Godzilla vs Kong: the Box Office Thread - Predictions, Tracking, etc

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Postby Hokmuto » Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:58 pm

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miguelnuva wrote:I really think Endgame doing so much hurt everything up till Spiderman. Godzilla vs Kong should do better by default.

Eh, not entirely. I just think Godzilla really isn't popular among the GA sadly.

Yeah, GA doesn’t care about Godzilla at all. It’s not like G14 made 93 million opening weekend.
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Postby MorgolKing » Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:09 pm

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miguelnuva wrote:I really think Endgame doing so much hurt everything up till Spiderman. Godzilla vs Kong should do better by default.

Eh, not entirely. I just think Godzilla really isn't popular among the GA sadly.


As a natural science disaster film the GA is interested, not in the traditional Toho sense.

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Postby Gothicserpent » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:25 pm

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Gothicserpent wrote:
miguelnuva wrote:I really think Endgame doing so much hurt everything up till Spiderman. Godzilla vs Kong should do better by default.

Eh, not entirely. I just think Godzilla really isn't popular among the GA sadly.


As a natural science disaster film the GA is interested, not in the traditional Toho sense.

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Postby Troyal1 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:07 pm

Gothicserpent wrote:
MorgolKing wrote:
Gothicserpent wrote:Eh, not entirely. I just think Godzilla really isn't popular among the GA sadly.


As a natural science disaster film the GA is interested, not in the traditional Toho sense.

Exactly.

Yep. 2014 marketed itself as a disaster film. A brand new American Godzilla drove hype as well. And now 5 years later comes a sequel. It’s such a long time in between movies in today’s time. It honestly wouldn’t shock me if the GA even knows this is a sequel to 2014? A perfect storm of bad events imo.

Hopefully the “gimmick” of a vs film will draw far more curious movie goers.

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Postby Hokmuto » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:25 pm

Troyal1 wrote:
Gothicserpent wrote:
MorgolKing wrote:
As a natural science disaster film the GA is interested, not in the traditional Toho sense.

Exactly.

Yep. 2014 marketed itself as a disaster film. A brand new American Godzilla drove hype as well. And now 5 years later comes a sequel. It’s such a long time in between movies in today’s time. It honestly wouldn’t shock me if the GA even knows this is a sequel to 2014? A perfect storm of bad events imo.

Hopefully the “gimmick” of a vs film will draw far more curious movie goers.

Exactly; I’m very sure the general audience didn’t know it was connected. Next time, they should put a “3” in the title just so that it’s more obvious. They should also make an official Monsterverse logo that is stamped on the posters so that people know it’s all connected.
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Postby tyrantgoji » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:01 am

i'm gonna hold off on predictions till later. there's to many things that could happen between now and March.
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Postby TyrantGojira » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:24 am

tyrantgoji wrote:i'm gonna hold off on predictions till later. there's to many things that could happen between now and March.

Same. Going to wait and see what other movies are going I be released at the time.
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Postby GuardianGhido » Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:45 am

They better not give us everything in the trailers this time. I think some people actually said if you watch the trailers you've already watched half the movie, so there'd be more incentive to watch the full thing if the trailers showed less.

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Postby Dv-218 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:47 am

GuardianGhido wrote:They better not give us everything in the trailers this time. I think some people actually said if you watch the trailers you've already watched half the movie, so there'd be more incentive to watch the full thing if the trailers showed less.


I really hope that'll be the case, but considering that 3 movies in the Monsterverse already did it i'm not holding out hope lol. At best i'll probably just watch the first and 2nd trailers.

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Postby Gothicserpent » Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:10 pm

I really dunno how they're gonna sell this one to the GA.
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Postby Pkmatrix » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:02 am

Gothicserpent wrote:I really dunno how they're gonna sell this one to the GA.


The title pretty much sells itself. Everyone knows who Godzilla and Kong are, and as far as like 95% of the audience is aware this is the first time EVER that these two have ever been in a movie together. I assume the advertising is going to be pitching it like a boxing title match, mixed with whatever sort of Action-Adventure movie they've built around that. It's got a novelty factor that KOTM didn't have.
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Postby Living Corpse » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:11 am

Pkmatrix wrote:
Gothicserpent wrote:I really dunno how they're gonna sell this one to the GA.


