ROBOCOP: 2014

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I said it wasn't a huge financial flop, and it wasn't. 15 million is nothing to lionsgate, especially since after sales haven't been tallied.

And the movie was advertised as Dredd 3D. It was emphasised as a 3d movie and that did go against it in my opinion. I personally know 3 2000ad fans who skipped it because of that, despite what I told them
$15 million is a huge chunk of cash. Studios don't invest $50 million in a movie for it to not even break even. Especially considering that's what they made internationally. I seriously doubt Liongate was cool and non chalant about having to try and break even when the DVD came out.
 

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$15 million is a huge chunk of cash. Studios don't invest $50 million in a movie for it to not even break even. Especially considering that's what they made internationally. I seriously doubt Liongate was cool and non chalant about having to try and break even when the DVD came out.
Again. 15 million is nothing to lionsgate. Search for #MAKEADREDDSEQUEL and read that. Fans made Dredd the number one movie in Netflix and Amazon. They have had actors from the movie officially endorse them. That is why lionsgate don't mind losing 15 million.
 

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Again. 15 million is nothing to lionsgate. Search for #MAKEADREDDSEQUEL and read that. Fans made Dredd the number one movie in Netflix and Amazon. They have had actors from the movie officially endorse them. That is why lionsgate don't mind losing 15 million.
$15 million is nothing to lionsgate? You don't think that's underselling it at all?
 

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Awesome trailer!! I think I will definitely going to watch it in theater. *facepalm* at those people who refuse to watch movie just because of PG13. Some people are incredible picky. I swear.
 

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$15 million is nothing to lionsgate? You don't think that's underselling it at all?
No I don't. It's certainly a loss for them but in context I don't think it's a huge loss. Anyway, we're derailing the thread a but here. I hope they make a sequel to Dredd. Best movie i saw that year by far.
 

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No I don't. It's certainly a loss for them but in context I don't think it's a huge loss. Anyway, we're derailing the thread a but here. I hope they make a sequel to Dredd. Best movie i saw that year by far.

Yep. Funny how awesome movies like Dredd struggle to get a sequel, but s*** like Twilight, scary movie or Paranormal activity breeze through 3 to 5 movies :smash:
 

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Yep. Funny how awesome movies like Dredd struggle to get a sequel, but s*** like Twilight, scary movie or Paranormal activity breeze through 3 to 5 movies :smash:
Jaysus don't get me started on those.....
 

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Rated PG movies of today are not the Rated R of the 80's period. Totally disagree with that. Compared to the PG of the 80's, today's PG is just more action and destruction.
 

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Pretty sure Dredd made its budget back and a profit thanks to DVD and BD sales.

Anyways I actually think this film is looking alright.
 

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Probably because R-rated movies aren't as successful as they used to be. Look at Dredd. Great movie, huge financial flop. I'd say that it's pretty obvious that the decision was in hopes that it'll reach a wider audience and thus make more money.
There are at least six R-rated movies this year that have grossed over $100,000,000 at the domestic box office. Dredd's problems were with it's marketing, not with it's MPAA rating.
 

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I'm really excited for the movie but I'm sad to hear it's PG-13. I thought that was one of the main reasons why hunger games sucked balls too. PG-13 is just not good enough in movies like these.
Even in that trailer they use some lame ass camera tricks to show him getting blown up by the car explosion. Why? because getting shot over and over is too much for pg-13
 
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lol I don't think I've ever read a movie review before going to see a movie.
 

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Dredd is good. Pity the sales.

Anyway, can anyone explain by Robocop is in a rubber suit? I still cannot get it. Totally NOT badass.

I still remember the original Robocop was so badass, & I had a poster of Robocop in my room from buying the toy at the department store as a small kid.
 

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Anyone actually planning on going to see the movie in theatre? I might go and check it out. It's been YEARS since the last time we see Robocop on a big screen and it's finally coming out next week!
 

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Might see this with my dad. We both have the day off on Monday and it'll be fun to have a little father/son movie day. It's been a while since we've done that.
 

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Kotaku thought they got the 80's balance of smart/dumb movie right, and likened it to the Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
Seems kind of polarizing.