Blockbuster Movie Showdown: Release Date Madness
Which studio will blink first?
'Think Like a Man Too' vs. 'The Purge 2'
Release date: June 20, 2014
Longview Winner: "Think Like A Man Too"
Longview Loser: "The Purge 2"
Should either film move off the date: "The Purge 2"
Lowdown: This showdown might not last long. Universal Pictures probably just realized how big a star Kevin Hart is after the success of their own Kevin Hart comedy, "Ride Along," this month. Sony Pictures' "Think Like A Man" was Hart's breakout role and the sequel should attract a similar audience to "Ride Along." At the moment, Universal has slotted the quickly thrown together sequel for "The Purge" against it. A sequel to a movie that crashed after a big opening weekend. Whether there is an actual fan base for "The Purge" is a big question mark. More importantly, do you know the number 1 audience for horror movies? Teenage girls. Do you know what the number 2 audience is? Hispanic moviegoers. Do you know what the number 3 audience is? African American moviegoers. Does Universal really think it can steal African Americans away from "Think Like A Man Too"? Something's gotta give and it's probably not Kevin Hart.