REPORT: Box Office bomb for flag-free ‘First Man’ film about moon landing

BY TEAM DML / OCTOBER 14, 2018 /

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First Man tanked at the box office, coming in well below expectations, with just a $16.2 million opening weekend.

At worst, the story of Neil Armstrong’s historic trip to the moon was projected to do much better, anywhere between $19 million and $21 million. Keep in mind, though, that those projections are usually downplayed as a means to save face and to inspire free publicity when a film over-performs.

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In other words, $16 million is a catastrophe for a movie that probably cost $100 million to $125 million to produce and publicize.

The film was heavily criticized during its promo opening when audiences learned that the film did not include Neil Armstrong planting the American flag into the moon.

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10 Comments

  1. Kim October 14th, 2018 at 12:09 pm

    Hollywood better wake up…. I spend 1/10th at movies in last two years than I used too

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  2. Suzanne October 14th, 2018 at 12:10 pm

    Serves them right for leaving that most important part out of the movie.

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    • Joanne October 14th, 2018 at 12:29 pm

      That’s right.

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  3. Fu Spin October 14th, 2018 at 12:11 pm

    I am THRILLED!!! This bombed!!! Hollywood can go to Hell!!!

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  4. Gayle McClure October 14th, 2018 at 12:27 pm

    Great news!! I just hope they do realize the reason it bombed was the FLAG issue!! Disgusting American hating liberal Hollywood better change their tune. Soon they will become obsolete. Hurt ‘me in the purse. It’s American way! MAGA!!

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  5. ZS October 14th, 2018 at 12:28 pm

    Good for true Americans letting hollyweird know we dtand for OUR FLAG! Had lied Ryan Gosling until his remarks about deleting anything about the flag. He can go pound salt with the rest of them. I need my money for me. 👍👍👍

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  6. Michael Skinner, Jr. October 14th, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    My family always went to the movies until about summer ‘16. The last Star Wars movie was the nail in the coffin. All media these days are pushing leftists BS down our throughts… why pay for that? I just went back in time to watch all the good movies I missed over the years at Home.

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  7. Ash October 14th, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    I didn’t care for the original movie they made in the late 60’s. I’m positive I wouldn’t like this remake. Not planting the American Flag because the Canadian didn’t think it was appropriate and then the studio to go along with it. Just stick with the attempt to entertain and leave the politics to the politicians.

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  8. Beth October 14th, 2018 at 5:14 pm

    ABC Disney hollyweird, Americans Stand for the Flag Stand for our military. We kneel for the fallen and the good lord. Your opinions are that OPINIONS. And we’ll keep ours in our pockets

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  9. Kenny November 11th, 2018 at 8:19 pm

    Why in the world would they not include the planting of the American flag? This decision has cost the filmmakers millions. Boycott any future films directed by Damien Chazelle. Hollywood is on the ropes with the American people. Don’t let these dishonest people rewrite our history.

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