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Did Band of Brothers make money?

Discussion in 'WWII Films & TV' started by DogFather, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. DogFather

    DogFather Member

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    I think $125 million was spent to make the series. But it ended up being
    released about 3 weeks after 9-11, which hurt ratings. So, I just wondered if it ever made money or ever broke even?
     
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  3. DogFather

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    Wow, that's just DVD sales. I'm sure the series earned a lot of other
    revenue besides that. I can see why another simular series, would be
    made. I noticed Dick Winters has his own web site, MajorDickWinters.com.

    Looks like a number of people made out very well on the series. Too bad
    Lewis Nixon didn't live long enough to see the series, or make out on the deal.
     
  4. C.Evans

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    I originally bought the series which came ina Tin Can, and I got them shortly after release at Best Buy-then the cost was $94 plus several dollars tax. Nowadays you can get them in the same Tin Can-for under $50.
     
  5. stewy

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    Not sure of how much it cost to make. But my boy liked the 88mm that had a (silent) part in the series:). Stewy
     
  6. Hufflepuff

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    I believe the cost to make the series was 120 million US dollars, so that would make a 200 million $ revenue outstanding!
     
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    The series certainly deserves at least that much for the simple fact of bringing the genre back into the memories of modern day TV watchers.
     
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    No matter how much money it made, I will always love the series regardless. They truly gave me a sense as a 12 year old kid of what war was really like.
     

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