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Why Did Grindhouse Tank?

First, we hear that Rose McGowan had an illicit love affair with her Grindhouse director Robert Rodriguez - then, the movie has a poor showing at the box office. Coincidence? Well, it's hard to know for sure, but we want to know - why do you think Grindhouse tanked?


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JKe895 JKe895 10 years
I think it was because it opened over a holiday weekend. I love Tarantino!
rawkphish rawkphish 10 years
I voted to out Quentin from the movie business... he's not that good at all!
shanshanceder shanshanceder 10 years
This kind of movie probably didn't appeal to a whole lot of people. It was pretty good. The first one, Planet Terror was awesome. But Robert Rodriguez is an awesome director. Death Proof was okay, but Tarantino's obligatory and unnecessarily long, pointless conversations between the movies characters was boring.
pinkangelmonkey pinkangelmonkey 10 years
no idea but i really liked Grindhouse.
XoticBunny XoticBunny 10 years
who cares about the homewrecking?? The trailer for 'Grindhouse' stunk!! It didnt entice me to go see it..and i dont plan to see it...
Nicolette Nicolette 10 years
Rose is still so pretty. I'll see it when it comes out on DVD!
kungfubunni kungfubunni 10 years
too freaking long! i still want to see it but at home where i can watch them separately.
diva_22 diva_22 10 years
Wait, I thought this movie did OK. Wasn't it like in the top 5 on its opening weekend?
Jinx Jinx 10 years
Maybe Karma, since someone has a pretty solid story the premise was stolen? Can't get on board the romance theory, by that standard Titanic should have tanked too. ------------------------------------------------------ "All my life, I wanted to be someone, I guess I should have been more specific." Jane Wagner
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
Quentin Tarantino is a self-centered douchebag who made this movie for his own pleasure. I wish he would stop being so pretentious. He's like this kid I used to know in high school who always thought he was so high and mighty above everyone but really he was just lonely and needy.
t_hive88 t_hive88 10 years
Loved both movies!! "Aint nobody out there swift like this."
wicca_08 wicca_08 10 years
I haven't watched the film yet; maybe because it was, indeed, under promoted and there were other films worth watching for at the time of its release. I'm also a 'Tarantino' fan.
krisua krisua 10 years
I don't think the affair could affect something that is REALLY good.
riotgeek riotgeek 10 years
Couldn't have said it better, krampalicious. I'm still going to see it when its released here on may 31st. I hope they don't show it in two parts, that would suck.
nikkih nikkih 10 years
It just came out at the wrong time...I mean, Easter weekend? I am going to see it on DVD though
Midnightkiss4u09 Midnightkiss4u09 10 years
He has lost his touch.
mar mar 10 years
3 reasons- Rose is not a huge box office draw. It was pushed back due to this alledged affair af least 6 months. Nobody feels like sitting through a double feature. Plain and simple, that is why I did rush out. I will watch the DVD
MisterPinkNoTip MisterPinkNoTip 10 years
Planet Terror was awesome, but Death Proof was terrible. I'm seriously dissappointed in Tarrantino.
designergirl designergirl 10 years
Three hours in a movie theater seat.. not for me. I miss the good old days where movies were an hour and thirty minutes and not a huge time commitment. I also think the horror genre is oversaturated. Maybe "grindhouse" style movies just really aren't that relevant anymore-maybe we've all just seen too many exploitation/blood and guts movies.
Crisonce Crisonce 10 years
eww I just saw it. No woman would go by herself. I was dragged under dating circumstances with a guy I just started seeing. Otherwise-NO!
Classy-Amelia Classy-Amelia 10 years
I think it's the idea of having to sit 2 hours in a movie theater that doesn't appeal to people. But I bet when it comes out on DVD...there will be a cult load of fans wanting to buy it. I know I do.
DukesUp DukesUp 10 years
I went and saw this movie on Opening Weekend and LOVED it! I thought it was entertaining and well played. I of course thought it was the perfect antidote to all the Easter BS (flowers, bunnies, candy egg hunts, ect.) that have been shoved down my throat since February! For those of you who "dont get it", wait till it comes out on video and I'm sure you will change your tune. Its a cool alternative to the *ahem* "comidies" that have been showing up as of late. I found Planet Terror to be hilarious! And just as a side note, Rose's machine gun leg is part of the comedy of the whole thing, not to be taken so seriously...
flesh_magick flesh_magick 10 years
It tanked because there is something totally wrong with Rose McGowans face! In the second pic, look at her expression, its like she's smiling on the outside but thinking, 'oh my gawsh, how much longer do I have to smile, it HURTS!' I heard she was in a car accident, but she seems so botoxed out, her face distracts me too much, and its not in a good way
samborasdoll samborasdoll 10 years
ha, I agree with SparklinSeahorSe, it looks like a stupid movie. that could explain why it tanked. lol
tati33 tati33 10 years
bad timing and first i thought the 2 movies were separate.. :cry:
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