As someone who loves movies I had started to develop a curiosity about how much a movie I like made. I’m sure some have that same curiosity at one point, but how do take that curiosity and turn it into nerd level of knowledge? It’s easy you’ll come to realize movie Box Office is a fun fixation.
The key is to start small all you have to do is have a favorite movie one you have an undying love for. Then have some curiosity about how much money it made. Say you’re a girl and your favorite movie is “Twilight “, or you’re me and your favorite movie is “Saving Private Ryan“. As you can see the level of box office information available to you is large. Looking at the level of detail of the information it is likely at this point you’re most basic curiosity over how much your favorite movie made has been satisfied.
Or after seeing this information you want to learn more about how much movies made. then it would be good to start here. You can navigate through the site for a while and satisfy all your curiosity or you could still be more curious.
A popular phrase in Movie ads is the #1 movie in America. That phrase means the movie that made the most money over the weekend. Well how much did the current #1 movie in America make and what did some previous #1 movies in America make?
After navigating the large level of information available you might start to realize what makes box office fun. Movie box office is sort of a cross between a statistical study and a guessing game. It’s a statistical study because the behaviors of audiences are studied in depth on a weekend by weekend basis. For example this weekend’s box office was statistically analyzed in depth by Box Office Prophets.
Movie box office is also a fun guessing game as well. If curiosity has begun to take on nerd qualities and you realize guessing box office is fun then you’ll be able to take past box office data and apply it to future movies.
The fun can start as early as a month in advance because in this age of internet movie tickets can be bought well in advance. Twilight has already started selling a record amount of tickets over a month in advance. Another big movie The Hobbit will start selling tickets well in advance also starting November 7th over a month before its release.