The Power of Jason Blum Horror

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.

 

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