Elsewhere this weekend, Russell Crowe-starrer Unhinged opens in the UK via Altitude. Russia, which last weekend had only about 6% of its theaters open, is due to get a boost as the Karo Cinemas circuit is reopening all of its Moscow locations starting tomorrow. All remaining Karo cinemas throughout St. Petersburg and the regions will reopen between August 16 and September 1. The exhibitor says it is showing all new films, including local titles Happy End, Widow and Cosmobol (local pics accounted for 22% of overall box office in 2019). Non-Russian upcoming new releases include Unhinged, Peninsula, Ava, My Spy and Escape From Pretoria. … [Read more...] about ‘Interstellar’ Reissue Jolts China With Biggest Single-Day Gross Since Cinemas Reopened – International Box Office
Let Him Go took the fourth spot this weekend after earning $453K. The Western stars Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as a retired sheriff and his wife who set out to find their only grandchild after their son dies. 1994's The Santa Clause has been brought back into theaters, where it took the fifth position after bringing in $170K. Vanguard ended up in the sixth spot this weekend and has earned over $45 million globally. … [Read more...] about The Croods 2: A New Age Wins Thanksgiving Weekend Box Office with $9.7M
Last weekend proved to be yet another rough one for the summer movie season at the box office. The Secret Life of Pets 2 prevailed with a $46.6 million take, but that was on the lower side of expectations. Meanwhile, Dark Phoenix set a new low for the X-Men franchise with $32.8 million. This weekend sees four newcomers hitting theaters, led by Sony's Men In Black: International. Warner Bros.' is also releasing Shaft, with Amazon going wide with Late Night and Focus Features will unleash The Dead Don't Die. But will any of them be enough to give some juice to the summer movie season? … [Read more...] about Shaft Vs. MIB International at the Box Office: Who’ll Win the Weekend?
UPDATED: Korean smash zombie thriller Peninsula has come in slightly higher than estimated on Sunday, with sales agent Contents Panda reporting a $20.82M take in five Asian markets. The clear No. 1 in Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore, this is a terrific boost to the international box office which hasn’t seen these kinds of numbers from a single title since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. In mid-March, for example, the Top 5 movies overseas did a combined $30.7M. … [Read more...] about ‘Peninsula’ Thrills To $21M In Overseas Bow; ‘Train To Busan’ Sequel Helps Imax Score First $1M Global Weekend Since March – International Box Office
A tweet by Binged, a content analysis website, revealed that the number of tickets sold is shocking, as Ajay Devgn's pre-pandemic release Tanhaji had sold only 20K tickets in advance. The tweet read, "More than 25K tickets sold in advance bookings. As per trade analysts, even #Tanhaji had sold only 20K tickets in advance ?. Trade pundits predict that Tenet will rake in 2-3 Cr on its first day, and 4-5 Cr in the first weekend..." … [Read more...] about Tenet Box Office Prediction: Christopher Nolan’s Film Sold More Than 25K Tickets In Advance Bookings