I love the blockbusters no one else wants…I feel bad for them, like they’re a stray puppy.

  13. Nick
    Avengers – 47 million
    1. Battleship +0.5
    2. Dictator +0.5

    James
    Avengers 52M
    1. Battleship +0.5
    2. Dictator +0.5

    Rob
    Battleship – $55.1 million
    1) The Avengers
    2) The Dictator +0.5

    Joe Webb
    Battleship – $60m
    1. Avengers
    2. Dictation +0.5

    filmman
    Avengers: 59 million
    1. The Dictator
    2. Battleship

    Juan
    The Avengers – $55 million +4
    1. Battleship +0.5
    2. The Dictator +0.5

    Brian
    Battleship – $50 million
    1. Avengers
    2. Dictator +0.5

    Jackrabbit Slim
    Avengers: 56.5 mil +2
    1. Battleship +0.5
    2. The Dictator +0.5

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