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Blimey. I knew it was successful but never knew it'd been that successful.
I know the premise, but ffs.
though Across the Universe tried something similar with Beatles songs and didn't exactly set the world alight. Admittedly that might have been as it was apparently shit.
Though ABBA were huge I guess and the stage show had been pretty successful. Still it's got to be up there with The Full Monty in terms of unlikely box office behemoths over here.
it has managed to drag millions of non-film-going middle aged women that get it recommended at work/the hairdressers.
as sexist and ridiculous as that sounds it's true. my mum and her friends hate films, and they all went together and made it a night out. even my 2 grandmas have seen it!
for 15 weeks, and is still busy every day...I wouldn't be surprised if it rain all the way up until its inevitable Christmas DVD release.