Movie Money Refinanced: Episode XV

Movie Money Refinanced: Episode XV This past Sunday was a pretty subpar Superbowl. What a shame then that it was also a pretty subpar weekend for movies at the box office. There were no big winners this weekend, but there weren't any big losers either. Just a bevy of middle of the roaders. That said it was a banger week for movie news. The DC Universe had two very big announcements, and the Avengers: Endgame trailer proves that less is in fact more. If that wasn't enough, there's also trailers for 'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw' (actual title), and an update on the once assumed dead Dark Universe. Enjoy!

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Movie Money Refinanced: Episode XIV

Movie Money Refinanced: Episode XIV We're back to podcasting! Has it really been 4 months? Yes it has. 4 Grueling months without Damian and Shawna to breakdown the top 5. Maybe that's why Aquaman made so much money. Don't worry, we won't let that happen again.Well this was the last weekend in January for 2019 and the three big winners of the month continued to perform. Unfortunately that means a newcomer suffered and is the first major bomb of 2019. A year in which I'm sure there will be much much more. We'll be covering that outrightly all year on Movie Money Refinanced.

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Movie Money Refinanced: Episode XII

It's a sad day at The lovely Shawna Kay Green will no longer be around for Movie Money. We try to deal with the news and somehow gather our strength to talk about the Bumblebee trailer, the Captain Marvel trailer, Joaqin Pheonix' Joker, and the top 5 box office.

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Movie Money Refinanced: Episode XI

ALL KNEEL BEFORE THE POWER OF THE NUN! She needs no introduction since she blasted straight into the top 5 at number 1 this week. The...5th? film in the Conjuring Universe is yet another in the series to open with a dominating position in the box office. It made $53.8M domestically, and worldwide it's made an insane $130M. All on a budget of $22M. That's a success story if I ever saw one, and although reviews haven't been kind to this entry, safe to say 'The Nun' will be content counting the millions she brings, in the weeks to come. At number 2 we have another newbie. Another 'Taken' clone from Luc Besson, this time starring Jennifer Garner as an avatar for vengeance. It brought in $13.4M which coincidentally is it's current rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film cost $25M to make and has only made $14M worldwide. Moving on from that we have those 'Crazy Rich Asians' getting crazy rich again, trailing behind pepperment by a mere $300k with $13.1M. I don't really need to express just how successful this movie has been again, but this week the film that cost $30M to make, shot up to $164M worldwide so, yeah that sequel is still coming. Number 4 went to 'The Meg', trudging along slowly but surely to that coveted $500M worldwide total. Currently its total is at $492M after bringing in $6M and having its domestic total finally top its…

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Movie Money Refinanced: Episode X

August has been a very telling month for the weekend box office. It's had a few surprises despite being very much the same every week. Now as September approaches, perhaps there's gonna be a bit more of a shake up week to week in the top 5. As it stands we've had some movies clean house the last few weeks simply because, well, if no one else is gonna do it... Case in point, the number 1 movie this week was once again, 'Crazy Rich Asians' making $22.1M in its 3rd weekend, but 4 day weekend totals actually bring it up to $28.3M. The film has brought in $110.8M domestically, and a worldwide gross of $136.9M, all on a $30M budget. It's consistently had weekends between $20-$30M, giving it one of the most consistent releases of the year. It's not the only mainstay this week either. Number 2 this week goes to we have 'The Meg' with $10.5M over the 3 day weekend, and $13.4M at the 4 day total. Domestically the film has grossed at $123.4M, just shy of its $130M budget, but the true majesty is with its $465.7M worldwide gross, which will surely bring 'The Meg' to being a $500M movie, or just shy of it. Receiving a nice bump from last week, it's 'Mission Impossible Fallout'. Once again Ethan Hunt holds on for dear life in the top 5, this weekend bringing in $7M on the 3 day…

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Movie Money Refinanced: Episode IX

