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Straight Outta Compton

1520 Blog: Straight Outta Compton's "Surprise Success"

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1520 Blog: Straight Outta Compton's "Surprise Success"

Straight Outta Compton entered the box office chart at #1 on it's opening weekend, with $56.1 million on 2,757 screens. Not only did it therefore already, on it's first weekend, make twice the amount that it cost to make the movie, but it also nearly doubled “expert expectations”. It went on to stay at #1 for several weeks. What I want to talk about here are these "expert expectations"

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