How Harry Potter Movies Technically Lost Money

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  • CatsMeowPaw
    CatsMeowPawDitë më parë

    So... I can incorporate myself in my $100k day job and claim everything as a loss as well to avoid tax, right? No? Okay. Corporations are assholes and I have no qualms in ripping them off as much as I can.

  • Raghav Sarna
    Raghav Sarna2 ditë më parë


  • ron black
    ron black5 ditë më parë

    that is why any actor with a decent agent will negotiate for a percentage of the GROSS that the movie makes not the profit. only a total newbie like an author who is selling his story get conned into a percentage of the profit.

  • Ethan Black
    Ethan Black6 ditë më parë

    I comment to help statistics

  • That One Guy Who Didn't Watch Fate
    That One Guy Who Didn't Watch Fate7 ditë më parë

    No one: Clickbait: 👁️👄👁️ I LIE

  • Silverghini
    Silverghini8 ditë më parë

    RIP Dave Prowse, Darth Vader and the Green Cross Code Man.

  • Abradolf Lincler
    Abradolf Lincler8 ditë më parë

    Dont accept their offer.... unless you're Sean Connery and they offer you 10% of all LOTR future revenue.... big mistake on that one

  • Darius Fetescu
    Darius Fetescu9 ditë më parë

    Isn t this money washing?

  • Unbearable
    Unbearable9 ditë më parë

    Where do you buy bananas?

  • anish nagpal
    anish nagpal10 ditë më parë

    *In Creed’s voice* Oh you're paying too much for bananas man. Who's your banana guy?

  • Greg 612AB
    Greg 612AB10 ditë më parë

    This is why you always negotiate a % of revenue. *GROSS* revenue!

  • Markus
    Markus10 ditë më parë

    Starbucks and many other companies doing the same with taxes

  • Chris Meyers
    Chris Meyers11 ditë më parë

    Why do I feel like all these videos are halfasses, like where I would think you are in the middle of researching and explaining is where you choose to end the video. Is that why it is half interesting?

  • Domanick Naumann
    Domanick Naumann11 ditë më parë

    THESE ACCOUNTANTS AREN'T ACCOUNTING FOR SHIT, MAN Thank you for coming to my Ted talk, come again!

  • Darius Stefan
    Darius Stefan11 ditë më parë


  • Ethan Staunton
    Ethan Staunton11 ditë më parë

    Seeing how the Harry Potter series is 8 movies long, and the actors were somewhat aware that there was always going to be another movie, why did none of them ever refuse to act in the following movies until Warner Brothers stopped doing this? Did they just not take notice of the million they were missing out on? Or did they only have this deal for like the last 2 movies?

  • Derek White
    Derek White12 ditë më parë

    Why do you attempt to make every other line a joke? It is so painful trying to watch your videos. It's one thing to make a joke here and there but this script writing is just annoying. I've yet to watch any of your videos beyond 45 seconds.

  • Darth Makroth
    Darth Makroth12 ditë më parë

    If you get - money then don't the actors have to pay you lol

  • GoffyTheGamer
    GoffyTheGamer12 ditë më parë

    Ur really funny dude

  • caoimhin gutierrez
    caoimhin gutierrez12 ditë më parë

    Net profit also takes tax into account

  • housekilla457
    housekilla45713 ditë më parë

  • Seth
    Seth13 ditë më parë

    Where are you buying these bananas from if they are $10.00?!

    BONOKI13 ditë më parë

    i sort of understand.... but it still makes no sense.

  • Richard Weldon
    Richard Weldon14 ditë më parë

    Americans talking shite... again.

  • Eenam
    Eenam14 ditë më parë

    I don't think Daniel Radcliffe is that bothered as his net worth now is 110 million 😄

  • Jack McLane
    Jack McLane14 ditë më parë

    Arrrrrr... I'm back to piracy.

  • Kimberly Gilliam
    Kimberly Gilliam14 ditë më parë

    Nice Arrested Development reference. 🍌

  • Noah B.
    Noah B.15 ditë më parë

    One banana $10? Oh god. Maybe one pound, but one?

  • RODO125
    RODO12515 ditë më parë

    Whats the thumbnail even say? Make film ?????? ??? Profit!

  • Alvin Ortiz
    Alvin Ortiz15 ditë më parë

    I understand 1penny shit like that guess ima monkey I get it though in down I kinda already do..

  • dude yoo
    dude yoo16 ditë më parë

    Where the hell you buy bananas?

  • Jesse Dean
    Jesse Dean16 ditë më parë

    Was caught off guard by the subtle “How much does a banana cost, Michael? $10?” reference. But man did I enjoy that.

