Disney’s Jungle Cruise opened to an estimated total of more than $90 million globally, the company announced today. The film is playing in theaters and can be watched on Disney+ with the additional Premier Access fee of $29.99.
$34.2 million of the total came from the domestic box office, $27.6 million from international markets, and over $30 million from Disney+ with Premier Access.
“Jungle Cruise is the perfect summer adventure film, bringing a beloved theme park attraction to both the big screen and living rooms in a way that only Disney can,” said Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution in a statement.
“We remain focused on offering consumer choice during these unprecedented times, and it is clear that fans and families value the ability to make decisions on how they prefer to enjoy Disney’s best-in-class storytelling.”
Of the global total, the IMAX global theater network brought in about $3.5 million for Disney’s Jungle Cruise. North American IMAX theaters led the way with $2.17 million from 394 screens, while 284 international IMAX theaters collected $1.33 million.
The top international markets are the UK with $3.2 million, Russia with $2.9 million, Japan with $2.1 million, France with $1.7 million, and Saudi Arabia with $1.4 million.
The film received an A- CinemaScore from audiences, which should indicate a healthy road ahead at the box office.
In related news, the film’s stars — Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt — surprised Disneyland guests as they took the helm of the famous Jungle Cruise ride. The Skippers got a little so-called “help” from co-star Jack Whitehall. You can watch the clip below!
Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride, Disney’s Jungle Cruise is an adventure-filled, rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon with wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton.
Lily travels from London, England to the Amazon jungle and enlists Frank’s questionable services to guide her downriver on La Quila—his ramshackle-but-charming boat.
Lily is determined to uncover an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities – possessing the power to change the future of medicine.
Thrust on this epic quest together, the unlikely duo encounters innumerable dangers and supernatural forces, all lurking in the deceptive beauty of the lush rainforest.
But as the secrets of the lost tree unfold, the stakes reach even higher for Lily and Frank and their fate — and mankind’s — hangs in the balance.
Jaume Collet-Serra directs the film, which stars Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramírez and Jack Whitehall, with Jesse Plemons, and Paul Giamatti.
The producers are John Davis and John Fox of Davis Entertainment; Dwayne Johnson, Hiram Garcia and Dany Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions; and Beau Flynn of Flynn Picture Co., with Scott Sheldon and Doug Merrifield serving as executive producers.
The story is by John Norville & Josh Goldstein and Glenn Ficarra & John Requa, and the screenplay is by Michael Green and Glenn Ficarra & John Requa.