Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax had to give up the top of box office movies which occupied during this two weeks, to 21 Jump Street. Quoted from Reuters web page, 21 Jump Street movie which has been taken from the popular TV series of the 1980s had been profitable in bagging it’s debut ticket sales about U.S. $ 35 million in the US along with Canada. As we all realize the successful tv series catapulted the Johnny Depp career who as well acts as a cameo in the big screen version.
21 Jump Street starring Jonah Hill together with Channing Tatum. In this particular movie, the two represent the young bumbling police officers who proceed undercover to discover a drug syndicate inside high school. Working out with a tv series into the big screen is simply not easy. Nevertheless, the majority of critics appear to like 21 Jump Street. As much as 87 % of critics awarded reviews that are positive of this movie which were the project of Phil Lord as well as Christopher Miller’s. At the same time, the viewers gave a standard rating ‘B’ within a poll organised by CinemaScore. In the beginning, this movie with making cost of U.S. $ 42 million is actually expected to achieve revenue of U.S. $ 25 million.
Sony Pictures president of global distribution, Rory Bruer rate, the good results of the ’21 Jump Street’ could hardly get split up from the movie screening plus marketing campaigns on the web. On the other hand, ‘The Lorax’ which had been ranked number two just managed to get earnings of U.S. $ 22.8 million. Following in 3rd spot is the ‘John Carter’ having ticket revenue of around U.S. $ 13.5 million.
The outcomes obtained by the Disney-made movie was rather unsatisfying thinking about the making expenses being incurred is very pricey, which amounted to U. S. $ 250 million. While in the 4th and also 5th positions are filled by ‘Project X’ and ‘A Thousand Words’ with ticket revenue amounted to U.S. $ 4 million as well as U.S. $ 3.8 million