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Old 02-16-2020, 03:28 PM
The Other Waldo Pepper is offline
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Originally Posted by ftg View Post
Yeah, and it's going to make over $12M this weekend. Marketing adds quite a bit, possibly more than the production costs based on the number of ads I've seen. Figure if it grosses $25M in the theaters and does comparably on video, this will make a nice profit.
For a fun comparison, thereís Dolittle: sure, it grossed over $20M domestic in its first weekend, and went past $40M by the end of the second and $50M by the end of the third; but thatís nothing, that plus $100M overseas would still be a flop even without factoring in the advertising; how many Islands could you make for the cost of one Dolittle?

(Oh, and, uh, I donít think Fey is in Downhill.)