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Has Anyone Else Noticed…

… that Wimbledon could gross well under than $20 million domestically?

Thunderbirds grossed less than $7 million.


3 Responses to “Has Anyone Else Noticed…”

  1. bicycle bob says:

    was there anyone who thought that thunderbirds could hit even 7 mill???
    how do u have a movie about tennis, named wimbledon, and not release it right before the tournament actually starts?

  2. Sandy says:

    First of all, Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst (despite Spider-Man) are not box office stars. Secondly, tennis is not all that interesting to people (a majority of the public) who don’t play the game. It is too elitist.

  3. SRCputt says:

    Wimbledon’s target audience reads reviews. And Wimbledon’s reviews, most of which were “OK, but nothing special”, kept the audiences at home.
    And Thunderbirds’ target audience … who the hell was the target audience? The 11 people who remembered the TV show? Were there any kids who were fans? Adults who liked the show for a reason besides puppetry?

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