Fandango: 'The Transporter Refueled' Races Neck and Neck with 'Straight Outta Compton' in Weekend Sales
on September 03, 2015
Their press release:
LOS ANGELES - September 3, 2015 - According to Fandango, the nation's leading digital destination for moviegoers and fans with more than 36 million unique visitors per month*, the new high-octane action thriller, "The Transporter Refueled" is revving up audience demand, while "Straight Outta Compton" is still looking strong for a fourth week in a row. "Transporter" scores 70 out of 100 points on the Fanticipation movie buzz indicator , while "Compton" follows close behind with 69 points.
"The combination of the popular ‘Transporter' franchise and rising star Ed Skrein adds up to big fan excitement for ‘The Transporter Refueled'," says Fandango Chief Correspondent Dave Karger. "The fast-paced action film is ruling this week's Fanticipation buzz indicator alongside the powerhouse smash, ‘Straight Outta Compton.'"
About Fandango's Fanticipation
Known for having its finger on the pulse of moviegoers, Fandango's movie buzz indicator, Fanticipation, provides statistical insight into the movies fans are planning to see in a given weekend. Fanticipation scores (based on a 1 to 100-point scale) are calculated via an algorithm of Fandango's advance ticket sales, website and mobile traffic, and social media engagement. Fanticipation is not intended as a forecast of the weekend box office; it is a snapshot of movie fan sentiment.
*According to comScore.