Another Box-Office win for Jason Blum.
I’m not sure if you are aware, but this dude seems to kill it over and over again. This weekend he scores with Insidious 2. It was made for a mere $5 million, and earned a fantastic $41.1 million. This isn’t the first time that a Blumhouse movie has done this. Let’s take a look at the track record, shall we?
Paranormal Activity – Budget: $15,000
Box Office: $193 million
Paranormal Activity 2 – Budget: $5 million
Box Office: $177 million
Paranormal Activity 3 – Budget: $5 million
Box Office: $207 million
Paranormal Activity 4 – Budget: $5 million
Box Office: $144 million
Sinister – Budget: $3 million
Box Office: $87 million
Dark Skies – Budget: $3.5 million
Box Office: $23 million
The Purge – Budget: $3 million
Box Office: $85 million
Just as a recap for you:
Total Budget: $29,515,000
Total Box Office: $957,000,000
Thats a 32x return on investment. That is AWESOME. They’re practically minting money.
Have y’all seen the films? Tell us what you think. He makes great movies, and he is a solid investment engine, for sure. If you want to look at a case study for a movie studio doing things right, this is the place to look.