Box Office Report (26/04/2021)
The twofold barreled presentations brought about the greatest by and large dramatic meeting since the Covid pandemic started somewhat more than a year prior and are only the furthest down the line sign that crowds may, at last, be prepared to get back to multiplexes following a time of streaming movies at home.
The champ was Warner Bros. Mortal Kombat, which emerged from the door with a strong $22.5 million bow. It was the second-most elevated weekend count since Godzilla vs Kong’s $31 million take in March. Regardless of poor reviews, the fierce, R-rated videogame variation scored a great $7,326 per-screen average in 3,073 theaters. The movie is also available to HBO Max subscribers. The film added another $27.6 million abroad, carrying its overall aggregate haul to $50.1 million. It will be interesting to see what kinds of legs it will have in the coming days.
Second place belonged to the very popular Demon Slayer. The R-rated film pulled in $19.5 million in its initial weekend in the US on account of a phenomenal $12,213 per-screen average in 1,600 theaters. That figure gives the movie the most elevated US per-screen average since Sonic the Hedgehog last year. Until this point in time, Demon Slayer has gathered $388.2 million globally, which joined with its North American numbers gets it simply past the $400 million bar with $407.7 million.
In the third spot was Warner Bros.’ kaiju rulers, Godzilla versus Kong, which gathered another $4.2 million in its fourth-weekend outing. The titanic PG-13-appraised tentpole lost some steam, dropping off – 44.5% from the past frame. Godzilla versus Kong’s US total currently remains at $86.6 million. What’s more, it, at last, pushed past the $400 million mark around the world. That is the first time a Hollywood movie has achieved something like that since Bad Boys for Life.
In the fourth spot was Universal’s Nobody. The film added just shy of $1.9 million in it’s fifth weekend. That brings its US total to $21.7 million. Outside of North America, the movie has gained $16.5 million so far, carrying its overall gross to $38.2 million.
Finally, Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon completed the top 5. In its eighth week, the film cushioned its take with another $1.7 million locally, falling – 12.6% from the earlier frame. Notwithstanding additionally being accessible as a superior VOD rental on the Disney+ for a $30 price, the film had a $923 per-screen average in 1,819 theaters, bringing its US total to $39.8 million. Abroad, Raya has amassed $72.1 million to date, pushing its present overall total to around $111.9 million.
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