The Twilight Movie at the box office

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Re: The Twilight Movie at the box office

Postby cedwardrox » Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:06 pm

haha Yeah, my boyfriend once made the mistake of asking me "What are you reading?" and then "Oh. What's that about?"

Now, having not read the books himself and not being a big reader either, he pretty much knows anything and everything there is to know about Twilight. haha I relate everything to Twilight all the time, and he has gotten used to it. He has seen the trailers a million times, and he knows he will be seeing the movie with me a million times while I freak out like a silly girl. lol


Yeah. I am always quoting things from Twilight and no one knows what I'm talking about. It's so funny.
What amazes me the most is that I know so many people who have never heard of the books! I'm like, "Where have you been for the past like year?!" I mentioned something about Twilight to someone and they said, "What's that?" I gave them a shocked look and they responded by saying, "I don't play video games."
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Re: The Twilight Movie at the box office

Postby knikki » Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:49 pm

lag28wa wrote: Its going to be one of those movies that people are going to have to see more than once because they'll miss something the first time, just like reading the book.


I bought tickets to see it twice.. midnight showing and then again the next night with a group of friends :)
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Re: The Twilight Movie at the box office

Postby knikki » Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:52 pm

threethings wrote:Still, it's not a whole lot of money........*sigh*. Plus, i'm pretty sure ticket's are only $6.75 here in NC.


Movie ticket prices are WAY more than that up north. I live in Massachusetts and it's $10 bucks.
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Re: The Twilight Movie at the box office

Postby threethings » Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:05 pm

knikki wrote:
threethings wrote:Still, it's not a whole lot of money........*sigh*. Plus, i'm pretty sure ticket's are only $6.75 here in NC.


Movie ticket prices are WAY more than that up north. I live in Massachusetts and it's $10 bucks.


Oh, sorry about that. We don't even go to the movies a lot cause' that's expensive to us!
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Re: The Twilight Movie at the box office

Postby debussygirl » Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:10 pm

Ryan Secrest is counting down the days on his show until Twilight comes out. So I think that pretty much translates into how many people are going to be there first weekend. A LOT!!!
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Re: The Twilight Movie at the box office

Postby switzgal » Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:42 pm

I wonder what the final numbers of pre-sale tickets were this past weekend.
I know fandango reported 51% of their sales were Twilight but I want to know across the board how it did the first weekend of ticket sales.
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Re: The Twilight Movie at the box office

Postby urcoolcarrie » Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:33 pm

threethings wrote:
knikki wrote:
threethings wrote:Still, it's not a whole lot of money........*sigh*. Plus, i'm pretty sure ticket's are only $6.75 here in NC.


Movie ticket prices are WAY more than that up north. I live in Massachusetts and it's $10 bucks.


Oh, sorry about that. We don't even go to the movies a lot cause' that's expensive to us!


psh. i'm so sorry for you guys! if we go before 7, its 5 bucks. after 7, its 8.
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Re: The Twilight Movie at the box office

Postby Mrs.Cullen1710 » Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:47 pm

Twilight will definitely break records! I can just imagine how many people are going to the midnight showing :o I'm one of them :D Got my tickets. Cant wait!!!!
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Re: The Twilight Movie at the box office

Postby threethings » Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:58 am

Mrs.Cullen1710 wrote:Twilight will definitely break records! I can just imagine how many people are going to the midnight showing :o I'm one of them :D Got my tickets. Cant wait!!!!


I'm not sure it will be "Titanic" big, but it will definitely be huge ( to us at least )!
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Re: The Twilight Movie at the box office

Postby shine_brighter » Wed Nov 05, 2008 2:05 pm

The movie will do above critics' expectations, but I don't think it'll have a smashing weekend like other movies that reach more people. But it will easily clear its budget and I wouldn't be surprised if it grossed +$300 mil worldwide.

Opening weekend: $35 million

I figured there were around 3 million copies of "Breaking Dawn" pre-printed. So 3 mil x 8.00 (average movie ticket) makes it about $24 million. Then I added about 12 mil more because of repeat viewings.

But if it does more, it wouldn't shock me.
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