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Ask us how many Christian movies topped the box office in the past few years and we’d be tempted to say “none.” But that was before we discovered that these hit movies had hidden Christian themes.
Sometimes you watch a movie and think, “something is up with these ‘kids.'” When I find myself doing a little digging, I’m shocked to find out how old some of these so-called teens really are. Did you know these actors were well over 18 when they played students on the big and small screen?
Twitter is a powerful tool for sharing news (if you consider llamas on the run news), however, one does not think about the costs behind sending a 140 character message on the social media platform. Variety says in the time leading up to a feature film’s release, a single tweet can add $560 value to the film’s earned funds. For example, when a studio’s advertising campaign is at an all time high, a consumer’s tweet is worth an average of $713 in box office revenue. The week before a film stops showing in theaters, a tweet about the movie will average $161 in ticket sales.
There is a caveat. How much a tweet generate funds depends on the film’s genre.
Animated films have a better chance at making more money during opening weekend because multiple tickets are being bought, not because of Twitter because children usually don’t have Twitter profiles. Also, when a person expresses the need to see a movie four weeks before it releases, it can generate $4,420 and $1,100 once the film debuts.
Network Insights investigated these financial factors by evaluating 400 movies from 2012 to the present and examined Twitter’s activity around the time each film was released. Network Insights also used 10 different mathematical models to average how much money tweets generate for films. Studies like NI’s give studios the opportunity to evaluate if they are marketing films correctly to their target audiences.
Does social media influence what movies you see?
Real life isn’t always fair. So it’s great to see these women win one for all of us. Lets all take some of our power back this Monday with 15 of the most satisfying revenge movies ever.
Put those sappy romances away. We’ve got the definitive list of the best movies to watch on Valentine’s Day when you’re single.
Will Smith almost starred in The Matrix? Emma Roberts in The Hunger Games? It’s hard to look at any of these movies the same way again.
Have you seen the movie roles these actors want you to forget about? Get ready to laugh out loud at the first roles of these A-list stars.
Some stars are so good at transforming for roles that fans have trouble looking at them the same way again.
50 Cent isn’t the only one accusing Empire of stealing it’s plot. These shows are famous for coming under fire for copying their plots from other movies. Do you see the resemblance?
These movies, TV shows and new-year perks are just some of the things we already love about 2015.