Originally Posted by DaneMcCloud
What they cleared domestically was less than the last movie by at least $10 million, due to the budget. Foreign will make up for much of that but the movie was far from a home run.
I think it has to do with the limited Trek audience. It just doesn't resonate like a
or Batman or Avatar
or Star Wars
Right, but it's not like they LOST money (*cough*Lone Ranger*cough*).
Maybe if they had released it in March or April, before the real summer blockbusters were out, they would have cleared more?