1905 Film News According to the foreign media The Playlist, the 20th Century Fox’s X-Men series finale "X-Men: Black Phoenix" will become a newer than the 2015 "New Fantastic Four". "Xia" even more tragic box office Waterloo.
After last weekend, "X-Men: Black Phoenix" has been in theaters worldwide for a full month. The current global box office is 249 million U.S. dollars, of which North America’s domestic box office is 64.6 million U.S. dollars. Box office results exceeding $250 million ended. China is the largest overseas ticket warehouse for this film.To date, it has contributed 407 million yuan (approximately 59 million US dollars). This seems to be a very good result, but the cost of this film is more than 200 million US dollars. If calculated according to the total box office of 250 million US dollars, the total box office of "X-Men: Black Phoenix" is only 1.25 times the production cost.
X-Men: Black Phoenix stills
What does a box office/cost ratio of 1.25 mean? Even the recognized "super bad movie" in the superhero category, the 2015 version of "The New Fantastic Four", had a box office cost of 1.39 that year.Times, invested 120 million US dollars in exchange for 167 million US dollars of global box office. This is undoubtedly an extremely embarrassing result for Fox and the X-Men series. Moreover, "The New Fantastic Four" has not been screened in China.
Stills of "The New Fantastic Four"
The performance of "X-Men: Black Phoenix" was not satisfactory in terms of word of mouth, IMDB 6.1 points, Douban 6.0 points are the lowest in the history of the series. The Playlist pointed out that "X-Men: Black Phoenix" ranked 84th on the list of the largest superhero movies in the United States.The closest to it is "Hellboy 2: The Golden Legion" and "Blade Warrior" in 1998.
Stills of "X-Men: Black Phoenix"
Of course, the copyright of the X-Men series has returned to Marvel Pictures and Disney, and the future performance has not yet Knowable. However, "X-Men: Black Phoenix" has caused damage to the brand value of this evergreen IP. The 20-year-long Fox X-Men series ended in such a way that it is unavoidable to regret.