Warner Bros / Legendary's Godzilla: the king of monsters began to struggle overseas Wednesday, taking $ 12.7 million approximately 16,500 screens in 51 markets until Thursday. The openings in Asia (out of Korea) are to date, and predictably, the best results with N ° 1 out of many. However, Europe does not crush the show at the start of the game and the revised international box office weekend is now closer to $ 150 million of the $ 170 million that the industry has seen ahead of schedule. the session. Latin America has still not taken its place. In comparable but unadjusted markets for exchange rate fluctuations, Godzilla s inclined to $ 140 million.
Not included in the total above is the beginning China As of today, the legendary East is estimated at $ 18 million (RMB 124.5 million). The film is a solid No. 1 in the middle empire and totals $ 21.8 million (150.9 million RMB), including runaways until Friday. Figures are higher than 2014 Godzilla (+ 94%). In China, Saturday's children's party will improve the game. Nevertheless, the opening weekend is now announced at $ 70 million for three days.
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The swing on this film has always been about China, although we understand that the recovery on the market will be the norm of 25%. The mash directed by Michael Dougherty debuted in the Middle Kingdom with a solid score of 9 on the Maoyan ticketing platform, but dropped to an 8.8 today. Japan, which has a day selling discounted tickets tomorrow, will also be a key element to play.
A market where Godzilla may be more angry than usual must be Korea in which he is beaten by the winner of the Cannes Palme d'Or Parasite. The cumulative cost of monsters is $ 752,000 for the first two days (Wednesday and Thursday). By Kobiz today, the film was No. 4 on Friday with an estimated consumption of about $ 1 million. Parasite is $ 8.7 million until Friday and continues to surpass the local one-mile box office (also on Aladdin at No. 2). It's a market that does not generally exceed the characteristics of Hollywood creatures, and the Parasite the phenomenon was not predictable.
Elsewhere, the king beats his main stooges Godzilla and Kong: the island of the skull in certain markets. the United Kingdom On a non-traditional Wednesday, he produced an estimated $ 837,000 on 490 screens (the two-day consumption is $ 1.5 million). The launch score is 8% higher Kong: the island of the skull but still relegates the film to No. 4 despite strong competition (Aladdin, Rocketman, The Secret Life of Pets 2) and under a sunny sky.
Taiwan On Wednesday, it was the second best start from 320 screens with $ 704K, with a 73% market share in the Top 5 movies and surpassing expectations. Skull Island 22%. In two days, Godzilla seized $ 1.2 million.
Indonesia had a start of $ 585K Wednesday from 727 screens for the No. 2 position. The launch has doubled Godzilla and Skull Island, as good as San Andreas. The two-day count is $ 1.5 million.
Russia fell to $ 574K on 2,982 screens on Thursday, ranking second. It's tied with Skull Island.
The beast ranked # 3 in Germany Thursday with an estimate of $ 569K on 852 screens for 33% more than Skull Island. Including surveys, the cumulative cost is $ 806K.
Thailand Thursday gave the monsters a No. 1 start with $ 550K against 705 for 8% ahead of the previous Godzilla and 15% on Skull Island.
la France ranked second with $ 507,000 on 613 screens (previews included) and a total of $ 1.3 million over two days.
Malaysia earned $ 630,000 over two days at # 1; Australia gave the photo a start # 3 Thursday with $ 307,000 on $ 378; Hong Kong also debuted # 1 with $ 255K of 76; and Italy is a launch No. 2 Thursday with $ 190K on 486 – the latter beat Skull Island of 14% and has a cume with previews of $ 216K.
Twenty-four additional markets opened to date include China and Japan, as well as Latin America. The latter should rely, but Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan and Ghidorah's three-headed king are highly competitive in the family market. Aladdin. In total, 75 markets will be open until today.
We will be back with more throughout the weekend.