Showing their insecurity about the films box office performance the makers of Spyder, which was declared a flop by one of the film box office website, they have filed a legal case against it! There contention is that box-office figures are confidential and should not be revealed. But then this a typical double standards of the industry. When the film is a hit they brag and boast about it.
In any case whether it is a flop or hit there has to be a transparent method of knowing the fate of a film at the box office. In the absence of a authentic data all sort of claims are made and rivals also degrade a hit film. It is time to have a system in place which will track the performance of a film accurately.