Jump to content

Cinebrate-web-banner-728x90


  • Start New Topic
Welcome to the BoxOffice® Forums
Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. This message will be removed once you have signed in. Please note that forum accounts are separate from BoxOffice.com subscriber accounts.
Login to Account Create an Account
Photo

BoxOffice.com: Can OBLIVION Join the $100 Million Domestic Club?


  • Please log in to reply
22 replies to this topic

#1
ShawnMR

ShawnMR

  • Forum Admin
  • 14,401 posts
  • Joined November 04, 2011
  • 465 topics

Full article: http://www.boxoffice...n-domestic-club

 

On paper, Oblivion has everything it needs to become a hit: two major stars, a big-budget sci-fi concept, and visuals which promise to be worthy of the big screen.

 

Those facts didn't stop the film from trailing comparable films across social network buzz two weeks ago. Things have since improved slightly with Oblivion generating 12,294 tweets over the last five days. That still significantly trails the 21,506 of Prometheus one week before release, but Oblivion has at least pulled ahead of John Carter's 6,745 during the same time frame. The positive-to-negative ratio has also improved to a strong 18.8-to-1.

 

There's still room for concern, though...


Edited by ShawnMR, 11 April 2013 - 08:23 AM.

Save the Forums! Donation Campaign for Independent, Member-Funded Hosting

 

"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly, one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts." - Sherlock Holmes

 

"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen." - Conan O'Brien


#2
CJohn

CJohn

    Global Phenomenon

  • General Moderator
  • 40,244 posts
  • Joined November 08, 2011
  • 586 topics
  • LocationPortugal

33/89


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

- The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 - 155/385

- Horrible Bosses 2 - 28/43/102 | Penguins of Madagascar - 25/42/104

- The Pyramid - 5/11

- Exodus: Gods and Kings - 43/145 | Top Five - 4/9 


#3
Michael Gary Scottt

Michael Gary Scottt

    Global Phenomenon

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 18,583 posts
  • Joined November 10, 2011
  • 14 topics
  • Locationmember of clone club
38/100
Hail Nolan

#4
ChD

ChD

    Global Phenomenon

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 10,940 posts
  • Joined September 18, 2012
  • 59 topics
  • LocationHogwarts

41/105


"You can have all the faith in spirits and the afterlife, heaven and hell, but when it comes to this world, don't be an idiot, because you can tell that you put your faith in God to get through the day, but when it comes time to cross the road, I know you look both ways."

 

"How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each prayer accepted, and each wish resigned."

 

35c3g42.jpg


#5
ChD

ChD

    Global Phenomenon

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 10,940 posts
  • Joined September 18, 2012
  • 59 topics
  • LocationHogwarts

Even if Iron Man 3 opens two weeks later, it doesn't mean the movie is going to go straight down... Iron Man 3 is a franchise movie - you already know what's happening and stuff... There are people who would pay to see a original sci-fi movie instead of a sequel.

 

I would, at least.


"You can have all the faith in spirits and the afterlife, heaven and hell, but when it comes to this world, don't be an idiot, because you can tell that you put your faith in God to get through the day, but when it comes time to cross the road, I know you look both ways."

 

"How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each prayer accepted, and each wish resigned."

 

35c3g42.jpg


#6
The Stingray

The Stingray

    Global Phenomenon

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 12,427 posts
  • Joined February 09, 2013
  • 98 topics

It can and it will. :)


VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE SCI-FI FILMS OF THE 21st CENTURY! DEADLINE: NOV. 17

 

http://forums.boxoff...-time-thoughts/


#7
JackO

JackO

    SAG/AFTRA

  • Charter Member
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 7,132 posts
  • Joined May 12, 2012
  • 2 topics
  • LocationMe Chi Gain

I don't think so. 27/65


TOP 24​ Most Accurate  USER for Oscar nominations 2012! Check out my 2013 predicts on the Gold Derby User Page now!   :) 


#8
firedeep

firedeep

    Global Phenomenon

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 32,315 posts
  • Joined November 08, 2011
  • 268 topics
  • LocationChina

I don't think so. 27/65

:ph34r:



#9
Clavius

Clavius

    Box Office Gold

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,824 posts
  • Joined May 06, 2012
  • 28 topics
  • LocationUS
It would be a disaster if this didn't hit $100m. I am confident it will and I also think older audiences might prefer this over IM3 so it won't necessarily collapse in May.

