Posted by: elfenthalsmith <Send E-Mail> Date: Sunday, September 19, 2010, at 6:37 a.m. IP Address: amontsouris-151-1-32-217.w82-123.abo.wanadoo.fr
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> Now obviously Chris isn't wrong about critics mostly trashing the film.
> But wasn't it a relative box office success? The impression I got was that
> audiences loved it, for the most part, and the sequel has been all but
> green-lit because of its resounding success.
You're right : it was a box-office success, both domestically (yesterday it crossed the 100 million $ bar, and it has already earned 130 million $ overseas. It should end up around 250 million $ worlwide, which for a 80m$ budgeted movie is unequivocal success.