The 25thand james bond release, no time to die which opened in a number of European and Asian markets last week, made its first bow in the United States last weekend.
Estimates lead the hard-hitting franchise and final outing of Daniel Craig as a British secret agent taking $56 million and, just like in the UK, has the widest release of any film since the start of the pandemic in the USA.
That said, the film’s opening weekend was the Bond franchise’s lowest since Casino Royale.
no time to die ended with a $56 million opening weekend in the United States.
The coming month in the United States is very competitive with Venom: let there be carnage is still playing after its monster $90 million opening last week and sits at $146 million on Sunday night, taking $32 million over the weekend.
There’s been a lot of talk about vaccination passports, or proof of vaccination warrants affecting the box office, but in New York, where it is, it was actually the first market according to Deadline.
Outside of the United States, the film has picked up steam with an estimated $89.5 million coming in worldwide this weekend for a total of $257 million in international markets alone.
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In France, the film recorded the best opening weekend in ticket sales since Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in 2019, selling 1.2 million tickets.
Admittedly, the film is also chasing after the same film for the same record in one opening week since 2019 in France.
In the UK, the film is expected to top $70m on Sunday (£51m) to become the top global market for the film so far.
Germany would take second place (excluding the United States) with $31 million, followed by the Nordic countries with $29 million.
Shang Chi: And the Legend of the Ten Rings surpassed the $400 million mark worldwide this weekend with another $4.9 million added at the box office.
In China, the hit epic, The Battle of Changjin Lake continues to smash the local box office with an emphatic $110 million in its second weekend (setting a record as 4and Best weekend ever).
He leads now like the 7and highest-grossing film in Chinese cinema history with $639 million and is expected to reach $800 million to $1 billion with its current growth.
For all the analysts predicting that the Chinese box office couldn’t survive without Hollywood imports, it seems that’s not the case.
The next week will see in many markets (including the UK) a wealth of released films, by Ridley Scott The last duel from waltz disney, Venom: let there be carnage (UK) and halloween kills.
October is sure to be the busiest time at the box office since the pandemic “era” began.
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