Well, guys! The holiday rush hasn’t quite ended at the malls, but there was a bit of a pre-Christmas one this past weekend over at the cinema!
I gave you my predictions, so now let’s find out how they turned out!
Here comes the final edition of DIB? for 2007!
Charlie Wilson’s War: Tom Hanks as one flashy politician who teams up with a couple of people to covertly assist Afghanistan against Russia. Co-starring Philip Seymour Hoffman as a government agent and Julia Roberts as an equally flashy Texas socialite, it gives us an in-depth view into the whole deal.
Will It Bomb? Three A-list actors in a plot that could have been a film before a film was even thought of! It’ll end up in the high-to-middle section of the Top 10.
Did It Bomb? Hey! It managed to crawl up the ranks and make it to the #4 slot, earning $9.62 million.
Outcome: Score! 1 out of 5
National Treasure: Book of Secrets: In this sequel to the hugely popular flick, Nicolas Cage returns as treasure hunter Benjamin Franklin Gates, and this time he’s out for more than gold, jewels, or precious artifacts! He wants to see what kind of involvement one of his ancestors allegedly had with the Lincoln assassination plot, and he gets into business that he probably shouldn’t be dabbling with.
Will It Bomb? The first movie did very well; we needed a new action/adventure; this was the only sequel released this weekend. This will get into at least the Top 3.
Did It Bomb? Absolutely not! Obviously, a stroke of luck wasn’t the only thing clinching this picture’s success! It shot up to #1, making some cash! $45.5 million, to be exact!
Outcome: Score! 2 out of 5
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- December 27, 2007
- charlie wilson's war, Did It Bomb?, gerard butler, helena bonham carter, hilary swank, john c. reilly, Johnny Depp, judd apatow, julia roberts, national treasure: book of secrets, nicolas cage, p.s. i love you, philip seymour hoffman, sweeney todd, tim burton, tom hanks, walk hard