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‘Dune’: Denis Villeneuve Sci-Fi Epic Finally Crosses $100M At Domestic Box Office

In a benchmark that was to be expected, Warner Bros./Legendary’s feature adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune has clocked past $100 million at the domestic box office. This brings the global running total to north of $370M; the ultimate exclamation point here for the Denis Villeneuve directed movie being $400M WW. Dune made $400K on Thanksgiving yesterday sending its domestic …

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‘Dune’ Returning To Imax As Pic Nears $100M Domestic Box Office

EXCLUSIVE: By this weekend, Warner Bros/Legendary’s Dune will cross $100M, making it the second movie from the studio this year to clear the century mark stateside off their controversial day-and-date theatrical HBO Max pandemic strategy. But with the Denis Villeneuve-directed adaptation of the Frank Herbert exclusively available in theaters now in its second month of release, sans …

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‘Dune’: The Spice Is Right As Pic Topping $300M At Global Box Office

Warner Bros/Legendary’s sci-fi epic Dune is crossing the $300M mark globally today, with North America totaling $71M through Monday and including $228.3M at the international box office. The Denis Villeneuve-directed world-building movie, based on Frank Herbert’s classic novel, initially debuted at the Venice Film Festival where it garnered strongly positive response. It has been on …

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‘Dune’ Shifting Between $30M-$32M Opening Weekend – Friday Midday Box Office Update

Legendary and Warner Bros. sci-fi epic Dune excavated $5.1M from 6PM showtimes at 3,200 theaters. The Denis Villeneuve directed adaptation of the Frank Herbert novel was made available on HBO Max streaming service as early as 3PM PST/6PM EST. In China, Legendary East is reporting $6.5M opening day for Dune at 10,500 cinemas/28,274 screens. The pic is ranking as …

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‘No Time To Die’ & ‘Dune’ Get October China Release Dates

Deadline has confirmed that Legendary/Warner Bros.’ Dune will be opening day-and-date with the U.S. in China on Oct. 22 while Daniel Craig’s swan song as James Bond, No Time to Die, will open on Oct. 29. Legendary East is handling the release of Dune in the PRC.  Given Legendary’s ownership by Wanda, Dune will be blasted everywhere in the country, and seen in …

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‘Dune’ Has Epic First Day In France As Early Overseas Rollout Begins – International Box Office

Warner Bros/Legendary’s Dune is off to an epic start at the box office in France. The Denis Villeneuve-directed adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic world-building 1965 novel grossed $1.55M in its first day on Wednesday (including Tuesday night previews). This is the market’s fourth best launch day of all time for the month of September. The …

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‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Becomes 2nd Movie To Cross $100M At Domestic Pandemic B.O.

Let’s celebrate victories where we can as the domestic box office looks to get on track from the pandemic. It took 12 weekends, but finally Warner Bros./Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong crossed $100M at the domestic B.O., becoming the second movie to do so after Paramount’s A Quiet Place Part II which did it in three weekends. GvK made …

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‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Set To Profit During Pandemic At Global Box Office: Here’s How

Here’s something nobody was expecting during the pandemic at the global box office: An event film which is bound to profit. Film finance sources have been telling us that as Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong hits $357.8M WW today, the pic is already set to bring cash back to Warner Bros. –an estimated $96.4M currently–even with the …

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‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Stomping To $69M By Sunday; Easily Top-Grossing Pic To Date At Domestic B.O. During Pandemic

Warner Bros. pandemic hit Godzilla vs. Kong grossed $3.88M on Friday, which will yield an estimated $12.9M second weekend at 3,084 theaters (+20), -60%, on its way to $69M domestic by the end of tomorrow. In the Legendary title’s first week, the monster movie has grossed $60M, making it the top grossing pic stateside during the pandemic …

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‘Godzilla Vs Kong’ Rages To $285M+ Worldwide As Monsters Continue To Pound Covid-Era Records – International Box Office

Refresh for latest…: After logging the best pandemic-era start for a Hollywood movie at the international box office last weekend, Warner Bros/Legendary’s Godzilla Vs Kong has punched up $285.4M worldwide through Sunday. The overseas running total, which added $76.1M this weekend, is $236.9M, giving GVK bragging rights as the quickest studio movie released during Covid …

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‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Screams $27.9M In Three Days, Heading To $42M 5-Day Opening

Saturday AM Update: Godzilla vs. Kong is now up to $27.9M in three days after an $11.6M Friday at 3,064 locations, +73% over Thursday. The 5-day projection for the Adam Wingard-directed Warner Bros/Legendary title is $42M — far and away the best opening (3 and 5-day) we’ve seen at the domestic B.O. during the pandemic, meaning …

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‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Roars To Best Opening Day During The Pandemic With $9.6M

Yesterday, moviegoers demonstrated that they were truly yearning to go back to the movies. How’s that? Warner Bros.’/Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong posted what is a record opening day during the pandemic with $9.6M at the domestic B.O. from 2,409 theaters or $3,98K per location. Since mid-March 2020, when theaters closed, and slowly returned in late …

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‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Eyes Biggest Domestic B.O. Opening During Pandemic After Setting Hollywood Records Abroad

Unlike Easter last year, we’re actually going to be able to go to the movies this weekend. With drive-ins solely operating a year ago in the U.S. and Canada as the main means of moviegoing, Universal released their DreamWorks Animation title Trolls World Tour into homes on PVOD for the rental price of $19.99 (over 48 …

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‘Godzilla Vs Kong’ Nears $50M In China Through Saturday; Full Overseas Bow Now Punching To $100M+

Refresh for latest…: Warner Bros/Legendary’s Godzilla Vs Kong thrashed off to an estimated $21.5M (RMB 140M) start in China today, good for the best opening day of a Hollywood title in the market since Covid began and portending a weekend in the high $60Ms. The film positively dominated the Middle Kingdom with an 88% share and played …

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‘Godzilla Vs Kong’ Poised For Hollywood’s Biggest Overseas Debut Of Pandemic Era – International Box Office Preview

Warner Bros/Legendary’s Godzilla Vs Kong will slug it out in 38 offshore markets this weekend beginning Wednesday in such hubs as Mexico, Taiwan, Indonesdia and India; followed by Russia, Korea and Australia among others on Thursday and China notably on Friday. The Adam Wingard-directed pic is releasing abroad ahead of domestic which falls on March …

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‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Jumps Up To March In HBO Max & Theatrical Debut

Warner Bros, in the waking of making good with Legendary on the simultaneous release of Godzilla vs. Kong in theaters and on HBO Max, will be releasing the movie on March 26 instead of May 21. It was reported last Friday that Warner Bros and financier Legendary, which owns a majority of the movie, avoided a legal …

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‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Bound To Stick With Theatrical & HBO Max Release As Warner Bros & Legendary Near Settlement

As we first told you last month, Legendary and Warner Bros are poised to settle their fight over Godzilla vs. Kong, the fourth monster movie between the two which the former financed the $200 million-plus production at 75%, with the movie keeping its simultaneous theatrical and HBO Max release date May 21. Meanwhile, a settlement over …

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‘Dune’ Drifting Away From December To October 2021; Warners Likely To Redate ‘The Batman’

We’re hearing that Warner Bros. release of Legendary’s Dune is no longer going on Dec. 18, rather Oct. 1, 2021. Right now that’s the same release date as Matt Reeves’ The Batman, so we have to figure Warners moves Batman. Duh. Many in distribution land always believed it was too good to be true for Warners to keep …

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