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    Settle my bet! Batman vs Indy

    Without giving you my arguments* beforehand, which movie will gross more in it's first weekend: The new Batman or the new Indiana Jones?


    I've made a huge bet that the Indiana Jones movie will destroy (just beat is fine) the new Batman based on their Friday to Sunday first weekend receipts. Am I on crack or all you with me and Dr. Jones?



    *just to clarify, thanks Modo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 800over View Post
    Without giving you my position beforehand, which movie will gross more in it's first weekend: The new Batman or the new Indiana Jones?


    I've made a huge bet that the Indiana Jones movie will destroy (just beat is fine) the new Batman based on their Friday to Sunday first weekend receipts. Am I on crack or all you with me and Dr. Jones?

    I thought you said you weren't giving us your position here. Or am I misreading this?

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    Batman vs Indiana Jones, someone should sell a script to Hollywood

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    Quote Originally Posted by randya View Post
    Batman vs Indiana Jones, someone should sell a script to Hollywood
    Indiana would just shoot Batman like he did that swordsman....everyone knows that.

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    How about Batman and Indy? Robin was a bit to effiminate for my tastes.
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    Not something I've been able to say about many movies lately, but I'm pretty interested in both. I think another Indiana Jones movie is totally pull-off-able, and the previous Batman movie was much better than the two crapfests that preceded it.

    Of course, I know next to nothing about either one (and, to be honest, only recently found out they were coming out), so I guess either one could go either way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    How about Batman and Indy? Robin was a bit to effiminate for my tastes.
    Yeah, but Robin makes for a good character to kill off for dramatic effect, and to make way for other Robins (one of which was female, if I recall).

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    Indy will win box office for sure....that movie will draw out the older crowd who might not normally freuqent movies as much.
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    Ace and Gary need to make a feature length movie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
    Indy will win box office for sure....that movie will draw out the older crowd who might not normally freuqent movies as much.
    Batman has that draw, plus the young/hip/goth draw. Look at the numbers in my first post.
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    I don't think Batman will have that draw as they seem to keep doing "different" movies about him.

    I'm still going with Indy.
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    Indy because of the already mentioned older crowd and the fact that they come out with Batman movies way too often. Nothing excites me about another Batman movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cnickgo View Post
    Nothing excites me about another Batman movie.
    I used to feel that way until they went a whole new direction with Christian Bale as Batman. I loved the last movie...best Batman movie yet.
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    I say they go with Jack Black for the next Batman.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I say they go with Jack Black for the next Batman.
    Who's gonna be Robin? Rosie O'Donnell?

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    i just threw up in my mouth
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    And to answer you question, the obvious choice would be Kyle Gass.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Indiana would just shoot Batman like he did that swordsman....everyone knows that.
    Nowdays he'd shoot him with a walkie talkie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I say they go with Jack Black for the next Batman.


    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Who's gonna be Robin? Rosie O'Donnell?
    I'm thinking she could play the Penguin. Robin should be played by "The Rock".
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    And to answer you question, the obvious choice would be Kyle Gass.
    Too similar to what's already been done. You got to think outside the box there.

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    Dave Chapelle?
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    ding, ding, ding! We have a winner!

    edit: Actually I was thinking Robin Williams.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Who's gonna be Robin? Rosie O'Donnell?
    I'd go with David Spade
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