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Game: 2012 Summer Box Office Week 4 & Week 3 Results

For a full list of rules, click here: 2012 Summer Box Office Predictions Game Rules.

Submit Your Predictions for This Week

  1. Top Ten Films at the U.S. Box Office of the week in order from most money to least.
  2. Individual monetary predictions for each film.
  3. Final box office tally for all new wide releases.
  4. Awards predictions for any film you think has a shot at an end-of-year awards nomination.

This Week's New Wide Releases

Chernobyl Diaries (2,450 screens)
Men in Black 3 (4,000 screens)

Last Week's Results

The overused expression that I will be using again here is: "You sank my Battleship!" No doubt that's what Universal is privately saying to anyone who will listen. The spin machine has already begun suggesting that it was a lack of awareness to young audiences that stopped the potential blockbuster from gaining traction, but not everything targeted at that demo sticks and just because your film flops doesn't mean you get to blame anyone for the ill-conceived notion other than yourselves.

Top 10 Films

  1. The Avengers, $55,644,102
  2. Battleship, $25,534,825
  3. The Dictator, $17,435,092
  4. Dark Shadows, $12,583,338
  5. What to Expect When You're Expecting, $10,547,068
  6. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, $3,230,584
  7. The Hunger Games, $2,950,331
  8. Think Like a Man, $2,650,549
  9. The Lucky One, $1,778,453
  10. The Pirates! Band of Misfits, $1,578,632

Key:
W=Wesley | M=Mike | Z=Zach
@ Total : Correct Prediction
o : Correct Prediction Individual
= : Correct Placement

Division 1

The Avengers (W | M | Zo | C) @ $55.0 M
Battleship (Wo | M | Z | Co) @ $35.0 M

Division 2

The Avengers (W= | M= | Z= | C=) @ $55.0 M
Battleship (W= | M= | Z= | C=) @ $26.0 M
The Dictator (W | M | Z= | C) @ $17.5 M
Dark Shadows (W | M | Z | C) @ $12.5 M
What to Expect When You're Expecting (W | M= | Z | C) @ $10.5 M
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (W | M | Z | C=) @ $3.2 M
The Hunger Games (W= | M= | Z | C) @ $3.0 M
Think Like a Man (W | M | Z | C) @ $2.7 M
The Lucky One (W | M= | Z= | C=) @ $1.8 M
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (No one) @ $1.6 M

Division 3

The Avengers (W-$50 | M-$45 | Z-$55 | C-$40) @ $55.0 M
Battleship (W-$17 | M-$12 | Z-$12 | C-$17) @ $26.0 M
The Dictator (W-$15 | M-$17 | Z-$10 | C-$13) @ $17.5 M
Dark Shadows (W-$11 | M-$7 | Z-$10 | C-$12) @ $12.5 M
What to Expect When You're Expecting (W-$1 | M-$7 | Z-$3 | C-$6) @ $10.5 M
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (W-$1.5 | M-$2.5 | Z-$3.1 | C-$2.8) @ $3.2 M
The Hunger Games (W-$2.5 | M-$2.8 | Z-$3 | C-$2.9) @ $3.0 M
Think Like a Man (W-$0.9 | M-$1.4 | Z-$1.6 | C-$1.9) @ $2.7 M
The Lucky One (W-$1.6 | M-$1.2 | Z-$1.4 | C-$1.6) @ $1.8 M
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (No one) @ $1.6 M

Current Standings

Division 1

  1. 8 Points - Wesley
  2. 7 Points - Zach
  3. 7 Points - CineSnatch
  4. 5 Points - Mike

Division 2

  1. 45 Points - Mike
  2. 44 Points - CineSnatch
  3. 44 Points - Zach
  4. 43 Points - Wesley

Division 3

  1. $433.5 M Box Office Bucks - Wesley
  2. $432.9 M Box Office Bucks - CineSnatch
  3. $414.3 M Box Office Bucks - Mike
  4. $369.2 M Box Office Bucks - Zach
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  1. 1. Men in Black 3 70.0 [Total: 180.0] – no awards
    2. Avengers 35.0
    3. Chernobyl Diaries 18.0 [Total: 55.0] – no awards
    4. Battleship 13.0
    5. Dictator 9.5
    6. Dark Shadows 6.5
    7. What to Expect 6.0
    8. Best Marigold 6.0
    9. Hunger Games 1.7
    10. Bernie 0.8

  2. 1. Men in Black III 55M
    2. The Avengers 35M
    3. Battleship 13.5M
    4. The Dictator 10.5M
    5. Chernobyl Diaries 10M
    6. Dark Shadows 7M
    7. What to Expect… 6M
    8. Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 4M
    9. The Hunger Games 2M
    10. Think Like a Man 1.5M

    Men in Black III 175M
    Chernobyl Diaries 35M

    Men in Black III – Oscars and lower

  3. 1. Men in Black 3 – $75 M
    2. The Avengers – $30 M
    3. Chernobyl Diaries – $17 M
    4. Battleship – $15 M
    5. The Dictator – $12 M
    6. Dark Shadows – $8 M
    7. What to Expect When You’re Expecting – $7.7 M
    8. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – $2.5 M
    9. Moonrise Kingdom – $2 M
    10. The Hunger Games – $1.8 M

    Chernobyl Diaries – $45 M
    Men in Black 3 – $210 M

    Chernobyl Diaries – None
    Men in Black 3 – Oscars and Lower

  4. 1. Men in Black III – $60 M
    2. The Avengers – $30 M
    3. Chernobyl Diaries – $13 M
    4. Battleship – $12 M
    5. The Dictator – $10 M
    6. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – $8 M
    7. Dark Shadows – $6 M
    8. What to Expect When You’re Expecting – $5 M
    9. The Hunger Games – $1.8 M
    10. Think Like a Man – $1.3 M

    Men in Black III – $180 M
    Chernobyl Diaries – $50 M

    No Oscars or Lower


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