Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile

Why John Carter flopped: 6 theories

As expected, the ambitious sci-fi "fever dream" John Carter tanked at the box office this weekend, earning just $30.6 million on its estimated $250 million budget and finishing behind the The Lorax (which is in its second week). By comparison, four recent films with similarly out-sized budgets — Spider-Man 3, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Avatar, and the most recent Pirates of the Caribbean sequel — averaged $99 million in their debut weekends.
read more


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC