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mudkip17 June 8th, 2018 5:50pm

When a movie flops at the box office would you attribute it more to the movie or the promotional effort?

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Khonjin Minnesota
06/12/18 5:32 am

Depends... both Bladerunner movies were fantastic but were pulled down by their advertising.

BigPhatPastor Jefferson Hills, PA
06/08/18 4:52 pm

So many movies with limited promotion have become blockbusters like A Quiet Place.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/08/18 4:13 pm

If the movie is really good, everyone will know within a few days, promotion or not.

suppressedID suck it Kyle
06/08/18 4:13 pm

Who knows? There are some BAD movies out there, but also “flops” that are later recognized as classics.

Robert97206 Portland Oregon
06/08/18 3:47 pm

Promotion of course. Even if you go to the movie in the theaters and don't like it it still shows as a positive at the box office. When things flop people don't go to see them, and usually people don't go to see good movies because the promotions sucked ass.

HappyLez No Worries... Be Happy
06/08/18 3:07 pm

I am a Big Star Wars fan
Solo was promoted to the hilt
I couldn’t even stay for the end
Rotten Tomatoes

06/08/18 12:08 pm

Still making excuses for solo eh

ctskapski x
06/08/18 11:56 am

Both, really.

Might be more the fault of promotion.

Nobody will see a film they don't know about.
Plenty of people will still watch solo.

mudkip17 United States of Texas
06/08/18 10:51 am

I ask because I feel no one knows opening weekend if it's a good movie or not, just what the marketing team has wanted you to see.

HtheC South Florida
06/08/18 11:24 am

It depends on the movie, for example Solo. Based on the Last Jedi I expected very little and honestly wasn’t going to spend money on seeing it at the theaters. I didn’t want my money supporting Kathleen Kennedy. Deadpool seemed more of the same and I didn’t care for Deadpool 1 so another one I didn’t support. DC movies have been a disaster and no amount of marketing will make me excited for them.

I think it’s a combination.