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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Brockster » February 12th, 2019, 6:25 pm

Well we all had Lego Movie 2...so there's that :)
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Brockster » February 12th, 2019, 7:14 pm

Ok, so once you take out all the movies that we all have on our slates, here's what our REAL slates look like:

Banks
1. Detective Pikachu
2. US
3. Joker
4. Hobbs and Shaw
5. Godzilla
6. The Conjuring 3
7. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
8. Shazam

Brock
1. Joker
2. Dumbo
3. Godzilla
4. How To Train Your Dragon 3
5. The Addams Family
6. Cats
7. Glass
8. Us

Spectre
1. Dumbo
2. Detective Pikachu
3. Godzilla
4. Shazam
5. Joker
6. Hobbs and Shaw
7. Glass
8. Us

Walleye
1. Godzilla
2. Hobbs and Shaw
3. Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
4. Dumbo
5. Glass
6. US
7. Dark Phoenix
8. Shazam

Tranny
1. Hobbs and Shaw
2. Cats
3. Joker
4. Godzilla
5. Dumbo
6. US
7. Shazam
8. Glass

UDM
1. Shazam
2. Dumbo
3. Detective Pikachu
4. Godzilla
5. Men in Black
6. US
7. Cats
8. How to Train Your Dragon 3

Six
1. US
2. Cats
3. Godzilla
4. Detective Pikachu
5. Dumbo
6. How to Train Your Dragon 3
7. Hobbs and Shaw
8. Glass

Shryke
1. Hobbs and Shaw
2. Glass
3. Dark Phoenix
4. Godzilla
5. Joker
6. Dumbo
7. How To Train Your Dragon 3
8. Cats

Chien
1. Hobbs and Shaw
2. Godzilla
3. Shazam
4. Cats
5. Dumbo
6. Detective Pikachu
7. Joker
8. Glass

W
1. Dumbo
2. Detective Pikachu
3. Hobbs and Shaw
4. Men in Black
5. Joker
6. Godzilla
7. Glass
8. Cats

Vader
1. Dumbo
2. Godzilla
3. Hobbs and Shaw
4. How to Train Your Dragon 3
5. Us
6. Dark Phoenix
7. Joker
8. Men In Black

Ron
1. Detective Pikachu
2. Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
3. Dumbo
4. Dark Phoenix
5. Cats
6. How To Train Your Dragon 3
7. Hobbs and Shaw
8. US

NSpan
1. Detective Pikachu
2. Hobbs and Shaw
3. Joker
4. Men In Black
5. John Wick 3
6. US
7. Terminator Sequel
8. Conjuring 3

As of now, nobody has the same slate. That could change I suppose if the bench comes into play. The only players to take movies that nobody else has are me (Addams Family) and NSpan (John Wick 3 :shock: and the Terminator Sequel).

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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby W » February 12th, 2019, 8:01 pm

Last year as a “bored at work” project I did a spreadsheet showing average placement for this league. I understand.
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby undeadmonkey » February 13th, 2019, 1:34 pm

Very interesting
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Brockster » March 20th, 2019, 4:06 pm

Big weekend for those of us to have Us :)

That would be Banks, me, Spectre, Walleye, Tranny, UDM, Six, Vader, Ron, and NSpan.

Also, for those of us to took Glass (me, Spectre, Walleye, Tranny, Six, Shryke, Chien, and W) it looks like it's going to top out at 110M. Not top 20 material. For reference, if it had come out in 2018 it would have been the #30 movie in the BO rankings.
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Walleye413 » March 21st, 2019, 6:54 pm

I talked myself into Glass, that's disappointing. I'll be curious if Us actually has legs.
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Ron Burgundy » March 22nd, 2019, 10:19 am

Things getting a little juicy, im pretty stoked i passed on Glass, purely for being lazy.

Theres a lot of Buzzz around Us, thanks for the little piece Brock, almost shocked to see Joker up there for u
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby transformers2 » March 22nd, 2019, 10:40 am

Eh Rough Night and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms occupied my past two #20 slots, so Glass is actually a notable improvement :lol:
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Brockster » March 29th, 2019, 8:37 am

Banks and NSpan...looks like you are the only ones without Dumbo on your slates. We should find out rather quickly if that was a wise move!
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Brockster » April 22nd, 2019, 10:14 am

It appears Banks and NSpan made an excellent choice to keep Dumbo off their slates. Also kudos to those to picked Shazam! - Banks, Spectre, Walleye, Tranny, UDM, and Chien
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby numbersix » May 8th, 2019, 8:16 am

Banks and NSpan, when you put down Conjuring 3 did you mean Annabelle 3 or did you mean the actual Conjuring 3 due out next year? If the latter you're both on your first bench picks.
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Brockster » June 25th, 2019, 4:57 pm

Well, for those who picked Dark Phoenix, bummer huh? That would be Walleye, Shryke, Vader and Ron.

Ron and NSpan did not pick Godzilla...it's at 103M right now...normally I would say good call on their part, but man, the way movies are going this year, maybe it wasn't such a bad pick after all? I'm leaning towards still a good move in their part, bad move for the rest of us.

Kudos to NSpan, the only one of us to pick up John Wick 3! The rest of us are looking like suckers :oops:

MIB International isn't looking so great for UDM, W, Vader, and NSpan.

Although a disappointment overall, Pikachu appears to be a good pick for the purposes of this game. Good job to Banks, Spectre, UDM, Six, Chien, W, Ron, and NSpan.

Going back a bit, Shazam! was a good pick up for Banks, Spectre, Walleye, Tranny, UDM, and Chien

Doesn't appear that anyone is really running away w/ this. We've all had some hits and misses!
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Brockster » August 30th, 2019, 12:29 pm

Ok, so it appears Banks, Walleye, and Ron made a good choice with Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. It currently stands at $125M and is still earning money. Nice job fellas.

On the not so good decisions front, UDM and I didn't pick up Hobbs and Shaw. Whoops!

It will be a while before another film is released that any of us have on our slates. So look out for October 4th, when Joker hits theaters. Banks, me, Spectre, Tranny, Shryke, Chien, W, Vader, and NSpan will all be hoping for good things.

Later!
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby BanksIsDaFuture » August 30th, 2019, 4:14 pm

numbersix wrote:Banks and NSpan, when you put down Conjuring 3 did you mean Annabelle 3 or did you mean the actual Conjuring 3 due out next year? If the latter you're both on your first bench picks.


When I picked, it was still labeled as Untitle Conjuring Universe Movie on the calendar. I thought it was Conjuring 3 - took a guess and missed :o
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Re: 2019 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Chienfantome » September 1st, 2019, 3:35 am

SO glad none of the films I put in my Top 20 was postponed, otherwise Dark Phoenix would have been included :D
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