#10
bapi

bapi

    Box Office Gold

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPip
  • 2,456 posts
  • Joined November 13, 2011
  • 1 topics
  • LocationCzech Republic
I don't see any interest in this movie. 31/85
Just really want Pep Guardiola's slim fit suit.

#11
Cmasterclay

Cmasterclay

    Box Office Gold

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPip
  • 4,135 posts
  • Joined November 08, 2011
  • 17 topics
  • LocationMiami/Washington D.C
This trailer has shown more than any film in my local theaters since it debuted, and not once in the ten plus times I saw it did it garner anything close to buzz or positive feedback. it has all the elements of a hit, but it seems so vanilla and heartless. I say 32/80
IFFFFF YOU SMELLLLLLLLLL......WHAT THE CLAY.......IS........COOKIN!

#12
Jay Hollywood

Jay Hollywood

    Blockbuster

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 5,889 posts
  • Joined January 27, 2013
  • 13 topics
  • LocationNo Ho

Ouch, predicts for this are dropping like flys!

 

42/111 for now. 


fc7d665b-06cd-4091-91d0-c45246c52fd1.jpg


#13
fmpro

fmpro

    Buffy & Marvel fanboy. Proud of it

  • Charter Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 21,587 posts
  • Joined November 08, 2011
  • 28 topics
  • LocationIn heaven. I was there when our kryptonian son returned home

36/101


slayermspaint.png


#14
Gazz

Gazz

    Indie Sensation

  • Free Account
  • PipPip
  • 363 posts
  • Joined September 15, 2012
  • 0 topics

I think it'll scrape over $100m if word-of-mouth is kind.

 

I want it to do well as an original sci-fi film but Oblivion is also a very self contained story that doesn't make a claim to become another franchise film (a real plus imo), so it won't be a big loss for new fans if it somewhat under performs. 



#15
Ozymandias

Ozymandias

    Summer Tentpole

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 7,726 posts
  • Joined November 19, 2011
  • 6 topics
  • LocationSouth Florida

I'm probably gonna see this later this weekend and even if I end up not liking it, I hope its successful because its an original scifi flick,  And by original, I mean its not a sequel or remake with any source material.


Edited by Shpongle, 11 April 2013 - 01:02 PM.


#16
Alpha

Alpha

    Summer Tentpole

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 9,602 posts
  • Joined October 09, 2012
  • 102 topics
  • LocationAmerica

OW: $35M

FG: $100M

 

It'll just barely hit it. At this point $120 million is the roof.


9e7.gif

 

OM-NUM-NUM-NUM-NUM

 

 


#17
LadyEvenstar22

LadyEvenstar22

    Box Office Gold

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPip
  • 3,847 posts
  • Joined November 23, 2011
  • 18 topics
  • Locationcold as a freezer,Paris region

i only recently saw an ad for this in french and was totally clueless about it, they were interviewing the girl who's a french actress in it! 

1/granted me and tom actor/fan marriage ended once he jumped on the couch ...water under the bridge now 

2/ i have eyes only for star trek XII and iron man3 i'm not fan-girling over anything else , that i can recall...

 

but this film looks good , i'll be watching for the story!


"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to" LOTR (real fans watch the extended editions)

 

"it is not pleasant for me to say these things but i must tell you the truth while i can, proving myself your friend by the most faithful counsel trusting that sometimes you'll do my faith in you greater justice than you do it now" Mr Knightley to Emma

 

screen-shot-2014-04-17-at-10-36-03-am300


#18
WileECoyote

WileECoyote

    Blockbuster

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 6,642 posts
  • Joined June 16, 2012
  • 11 topics
  • LocationChasing the roadrunner...
I think it'll get past 100. This is a more of a sci-fi play and there's probably enough fans to get it there.

#19
Rudolf

Rudolf

    Box Office Gold

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPip
  • 4,497 posts
  • Joined April 05, 2012
  • 11 topics
  • LocationVienna/Austria

hoping for 100+ too



#20
kayumanggi

kayumanggi

    Global Phenomenon

  • Free Account
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 35,926 posts
  • Joined November 08, 2011
  • 144 topics
  • LocationPilipinas

I want this to open to at least 40 M.


happyphilippines.gif



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users