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  1. Colin Jacobson

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Dick Tracy -- in Blu-ray

    You claim that but where's your evidence? If you're counting marketing costs, then that's a different issue. IMDB says "Dick Tracy" cost $46 million Wikipedia says "Dick Tracy" cost $46 million Box Office Mojo says "Dick Tracy" cost $47 million On the other hand, the budget for "B&R" varies...
  2. Colin Jacobson

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Dick Tracy -- in Blu-ray

    Adding worldwide grosses, "Dick Tracy" made $162 million, which was 3.5 times its $46 million budget. Adding worldwide grosses, "B&R" made $238 million, which was 1.9 times its $125 million budget. And it crushed a successful franchise so bad that they had to start over eight years later! Not...
  3. Colin Jacobson

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Dick Tracy -- in Blu-ray

    "B&R" was a much bigger flop, IMO. "Batman Forever" made $183 million US while "B&R" made only $107 million - that's a huge decline, and "B&R" didn't even earn back its $125 million budget in the US. Plus people just HATED it. At the time, people really enjoyed "Forever", and I did too - I...
  4. Colin Jacobson

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Dick Tracy -- in Blu-ray

    No, I think it was a disappointment because it wasn't the year's biggest hit - or even close. I remember all the hype behind this film - it was just like what we got for "Godzilla" in 1998, as "Tracy" was touted as the summer's Big Movie. And it wasn't. It was only 9th for the whole year, and...
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