The film ‘Gladiator’ was released in 2000. A thrilling action film, it was a huge success, scooping five Oscars and earning over $427 million dollars. Sir Ridley Scott- who directed the film-already had many great films to his name, such as ‘Alien’, ‘Blade Runner’ and ‘American Gangster’, so it was no surprise when this film became one of the highest earners of the year 2000.
Throughout the history of science, there has not been an animal creature that sparked the human’s fantasy as iconographically as the dinosaurs. Extinct from the face Earth about 65 million years ago, dinosaurs have become a representation of the vulnerability of our species and the dramatic forces of nature. To a certain extent, such realization has been possible due to Steven Spilberg’s science –fiction film “Jurassic Park” (1993) and its impact on popular culture, including three Oscars and over a billion dollars in revenue worldwide. Although in “The Making of Jurassic Park” the production work is represented in fundamental
Fast Five was a financial success that broke box office records for the opening weekend in April of 2011. The movie was so popular that is overpassed the Fast And Furious action movie series. In the flourishing stages of the film, Universal studios veered away from street racing and wanted to pull off an action packed heist involving fast cars. They took this route to attract an even larger crowd than the Fast and Furious series already did. Fast Five is considered the transitional film for the series where it includes only one racing scene and more action packed scenes such as gunfights, melee, and a $100 million bank heist. The production company had a tactic that included advertising through social media and NASCAR itself. Fast Five made over $626.1 million in sales in the United States Box Office. It made 66 on the list for the all time worldwide list for highest grossing movie sales.
In its opening weekend, Get Out earned over $30 million in the box office (Box Office Mojo). The film
In fact, Bruce Willis’ films usually bring in large amounts of money are box office hits, but Hudson Hawk apparently was a flop and a big loss. Who could have predicted that?
Pop Culture Milli Loos 9/9/16 The first Star wars movie “STAR WARS: EPISODE IV A NEW HOPE” was a game changer in the world of movies. According to the National Information Services, LLC “STAR WARS: EPISODE IV A NEW HOPE” made $1,554,475 just in the opening weekend on May, 25,1977 and made a whopping $786,598,007 according to the worldwide box office ticket registry. "Box Office History for Star Wars Movies." Star Wars Franchise Box Office History. Nash Information Services, LLC., n.d. Web. 09 Sept. 2016. This film is idolized by millions Americans and foreigners and we can all thank one man for it. George Lucas. A lot of opinions have been formed about all six of the Star Wars movie some good some bad. Throughout this essay I give you data on Star Wars, background information on George Lucas the creator, George’s mindset on the changes of the originals and prequels, my judgement on fan reactions and George’s decisions, and of course the opinions of the beloved fans who made Star wars famous.
From Appendix 1, it has been determined that the PV of Driving Miss Daisy, Dead Poets Society and Batman are $95.42M, $41.27M and $27.21M respectively. The large magnitude of the PV of these 3 film sequels undermine the relatively smaller $4.96M we calculated earlier.
Jurassic Park introduces the world of biotechnology in genetic engineering. The line is crossed from what is possible to what is imaginable. The question of control, over nature, is false. Man cannot control nature. Jurassic Park is a good example of how genetic modification is a hindrance towards the environment. The scientists in Jurassic Park were wrong in thinking that they could control and master life.
2. The movie was a huge success and was recorded to make about 8 million dollars with its first release.
Ant-Man, starring Paul Rudd & Michael Douglas, secured a healthy $58 million on its way to a weekend victory. However, this particular victory isn’t exactly worthy of balloons and streamers. Marvel, now owned by Disney, has become accustomed to huge returns from its superheroes, yet Ant-Man provided the second lowest debut under the MCU umbrella, barely outpacing 2008’s The Incredible Hulk ($55.4 million).
After only three weekends on the market, the Despicable Me prequel spin-off has amassed a towering worldwide earning of $759.4 million (497.8 million of which has come from foreign markets), keeping the film’s dreams of cracking $1 billion very much
it broke box-office records to become the biggest money-maker up to that time - and it was the second biggest money maker in all of film history. It brought in $127 million in rental earnings in the year of its release. It also earned six Academy Awards, mostly in technical categories. After the initial impact of the first blockbuster - Jaws (1975), Lucas' Star Wars would again reshape the nature of the blockbuster phenomenon in the years to come.
‘The Good Dinosaur’ is a film by Peter Sohn starring Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, and Maleah Nipay-Padilla. These are actors I’ve never heard of, starring in a film that took a staggering $350 million to get to market. To date, it’s grossed just over $315 million and is now on DVD.
Ellen DeGeneres plays the voice of a blue tang fish in the movie Finding Dory. In the movie, Dory begins to have flashbacks of her childhood and remembers that she was separated from her parents. However, Dory’s short term memory loss inhibits her from remembering where they are or how
Dead shot, “the most wanted killer in the world”, is delivered with center-of-the-action With a weekend in the cinema behind it, it made a mark at the box office, setting a record for biggest August debut with $135 million take. Similar to Batman v Superman, the film dropped sharply from Friday to Saturday, losing more than almost half its percent of its box-office momentum. That brings the film’s long-term earning potential into question, and the bad reviews don’t help. With one behind-the-scenes source claiming it needed to make at least $750 million just to break even, it faces a long struggle— especially since it’s likely to be shut out of release in asia, which is becoming a major financial factor for blockbuster