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How do you think Divergent will do at the box office?

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3 years ago#1
How do you think Divergent will do at the box office? - Results (66 votes)
Success
15.15% (10 votes)
10
Break even
43.94% (29 votes)
29
Bomb
40.91% (27 votes)
27
This poll is now closed.
Me personally, I don't think it is going to do very well. Doesn't seem like an engaging enough topic but there have been surprises recently so idk.
3 years ago#2
It might at least break even. It's definitely not going to pull Hunger Games or Harry Potter numbers.

Then again, I have no idea how popular (or not popular) this book is so I really don't know. Might be another bomb like Mortal Instruments or a huge success. They apparently got a release date set for the sequel.
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3 years ago#3
Break even. It should do better than Mortal Instruments, Beautiful Creatures, et al, but it shouldn't break out much more than that.
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3 years ago#4
I'm surprised "bomb" is the most popular option. The book sales are way too high for that (as in locked in the top 5 in places like Amazon and iTunes for the last several weeks), plus it only cost $80 million.
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3 years ago#6
Should break even, it won't top Muppets for the top spot at the box office on its opening week.
3 years ago#7
second_gamer posted...
I'm surprised "bomb" is the most popular option. The book sales are way too high for that (as in locked in the top 5 in places like Amazon and iTunes for the last several weeks), plus it only cost $80 million.


The difference though is that there's nothing about the trailer or concept that makes it stand out. That already distinguishes it from The Hunger Games. Maybe, at best, it will get a $30 million opening (which would be a success I think) but I would be shocked if it did more than that.
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3 years ago#8
I thought hunger games would bomb

what do I know
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3 years ago#9
Hadn't even heard of the movie until I saw this topic. Break even maybe.
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3 years ago#10
I voted break even, but I think it will be a modest success. closer to breaking even than to what would be considered a success worthy of a sequel.

It's not like I know the material source and whether there's a bunch of girls tripping on the concept, but it seems like a too blatant atempt to recreate HG style drama.
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