Dead Man Down Whiffs At The Box Office, Rock In South Korea, Macho Man Day

- Things aren't looking good for the new WWE Studios release Dead Man Down. The film opened in third place with an estimated $1.83 million from 2,188 locations. Box Office Mojo reports the movie will finish the weekend with around $5.5 million, making it the latest 2013 release to "completely whiff" at the box office.

- WWE Champion The Rock wrote the following on Twitter:

- Lanny Poffo is on board with a petition here at to make May 20th (the day Randy Savage died in 2011) an official "Day of Remembrance" for The Macho Man. The petition needs 100,000 signatures by April 4th for the government to look at it. (Thanks to WNW reader Dave L and

  • I think Macho Man is awesome, but I’m not sure if he’s worthy of a national holiday in his memory.

  • PainOfDemise

    No surprise about Dead Man Down…they have to start making movies people WANT to see.

    • Luke

      So a high concept, violence filled thriller starring Colin Farrell doesn’t appeal to the average American movie goer? How well a movie does comes down to advertising. Clearly WWE need to concentrate on getting their movies ‘out there’

      • PainOfDemise

        I sure as hell didn’t think it looked good at all.

  • Rob UK

    Unless you know the overall budget of a production then you really don’t know if it will ‘whiff’ or not. You don’t know what expections they had for its opening weekend. Plus you then have to look at international cinema release and the DVD sales (normally where films can make some profit back). I wouldn’t be surprised at the end of its cinema run through to DVD that ‘dead man down’ doesn’t make a tidy profit for them.

  • Patrick

    Oz: The Great and Powerful destroyed Wade Barrett’s Dead Man Down out of the movie theaters……..Oz: The Great and Powerful hit $80.3 million in its North American debut and $69.9 million overseas for a global opening of $150.2 million.

    Dead Man Down, fell flat in its opening, coming in No. 4 with roughly $5.5 million