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Will Star Trek Box Office Go ‘Beyond’ Its Predecessors?

Star TrekStar Trek Beyond‘ blasts off this weekend and will no doubt be the top movie.  But is it too early to make plans for another one?

In 2009, Paramount successfully relaunched the franchise with Star Trek.  It garnered an impressive 95% Tomato Meter (Rotten Tomatoes), which resulted in a 1st place, 75MM opening weekend.  The movie went on to gross $258MM in the US (giving it a 3.4 multiple, 75×3.4=258) and an additional $128MM internationally.  The $386MM global take, on a $150MM production budget, was enough to launch two more movies.

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