Follow us on

Contest: Waiting for the Axe to Fall

July 29th, 2011

Next week is the first week of August, which means summer may or may not be over. There's a chance both wide releases will struggle and summer will be unofficially over. There's also a chance both films will do well enough to reach $100 million and that momentum could help summer last one or two more weeks. While I think The Change Up will do better in the long run, Rise of the Planet of the Apes will likely open faster and as such it is the target film in this week's box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a copy of Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe on DVD. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will also win a copy of Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe on DVD. Finally, one additional entrant will be chosen and they will win the final copy of Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe on DVD. Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay!

To enter, send your prediction for the opening weekend gross, along with your name, address and phone number to

Filed under: Video Releases, Rise of the Planet of the Apes