2018 Summer Box Office Predictions

I bet you didn’t know that Summer starts in April. Well, at least it does for the movie season. Marvel studios moved Avengers: Infinity War up into April and that forced us all to get ready a little earlier than we had planned. For the second year in a row my friend Conrado and I have gotten together to share our predictions for this year’s Summer box office. You can listen to the podcast above or on itunes/youtube.

I must admit my list is kind of bland this year. Last year I had a few more odd ball/risky picks but nothing stood out to me as a real dark horse or wild card pick. There are a few that could possibly make it like Mamma Mia 2, Eighth Grade, Christopher Robin, Teen Titans Go or Uncle Drew but I don’t see them as big challenges. We will see.

My Top 10 Summer 2018 Box Office Predictions

  1. Avengers: Infinity War
  2. Incredibles 2
  3. Jurassic World 2: Fallen Kingdom
  4. Solo
  5. Deadpool 2
  6. Ant-Man and the wasp
  7. Mission Impossible: Fall Out
  8. Hotel Transylvania 3
  9. Skyscraper
  10. Oceans 8

You’ll have to listen to the podcast to learn why we picked what we picked and how our lists compare We would love your feedback.  Thanks!

 

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14 thoughts on “2018 Summer Box Office Predictions

      1. Place 3. It appeals to a very strong demographic after all. Honestly, if the incredibles wasn’t an animated movie AND the sequel to one of Pixar most popular movies, I would even bet on place 2.

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  1. nice picks, however much i love and want Deadpool 2 do well, i think it will struggle. the outside shot i would pick is Hereditary because its another horror with a lot of buzz around it and Ocean’s 8 is something no one really wants to see

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    1. Interesting. Maybe I’m letting my excitement for Oceans 8 cloud my judgement. The trailers have been great, cast is great and I’m really looking forward to it

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      1. I think my disinterest in Ocean’s 8, is that i would be happy to have an original women cast heist movie, but just remake/sequel didn’t work with ghostbusters just not into the idea, i was expecting a lot more movies this summer, but it seems quiet compared to last year.

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      2. Yeah it being a spinoff doesn’t bother me but we’ll have to see what the general public think. Ghostbusters was fine in my opinion but Oceans 8 looks great

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  2. It’s surprising how similar our lists are. We select the exact same Top 10 films, have the same #1 and we never differ by more than 1 placement, with one exception. I put Oceans 8 at number 8 (naturally) and you have it down at number 10. I’m banking a little higher on the “girl power” of such past hits as Wonder Woman, Girls Trip, Ghostbusters and Pitch Perfect 2.

    In our challenge, we have a point system where getting the movie at the exact right spot is key: https://fastfilmreviews.com/2018/04/24/audioboom-out-now-bonus-7th-annual-summer-movie-gamble/

    Let the games begin!

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