Napoleon dynamite + the expendables hamish mc neill
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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The Expendables (2010) was mainly produced by Millennium Films, which is Avi Lerners production company, it was distributed by Lionsgate. Napoleon Dynamite (2004) was produced by MTV Films and distributed by Fox Searchlight.
The Expendables had a production budget of $80 million. Napoleon Dynamite had a production budget of $400,000.
The Expendables grossed $274 million worldwide. Napoleon Dynamite grossed $46 million worldwide.
Millennium Films had previously produced ‘Rambo’ in 2008, but has only produced one other film so is not that popular. MTV Films had previously produced the Beavis and Butthead movie, the Jackass movie and Zoolander so was popular for making comedy films that were quite quirky.
The Expendables was produced by Avi Learners production company Millennium Films whose only other outputs were the big budget action film ‘Rambo’ and the indie comedy ‘King of Comedy’, Rambo grossed well but The King of Comedy was less well received by audiences. Napoleon Dynamite was produced by MTV Films, their other output includes the high budget (and high grossing) Jackass Movie and their highest budget film was ‘The Longest Yard’ which cost $82 million but it grossed double that.
Avi Lerner has only produced two films, one was an indie comedy and the other was a big budget action film. MTV Films normally produce films aimed at teens like ‘Footloose’ and ‘Coach Carter’ but they also make very low budget indie comedies like ‘The Foot Fist Way’ which costed on $79,000 and ‘Hustle and Flow’ which costed $3.2 million to make.
Millennium Films normal target audience is males between 21-45 as they normally make testosterone fuelled action extravaganzas. MTV Films normally aim their films at teens like ‘Beavis and Butthead’ and the ‘Jackass Movie’ both of which grossed highly this is there usual output.
I think that MTV Films can easily claim to bethe more successful company, most of therefilms normally make back double there budgetand there low budget films like NapoleonDynamite normally make millions. AviLerners films are normally more hit andmiss, both ‘Rambo’ and ‘The Expendables’grossed a lot ,however, ‘The King of Comedy’was less well received and did not make backits budget.