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    GODZILLA VS. KONG Weekend 7 Box Office Report - Part 2: Global

    Source: Comscore
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    Special Thanks to Paul Dergarabedian

    Comscore has announced the official international box office estimates for the weekend of May 16, 2021, as compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services. As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, Comscore provides the only theater-level reporting in the world. Customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results around the world using Comscore's suite of products.

    Comscore – Global Sunday Estimates – Weekend Box Office Roundup – May 16, 2021     

    A re-cap of this weekend’s notable performers as reported by their respective distributors

    Notable International Openers:

    Lionsgate and Twisted Picture’s SPIRAL: FROM THE BOOK OF SAW took in $12.025M worldwide with $3.3 million internationally while debuting in 16 markets (plus N. Am.) including Mexico, Russia/CIS, Korea and Australia, among others.  Among the highlights, Russia is set to open the weekend at #2 with an estimated $959k.  The film opened #1 in South Korea with an estimated $710k placing it 17% ahead of JIGSAW's opening.  

    Warner Bros.’ THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD generated an estimated $2.8m this weekend from 33 markets now in release, taking the international cume to date to $4.3m. Including Domestic’s opening, the worldwide running cume is now $7.1m.


    ■ Notable International Performers:

    Warner Bros.’ GODZILLA VS. KONG took in an estimated $1.3m for the weekend in 49 markets in release.  The overseas cume to date is $332.1m and the global total is $427.1m.  

    Now in its fifth international weekend, Warner Bros.’ MORTAL KOMBAT produced an estimated $853k this weekend from 44 markets, taking the international cume to $36.8m and the worldwide running cume is $76.7m.  

    Universal’s NOBODY now in its eighth weekend internationally earned $399k in 23 territories for an international cume to date of $20.067M.Combined with the N. Am. weekend of $380k, the global weekend took in $779k for a running global cume of $45.348M. 


    ■ IMAX Highlights (courtesy of IMAX):

    SPIRAL thrills Domestic audiences in IMAX as momentum continues at the worldwide box office.

    Lionsgate’s SPIRAL starring Chris Rock and Samuel L Jackson scared-up $1M in IMAX box office in North America and accounted for nearly 12% of the Domestic take.Also opening in 12 x International markets including Russia (where IMAX accounts for 12% of the gross after opening with exclusive IMAX previews on Wednesday), South Korea and Mexico, director Darren Lynn Bousman’s reboot of the SAW franchise delivers a global total of $1.2M in IMAX box office.  

    LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING adds $1.2m from its release in China this weekend, bringing the IMAX global total for the re-release of Peter Jackson’s seminal trilogy to $7.5M. 

    China Film’s CLIFFWALKERS added $360k in weekend box office taking the cume to $9.5M. IMAX accounts for 6.5% of the film’s total.  

    Next week, engines are revving as Universal’s highly anticipated FAST 9 launches in select international markets including China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Russia and the Middle East. 


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