This weekend the top 5 box office provided yet another win for diveristy in film and offered an important lesson for studios. Hint: Making movies of a minority ethnicity isn't a risk anymore. Nor was it ever. What a way for that lesson to be learned. After making back its $30M budget in its opening weekend, the all Asian cast romantic comedy, 'Crazy Rich Asians' has had a monstroud second weekend bringing in $24M, just dipping 6.4% below its opening. That's an incredible feat and it means the film has more than doubled its budget just domestically. Worldwide the film has made $83.9M and is set to make more as it releases in more regions around the globe. At number 2 we have 'The Meg' with $12.8M in its 3rd weekend in the top five. Its domestic total is $105M dragging behind its $130M budget, but it's more than made up for it worldwide as it's global total sits at a comfortable $411.5M. Lurking behind at #3 is 'The Happytime Murders', which opened with $9.5M, massively underperforming behind it's $40M budget. Safe to say the crude muppet McCarthy murder mystery is a bomb, and there's really nothing more to say on it. Hopefully the world forgets about it soon.Continuing to dominate the field is 'Mission Impossible: Fallout', which has made $8M this weekend, and has surpassed its budget of $178M, with its domestic total of $193M. Worldwide the film has grossed $538.7M. Finally at…

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Movie Money Refinanced: Episode VIII

Well this week's top 5 is full of surprises, and strange bunch of films. You have a movie about an internet horror story, Winnie The Pooh in action, Tom Cruise jumping out of a plane and of course, at number 5 is a Spike Lee joint, but number 1 is a movie about a great white. Only in America.Yes the number 1 movie this week is 'The Meg'. It made $45.4M this weekend, which is a far cry from its $130M budget. Luckily, the film swims well in international waters, and has amassed $146.9M. The film is something of a monster hit and will likely clean up for the rest of August along with the number 2 film. Ethan Hunt may be headed for his biggest total yet as 'Mission Impossible Fallout' is enjoying big numbers every single weekend with very steady decline. The film has brought in $30M more than the last 'Mission Impossible' film, 'Rogue Nation' did in the same amount of time. Right now it's made $436.9M worldwide and shows very little signs of stopping.Continuing, 'Disney's Christopher Robin' is enjoying its second week in a row in the top 5 and despite that Disney name, this weekend it only made $12.9M, with a domestic total of $50.5M. Worldwide it sits at $62.9M, and with a budget of $75M, it's not looking good for the live action adventure. Things get slightly better with 'Slender Man' at number 4. About 7 years…

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Movie Money Refinanced: Episode VII

Before I get into the top 5, I have to say if there's any episode of Movie Money you should listen to, it's this one. Over the past weekend, I accidently found myself at an anime convention. That's not a place you want to get into by accident but here we are. If you want to know what it was like, here's a picture from the event. Listen to the podcast for the rest of the rundown. Onward with the box office. So the number 1 movie this week was "Mission Impossible: Fallout", with the biggest opener for the series yet. $61.5M this weekend brought the film's opening worldwide box office to $155.8M. That opening is needed since this is the most expensive Mission Impossible film yet with a $178M budget, quite a jump compared to the last film's $150M budget. At number 2 there is, 'Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again', with a weekend gross of $15.1M. The worldwide gross continues to impress with $167M, more than double its $75M budget. The film will likely go on to make $200M before its run is over. Number 3, is 'The Equalizer 2', Denzel's superhero turn. Just behind 'Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again' it brought in $14M this weekend, with a worldwide gross of $70.3M. That's just over its $62M budget, which isn't a blockbuster by any means, but at least $37,822 JM could help it brush past its budget. Slipping down…

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Movie Money Refinanced: Episode VI

It's never good thing to miss a week of Box Office goodness but alas, that's what had to happen these last two weeks. Thankfully though we are back this week with so much to discuss. The comic con news, and of course the James Gunn controversy. Most importantly though we must discuss, the top 5.  

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