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Frotcast 150: Fantasy Summer Box Office, Matt Meets Gary Busey

By / 05.02.13

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Sorry about the lag in posting, folks, had a little power outage over at FilmDrunk HQ. In any case, we have a very special episode for our landmark 150th Frotcast (our sesquipodtennial!). We bring on Laremy Legel from Film.com for our Fantasy Summer Box Office Draft (you can see our teams after the jump), Matt Ufford from SB Nation drops by to tell us about his Gary Busey encounter (an escaped circus bear with tinnitus, believe Matt described him), and finally, we play a spirited round of Can You Spell This Made-Up Utah Name.

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FANTASY SUMMER BOX OFFICE PICKS

Laremy (First overall pick)

1. Iron Man 3

2. Man of Steel (Bomb)

3. Epic

4. 300: Rise of an Empire

Vince (2nd pick):

1. 6 Fast 6 Furious

2. Pacific Rim

3. The Wolverine

4. We are the Millers (Bomb)

Bret (3rd pick)

1. Star Trek 2

2. Despicable Me 2

3. Lone Ranger (Bomb)

4. After Earth

Brendan (4th pick)

1. Man of Steel

2. Hangover 3

3. The Internship

4. The Great Gatsby (Bomb)

Ben (5th):

1. Monsters University

2. Planes

3. World War Z

4. World War Z (Bomb)

This year we’re doing the bomb pick slightly differently, so that instead of budget minus opening weekend, we’re doing 100 minus percentage of the budget earned in the opening weekend. So if a film has a $100 million budget and earns $30 million in its opening weekend, that would mean it earned 30 percent of its budget. 100 minus 30 equals 70, which would be your bomb pick score in that scenario.


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