• How Warner Bros. Tore Up B.O. Projections & Audaciously Sold ‘Meg' As A Horror Comedy For A $44.5M Weekend Win

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    When Warner Bros. global marketing boss Blair Rich and her team noticed that their shark movie The Meg was projected to open in the mid $20M, they refused to settle for those numbers.
    Their relentlessness -they worked nonstop throughout this weekend- in regards to diving into box office hourlies, social media reactions, assessing and rebutting data and pushing digital promos-shot Meg out of the water to a great $44.5M opening. It's a start that will enable the Jon...
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  • ‘The Meg' Overperforms at the Box Office, Opens Larger Than ‘Ready Player One' and ‘Rampage'

    ‘The Meg' Overperforms at the Box Office, Opens Larger Than ‘Ready Player One' and ‘Rampage'

    3 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    As the blockbuster summer of 2018 comes to an end, it appears audiences were hungry for Jason Statham and a giant prehistoric shark to give them some last minute thrills.
    The Meg surprised box office experts by having a much larger opening weekend than projected. As of Wednesday last week, analysts were predicting The Meg would only rake in about $20 million domestically. But The Meg box office total ended up being over double that, so much that the movie opened larger than some of the more anticipated titles from earlier this year.
    Forbes reports The Meg has pulled down an estimated $44.5...
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  • The Meg Sinks Its Teeth Into $44.5M at the Box OfficeThe Meg

    The Meg Sinks Its Teeth Into $44.5M at the Box OfficeThe Meg

    3 monthes ago - By Movie Web

    The Meg Sinks Its Teeth Into $44.5M at the Box Office The Meg scares up some big box office as the summer movie season begins to seriously wind down.
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  • The Meg Scores One Of Jason Statham's Biggest Box Office Openings

    The Meg Scores One Of Jason Statham's Biggest Box Office Openings

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    New sci-fi action film The Meg posted one of the biggest opening weekends of Jason Statham's career. Though the actor is well-known as one of his generation's most prominent action stars, his films tend to be niche at the box office. Outside of larger franchise fare like Fast & Furious , his starring vehicles tend to come and go without leaving much of a blip on the radar. For instance, 2016's Mechanic: Resurrection earned only $21.2 million for its entire domestic run. There's no denying the concept of Statham battling a giant shark sounded fun on-paper, but there was some question about...
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  • ‘The Meg' Swims Past Box Office Expectations. But Needs More

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    After a stronger-than-expected $16.5 million opening Friday from 4,119 screens, Warner Bros.' monster movie “The Meg” looks like it will beat box office expectations with a $40 million opening weekend. But is that enough?
    Before the weekend, “The Meg” was projected to open to $25 million, around the same total that Universal/Legendary's “Skyscraper” opened to last month. Co-financed by Chinese and American money, that Dwayne Johnson film has had a tepid run at theaters with $280 million worldwide against a $125 million budget.
    “The Meg,” which has a similar financial situation with a...
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  • The Meg Box Office: The Giant Shark Movie Blows Expectations Out Of The Water

    The Meg Box Office: The Giant Shark Movie Blows Expectations Out Of The Water

    3 monthes ago - By Cinéma Blend

    As of last week, it looked like Jon Turteltaub's The Meg was in trouble, but it has actually done quite well in its first weekend.
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