Bruce lee movie overseas rights were bought for six crores,and the movie was able to recover only two crores, incurred a solid loss of four crores i.e. 66% losses on investment
Last month Telugu360.com had published an article , how the TFI producers are squeezing out exorbitant amounts for overseas rights, and advised overseas distributors/exhibitors about pitfalls of Overseas Telugu movie market. Falling to the shallow and empty hype our producers generate, overseas market buyers are incurring huge losses. To bring more awareness on this, going forward, we are about to publish series of EXCLUSIVE trade reports of overseas Telugu movies in never read before format.
We are beginning with Bruce Lee – The fighter’s trade facts and this will be followed by all other movies which were released from Jan 2014 onward. Given below are the collections of Bruce Lee as of 10/30/2015, full run of the movie
- Though Bruce Lee has collected a decent gross of $646,000 in Overseas, it is one of the biggest loss ventures in overseas territory. Had this movie was bought for reasonable price as per market stamina, all the buyers would have escaped with reasonable losses which is quite acceptable for any flop movie
- Bought at 6 crore rupees, Bruce lee was able to recover only 2 crores, incurred solid loss of close to 4 crores i.e. 66% losses on investment
- Movie theater chain ‘Cinemark’ is the biggest network for Telugu movies in USA, had alone generated 50% of USA collection of Bruce lee
Below table has breakdown of overseas collections, Exclusively for Telugu360.com readers :