Ryan and Watson’s 2018 Rotten Tomatoes Bets

In this week’s episode of the Gabbing Geek podcast, Jenny was away… so Ryan and Watson went full on numbers geek out.  During the episode, the non-Orange Fish Geeks placed a big Fall/Winter lunch bet on a full slate of Rotten Tomato predictions.

Who will win?  Who will lose?

Watson and Ryan, respectively.  But let’s put down the movies anyway…

Movie:  Fantastic Beasts 2

Comps:  Fantastic Beasts 1 74%, HP DH 1- 96%, HP DH 2- 87%, Halfblood Prince 84%, Order of Phoenix 78%.  All the films above directed by David Yates

Line: 78.5%

Prediction: Ryan takes under

(WINNER:  RYAN- 40% 11/19)

Movie: Welcome to Marwen

Comps: Allied 59% (Pitt WW2), The Walk (83%), Flight (78%), Disney’s A Christmas Carol (J.C.) 54%, Beowulf 71%

Line: 79.5%

Prediction: Ryan Takes Over

Movie: Bumblebee

Comps:  T1- 57%, T2- 19%, T3- 35%, T4- 18%, T5- 16%, Kubo and the Two Strings- 97%

Line:29.5%

Prediction:  Ryan takes Under

Movie: Creed 2

Comps:  Creed 1- 95%, BP 97%, Fruitvale Station 94%, Stephen Caple Jr The Land 67%, Rapture 83%

Line:  84.5%

Prediction:  Ryan takes over

(WINNER:  WATSON- 81% 11/27)

Movie: Robin Hood

Comps:  Costner 91- 50%, Crowe 10- 43%, Men In Tights- 50%, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (Hunnam) 31%, Kingsman 74%/52%

Line:  31.5%

Prediction:  Ryan takes over

(WINNER:  WATSON- 17% 11/27)

Movie: Animated Spider-Man Movie

Comps:  Lego batman 90%; Ninjago 55%; Teen Titans 91%

Line:  69.6%

Prediction:  Watson takes over

Movie: Mary Poppins Returns

Comps:  Into the Woods 71%; B&tB 2017 71%; Greatest Showman 56%; Mamma Mia 2 80%; La La Land 91%

Line:  69.5%

Prediction:  Watson takes over

Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Comps:  Wreck It 87%; Rescuers 1977, 83%; Rescuers Down Under 1990, 68%

Line:  69.5%

Prediction:  Watson takes over

(WINNER:  WATSON- 86% 11/27)

Movie: Mortal Engines

Comps:  Divergent 1-3 42%, 29%, 12%; Hunger Games 1-4 83%, 89%, 67%, 70%; Valerian 48%

Line:  49.5%

Prediction:  Watson takes over

Movie: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Comps:  Grinch (2000) 53%; Penguins of Madagascar 72%

Line:  64.5%

Prediction:  Watson takes over

(WINNER:  RYAN- 56% 11/12)

Movie: Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Comps:  Wrinkle In Time 41%

Line:  39.5%

Prediction:  Watson takes under

(WINNER:  WATSON- 34% 11/5)

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