The title pretty much sells itself. Everyone knows who Godzilla and Kong are, and as far as like 95% of the audience is aware this is the first time EVER that these two have ever been in a movie together. I assume the advertising is going to be pitching it like a boxing title match, mixed with whatever sort of Action-Adventure movie they've built around that. It's got a novelty factor that KOTM didn't have.


And even if they do know about the original movie, some people don't wanna watch old movies, while others have seen it and wanna see it done again with today's technology.
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Postby fred25_ca » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:19 am

https://cosmicbook.news/godzilla-vs-king-kong-huge?amp

"A report from Yahoo offers that while Legendary is a bit disappointed by the U.S. opening for King of the Monsters, they are moving full steam ahead on Godzilla vs. King Kong, which is already in production and gets released next year."

That's the most reassuring thing i've heard so far!
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Postby Godzilla21 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:23 am

fred25_ca wrote:https://cosmicbook.news/godzilla-vs-king-kong-huge?amp

"A report from Yahoo offers that while Legendary is a bit disappointed by the U.S. opening for King of the Monsters, they are moving full steam ahead on Godzilla vs. King Kong, which is already in production and gets released next year."

That's the most reassuring thing i've heard so far!


Well ya we all knew that
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Postby Shhh! The Octopus » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:28 am

Living Corpse wrote:some people don't wanna watch old movies


Yeah. Mostly Millennials and Generation Z's who can't spend 5 minutes not staring at their smart phones.

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Postby fred25_ca » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:39 am

Godzilla21 wrote:
fred25_ca wrote:https://cosmicbook.news/godzilla-vs-king-kong-huge?amp

"A report from Yahoo offers that while Legendary is a bit disappointed by the U.S. opening for King of the Monsters, they are moving full steam ahead on Godzilla vs. King Kong, which is already in production and gets released next year."

That's the most reassuring thing i've heard so far!


Well ya we all knew that


Oh I didn't know we had heard anything from WB since King of the monsters?
Obviously we all knew they had shot Kong vs Godzilla and were moving ahead but i'm surprised you guys had read this new article from today already?

Most of us were afraid they'd do big changes to the movie, maybe even downgrade it because of King of the monsters' disappointment. It's nice to hear it's not the case.
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Postby Pkmatrix » Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:00 am

fred25_ca wrote:
Godzilla21 wrote:
fred25_ca wrote:https://cosmicbook.news/godzilla-vs-king-kong-huge?amp

"A report from Yahoo offers that while Legendary is a bit disappointed by the U.S. opening for King of the Monsters, they are moving full steam ahead on Godzilla vs. King Kong, which is already in production and gets released next year."

That's the most reassuring thing i've heard so far!


Well ya we all knew that


Oh I didn't know we had heard anything from WB since King of the monsters?
Obviously we all knew they had shot Kong vs Godzilla and were moving ahead but i'm surprised you guys had read this new article from today already?

Most of us were afraid they'd do big changes to the movie, maybe even downgrade it because of King of the monsters' disappointment. It's nice to hear it's not the case.


It's actually not a new article, but a reprint of an article from Monday or Tuesday. I remember we discussed it over in the KOTM Box Office thread when it was first published. :)

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Postby fred25_ca » Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:01 am

Ahh ok then. I guess i'm just overly happy WB is still taking this franchise very seriously. :P
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Postby Pkmatrix » Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:04 am

Shhh! The Octopus wrote:
Living Corpse wrote:some people don't wanna watch old movies


Yeah. Mostly Millennials and Generation Z's who can't spend 5 minutes not staring at their smart phones.


Personally, I find the ones most resistant are actually Generation X'ers. Millennials and Generation Z love mining old movies for Meme material, people under 40 often seem more knowledgeable about movies than people between 40 and 60.

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Postby Shhh! The Octopus » Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:24 am

Pkmatrix wrote:people under 40 often seem more knowledgeable about movies than people between 40 and 60.


No way.


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