  • Kawaii Decimaii
    Kawaii Decimaii16 ditë më parë

    Since the writer of the Harry potter series gets royalties would she not get paid or does she still get paid

  • Bo of the Fifth Appendage
    Bo of the Fifth Appendage17 ditë më parë

    Actors need to demand a cut of the Gross Revenue. If the studios rig that game they can't brag about revenue numbers anymore.

  • Jeff Sutthoff
    Jeff Sutthoff17 ditë më parë

    Slice of sales

  • Wyatt O'Dempsey
    Wyatt O'Dempsey17 ditë më parë

    Wow that's greasy

  • helmut helmlos
    helmut helmlos17 ditë më parë

    isnt this EXTREMELY easy to avoid for actors, i mena if they ask for a percantage of the net profit, and can get that, why cant they try to negotiate a percantage of the "distribution and advertaising" money. just ask for a percentage of what ever "reason" the fake company gives money to the real company

  • Tobias K. Jørgensen
    Tobias K. Jørgensen17 ditë më parë

    RIP David Prowse

  • LordBillington42
    LordBillington4218 ditë më parë

    I'm having to scroll way too far to see anyone mention The Producers.

  • Halen Hoerth
    Halen Hoerth18 ditë më parë

    David Prowse doesn’t get paid because George Lukas hates him

  • Tyngchinchilla Chang
    Tyngchinchilla Chang19 ditë më parë

    I cant believe this cash exploit itsnt fixed in the recent anitrust patch

  • Donald H Lebert
    Donald H Lebert19 ditë më parë

    Just started watching this video and got only a short period into it to realize you are WRONG! Period. This video is Not about accounting or simple math, this video is about corruption, apathy, gullibility, stupidity! In that if anyone believes that the movies that averaged about 1 billion dollars in gross receipts believed that NO profit was made is lazy, foolish, asinine in their thinking of the mind. Bottom line is that the moneyed interests that controls every part of the process made extreme amounts of cash! In other words simple ignorance Not simple accounting or math! Period.

  • Ryan Kessler
    Ryan Kessler23 ditë më parë

    At 3:24, you are looking at the P&L not a balance sheet.

  • Poo poo Pichu
    Poo poo Pichu26 ditë më parë

    Can’t any company do this with any contract technically?

  • ZekromInfinity
    ZekromInfinity26 ditë më parë

    And then these are the same corporations that do DMCA strikes.

  • Michael Bennink
    Michael BenninkMuaj më parë

    Damn dude, banana’s are expensive where you live 😱

  • Reggie Amazing
    Reggie AmazingMuaj më parë

    I interviewed three people. A mathematician, an engineer, and an accountant. I asked each the very same question. What is 2 plus 2? The mathematician said "4". The engineer said "4.00" The accountant however looked around, closed the windows, locked the door, and whispered "What do you want it to be?"

  • Blaise Green
    Blaise GreenMuaj më parë

    1:56 VIVA LA RAZA

  • Ben Yavnilovich
    Ben YavnilovichMuaj më parë

    0:50 Dumbeldor and grindelwold never maid out grindelwold didn't reciprocate dumbeldor's love

  • Jinx Dragon
    Jinx DragonMuaj më parë

    Max Bialystock (The Producers) should have taken notes from Warner Brothers....

  • Troll Noobs
    Troll NoobsMuaj më parë

    but what kind of banana is $10 each

  • Joshua
    JoshuaMuaj më parë

    I knew about this. It should be illegal. And I'm planning on writing all my Representatives (once all the dusk is settled) about all that I elected from them. (or their aids that are paid to read their mail). And this topic was on the list. Now I have a video that I can link to. I should find more videos for the other topics. Thanks. (For Reference: Today is 12/13/2020)

  • Tenet Fan Page
    Tenet Fan PageMuaj më parë

    Claim your ticket here before 1 million views

  • Dylan Harmon
    Dylan HarmonMuaj më parë

    Because they suck... Next question.

  • James
    JamesMuaj më parë

    Damn ten dollars a banana

  • Bigist Brain IQ
    Bigist Brain IQMuaj më parë

    Where do you live that a banana is 10 dollars

  • Ronin1973
    Ronin1973Muaj më parë

    Before you contract up, hire a very experienced entertainment lawyer. Jaws is a little fish compared to the sharks that swim in the movie business.

  • Gabriel Martinez
    Gabriel MartinezMuaj më parë

    Where are you buying bannans at. 0.0

  • Jeff Sanders
    Jeff SandersMuaj më parë

    RIP David Prowse 1935-2020

  • NWN


    Muaj më parë

    and RIP CGP Grey (xthe Penguin) too :-(

    CANDO WEMuaj më parë


  • Patrick Names
    Patrick NamesMuaj më parë

    What does "teniclly" mean?

  • Zeus & Athena
    Zeus & AthenaMuaj më parë

    Where does he buy his banana? Is it built by Tesla?

