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  • voyegeur1 voyegeur1 Nov 14, 2012 5:19 PM Flag

    The Impossible Now Second Highest Grossing Film All Time in Spain

    Here's some good news for bulls on a day when the bulls saw red. According to my records, the Impossible is now the second highest grossing movie of all time (including spanish-language movies) in Spain. It's grossed $46 million so far!!! The highest ever for Spain is Avatar, clocking in at over $100 million. I don't think we'll beat that, but I think the Impossible's performance in Spain bodes well for its December platform release!

    Sentiment: Buy

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    • I just watched Ewan McGregor on Tuesday's Jay Leno Show & Naomi Watts on Wednesday with Jimmy Fallon along with two different previews. I was very encouraged about what I saw and heard. This won't be a blockbuster (unless The Hobbit bombs), but should have a respectable domestic box office. (No, I don't expect The Hobbit to bomb.)

      Rotten Tomatoes is giving the movie an 81 & 96 rating for critics & audience interest.

      Sentiment: Strong Buy

    • Posted: December 10, 2012 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
      Tags: Fernando Velazquez, score, Soundtrack, The Impossible 0
      Lionsgate Records has announced a domestic release for the soundtrack of the drama The Impossible. The album features the film’s original score composed by Fernando Velazquez (The Orphanage, Devil). The soundtrack will be released on December 11, 2012 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The album features the same content as the international version that was released overseas in October by Quartet Records. Check out our previous article for the full album details. Velazquez was recently honored with the Critic’s Choice Award from the National Radio of Spain for Best Classical Music for his score for the film, which has been breaking box office records in Spain over the last couple of weeks. The Impossible starring Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and Tom Holland is based on the true story about a family caught in mayhem of the tsunami that hit the coast of Thailand in 2004.

    • The production budget is $46 million

      Warner has distribution rights in Spain. .
      Summit has distribution rights in USA. I have no idea regarding cost.
      It's in English. Dec 21 release.
      Hollywood Reporter , Variety, and the Guardian provided high praise.

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