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Box Office Bomb

Registered User

Dec 12 2012, 5:08am

Post #1 of 10 (1780 views)
Box Office Bomb Can't Post

...Literally. There are zero tickets available in any theater in Stockholm, and this looking ahead more than a week in advance. Is the Hobbit sure to hit the $1 billion mark?

Flame of Udun

Dec 12 2012, 5:09am

Post #2 of 10 (789 views)
Your thread title really mislead me [In reply to] Can't Post

I thought you were going to mention how AUJ is going to fall way short of predicted ticket sale numbers Smile

"'Ai! ai!' wailed Legolas. 'A Balrog! A Balrog is come!'
Gimli stared with wide eyes. 'Durin's Bane!' he cried, and letting his axe fall he covered his face.
'A Balrog,' muttered Gandalf. 'Now I understand. What an evil fortune! And I am already weary.''

Tol Eressea

Dec 12 2012, 5:21am

Post #3 of 10 (725 views)
Bomb usually means something else [In reply to] Can't Post

when talking about movies ha ha. Great to hear it's off to a great start in Sweden!

Tol Eressea

Dec 12 2012, 5:45am

Post #4 of 10 (629 views)
u should retitle ur thread [In reply to] Can't Post

instead of bomb say hit, box office hit is a good thing, box office bomb means the movie did not do well at the box office.



Dec 12 2012, 5:57am

Post #5 of 10 (619 views)
I am happy that I will be in boondocksville when the movie comes out. [In reply to] Can't Post

I was able to get tickets out here in the boondocks a few days in advance but I am seriously worried about plans for Friday to see the movie ... I hope our fearless leader did get tickets ahead of time like we were going to ...

I also think the box office will blow up for this movie because of the number of people who will see it more than once.


Dec 12 2012, 7:19am

Post #6 of 10 (671 views)
Incorrect [In reply to] Can't Post

What on earth are you talking about? There are plenty of available tickets for The Hobbit in Stockholm. No show for today are sold out yet, for example.

Registered User

Dec 12 2012, 8:30am

Post #7 of 10 (591 views)
Correct [In reply to] Can't Post

SF.se says otherwise!

The Shire

Dec 12 2012, 1:12pm

Post #8 of 10 (395 views)
sure about that? [In reply to] Can't Post

In Reply To
...Literally. There are zero tickets available in any theater in Stockholm, and this looking ahead more than a week in advance. Is the Hobbit sure to hit the $1 billion mark?

We did some singing from the Stockholm Tolkien society at the midnight premiere tonight and at least two of the choir members DID get tickets as late as some day before! Granted, maybe not the best seats but nonetheless! I queued for about 2 hours for tickets on row 2 in the beginning of december!

The Shire

Dec 12 2012, 1:43pm

Post #9 of 10 (368 views)
ticket sales [In reply to] Can't Post

for "normal" films, not premieres are wednesday-wednesday at SF ...
Guess you have to wait till thursday to be able to book one week later.

Edit: did check and there are PLENTY of tickets till next wednesday in most of Stockholms cinemas - at least about 100 per showing! as far as I can see ...

(This post was edited by Ioreth on Dec 12 2012, 1:44pm)


Dec 12 2012, 3:51pm

Post #10 of 10 (290 views)
I do not think that word (bomb) means what you think it means... [In reply to] Can't Post

At least, not in the context in which you have used it.

'There are older and fouler things than Orcs in the deep places of the world.' - Gandalf the Grey, The Fellowship of the Ring


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