DOTM not doing to well in America - IGN

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  1. Shizuka

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    Has Transformers 3 Fallen Behind? - Movies News at IGN

     
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    You have to remember DOTM opened on a Wednesday. Not a Friday. $42M is fantastic for opening mid-week, and is a far cry from "not doing well", It's still not as good as the numbers from ROTF, but its more than enough to justify a 4th movie if they decide to go that route.
     
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    im not worried. this story might change after 4th of july weekened.
     
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    I'm rootin' for this movie, and usually I wouldn't give two craps!
     
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    *pinches brow of nose* It's got the biggest opening night of the summer, and it's "not doing too well"? Really?
     
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    ROTF also came out to less competition.

    Why don't we see how things play out beyond the first 24 hours, IGN?
     
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    It didn't even open on a weekend, but a Tuesday. Have a feeling this weekend will have a good turnout
     
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    Not only all of the good points already made here, but have any of these whiners taken into account that this is the third movie in a franchise where the second movie disappointed/pissed off a whole ton of people? Favorable word of mouth will probably end up helping DOTM, but I seriously am not surprised that it had a weaker opening after people got suckerpunched with ROTF.
     
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    This summer is huge for "blockbuster" movies, also. TF3 is going to have two solid weeks of raking in the $$$ without any serious competition before it takes a HUGE nosedive on July 15th. That's when the final Harry Potter movie comes out. Then one week later, Captain America.

    Still, even if it doesn't do $200 in five days, so what? $170 or so isn't anything to thumb your nose at, either.
     
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    Talk about quick to shit on someting....

    Did they already forget this opened on a Tuesday night? How about waiting until after the holiday weekend before saying it under-sold.
     
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    Ah yes, IGN, the bastion of journalism and accuracy.
     
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    Damn. I actually liked their movie podcast show too. What a dumbass article.
     
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    Also keep in mind that RotF had bizarre opening day success. The backlash didn't really hit in time to put a serious dent in the numbers, and audience satisfaction surveys were actually unusually high as well IIRC.

    The weekend hasn't even happened yet. It will be big.
     
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    To be fair, so did ROTF.

    But yeah, I really think things should at least wait after the first weekend has passed before they go into ticket sales. Next thing you know, they'll calculating ticket sales by the hour.
     
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    I guess it's time for me to go see it again :thumb 
     
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    Just give it the weekend and it'll catch up.
     
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    Seriously, people. It's an overblown headline if anything. DOTM is still doing an amazing job, and hell did you guys not see the worldwide totals? Not bad for a movie that only came out TWO DAYS AGO.

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    Well it's just barely started, I'm sure it's gonna have a good turn around in the coming weeks.
     
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    This extremely biased and misleading thread title should be changed. $43 million in 27 hours and the top grossing Wednesday of 2011 is hardly 'not doing well'.
     
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    Beat me to it.

    I mean, this is IGN.. aren't they like the Fox News of geeky fandoms?
     

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