  • 0TeosAntagonian0
    0TeosAntagonian0Muaj më parë

    That's one godamn expensive banana

  • Jordan Broly
    Jordan Broly2 muaj më parë

    Now that's just dirty!

  • Drew Smith
    Drew Smith2 muaj më parë

    I stopped the video just to complement you on the banana joke, and then forgot to turn AdBlock off or finish the video. Your welcome, #the@lgorythm.

  • NoBudjetFilms
    NoBudjetFilms2 muaj më parë

    So kill all of the lawyers AND accountants. Got it.

  • Nathan Tschirret
    Nathan Tschirret2 muaj më parë

    This comment is to help the algorithm

  • tanmay gangwar
    tanmay gangwar2 muaj më parë

    "a banana" is 10 dollar what the hell

  • Adam Ladd
    Adam Ladd2 muaj më parë

    "$10 just about enough to buy a banana" Is that an Arrested development reference I see there?

  • Fortune
    Fortune2 muaj më parë


  • Fortune
    Fortune2 muaj më parë

    Want banna

  • Jairo Alvarez
    Jairo Alvarez3 muaj më parë

    1:22 is that an arrested development reference?

  • isettech
    isettech3 muaj më parë

    Does this work for the IRS?

  • Muhammad Zulkhairi Mohd Nasir
    Muhammad Zulkhairi Mohd Nasir3 muaj më parë

    I'm sure they hired an accounting squad called 'Griphook's Army' to screw with the net profit!

  • joseph mattox
    joseph mattox3 muaj më parë

    Tf kinda bananas u buy that cost $10

  • Jame M
    Jame M3 muaj më parë

    Well, the actors also get a share of the money made when the movies are replayed on TV, a fraction of the money films make through DVD sales and streaming sales (although I have no idea how the streaming agreements work). Am I defending the shady Hollywood accounting system, no...I just thought I add this.

  • Everything is stupid
    Everything is stupid3 muaj më parë

    Is this for taxes? If so kinda brilliant but so so so shady

  • -Wreshman -
    -Wreshman -3 muaj më parë

    Would have been a great vid for a VPN sponsor

  • Hannes productions
    Hannes productions3 muaj më parë

    10 dollar banana? Are you out lf your mind?

  • Andrei Fierbinteanu
    Andrei Fierbinteanu3 muaj më parë

    "10$ just enough to buy a banana"

  • Lloyd Duran
    Lloyd Duran3 muaj më parë

    yo, imma be that guy. your code saved me almost half on a yearly subscription to Dashlane. it's 10% of an already discounted price.

  • MR. X
    MR. X3 muaj më parë

    *_Do Wizards get Taxes?_*

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    Michael Stockdall3 muaj më parë

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  • Gijs Gaming
    Gijs Gaming4 muaj më parë

    'this video is not about harry potter stuff.. but about accounting' me: thank god.. i was afraid this was going to get boring and extremely stupid.

  • Saturnusplanetkraft
    Saturnusplanetkraft4 muaj më parë

    $10 for a banana? Are you shopping in Monaco?

  • Uriel F
    Uriel F4 muaj më parë

    Ok it worked once but why would actors/their advocates accept that kind of deal now?

  • Dillon Osthoff
    Dillon Osthoff4 muaj më parë

    income and net profits are shown on an income statement not a balance sheet lol

  • DannyTV
    DannyTV4 muaj më parë

    Dude your bananas r expensive.

  • cookieman768
    cookieman7684 muaj më parë

    He buys the fancy bananas.

  • a Nunya
    a Nunya4 muaj më parë

    thats an expensive banana

  • Sam Campbell
    Sam Campbell4 muaj më parë

    I l

  • Jackninja5
    Jackninja54 muaj më parë

    Also by transphobic authors.

  • Bugno
    Bugno4 muaj më parë

    Radcliffe's most embarrassing role might be the Playmobil movie

  • A Random Person
    A Random Person4 muaj më parë

    Your actually funny wtf

  • danny earley
    danny earley4 muaj më parë

    Me, an accounting major, every time he talks shit on accountants: 👁👄👁

  • Vincent Malone-Spackman
    Vincent Malone-Spackman4 muaj më parë

    I really appreciated the subtle Arrested Development nod

  • Financially Brodie
    Financially Brodie5 muaj më parë

    The accountant jibe was funny, but RIP accountants everywhere. However, I'm sure they are happy that the movie companies made this loophole

  • ERdoc0
    ERdoc05 muaj më parë

    What banana store do you shop at where you’re spending $10 per banana?

  • random man
    random man5 muaj më parë

    This makes me feel better about pirating movies

  • Mike Young
    Mike Young5 muaj më parë

    I wish someone would do a video about the human need to lie, steal and cheat.

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