Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week

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Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#0
Posted: 12/5/05 at 10:03am
Ouch. I guess it's only downhill from here:


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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#1
Posted: 12/5/05 at 10:04am
I expected this.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#2
Posted: 12/5/05 at 10:18am
Well...me and my friends all saw it again :) some of us twice....lol
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#3
Posted: 12/5/05 at 10:21am
Well, most movies drop around 50% in their 2nd weekend. Very few movies actually have an increase.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#4
Posted: 12/5/05 at 10:23am
They'll probably get Golden Globe noms (since most movie musicals get Globe nominations, regardless of their quality), which could boost box office a bit, but probably not much. I doubt the film with get any Oscar Nominations.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#5
Posted: 12/5/05 at 10:40am
Not suprised. My husband and I hated the movie.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#6
Posted: 12/5/05 at 10:48am
re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#7
Posted: 12/5/05 at 10:54am

Its not bad if you look at hte accum gross.

Its at #7 and its sold more than the 2 movies that are above it.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#8
Posted: 12/5/05 at 10:55am
And we need yet another thread about this because. . . . . .

Most movies, even Harry Potter dropped over 50%.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#9
Posted: 12/5/05 at 11:08am
Sorry I'm half awake and couldn't find another thread about the subject. I love BWW but the search function sucks.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#10
Posted: 12/5/05 at 11:36am
it may have dropped 50% but it only went down 2 spots (it was #2 the day it opened but #5 for that weekend) so #7 is still better than phantom was doing at this point as i recall
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#11
Posted: 12/5/05 at 11:49am
It's weird. In terms of ranking, Rent does much better during weekdays than weekends. Last week (on weekdays), it consistently averaged around 3rd and 4th.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#12
Posted: 12/5/05 at 12:14pm
Yeah and most massively promoted movies that make $10 million dollars in their opening weekend are ginormous bombs. Good luck!
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#13
Posted: 12/5/05 at 12:20pm
hehe
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#14
Posted: 12/5/05 at 12:47pm
The movie is a flop. You all need to take a deep breathe and come to terms.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#15
Posted: 12/5/05 at 1:17pm
Well Harry Potter went down 76% 2 weeks after opening. Does that make Harry Potter a bigger flop?
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#16
Posted: 12/5/05 at 1:21pm
No. Harry Potter made money. Did you skip math at school?
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#17
Posted: 12/5/05 at 1:22pm
seriosuly, why does everyone keep having to toss around the "f-word"!
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#18
Posted: 12/5/05 at 1:24pm
You mean flop? What else would you call it? Turkey?
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#19
Posted: 12/5/05 at 1:29pm
hahah this thread makes me laugh.... sorry I just had to post that!
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#20
Posted: 12/5/05 at 1:31pm
"Yeah and most massively promoted movies that make $10 million dollars in their opening weekend are ginormous bombs. Good luck!"

Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron dropped her second box office bomb in two months on Sunday as her superhero saga "Aeon Flux" earned just $13.1 million during its first weekend, opening at No. 2.


From the article Theron's 'Flux' a box office failure
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#21
Posted: 12/5/05 at 1:32pm
Yeah.. that picture is a little more horrendous thatn Rent.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#22
Posted: 12/5/05 at 1:34pm
No. Harry Potter made money. Did you skip math at school?
No, but I do know that there are long-term business plans that do include dvd distribution. While it may not be doing as well as everyone has hoped, it's not as big of a turkey as you keep spouting it to be.
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#23
Posted: 12/5/05 at 1:42pm
I have said it will make money in DVD's and in the future. That is obvious. It is a flop on the big screen. Did you skip reading in school too? re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week ( I have not had my coffee yet.. I promise.. the bitch level goes down after my second cup)
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re: Rent Drops 54 Percent in 2nd Week#24
Posted: 12/5/05 at 1:48pm
A drop of 54% in the second week is just....it makes me want to cry a little bit. I don't see a comeback from that. I mean hell...only the 2nd freakin week! That just screams box office flop, which sucks incredibly.

I'll go cry now, not only for the film, but for the actors and especially Chris...they all must feel pretty terrible. On the other hand, we know how powerful the message of the story is...so maybe it's not a cinematic masterpiece. But WE get it. WE know there is heart to the film, even if outsiders don't see that. Jonathan's story is living on, and not in a bad way. So F that...it IS a shame the movie is doing poorly, but ...damnit, it has heart. And maybe it will have a comeback...we can all hope.

Hmph.

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Updated On: 12/5/05 at 01:48 PM