According to Fandango, the nation’s leading moviegoing destination, advance ticket sales and positive fan word-of-mouth for “Man of Steel” are out of this world. The highly-anticipated film, opening this Friday, scored a rare 98 out of 100 points on the company’s Fanticipation buzz indicator, and ranks as today’s top ticket-seller on Fandango — representing more than 60% of today’s sales. “Man of Steel” soars high above the rest of the competition, including Seth Rogen’s raunchy apocalyptic comedy, “This is the End,” (score of 77), “Fast & Furious 6” (score of 68), “The Purge” (score of 67), and “The Internship” (score of 65).
Fandango’s Fanticipation measures fan sentiment around the weekend box office line-up, with numerical scores that are calculated based on a proprietary analysis of Fandango’s advance ticket sales, website and mobile traffic, and social media engagement.
Fandango surveyed more than 1,000 “Man of Steel” ticket-buyers, and uncovered the following results:
88% are fans of Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” franchise;