background img

The New Stuff

The Avengers Sunk Universal’s Battleship
183 Views

The Avengers Sunk Universal’s Battleship


The Avengers Sunk Universal’s Battleship

You can add Universal’s big budget blockbuster Battleship to the list of casualties that fell under Disney/Marvel’s juggernaut superhero film The Avengers. For three consecutive weeks, The Avengers sat on top of the box office, bringing in $55.1 million in domestic ticket sales (for a total of $457 million cume domestically), while Battleship had to contend with a measly $25.3 million. The runners up are The Dictator with $17.4M, Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows with $12.8M, and What to Expect When You’re Expecting with $10.5M.

Directed by Peter Berg, the Battleship movie has already grossed $226.8 million worldwide, but the Hasbro movie needed a strong US showing to offset its $209 million production cost, which exclude the money spent on marketing. On the other side of the spectrum, Sony/Aardman’s stop motion animated feature The Pirates! Band of Misfits sat at the tenth spot with an estimated $1.4 million take at then box office, with a total cume of $25.3 million, which may be small compared to the other movies in the list, but respectable enough and still makes for a tidy profit.

The following two tabs change content below.

Neil Raymundo

A cowardly and treacherous Toonbarn blogger who can transform into a McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle. Secretly wants to replace Toonbarn Rob as leader of the Decepticons.

Recently Published

TTG_ep78_HotGarbage_Still01
»

Teen Titans Go! CLIP: Hot Garbage

Warner Bros. Animation has just released a new preview clip for the ...

justice-league-thrones-of-atlantis
»

World Premiere of Justice League: Throne of Atlantis on January 12 in Los Angeles

In celebration of the World Premiere screening of Justice League: ...

dragonball-culture
»

REVIEW: Derek Padula’s Dragon Ball Culture

I recently discovered that thedaoofdragonball.com’s Derek Padula ...

tmnt-eyes-of-the-chimera
»

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Opens 2015 With New Episodes

Nickelodeon’s latest take on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will ...

TTG_ep77_MouthHole_Still01
»

New Teen Titans Go! Clip: Mouth Hole

Warner Bros. Animation has just released a new preview clip for the ...

BBC Inks Licensing Deals for Something Special
»

The BBC Children’s Division gets a new CEO

So many changes are a foot, and there will be more in the months ...

DreamWorks Animation
»

Dreamworks Has Hired Two New Presidents:

Dreamworks has had a tough year. Mentioned in the scandal and ...

The-Day-of-Positivity-post
»

Spongebob Squarepants Declares Day of Positivity

In support of the upcoming SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, ...

369d7359700ae2fce23f170ac0a52da31420215673_full
»

Gamestop to Offer Collectible Metal Case Pre-Order Bonus for Dragonball Xenoverse

Dragonball Xenoverse is already a bona fide pre-order in our ...