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Offline ganpondorodf

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Re: The Box Office Thread - Show Me the MONEY!
« Reply #35 on: April 29, 2018, 08:16:37 AM »
I've heard it's left kids, the target audience, pretty distressed and despondent, and I'd think parents therefore won't be in a hurry to take them again.

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« Reply #36 on: April 29, 2018, 08:39:22 AM »
I'm very curious what the breakdown of moviegoers is for these MCU movies. To me, it always appears they are made in mind mainly for the adults who grew up reading these back in the 70s and 80s. I would think the money making crowd is their main draw.
I never thought kids are what make up the majority of the audience.
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Re: The Box Office Thread - Show Me the MONEY!
« Reply #38 on: April 29, 2018, 11:16:27 AM »
I've heard it's left kids, the target audience, pretty distressed and despondent, and I'd think parents therefore won't be in a hurry to take them again.

Iím not sure little kids are the target audience.
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« Reply #39 on: April 29, 2018, 11:47:35 AM »
Found this blurb from boxofficemojo.com

Looking ahead, Infinity War received an "A" CinemaScore from opening day audiences. Audiences were 58% male with 58% of the overall audience coming in over the age of 25.
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« Reply #40 on: April 29, 2018, 12:25:17 PM »
It made the largest global opening ever at $630 million world wide (beating Fate of the furious $543 million) and made $250 Million domestically beating TFA

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Re: The Box Office Thread - Show Me the MONEY!
« Reply #41 on: April 29, 2018, 12:38:19 PM »
It's pretty rare that I want to go see a movie more than once in the theater.   But I totally want to do this one more than once.   I'll do it 3 times or more if given opportunity.
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Re: The Box Office Thread - Show Me the MONEY!
« Reply #42 on: April 29, 2018, 01:29:21 PM »
I've heard it's left kids, the target audience, pretty distressed and despondent, and I'd think parents therefore won't be in a hurry to take them again.

Iím not sure little kids are the target audience.

Flying dudes versus a purple space goblin? Sounds like it's for the younguns to me!

Anyway, proof that I totally know what I'm talking about:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-43944269