Skip to comments.Summer Box Office Suffers Historic Decline in U.S
Posted on 08/29/2017 6:40:38 AM PDT by C19fan
By the time Labor Day weekend wraps, summer box-office revenue in North America will end up being down nearly 16 percent over last year, the steepest decline in modern times and eclipsing the 14.6 percent dip in 2014. It will also be the first time since 2006 that summer didn't clear $4 billion.
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The international box office which is up more than 3 percent year-to-date helped save a number of summer event films that underperformed in the U.S. Pirates 5 has grossed $618 million overseas for a global total of $790 million, while Transformers 5 stands at $604 million globally after earning $474 million offshore. And The Mummy scared up $328 million abroad for a worldwide cume of $407.8 million.
Ended up only seeing one summer movie: Dunkirk.
Good. Anything that takes the money away from Liberals in Hollywood is good for the nation.
The Hollywood “business” is nothing more than pedophile enabling perverts.
“Ended up only seeing one summer movie: Dunkirk.”
Same here. Wish I hadn’t.
Lousy movies, lousy box office.
Awwwwwwwww. But, clooney and his moose limb wife can still pony up a million to fight hate to the splc so not everyone is hurting from the decline in box office receipts.
America no longer wants what Hollywood offers—on-screen and off (i.e., its political activism)!!!!
Hollywood creative types need to spend more time in America’s Red Counties, and base their storylines on what they learn there!!!!
We joined Amazon Prime over a year ago and just a few months ago discoverd it was built into our new TV - and our internet service became cheaper and no longer throttled us.
The selection is incredible, and I’m talking free stuff. If we really want to watch a new movie we can also just rent it for a few bucks. We have several hundred DVD’s and Blue Rays (since we have not had television since 1997). We rarely watch any of them any more.
With modern television quality and home theater quality, other than for 3D IMAX, why would anyone go to a theater to watch a movie? I don’t get it.
More and more, my wife and I are going for old stuff. It’s been so long that many of them are new again. Some are timeless to some time has not been kind.
I’ve seen most of the movies mentioned. At home on On Demand. The theater experience sucks.
Hollywood creative types need to spend more time in Americas Red Counties, and base their storylines on what they learn there!!!!
Americans aren't staying away from theaters to send a message to liberal Hollywood. They're staying away from theaters because the movies suck and instead watching liberal Hollywood at home on their 65" 4k UHD TVs.
Seems like all they are making is sequels, superhero flicks and romantic comedies. I’m going to be riding to florida next week and I was looking for some fairly recent movies to download on my Ipad and watch in the car. There wasn’t a single thing that appealed to me. I ended up just downloading some old movies and videos from Netflix and Youtube.
I keep going to the movies hoping to see something good. Disappointed every time
I have not seen one good movie in years. Since I cannot remember
The scripts are terrible
Plots are awful. Senseless
They put out a crappy product with a PC-LGBT-left wing agenda. Don’t need the 30 minutes of ear-shattering previews either.
Movies are going by the wayside. They will all become...”Made for TV” shows.
There’s plenty on YouTube alone to keep me occupied.
Dunkirk lost me first scene. “...the enemy...”
Try naming it
And the haircuts. Did the Brits have a hairstylist chasing them with blow dryers and razors? What a silly production error. Why we’re these soldiers well-fed?
That’s just to point out the tremendous production failure in just the first scene no one will be watching that movie in ten or twenty years the way most people I know have a boxed set of band of brothers
It was terrible.
I move from topic to topic there. I watch Adam Ruins Everything. Then I watch crash compilations, then I watch Klavan and Bill Wittle. And documentaries about the resurgence of vinyl records. Or WWII.
Dumping television was a big deal in 1997. It’s nothing now. I don’t even need it to stay in touch. The good news is that I don’t have CNN, et al pumped into my home.
“We joined Amazon Prime...”
Our kids gave us Amazon Prime for a present and it’s been great. I know there were a number of things included with the membership, but didn’t really pay attention to the extras...the important things were the Prime TV and the free Amazon shipping. But there’s so much more, as I’m slowly learning.
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