1. Every Player pays $20 into the pot and is given $100 fake to bid with.
2. The selected movies are bid on in order of release date and alphabetically.
3. The winner is the person who has the highest combined gross of their selections by the end of the game.

Rankings (Gross & Value)

Rank Name Total Gross Total $ Spent Purchases Movies

Rank Name Value

Weekend Movie Rankings

Rank Movie Title Wknd Gross Income Total Gross Income Owner Notes
1 Dunkirk $50,513,488 $50,513,488 Kristina V. Opening Weekend
2 Girls Trip $31,201,920 $31,201,920 Crystal A. Opening Weekend
3 Spider-Man: Homecoming $22,150,085 $251,851,666 Clayton B.
4 War for the Planet of the Apes $20,884,223 $98,235,137 Robyn B.
5 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets $17,007,624 $17,007,624 Crystal A. Opening Weekend

Of the movies that opened this weekend, "Dunkirk" had the most predictable opening. $50.5M is kind of low as far as a Chris Nolan movie goes, but this whole season has been a bit all over the map, so... meh.

"Girls Trip" was a replacement movie for Crystal and managed to earn $31.2M over the weekend. I'll be happy when we don't have to worry about this kind of crap anymore.

Remember that time I joked about "Valerian" not being in a situation like "John Carter"... and then it was worse. With a budget of $177.2M, "Valerian" managed to make back ~9.6% of its budget. Neat!

Upcoming Movies

Atomic Blonde July 28, 2017 Kristina V. $5 3,200
The Emoji Movie July 28, 2017 Clayton B. $10 2,500

Remember that time someone wanted "Atomic Blond" and everyone went absolutely ape-shit? Me too. Turns out way back in the day, Kristina chose a replacement movie called "The Coldest City". That movie turned out to be the code-name for... wait for it... try guessing while you wait... yup, "Atomic Blond". I'm letting her keep it. Eff the system! $27M.

Stop it, Sony! Just stop it! "The Emoji Movie" is coming out. This is the cherry on top of a ridiculous summer. $48M. It will probably make more, but I can't in good conscience estimate that.


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