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

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Postby GodzillaFan1990's » Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:39 pm

I have confidence that this film will do just as good if not better then G14 and K:SI given Legendary is taking precautions and not letting KotM's underperformance halt them.

The problem with KotM was being released at the wrong time and Endgame played a crucial part. Plus notice how it wasn't the only movie released near it to not do well? So did others like Detective Pikachu, Shazam! and Lego Movie 2.

So with a movie like Endgame out of the way and despite the competition (Which G14 and K:SI despite their competition did relatively decent making over 500 million) the movie hopefully will perform better.

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Postby Godzilla21 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:35 pm

^ its way too early to predict. Everyone (including you Gfan90s) was way off on our predictions.
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Postby GodzillaFan1990's » Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:49 pm

Godzilla21 wrote:^ its way too early to predict. Everyone (including you Gfan90s) was way off on our predictions.

I suppose. I'm just trying to be optimistic is all and concluding why the last film hadn't done that well.
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Postby GuardianGhido » Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:17 am

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Godzilla21 wrote:^ its way too early to predict. Everyone (including you Gfan90s) was way off on our predictions.

I suppose. I'm just trying to be optimistic is all and concluding why the last film hadn't done that well.

Optimism is appreciated but sometimes it doesn't age well. If nothing else. I sure hope GvK does good at least because it has Kong and is a VS film
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Postby Vakanai » Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:19 am

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Godzilla21 wrote:^ its way too early to predict. Everyone (including you Gfan90s) was way off on our predictions.

I suppose. I'm just trying to be optimistic is all and concluding why the last film hadn't done that well.

Optimism is appreciated but sometimes it doesn't age well. If nothing else. I sure hope GvK does good at least because it has Kong and is a VS film

Neither does pessimism, just fyi. Realism is best, and realistically it's far too early to predict.
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Postby Gothicserpent » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:00 pm

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Postby _JNavs_ » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:08 pm

Not making predictions till Month of Release.
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Postby Godzilla21 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:26 pm

_JNavs_ wrote:Not making predictions till Month of Release.


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Postby miguelnuva » Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:55 am

The only prediction I'm making is I know it has to open higher than kotm.
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Postby Dv-218 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:30 am

I'm gonna refrain from making predictions until the release date is closer too. But if I had to take any shots in the dark, I will say that atleast GvK has the slight possibility of making more than KOTM based on name value alone. I mean, we're talking about Godzilla and Kong fighting here- that alone will get atleast some of the public slightly interested.

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Postby XxComablack1937xX » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:20 am

It's way to early for this, we need at-least 1 trailer to start to see the direction this is going in.
That said at this very moment I have low expectations for the box office, despite Godzilla and Kong being in the title.
This might make 120/140$ million domestic, 300/350$ million international. Grand Total of 440$/470$ million worldwide.

I just think this wont pass G-2014 or Skull Island in my opinion. Remember this is based on the fact we have zero trailers and no promotion. Thing's will def change later on.

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Postby dillonking55 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:57 am

Way to early to say, but unless the trailers & marketing are absolute trash, I'm confident in saying GvK is (so far) in a much better position to open bigger than KotM.

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Postby Thunderbird » Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:39 am

XxComablack1937xX wrote:It's way to early for this, we need at-least 1 trailer to start to see the direction this is going in.
That said at this very moment I have low expectations for the box office, despite Godzilla and Kong being in the title.
This might make 120/140$ million domestic, 300/350$ million international. Grand Total of 440$/470$ million worldwide.

I just think this wont pass G-2014 or Skull Island in my opinion. Remember this is based on the fact we have zero trailers and no promotion. Thing's will def change later on.


I agree with this. I think the fandom underestimates the fickleness of the GA and how anything monster-related all looks the same to them. GKOTM and G vs Kong are just more of what they already saw in G'14, PR, KSI, Rampage, Meg, etc. Unfortunately for Legendary, it could be a case of diminishing returns. Better to cut GvK loose sooner and move on before audience fatigue tanks it worse.

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Postby vibramrunner » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:21 am

Curious to see how the new Chucky does. Not the same genre obviously, but has several (7 I believe?) sequels and reboots since its inception. Also currently has the same Metacritic score as KOTM coincidentally. If enough non-Mouse House IPs continue to lag, how long until we might start seeing industry-wide changes?

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Postby Kaiju-King42 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:22 am

vibramrunner wrote:Curious to see how the new Chucky does. Not the same genre obviously, but has several (7 I believe?) sequels and reboots since its inception. Also currently has the same Metacritic score as KOTM coincidentally. If enough non-Mouse House IPs continue to lag, how long until we might start seeing industry-wide changes?


What kind of changes?
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Postby Vakanai » Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:00 pm

Thunderbird wrote:
XxComablack1937xX wrote:It's way to early for this, we need at-least 1 trailer to start to see the direction this is going in.
That said at this very moment I have low expectations for the box office, despite Godzilla and Kong being in the title.
This might make 120/140$ million domestic, 300/350$ million international. Grand Total of 440$/470$ million worldwide.

I just think this wont pass G-2014 or Skull Island in my opinion. Remember this is based on the fact we have zero trailers and no promotion. Thing's will def change later on.


I agree with this. I think the fandom underestimates the fickleness of the GA and how anything monster-related all looks the same to them. GKOTM and G vs Kong are just more of what they already saw in G'14, PR, KSI, Rampage, Meg, etc. Unfortunately for Legendary, it could be a case of diminishing returns. Better to cut GvK loose sooner and move on before audience fatigue tanks it worse.

I don't think we can really say that. Only one of those movies underperformed, and most of the other movies that came out after Endgame did just as bad if not worse. One flop is not a trend, much less evidence of audience fatigue. We really got to stop over reaching and going all doom and gloom just because of one setback. What is wrong with this fandom?
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Postby vibramrunner » Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:04 pm

Kaiju-King42 wrote:
vibramrunner wrote:Curious to see how the new Chucky does. Not the same genre obviously, but has several (7 I believe?) sequels and reboots since its inception. Also currently has the same Metacritic score as KOTM coincidentally. If enough non-Mouse House IPs continue to lag, how long until we might start seeing industry-wide changes?


What kind of changes?


Changes as in, green-lighting less of them I guess. Or maybe being more selective .

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Postby dillonking55 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:08 pm

Doom & Gloom is pretty much on brand for Tohokingdom & the Godzilla fandom as a whole tbh lol.

I agree with everything you are saying. It's too early to say & KotM had alot of factors working against it, but that does not mean it's all diminishing returns for the franchise.

KotM probably would have faired better if it had kept it's original release date. One disappointment is not an end to a franchise & Legendary/WB know that.


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