Tips For Winning Time Machine 4/6/15

The March 6, 2015 Time Machine contest features the following question:

What will the all-time box office rank for the new movie FURIOUS 7 be on May 12th?

If you have access to an actual time machine, you can of course simply travel to the future and retrieve the answer.  If not, you should familiarize yourself with and, specifically, this chart–which gives you the all-time box office (worldwide gross) ranks for over 600 movies.

On May 12th, at 11 AM CT, will Furious 7 be ranked 5th, 50th, 500th…or somewhere in between?  Learn more about Furious 7, which opened April 3rd, here.


Q: What is the deadline for entering?
A: All entries must be in by 11:59 pm CT on May 8th, 2015.

Q: When exactly will the ranking for Time Machine be considered final?
A:  May 12, 2015 at 11 AM CT –per BoxOfficeMojo’s All-Time Box Office chart.

Q: Do I have to hit the number exactly or can I win by just being close?
A: This isn’t the game Horse Shoes.  To win Time Machine, you must provide the exact, right answer.

Q: When will the winner(s) be revealed?
A: The winner (or winners) will be revealed here on May 12, 2015.

Q: What should an entry look like?
A: Your entry should be a one-, two-, or three-digit number.  For example, if you think Furious 7 will be ranked 99th all-time on May 12th, enter the number “99.”

Q: Where can I enter?
A: You can learn more about Time Machine and enter HERE.

Q: When will the next Time Machine game start
A: After the entry period ends for Furious 7 predictions, a new Time Machine contest will start on May 9, 2015.

Q: My time machine is in the shop (Flux Capacitor leak).  Can I borrow a friend’s?
A: Yes, our rules allow you to use another person’s time machine.  However, you must travel to the future yourself.  You cannot send someone else to the future to get the answer for you.