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What month of the year has the best movies?

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Peeples Poll: average after movie rating by month. Note: I limited the vertical axis between 77 and 85 to exaggerate the differences.

What month of the year has the best movies? I queried the RunPee database for the Peeple’s Poll results and grouped them by month to find out. As you can see in the image above, the result is May… Sort of. The reason May has two bars associated with it is that the taller—gray—bar includes Avernger’s: Endgame, whereas the shorter—purple—bar excludes the results from that movie because it so single-handedly skews the results. When Endgame is excluded then the overall best month for movies is December.

Does Expectation matter?

The RunPee app has a built-in Timer that will vibrate your phone 30 seconds before each “Peetime” in the movie. That means we can ask “peeple” what their expectation for a movie is before they see the movie and then when the movie is over we ask for their after-movie rating.

The graph above shows expectation and after-movie rating. I think it’s fairly remarkable that the two track each other so closely. Data excludes Avengers: Endgame

I would argue that a movie that far exceeds expectations might be more enjoyable than another movie that has a better after-movie rating, but only barely beats expectations. Ask yourself, what would you rather see: a B+ movie that you thought would be a C-, or an A movie that you thought would be a B+?

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Kathmandu890, 08/09/2021

Water drinkers unite

Run pee is the best app for people who find themselves needing to pee a lot but also not wanting to miss any action. The app gives you the best times to use the bathroom during a movie while also telling you when to leave and which lines to listen for! It not only gives you the time you should go pee, but it also explains to you what is happening during the break. I helped I use this app every time I go to the movies now. My god father recommended this app to 5 years ago and it’s been in my phone ever since! Highly recommended.

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The graph above shows the difference between the after-movie rating and expectation. November performs the best vs expectation, but February comes in a close second. February does have the worst overall after-movie rating, but they’re not as bad as we expect them to be.

And then there’s the crazy dip in October. My SQL skills were not up to the task of figuring out what caused the October crash. Was it one or two movies, or a large group of movies that disappointed? My guess is, like Avengers: Endgame skews the results for May, there’s likely a movie in October that really disappointed a lot of users. Let’s see, what DCU movies have come out in October? That’s a good place to start. 🙂

Why Terrible Movies Always Come Out In February


Don’t miss your favorite movie moments because you have to pee or need a snack. Use the RunPee app (Androidor iPhone) when you go to the movies. We have Peetimes for all wide release films every week, including Drive Away Dolls, Madam Web, One Love, Argylle, I.S.S., and coming soon DUNE part II and many others. We have literally thousands of Peetimes—from classic movies through today’s blockbusters. You can also keep up with movie news and reviews on our blog, or by following us on Twitter @RunPee. If there’s a new film out there, we’ve got your bladder covered.

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