Long Range Forecast: 'Wrath of the Titans' and 'Mirror Mirror'

Featured Stories - on February 04, 2012 by Phil Contrino

wrathoftitansforecast.pngWe've added Wrath of the Titans and Mirror Mirror to the Long Range Forecast this week. Both films are scheduled to open on March 30.

After the recent disappointing performance of Man on a Ledge, Sam Worthington returns to comfortable ground with Wrath of the Titans. Clash of the Titans, Wrath's predecessor, managed a colossal $493 million worldwide haul in 2010, so expectations are going to be high for this sequel. We're betting that Wrath won't be quite as successful as Clash domestically for one main reason: it will have to compete with The Hunger Games (3.23.12), a film that is poised to break out in a major way. 

Mirror Mirror recently moved from a February release date to a March release date. The Relativity release will serve as a nice bit of counter-programming to Wrath of the Titans, but expectations are still modest. Mirror Mirror is losing the Facebook/Twitter battle to Snow White and the Huntsman, a moodier take on the Snow White tale that is set to open in June.

Check out our predictions in the table below.

Title Release Date Distributor Opening Weekend Cumulative
Mirror Mirror Mar 30, 2012 Relativity Media
$18,000,000 $50,000,000
Wrath of the Titans Mar 30, 2012 Warner Bros.
$50,000,000 $135,000,000
The Hunger Games Mar 23, 2012 Lionsgate
$67,000,000 $185,000,000
21 Jump Street Mar 16, 2012 Sony / Columbia
$24,000,000 $65,000,000
Silent House (2012) Mar 9, 2012 Open Road
$9,000,000 $22,000,000
John Carter Mar 9, 2012 Disney
$21,000,000 $60,000,000
Project X (2012) Mar 2, 2012 Warner Bros.
$9,000,000 $25,000,000
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Mar 2, 2012 Universal
$38,000,000 $130,000,000
Good Deeds Feb 24, 2012 Lionsgate
$21,000,000 $45,000,000
Gone Feb 24, 2012 Summit
$6,000,000 $15,000,000
Act of Valor Feb 24, 2012 Relativity Media
$8,000,000 $22,000,000
Wanderlust Feb 24, 2012 Universal
$13,000,000 $35,000,000
The Secret World of Arrietty Feb 17, 2012 Disney
$5,000,000* $15,000,000
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Feb 17, 2012 Sony / Columbia
$32,000,000* $70,000,000
This Means War Feb 14, 2012 Fox
$14,000,000* $40,000,000
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 3D Feb 10, 2012 Fox
$19,000,000 $58,000,000
Safe House Feb 10, 2012 Universal
$23,000,000 $75,000,000
The Vow Feb 10, 2012 Sony
$35,000,000 $105,000,000
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Feb 10, 2012 Warner Bros.
$13,000,000 $50,000,000

*four-day weekend

Additional reporting by Daniel Garris and Alex Edghill.

Tags: Wrath of the Titans, Mirror Mirror


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