Friday, March 02, 2007

Box Office + Zodiac 101

Will Fincher & Co. be laughing all the way to the bank come this weekend?

With the movie about to open its time for all of us to make a final prediction regarding the box office. According to Box Office Mojo Zodiac is opening to 2,362 screens which is well below Wild Hogs - opening to 3,287 screens. The big disadvantage Zodiac has up against is its long running time, which means it will play fewer times than Wild Hogs and that fact that it is rated R limits its overall appeal. And in the world where movies such as Ghost Rider and Norbit dominate we can only hope that the cream rises to the top. Having said that I think Zodiac will be the number 2 movie on the weekend and that it will gross around $15 million. With the movies excellent reviews and word of mouth it could gross $70 millions overall and I'm predicting it to be a success overseas - like most of Fincher's previous work - so $80 million overseas. We'll know the details in a few days!

For those of you who know little about the case and just want to know a little before you hit the cinema step right up to Zodiac101 - the class which shows you the most important aspects and personalities of the case. Your assignment is to watch the video below!


Anonymous hal 9000 said...

OPENING DAY: 4.03 million

9:32 AM  

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