Before How to train your dragon: the hidden world landed in the United States / Canada this weekend with a $ 40 million to a possible start of $ 45 million out of three, DreamWorks Animation has already reached $ 175 million abroad with an excellent score of 96% rotten tomatoes, 92% less than its predecessor is certified fresh.
We can not forget Hidden worldThe $ 2.5 million from Fandango, paid on February 2, 2008, exceeded the money earned by Amazon Prime and Sony's partnership on Jumanji: Welcome to the jungle and Hotel Transylvania 3: summer holidays. Thursday hours for Hidden world fire at 18h.
True, Hidden world has been out since January and has played in 49 territories, but its global success is already better than that of Alita: Battle Angel ($ 138 million WW) and Lego Movie 2: The second part ($ 103 million WW). Hidden world represents one of the first major productions of a DWA by Jeffrey Katzenberg; the first version under his new home at Universal Pictures. In addition, the cost of producing the third product has been reduced from $ 165 million on the first to $ 129 million here. Brad Lewis and Bonnie Arnold produce.
There was a lot of TLC here in the studio and Dragon Dean DeBlois, director of the franchise, has worked to maintain the emotional integrity of the photo, increase the stakes and improve the CGI (the sand, stones and aquatic elements are truly breathtaking and realistic). Jay Baruchel and America Ferrera are also back, respectively, as masters of the dragon Hiccup and Astrid. Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kit Harington, Craig Ferguson, Jonah Hill, Kristin Wiig, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Justin Rupple join the band. New in the series is Amadeus The winner of an Oscar, F. Murray Abraham, who plays Grimmel, the man who threatens to destroy everything that Berk's people and his dragons have cherished.
Even if the planned start of the third part is under way How to train your dragon 2$ 49.4 million and How to train his dragon$ 43.7 million is an animated film with rave reviews and can be expected to continue playing for a while until the next big family film arrives: Disney's Dumbo March 29th. When the first Dragon The film was reopened in 2010, but the film was almost 5 times multiple for a national final of $ 217.6 million, plus two Oscar nominations for John Powell's best animated film and original score. The sequel, which generated 177 million US dollars, was also nominated for the best feature film in the Oscar. Between the two installments, their WWO jumped by 26%, from $ 494.9 million to $ 621.5 million and to date, including Hidden world, the franchise has nearly $ 1.3 billion.
Hidden world debuted in first place in 40 markets and reached Dragon franchise record debuted in 39 of them. For DWA, the threequel is their biggest opening in Mexico, Argentina, Egypt, Turkey and Vietnam, the largest ever-ever animated opening in Egypt and Vietnam and the brand's most profitable film in 17 territories, including Mexico, Argentina, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru, Thailand and Vietnam. Nine additional markets will open with domestic markets this Friday and another eleven this spring, including China on March 1st.
Fox / Lightstorm's Alita: Battle Angel, which will not lose many of its PLF / Imax / Dolby / RealD sites this weekend, it is estimated to see $ 14 million at the end of week 2 by industry projections, down about 50% from its FSS of $ 28.5 million. Robert Rodriguez's five-day film exceeded $ 42.2 million.
After accumulating nearly $ 200,000 in four theaters in New York and Los Angeles during the presidential weekend, MGM will dismantle the film produced by Dwayne Johnson-Seven Bucks. Fight with my family wide north of 2500 theaters with an eye to $ 8 M – $ 10 M. For the first time in their history, Seven Bucks launched the film at the Sundance Film Festival. Fight with my family follows British wrestler Paige, who has her roots in the working class of Norwich, defied the female stereotype of television wrestling and became the youngest Divas champion in WWE history at age 21.
The Seven Bucks team left the studio to make the film. Seven Bucks, along with Kevin Misher (whom Seven Bucks brought at the beginning of the process), received seed funding from Film4 before MGM acquired global rights for the project in Berlin in 2017 at a price of 17, $ 5 million, an unprecedented recovery for the market. reported exclusively by Deadline.
The roots of Fight with my family return to documentary Wrestlers: fight with my family. One night filming in London on Fast & Furious 6Johnson could not sleep and grabbed the document on a local public access channel. He immediately became fascinated by the story of the young wrestler Paige and her family of eccentric wrestlers. Paige's family reminded him a lot of his own family and struggle story. Fight with my family has an impressive 93% RT score and a solid 'A' CinemaScore.