ReelSociety Forums


Your home for all Reel and Real discussions.

2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Year

Different user set-up games offered up by different members. Have fun!

Moderators: Buscemi, BarcaRulz, Geezer, W

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby transformers2 » May 22nd, 2014, 1:49 pm

numbersix wrote:Here's how the date change of Home has affected the game

On the relatively good side, Shryke now gets Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Surfer and myself get Tammy (which will hopefully compensate for me not picking the massive Godzilla), Empire gets Godzilla, Banks gets The Lego Movie, and Shaan gets A Million Ways to Die in the West (though that's still a wildcard).

On the not-so-good side, John E gets Need for Speed, and Tranny gets Jersey Boys.


God damn it. If I had only known in January that Jersey Boys was going to be R and get no advertising push :( .
BRING BRENDAN FRASER BACK TO THE BIG SCREEN DAMN IT
Check out my blog http://maitlandsmadness.blogspot.com/
Movies,Music,Sports and More!
User avatar
transformers2
Maximus Decimus Meridius
 
Posts: 4218
Joined: October 23rd, 2009, 5:15 pm

Advertisement

 

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby empire13 » May 23rd, 2014, 5:07 pm

Adding Godzilla from my bench helps ease the pain of having Bad Words on my slate. I still have some serious ground to make up, though. I really did think it would be a surprise hit. If it had been I'd have appeared a genius, instead I'm just a fool.
Rick: Where do you get off having tits? - Clayton Rohner, Just One of the Guys
User avatar
empire13
Clark Griswald
 
Posts: 1201
Joined: July 19th, 2012, 9:59 pm
Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby Chienfantome » May 23rd, 2014, 7:23 pm

You're not a fool, but you did make us laugh when you announced it on your list ;)
Fluctuat nec mergitur
User avatar
Chienfantome
The Terminator
 
Posts: 8693
Joined: May 29th, 2010, 4:22 am
Location: Paris, France

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby BrocksterDuex » July 8th, 2014, 4:30 pm

Glad I left Tammy off of my list...but what the fuck was I thinking w/ Jersey Boys? Good lord, what an awful pick. Starting to worry about Hercules too.
User avatar
BrocksterDuex
Nick Naylor
 
Posts: 367
Joined: June 19th, 2013, 8:46 am

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby Chienfantome » July 8th, 2014, 4:47 pm

BrocksterDuex wrote:Starting to worry about Hercules too.


I thought had begun to worry about it the day after picking. What am I saying, the minute after you picked it.
Fluctuat nec mergitur
User avatar
Chienfantome
The Terminator
 
Posts: 8693
Joined: May 29th, 2010, 4:22 am
Location: Paris, France

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby BrocksterDuex » July 8th, 2014, 4:58 pm

Are you drunk?

Anyway...Americans love the Rock! lol
User avatar
BrocksterDuex
Nick Naylor
 
Posts: 367
Joined: June 19th, 2013, 8:46 am

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby Chienfantome » July 8th, 2014, 5:05 pm

Sounds like it, but I'm just writing while watching Brasil/Germany while washing the dishes, and it makes my already poor english, well, sound like drunk english.
Fluctuat nec mergitur
User avatar
Chienfantome
The Terminator
 
Posts: 8693
Joined: May 29th, 2010, 4:22 am
Location: Paris, France

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby numbersix » July 8th, 2014, 5:10 pm

Chienfantome wrote:Sounds like it, but I'm just writing while watching Brasil/Germany while washing the dishes, and it makes my already poor english, well, sound like drunk english.


Me too, although I actually am drunk after having an emergency work meeting at an airport which turned into a drinking session....
User avatar
numbersix
Keyser Soze
 
Posts: 9506
Joined: October 21st, 2009, 2:34 pm

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby Walleye413 » July 8th, 2014, 5:43 pm

What I wouldn't give for a mulligan or two from my list. Hercules and Tammy. Not winning any points with those two.
User avatar
Walleye413
Borat
 
Posts: 1260
Joined: November 17th, 2009, 1:17 am

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby Chienfantome » July 8th, 2014, 6:02 pm

What a unique job you have Six, that an emergency work meeting turns into a drinking session in an airport !
Fluctuat nec mergitur
User avatar
Chienfantome
The Terminator
 
Posts: 8693
Joined: May 29th, 2010, 4:22 am
Location: Paris, France

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby numbersix » July 8th, 2014, 6:07 pm

Sometimes you gotta put the work in.
User avatar
numbersix
Keyser Soze
 
Posts: 9506
Joined: October 21st, 2009, 2:34 pm

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby Chienfantome » July 8th, 2014, 6:50 pm

You're a pro.
Fluctuat nec mergitur
User avatar
Chienfantome
The Terminator
 
Posts: 8693
Joined: May 29th, 2010, 4:22 am
Location: Paris, France

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby Shrykespeare » July 8th, 2014, 7:04 pm

God, now I hope that Jupiter Ascending gets postponed so that I can get Apes in. But wait, that would fuck me in the FY Draft league. Ahhhhh!!!!!

Well, picking Tammy was a bad move on my part. And who'da thunk Maleficent would be at #4 at this point?
Happy 40th birthday Michelle Rodriguez! (7/12/18)
User avatar
Shrykespeare
Site Admin
 
Posts: 11673
Joined: September 12th, 2009, 11:38 pm
Location: Glendale, AZ

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby Chienfantome » July 9th, 2014, 3:59 am

Worst part is at first I didn't believe in Tammy, I let myself convinced by some of you guys. I'll never trust you again !
Fluctuat nec mergitur
User avatar
Chienfantome
The Terminator
 
Posts: 8693
Joined: May 29th, 2010, 4:22 am
Location: Paris, France

Re: 2014 Box Office Contest - Pick the Top 20 Films of The Y

Postby numbersix » August 29th, 2014, 7:02 am

Here's the first proper update, now that we're well over the half-way mark. Note that these aren't exact numbers, which I only input when a film has closed.

TOTAL (in millions)
John E: 3080
Chien : 2922
Brockster: 2914
Silvers: 2802
Shryke: 2771
Disco Stu: 2759
Empire: 2742
shaan: 2734
Banks : 2708
W: 2692
Six: 2558
Transf: 2547
Jas: 2538
Walleye: 2503
UDM: 2496
Buscemi: 2047

John E is in the lead by a strong 150m, but has only 3 films left to play in the game. fortunately, most of them will be strong blockbusters. Chien and Brock are coming up from behind with a little more in reserve. Will it be enough. There's a lot to play for in the middle, with any number of players having the potential to rise to the top.


AVERAGE
Banks : 208
Silvers: 200
shaan: 195
Chien : 194
UDM: 192
Shryke: 184
Disco Stu: 183
Brockster: 182
John E: 181
Jas: 181
Transf: 181
W : 179
Empire: 171
Six: 170
Walleye: 166
Buscemi: 157

The averages tell a different story, with Banks so far having the most sensible picks, and having the good luck to see Home get delayed so The LEGO Movie got activated. Banks is one of the few to have Annie and Exodus, and if they over-perform he could take the lead. Surfer is close behind, and he needs Horrible Bosses 2 to hit its mark to get that advantage.

There's another major logjam in the middle, and it's all very close.

September and October will be quiet in terms of this game, but once we hit November the final results will start to become clearer.
User avatar
numbersix
Keyser Soze
 
Posts: 9506
Joined: October 21st, 2009, 2:34 pm

PreviousNext

Return to More Games

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests