‘Dune’ Mines 77M $ Cume Through Second Frame – International Box Office – Deadline
Refresh to last…: Warner Bros / Legendary Dune continued its spicy run at the international box office this weekend, adding another $ 26.3M of 32 markets to bring the offshore total to $ 76.5 million. To quote the film directed by Denis Villeneuve, this is just the beginning as the sci-fi epic is just beginning to be released overseas with many key areas to come. The overall drop in the opening was a formidable 32%.
At comparable markets and at today’s rates, the world construction saga is ahead of all the compositions of Principle (+ 12%) to Black Widow (+ 49%), Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings (+ 64%), Blade Runner 2049 (+ 73%) and Godzilla vs. Kong (+ 87%).
New to this session were the Middle East hubs with the United Arab Emirates collecting $ 1 million and ahead of + 68% on that of Villeneuve in 2017 Blade runner. Saudi Arabia proceeds $ 969,000, followed tied with free guy (Saudi Arabia is the fifth largest overall market on this latest film). Large individual catches were observed in markets such as the Netherlands (-12%), Denmark (-17%), Finland (-22%) and Germany (-23%).
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Dune held the first place in all the majors where it was released: Russia, France, Germany, Italy and Spain – and is launching solid figures in these markets with holdings above -40%. The Top 5 to date are Russia ($ 15M), France ($ 13.4M), Germany ($ 10.2M), Italy ($ 5.1 M) and Spain ($ 4.9M).
In IMAX, Dune added $ 3.1 million with an average per screen of $ 18.5,000 across 167 screens. Particularly strong rights-of-way were in Sweden (0%); Finland (-3%); Netherlands, Denmark and Taiwan (-6%); Germany (-16%); Spain, Italy and Singapore (-21%); and Hong Kong (-32%).
In Russia, Dune fell only 29% in IMAX to become the highest-grossing IMAX movie of the pandemic after just 11 days, with $ 1.7 million on just 50 screens. The overseas IMAX cumulative is now $ 8.2 million, which is almost 12% of the total box office to date, and before the rest of the world joins the battle with the House of Atreides.
Dune will continue to star for the next two weeks, but stays away from further openings as he makes way for MGM / Universal’s James Bond photo No time to die which begins offshore deployment on September 29, as well as Sony / Marvel’s Venom: let there be carnage whose deployment begins next week, especially in Russia. Dunenext releases are in mid-October, including in Japan on October 15 and followed by the UK, Korea and others on the weekend of October 20. Domestic opening October 22, day and date with HBO Max and also day and date with China.
Elsewhere, Disney / Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings this weekend became the biggest domestic gross of the year while internationally, it reached $ 167 million to date for a global total of $ 363.4 M. The global count puts Shang-Chi fourth on the charts of the greatest Hollywood films of 2021. The offshore session was good for $ 14 million in 44 materials markets, including No. 1 in Australia, Brazil, Mexico and the United Kingdom, among others. The overall decline was 38% while some regions saw increases, notably Chile (+ 37%), South Africa (+ 12%) and Israel (+ 8%).
Indonesia was new to the framework with a start of $ 1.2 million at No.1. The top five markets to date are the UK ($ 25.3M), Korea ($ 14.6M), France ($ 10.5M), Russia ($ 8.3M) and Japan ($ 8M). The global IMAX cumulation on Shang-Chi is now $ 26 million.
Also from Disney, 20th Century Studios’ free guy broke the $ 300 million mark earlier this week, making it the fifth Hollywood title to hit the milestone in 2021. This weekend, the Ryan Reynolds star added $ 5.1 million of 48 markets, raising the overseas cume to $ 203.3M for $ 317.4M worldwide to date.
Directed by Shawn Levy, the original PI is the third greatest Hollywood film of the year internationally and in China On its own, it grossed $ 94.8 million, the third highest score for an MPAA title since theaters reopened in July 2020. The film is now finishing its run in the market. All games are led by China, followed by the United Kingdom ($ 22.2 million), Russia ($ 11 million), France ($ 5.3 million) and Saudi Arabia (5 millions of dollars).