World box office: “Downton Abbey: A New Era” posted 9.3 million dollars on the first markets; ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’, ‘Sonic 2’ pass 300 million dollars | News
Worldwide box office from April 29 to May 1
|Rank||Film (Distributor)||3 days (world)||Cume (world)||3 days (international)||Cume (international)||Territories|
|1.||Fantastic Beasts 3 (Warner Bros.)||$34.1 million||$329.5 million||$25.8 million||$250 million||74|
|2.||sonic the hedgehog 2 (primordial)||$25.8 million||$323.5 million||$14.5 million||$162.6 million||62|
|3.||The villains (Universal)||$25 million||$118.7 million||$8.9 million||$74.2 million||63|
|4.||The lost city (primordial)||$14.4 million||$148.8 million||$10.5 million||$58.1 million||62|
|5.||The man from the north (Universal)||$10.7 million||$41.6 million||$4.4 million||$18.8 million||46|
|6.||Downton Abbey: A New Era (Universal)||$9.3 million||$9.3 million||$9.3 million||$9.3 million||33|
|7.||Stay with me (various)||$8.3 million||$8.3 million||$8.3 million||$8.3 million||1|
|8.||Everything everywhere all at once (various)||$6.7 million||$40.5 million||$1.1 million||$4.2 million||14|
|9.||The unbearable weight of massive talent (various)||$5 million||$17.7 million||$1.1 million||$4.2 million||19|
|ten.||Memory (various)||$3.4 million||$3.4 million||$0.3 million||$0.3 million||18|
Credit: Comscore, all numerical estimates, click top right to expand
“Downton Abbey: A New Era” is the new flagship title
During a weekend offering great stability at the global box office, Downton Abbey: A New Era delivered the highest new entry in the latest table – in sixth place. The TV spin-off’s second film earned around $9.3 million from its first 33 territories, led by UK/Ireland with an estimate of $3.8 million. A new era will also benefit from the Monday holidays in this domestic market for the brilliant slice of heritage cinema.
The UK/Ireland number compares to a start of £5.2m ($6.5m at current exchange rates) for the first Downton Abbey film in September 2019 – six months before the pandemic hit the UK.
Australia (leading the rankings with an estimate of $1.3 million) and France ($1.1 million) were the next best performers for A new era. Future key markets are North America (May 20), China (May 20) and Japan (September 30).
the original Downton Abbey the film earned $96.9 million in North America and international markets, grossing $194 million worldwide.
‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ Tops Global Chart With $34 Million Session
Warner Bros. Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets withstood the challenge of home movies sonic the hedgehog 2 and The villains, retaining the global box office crown in its fourth week of release. This third film in JK Rowling’s latest Magical Creatures franchise has grossed approximately $25.8 million internationally (down 35% in remaining markets) and $8.3 million in North America, for $34.1 million.
The cumulative totals are $250.0 million internationally, $79.6 million in North America, and $329.6 million worldwide.
Dumbledore’s secrets benefited from a rising market in China, where the film spiked 80% at the box office, grossing around $3.0 million. (See below for more on China’s recovery.) However, Japan, with an estimate of $3.3 million (up 7%), was the top territory for the title this weekend. end.
Japan has now overtaken Germany to become the leading international market for Dumbledore’s secrets with a cumulative total of $26.7 million. Germany ($25.7 million), UK/Ireland ($23.7 million), China ($21.4 million) and France ($16.9 million) round out the first five territories.
Dumbledore’s secrets has so far reached 40% of the lifetime total achieved by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them ($814 million worldwide) and 50% of the total for The Crimes of Grindelwald ($655 million).
‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ Surpasses ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ World Total
To like Dumbledore’s secrets, from Paramount sonic the hedgehog 2 also crossed the $300 million mark over the weekend – with a worldwide total of $323.5 million. The honors are fairly evenly split on the film between international ($162.6 million) and North America ($160.9 million).
These numbers place the sequel before the original sonic the hedgehog film, which reached $319.7 million after its pre-pandemic release in February 2020.
sonic the hedgehog 2 dropped 40% in international remnant markets over the weekend and landed in the Middle East where it shipped around $2.3 million including previews. Overall, the film earned approximately $14.5 million in international markets and $11.4 million in North America.
In cumulative totals, the UK/Ireland leads with $28.1 million, ahead of Mexico ($18.1 million), France ($15.9 million) and Australia (14. $7 million). Markets yet to open include Hong Kong (July 21) and Japan (August 19).
‘The Bad Guys’ gets a boost in China
Release by Universal of DreamWorks Animation The villains given sonic the hedgehog 2 a run for its money over the weekend, with estimated worldwide receipts of $25.1 million – less than $1 million behind the blue hedgehog haul.
The animation was boosted by the arrival in China, grossing around $4.5 million. In international holding markets, The villains dropped 47%, but in North America the hold was stronger, dropping only 33% – and still atop the North American box office thanks to an estimated take of $16.1 million .
Totals to date are $74.3 million internationally, $44.4 million in North America, and $118.7 million worldwide.
For cumulative totals, the UK/Ireland leads the international markets with $12.9 million, ahead of Australia ($9.9 million), Spain ($6.5 million), France ($5.4 million), Germany and Mexico ($5.2 million each).
The villains lands in South Korea this Wednesday, May 4, with Japan scheduled for October 7.
“The Northman” remains stable and rises in the world ranking
Released by Universal by Robert Eggers The man from the north added four new international markets – the largest was Greece, with an estimate of $158,000 including previews. But the film’s rise from sixth to fifth in the global box office chart had more to do with its decent traction in the remaining markets, combined with a lack of new titles entering the market.
For international, The man from the north fell only 34% in the remaining territories and delivered around $4.5 million for the weekend session. Add in around $6.3 million in North America and the film cost $10.8 million, bringing the worldwide total to $41.6 million.
The man from the north is now Eggers’ highest-grossing film, having topped The witch ($40.4 million). Lighthouse scored $18.1 million.
Next key markets to open The man from the north are France (May 11) and Brazil (May 12), followed by South Korea on June 29.
China bounces back after quiet April
Despite tough conditions for the exhibition industry in China, with 50% of cinemas closed due to Covid restrictions, the start of the five-day Labor Day break brought audiences back, after a long period of calm.
For the weekend of April 22-24, cinemas in China brought in a low $8.2 million, according to data collector Artisan Gateway. From April 29 to May 1, that number jumped to 24.5 million. The market was dominated by the new version of the college-age romantic drama from Enlight Pictures Stay with me, which debuted with $8.4 million. Wu Yang and Zhou Nanshen’s film sees a young couple trying to maintain their relationship as they begin their lives at different universities. The Chinese title literally translates to: I really hate long distance relationships.
‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Hits $40 Million Worldwide
A24 release of an indie crossover hit Everything everywhere all at once continued its strong run at the North American box office, adding an estimated additional $5.5 million over the weekend – up 2.2% from the previous session. The national total is $35.5 million.
For international, 13 top markets have delivered $5.0 million so far, bringing the global total to $40.5 million. Australia leads with $1.2 million since its April 14 release. The UK and Ireland host the film on May 13.