Statistics of Blockbusters

If you’re both interested in movies and a stats geek like me, you’ll enjoy this article that examines various aspects of Blockbusters from 1975 to the present.

The 11 Defining Features of the Summer Blockbuster

It includes information on genres, whether they had explosions (and what blew up), violence, gore, car chases, face slaps, twist endings, and bunch of other random factors that you might be curious about.

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  1. I’ve made a lot of disparaging remarks about 538.com lately, but ““Batman Forever” (1995), which I consider the best of Joel Schumacher’s Batmans by a mile” really is surprising awful even by 538.com standards. All this says is that Batman Forever, which was ridiculously bad, was less bad than Batman and Robin, which was ridonculously bad. Those were the only two Batman movies directed by Joel Schumacher.

    Maybe this was meant to be a cutesy throw-away comment, but their frequent occurrence in every 538.com article results in the fact that I don’t recognize 538.com analyses as having any merit whatsoever.

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