After nine years of waiting, lovers Indestructible They’ve finally got a new version of the saga in theaters. For some, this long wait was synonymous with crowd anticipation. However, others felt that nearly a decade was too long for a franchise like this. What now Indestructible 4 It’s already spent its first weekend in theaters, and it’s time to talk about its box office receipts, and whether that’s enough to justify the budget.
budget Indestructible 4
According to what was reported by various media outlets. The latest version of the saga cost $100 million (MDD) in production alone. This number is equal to the second and third batches, while the cost of the first batch was only $80 million. Even though it looks like a high budget movie, it’s on par with what movies like Deadpool 2 And the last Blue beetle.
However, there is an important issue that must be pointed out. According to Delivery timeout of 100 million dollars its cost Indestructible 4Lionsgate (its studio) contributed only $20 million. Various Asian companies split the remaining $80 million This is thanks to the good results achieved by previous films at the time. Although the film will likely generate significant losses, it will not all be for one studio. Each one will bear the proportional portion of the investment he or she has made.
How much should you raise to be profitable?
Many analysts see this A film must raise 2.5 to 3 times its budget to ensure profits for its studio. the reason? Movie theaters keep about 50% of box office revenue. This means that Indestructible 4 It will break even at around $200 million, and can guarantee profits in combinations of more than $250. Basically, it should be on par with its predecessor ($214.7 million in 2014).
Unfortunately, the road seems complicated, very complicated. In the United States and Canada, The film debuted last weekend to just $8.3 millionfar from the estimated $15-17 million, and far from the numbers for the first three films ($34, $28, and $15 million, respectively). Indestructible 4 It marked the worst premiere of the saga.
In the rest of the world, the situation is not promising either. In recent days, the film also reached overseas, and was only able to collect $12.3 million. If we add in the returns in China over about two weeks, and the debut in North America, we’re talking about it Global box office of just $33.9 million.
Of course, the film still needs to reach many markets around the world, but these numbers are not completely synonymous with success. They don’t point to a significant tour in the coming weeks either. At best, Indestructible 4 His exhibition could conclude with a similar collection Blue beetle ($122 million), which is not exactly a compliment, and means millions of dollars in losses for all their companies. If you are a fan of this saga, it is best to assume that this film is the end of the saga.
And you, did you see the movie this weekend or did you forget about it like almost everyone else?
Juan Jose Cruz I’m one of those who always championed Robert Pattinson as Batman and can see the same movie in the cinema up to 7 times. My guilty taste? Low budget horror films.