Superheroes Generate Some Fantastic Weekend "Four" Play

by Scott Weinberg | Monday, Jul. 11 2005


Despite fairly atrocious reviews across the board, Marvel comic adaptation "Fantastic Four" not only snagged the number #1 box office spot -- but did so with some truly impressive numbers. The lighthearted action flick snagged an estimated $56 million from 3,600 theaters, effectively surpassing even the most optimistic of Fox-based predictions. "When you have a weekend like this, you've got to question, what is the relevance of reviewers to viewers at large," says Fox production head Hutch Parker. Back to Article