Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Some of These Really Surprised Me

The 15 Most Profitable Movies of All Time

3 comments:

  1. I don't see how THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT isn't on there. I believe it was made for under a million and earned over 100 million.

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  2. Anonymous8:26 AM

    I don't see THE HOTTIE AND THE NOTTIE either. Or ISHTAR.

    That said, I've seen them all except one (you can guess which) and my question is this: how did they make E.T. for $25 million and spend $150 MILLION on MARS NEEDS MOMS, apparently on track to be one of the 10 biggest money losers of all time?

    Jeff

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  3. This list is deeply suspect. There are plenty of micro-budgeted films, such as Night of the Living Dead and The Blair Witch Project, that have had higher ROIs.

    My taste is not aligned with the popular taste, clearly. I like just two of these 15 films, Jaws and American Beauty; I haven't seen Slumdog Millionaire yet. Otherwise, these titles don't excite me.

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