IMAX delivered a resounding international debut Godzilla vs Kong, earned $ 12.4 million for the weekend on 891 screens in 40 markets around the world. In a positive sign as the summer blockbuster season approaches, Warner Bros. ‘epic kaiju clash scored. and Legendary Pictures the biggest opening weekend in IMAX for a Hollywood movie since December 2019.
China led the way as the top-grossing IMAX market with $ 9.4 million at weekend box office – accounting for 14% of the film’s total Chinese box office on just 1% of the market’s screens. Globally, IMAX provided 10% of the film’s weekend box office, despite accounting for only 1% of the screens – continuing IMAX’s history of strong market share with the Monsterverse franchise.
Godzilla vs Kong expands to at least 1,170 IMAX displays worldwide on March 31 when it debuts in North America – where pre-sales were brisk with multiple shows already selling out at top-performing IMAX venues. You can check out the thrilling monster action in the Godzilla Vs Kong trailer.
Godzilla vs Kong demands to be seen on the biggest screen possible and audiences around the world answer the call – continues to drive market share growth for IMAX and proves there is real business to do for Hollywood blockbusters, ”said Rich Gelfond, CEO of IMAX. encouraged by the film’s strong debut in China, where audiences turned out to be widespread for this Hollywood franchise. ”
Godzilla vs Kong currently stands as king of the films in the Monster fresh, winning the franchise’s biggest IMAX opening weekend in 13 markets, including China, India and Russia. In China, IMAX screens can be seen in each of the film’s ten top-grossing theaters. Despite capacity limitations of up to 50%, numerous markets delivered healthy averages per screen in IMAX theaters, including Australia ($ 63,000), Hong Kong ($ 51,000), Saudi Arabia ($ 43,000), Thailand ($ 31,000), United Arab Emirates ($ 21,000). K) and Singapore ($ 21K).
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