I know, but we don't know exact numbers. My personal rule is X2 the budget +20-30mShhh! The Octopus wrote:As I said in my earlier post its usuallyCookson wrote:a film needs to at least double its budget +20-30m to be considered possibly breaking even(us as non industry people will never know exact numbers).
2X the budget the film breaks even
2.5X the budget, the film is a modest hit
3X the budget the film is a legit hit. What I mean by legit hit is that it makes enough of a profit where the investment was worthwhile.
This is all covered in the book The Hollywood Economist
As I'm typing this, Saturdays number in China just popped up. Only 2.82m. Might not even make 100m there.