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2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby numbersix » January 9th, 2020, 1:37 pm

New decade, new rules

THE RULES

Each entrant must choose what they think will be the Box Office Top 20 films of the year, in the correct order. You can only choose films released in the calendar year.

Each entrant also can pick 2 "bench" films. This means that if one or two of the films chosen in their Top 20 gets moved to 2021 or beyond, the bench picks will now be activated. Make sure to order your bench films correctly (i.e. your #1 bench film will be the first picked if one Top 20 choices loses its date)

Winners will be announced by the end of January 2021 (assuming the world hasn't blown up by then), to give films that open in late December a fighting chance. The winner will be the person with the most dollars earned by then.

Think about the order of your films. There will be a 5% bonus for each film in the right order in the Top 20.

The closing date for entries is midnight Thursday January 30th.

Once you post your list you cannot change it, so choose wisely.

If you want to pick a film from January on your list you must submit your list by midnight of the Tuesday before that film opens. For example, if you want to include Bad Boys for Life (opens Jan 17th) in your list, then you must submit your list by midnight Jan 15th. This is to avoid anyone using accurate tracking information to gain an advantage.

Good luck!
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Brockster » January 9th, 2020, 2:09 pm

This is a lot easier since we just drafted:

1. Wonder Woman
2. Jungle Cruise
3. Onward
4. Black Widow
5. Minions: Rise of Gru
6. Raya and the Last Dragon
7. Dune
8. Soul
9. Tenet
10. No Time To Die
11. Mulan
12. Eternals
13. Venom 2
14. The Quiet Place 2
15. Birds of Prey
16. Fast and Furious 9
17. Scoob!
18. SpongeBob Movie
19. Top Gun 2
20. In The Heights

Bench:
21. The One and Only Ivan
22. The Witches
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby numbersix » January 9th, 2020, 2:52 pm

That was swift. Thanks Brockster!
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Brockster » January 9th, 2020, 3:01 pm

Well the recent draft made it easy. I already had my list!
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Chienfantome » January 9th, 2020, 3:50 pm

Question, is a film like 1917 in play, if we post our list by tomorrow, since it's opening wide in January, or is it not possible to include it because it was released limited in December ?
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby numbersix » January 9th, 2020, 3:59 pm

I'm ruling out films released in 2019 in any capacity, so no 1917.
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Chienfantome » January 9th, 2020, 4:10 pm

numbersix wrote:I'm ruling out films released in 2019 in any capacity, so no 1917.


Alright !
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby transformers2 » January 9th, 2020, 5:51 pm

1.Wonder Woman 1984
2.Black Widow
3.The Eternals
4.Jungle Cruise
5.Fast and Furious 9
6.No Time to Die
7.Tenet
8.Onward
9.Raya and the Last Dragon
10.Venom 2
11.Soul
12.West Side Story
13.Minions: Rise of Gru
14.Top Gun: Maverick
15.Scoob!
16.Mulan
17.A Quiet Place Part II
18.The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
19.Birds of Prey
20.In the Heights

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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby numbersix » January 13th, 2020, 3:47 pm

Thanks, Tranny.

Get your entries in, guys!
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby BanksIsDaFuture » January 13th, 2020, 9:49 pm

1. The Eternals
2. Wonder Woman 1984
3. Top Gun Maverick
4. Black Widow
5. Minions: Rise of Gru
6. Soul
7. Tenet
8. Jungle Cruise
9. Onward
10. Birds of Prey
11. Mulan
12. Venom 2
13. Fast & Furious 9
14. No Time To Die
15. Raya & The Last Dragon
16. A Quiet Place Part 2
17. The Conjuring 3
18. Godzilla Vs Kong
19. The Tomorrow War
20. West Side Story

21. Morbius
22. Tom & Jerry
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby Walleye413 » January 13th, 2020, 10:20 pm

Not my best game but I'm in:

Wonder Woman
Black Widow
The Eternals
Raya and the Last Dragon
Minions
Top Gun 2
Jungle Cruise
Tenet
Onward
Soul
Fast And Furious 2
No Time to Die
Venom 2
A Quiet Place 2
In the Heights
Free Guy
The Tomorrow War
Mulan
Scoob!
Morbius

Bench:
Ghostbuster
Spongebob
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby numbersix » January 20th, 2020, 12:40 pm

10 days left, guys, and Bad Boys is off the table.
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Re: 2020 Box Office Top 20 Contest

Postby numbersix » January 23rd, 2020, 4:20 am

My picks

1 Wonder Woman 1984
2 Black Widow
3 The Eternals
4 Minions: The Rise of Gru
5 Soul
6 Fast and Furious 9
7 No Time to Die
8 Tenet
9 Onward
10 Jungle Cruise
11 Top Gun: Maverick
12 Mulan
13 Venom 2
14 West Side Story
15 A Quiet Place Pt 2
16 Dune
17 Sponge on the Run
18 Godzilla Vs Kong
19 Birds of Prey
20 Raya and the Last Dragon

B1 The Croods 2
B2 Death on the Nile
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