Box Office: 'Godzilla vs. Kong' Roars to Pandemic-Best $390.2M Globally

Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Roars to Pandemic-Best $390.2M Globally

4/18/2021 6:54:00 PM

Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Roars to Pandemic-Best $390.2M Globally

The fourth installment in Legendary's MonsterVerse has hit $80.5 million domestically and $309.7 million overseas.

has stomped past $390 million at the global box office to become top-grossing Hollywood movie of the pandemic after besting the $365 million earned last fall by fellow Warner Bros.' releaseTenet.And it had no trouble staying atop the weekend charts with $7.7 million domestically in its third outing to hit $80.5 million through Sunday. Overseas, it took in $12.2 million for a foreign total of $309.7 million and $390.2 million worldwide.

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In the U.S., the fourth installment in Legendary's MonsterVerse passed upTenet's entire run two weekends ago.GvKhad the advantage of being the first movie to open after cinemas in New York and Los Angeles began reopening, albeit at reduced capacity.

The film's performance has been a boost for the battered film and exhibition business and underscored the pent-up demand among moviegoers to return to the theater. The tentpole is also available on HBO Max, although viewership numbers, unlike box office grosses, aren't disclosed.

Godzilla vs. Kong's foreign showing is led by China, where it has earned $177 million to date — the best showing of any title in Legendary's MonsterVerse series, not adjusted for inflation. Australia is next up with $19.1 million, followed by Mexico (17.3) and Taiwan ($12.1 million).

Imax has contributed $28.4 million overseas, or a huge 9 percent of the entire foreign tally.Many parts of Europe are still battling the COVID-19 crisis and under a lockdown. Hollywood is hopeful those markets will be open within the next two months.Canada, part of the North American box office, also continues to struggle. All told, 56 percent of North American theaters are now reopened.

Warners also reported foreign numbers on Sunday for video game adaptationMortal Kombat, which doesn't land in North America until March 23. The pic grossed $5.7 million for the weekend from 28 markets for an early, two-week total of $19.2 million.

In recent days, theaters weren't thrilled when Paramount announced it is moving Tom Cruise's Top Gun sequel from July 2 to Thanksgiving, since it needs big, all-audience tentpoles to lure back as many moviegoers as possible. Hollywood, however, remains hopeful that there will still be some semblance of a summer season, beginning with Disney's

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Great. My love for 'Tenet'. NolanAnalyst People still going to the movies? 👍🦍🦖 I watched it today actually pretty good people are board to tears with the Pandemic, any monster movie will due as a distraction. This was so ridiculous that I couldn’t believe it. Also I loved every bit of it loool. Watch it!

Loved this movie! The graphics are amazing! MustWatch OMEGAGORMARU Why TF do outlets keep using 'roars' to describe the action of Godzilla movies reaching new milestones. Can you use, idk, Bellow? Change it up or something. MysticAngel1985 Best movie in the franchise. Love both Godzilla and Kong Godzilla still winning 🔥🔥

Love to see it. Movies theaters needed this. Keep the momentum going.

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Tops Box Office Again, Crosses $80 Million in the U.S.“Godzilla vs. Kong” remained atop the domestic box office in its third weekend of release. The Legendary and Warner Bros movie added another $7.7 million from 3,001 theaters, boosting its North Ame… Thats because there are no other movies out. All hail the king. GodzillaVsKong 🔥🔥🔥

390.2 million in Pandemic money = 48 billion in non-Pandemic money That’s insane considering we are in a pandemic imagine what it would of gotten in 2018 Keep calm and Roaring On. China has made a stunning comeback taking longer to reopen, had far stricter safety measures and with a slate of films while US opened one at a time, US won't get anywhere near normal until they do the same in July, until then films at US BO will take a third of what could have

CC: Legendary Roadto400Million DanielRPK Its funny that only Warner Bros and couple of small studios are saving Theatres while other big studios are not doing anything. Omg, it’s so bad. Maybe just not my thing. 🤷🏻‍♀️ So they will make a small profit after marketing costs. When they had the cinemas all to themselves.

There will likely be a sequel?

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