Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla vs. Kong continues to overtake the global box office, surpassing $350 million in just over two weeks, with numerous markets around the world still to open in the midst of the pandemic. Overall, the film has earned $357.8 million and counting.
With another $13.4 million domestically this weekend, Godzilla vs. Kong has earned $69.5 million in North America. Major markets continue to widen their theater capacities and much of Canada is still working to safely open in more cities.
Internationally, Godzilla vs. Kong added $24.1 million and has amassed a whopping $288.3 million, thanks in large part to moviegoers in China, where Legendary handled the film’s release and it has made $165.4 million. The movie has also achieved outstanding results in Australia ($16 million), Mexico ($15.8 million), Taiwan ($11.7 million), and Russia ($11.1 million). The global take from IMAX theaters stands at $32.5 million.
Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group, said: “We’re thrilled that Godzilla vs. Kong is bringing audiences back into theaters where they are open around the world, and also delivering for our HBO Max subscribers in their homes here in the U.S.
“It’s truly a pleasure for all of us at Warner Bros. and HBO Max to be able to thank and congratulate Adam, Legendary and the entire GvK team on the great results for this terrific movie.”
Godzilla vs. Kong is also available in the U.S. on HBO Max for another 19 days and has set viewership records on the platform.
Made for more than $200 million, Godzilla vs. Kong was directed by Adam Wingard and stars Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, Jessica Henwick, Julian Dennison, Kyle Chandler, and Demián Bichir.
Climbing a spot to second at the domestic box office was Universal Pictures action thriller Nobody, which added $2.65 million and has grossed $15.6 million after three weeks. Internationally, the movie has brought in $13.2 million and the global total is at $28.8 million.
Directed by Ilya Naishuller (Hardcore Henry), Nobody stars Bob Odenkirk, Christopher Lloyd, and RZA.
Coming in at No. 3 was Screen Gems’ supernatural horror movie The Unholy, which earned $2.4 million and is up to $6.73 million after two weeks in theaters. The movie is based on James Herbert’s best-selling book The Shrine.
Written and directed by Evan Spiliotopoulos, The Unholy stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Katie Aselton, William Sadler, Cricket Brown, Diogo Morgado, and Cary Elwes.
Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon remained in fourth place with $2.14 million and has grossed $35.2 million after six weeks in theaters. In addition to playing in theaters, the movie is also available to watch on Disney+ with Premier Access.
Directed by Don Hall and Carlos López Estrada, Raya and the Last Dragon stars Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Izaac Wang, Gemma Chan, Daniel Dae Kim, Benedict Wong, Jona Xiao, Sandra Oh, Thalia Tran, Lucille Soong, Alan Tudyk, Gordon Ip, Dichen Lachman, Patti Harrison, Jon “Dumbfoundead” Park, Sung Kang, Sierra Katow, Ross Butler, François Chau and Paul Yen.
Lionsgate’s new sci-fi thriller Voyagers opened in fifth place with $1.35 million from 1,972 theaters, an average of $684 per screen. The film received a C CinemaScore from audiences.
Written and directed by Neil Burger, the film stars Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, Fionn Whitehead, Chanté Adams, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Viveik Kalra, Archie Madekwe, Quintessa Swindell, Madison Hu, and Colin Farrell.
And coming in the sixth spot was Warner Bros.’ Tom & Jerry, which grossed $1.11 million and has collected $41.1 million in North America after seven weeks. The movie has also grossed $58.6 million internationally and the worldwide total is now at $99.4 million
Tom & Jerry was directed by Tim Story and stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Rob Delaney, Colin Jost, and Ken Jeong.