Ah, quiet stay the sceptics, with Columbia’s “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines”, the year’s most questionable film, taking to the box office with a mallet and chisel – demolishing all competition in its way.
The film started last Wednesday in the states, and although it probably won’t overtake last year’s July 4 winner “Men in Black 2”, it still made a nice $12.4 million in that first day. On Friday, T3 earned another $12.9 million, an increase over Thursday’s figure. So that’s $41.2 million the film’s made in the three days it’s been on release, including Tuesday night previews.
On Sunday, a quick check of the figures revealed the third film in the franchise took in an estimated $44 million and $72.5 million for the whole five days, including Tuesday night’s previews. That makes it the fourth biggest opener for a July 4 weekend. The Jonathan Mostow-helmed film easily topped the charts as the largest debut for an R-rated film during the holiday, beating its predecessor, "T2: Judgment Day" ($31.8 million). It also was a personal best for Schwarzenegger.
Those Australian readers [Victorian and Tasmanian] who want Tickets for “Terminator 3 : Rise of the Machines” need look no further than the Village Cinemas website. There, you can pre-book tickets for the movie in advance – a good way to make sure you see it first night, and actually get in. They are also offering the chance to win a great home entertainment package for people who do pre-purchase tickets.
Thanks to ‘Loretta’
Read Clint’s review of "Terminator 3 : Rise of the Machines" here
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.