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ANALYSIS: Will BAD GRANDPA Continue the Box Office Success of the JACKASS Franchise?


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Johnny Knoxville took to Twitter this afternoon as he unveiled the first trailer for Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa. You can check that out below our analysis.

 

The recently announced Paramount release is slated to open in time for Halloween business and, if initial Twitter reactions are any indication, it just might prove to be another box office winner for Knoxville and crew. The promise of "real people" and "real reactions" is smart marketing speak as it addresses the fact that similar wannabe candid comedies usually aren't so candid and audiences can see through the veil. That's something which negatively affected Sacha Baron Cohen's Bruno and The Dictator after Borat's massive success.

 

Bad Grandpa, on the other hand, is making use of the popular Jackass mainstay characters. It also gives Paramount the chance to market the film in a way not too differently than it did with the first three Jackass movies: pitching creator and star Johnny Knoxville as the lead... (more)

 

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Edited by ShawnMR, 31 July 2013 - 12:54 PM.

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No, it wont. Next subject.

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No, this is a spin off no one wants. 

 

Total will be under Jackass 3's OW.


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Its probably cheap so it will make money
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His WW total will be smaller than the OW of Jackass 3D.


Next 4 Weeks Predictions (Updates on Mondays and Thursdays):

- Guardians of the Galaxy - 73/202 | Get On Up - 25/90

- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - 48/150|Into the Storm - 13/28|Step Up All In - 10/26|The Hundred-Foot Journey - 9/27

- The Expendables 3 - 18/47 | The Giver - 13/29 | Let's Be Cops - 21/29/72

- Sin City: A Dame to Kill For - 14/33 | If I Stay - 17/50 | When the Game Stands Tall - 9/26


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There are enough idiots in the 15-34 male demo to make something that awful $100M domestic easily. 



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Jackass may be an awful movie in movie standards, but its still entertaining as hell.

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Did Jackass 3 have good WOM with it's fanbase? I have no clue without that info what to say ShawnMr. , I have never seen Jackass and I don't know anyone who watches it! :P
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Did Jackass 3 have good WOM with it's fanbase? I have no clue without that info what to say ShawnMr. , I have never seen Jackass and I don't know anyone who watches it! :P

http://www.rottentom...om/m/jackass-3/ - 64%

http://www.imdb.com/...6184/?ref_=sr_2 - 7/10

 

We can say that it did.


Next 4 Weeks Predictions (Updates on Mondays and Thursdays):

- Guardians of the Galaxy - 73/202 | Get On Up - 25/90

- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - 48/150|Into the Storm - 13/28|Step Up All In - 10/26|The Hundred-Foot Journey - 9/27

- The Expendables 3 - 18/47 | The Giver - 13/29 | Let's Be Cops - 21/29/72

- Sin City: A Dame to Kill For - 14/33 | If I Stay - 17/50 | When the Game Stands Tall - 9/26


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http://www.rottentom...om/m/jackass-3/ - 64%
http://www.imdb.com/...6184/?ref_=sr_2 - 7/10

We can say that it did.

So can we expect big numbers for this?
I really don't know anything about the fanbase! :P
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I'm a big Jackass fan, and seriously, do people care about this character? I really don't think so. Plus, without the rest of the crew and the huge 3D marketing the last movie had, this won't get much attention.



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I have no idea who this character is! :P
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This is just hilarious :lol: :lol:



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I'm sure it will but I get this feeling I might be getting to old for a movie like this.




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