The global box office for “Godzilla X Kong” soars to $361 million, “Kung Fu Panda 4” reaches $400 million, and “Dune: Part Two” surpasses $660 million. “Boy And The Heron” soars in China.

Check out the newest.. The three wide studio movies that dominated a busy carryover weekend were Dune: Part Two, Kung Fu Panda 4, and Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. Additionally, The Boy and the Heron, the Oscar-winning film from Hayao Miyazaki, made a stunning comeback into China and helped the market break a record for Qingming holidays.

Oppenheimer, the Best Picture Oscar winner, has now become Christopher Nolan’s highest-grossing film worldwide, thanks in part to its distribution in Japan.

Before we get into that, let’s talk about some newcomers to the international scene. Disney/20th Century Studios’ The First Omen made its premiere to $9.1M from 43 nations, or roughly 76% of the offshore scene—notably excluding France and Germany, which travel the following weekend). This is roughly what was anticipated. $17.5 million is the global bow.

Horror is popular in Latin America, and the prequel did well there, debuting at No. 3 with $1.6 million. Brazil ($600K), Korea ($600K), Indonesia ($700K), and the United Kingdom ($700K) complete the Top 5.

Additionally, Universal launched Monkey Man, the director Dev Patel’s first feature film, in just 27 regions. Early international distribution of the action thriller brought in $2.6 million; the UK saw the highest opening at $1 million, surpassing the first John Wick. $12.7 million is the global bow. Over the coming weeks, more foreign markets—including France and Korea—will be added.

Returning to the titans, Warner Bros./Legendary’s Godzilla x Kong roared for an additional $59.3M in 69 international territories, registering a 53% decline following its extremely successful launch over Easter weekend. The global cume is $226M for a total of $361.1M worldwide until Sunday. IMAX represents $34 million of the global total.

With today’s exchange rates and comparable overseas markets, the creatures are tracking 23% higher than Meg 2 and 40% ahead of Godzilla: The Trench is 9% better than Godzilla vs. Kong, 15% better than Dune: Part Two and M:I7, and about equal to Kong: Skull Island.

This session, France and Germany were new with $2.9M and $2.7M, respectively. The latter was ninety percent larger than the Godzilla vs. Kong launch.

With a $92.2M cume, GxK is still raging in China, beating Fast X and Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ combined two-week box office receipts. Playing during the Qingming Festival (also known as Tomb Sweeping) holiday helped GxK, as it was reported to reach a record high (more on that later).

throughout other places, GxK has surpassed the complete runs of GvK and Kong: Skull Island throughout Latin America following the sophomore session.

China ($92.2M), Mexico ($23.7M), the United Kingdom ($11.2M), India ($10.2M), and Australia ($7.4M) are the top 5 markets as of right now.

Japan and the Middle East are two of the remaining nine markets that need to open.

This weekend, Kung Fu Panda 4 from Universal/DreamWorks Animation expanded its delayed launch to three more markets. With the holdovers accounting for 34% of the total, the frame came in at $27.4M. As a result, the global cume rises to $244.4M, significantly surpassing both KFP3 and How to Train Your Dragon 3 at the same point of release. The cume is currently $410.4M on a global scale.

New Zealand was one of the new markets, at $761K including previews. With $736K in Taiwan, the picture achieved the greatest opening day of the franchise and the biggest cartoon opening of 2024, despite some theater closures and aftershocks from last week’s terrible earthquake discouraging some family moviegoing.

The Qingming Festival holiday helped KFP4 in China as well, as the stock saw significant gains on Thursday and Friday. With $42.7 million in sales thus far, the film has outlived the box office runs of Frozen, Finding Dory, Sing, Toy Story 4, Moana, and Minions: The Rise of Gru.

Mexico brought in $2 million this weekend, bringing the total cume through Sunday to $31.8 million. This performance is significantly higher than previous entries in the franchise and now surpasses the whole runs of Inside Out, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, Hotel Transylvania 3, and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.

During the school holidays, there was a lot of midweek play in the UK. With a local cume of $16 million, it continues to lead the market, surpassing both Ice Age 5 and Hotel Transylvania.

China ($42.7M), Mexico ($31.8M), the UK ($16M), Germany ($13.3M), and Italy ($10.3M) are the top 5 as of right now.

Korea on April 10 is one of the remaining markets.

Dune: Part Two from Warner Bros./Legendary collected $11.2M in 73 foreign markets, marking a solid 42% decline. Through Sunday, the overseas cume stands at $395.8M, almost $400M away. To now, the sum on a global scale is $660.7M. With a global cume of $139.4 million, international sales account for $75.1 million (Dune 2 is currently the second-highest grossing IMAX picture in France, behind Avatar: The Way of Water).

China ($47.7M), the UK ($46.3M), Germany ($37.6M), France ($36.4M), and Australia ($21.1M) are the top 5 foreign markets as of right now.

With $638.4 million in worldwide sales to date, Universal’s Best Picture Oscar winner Oppenheimer, which made its debut in Japan last weekend, has surpassed all previous records held by Christopher Nolan’s films. Currently, the total worldwide is $968.3M.

Japan increased its total to $5.5M to $1.6M in its second quarter. This is somewhat off The Dark Knight Rises, comparable to Dunkirk, and far above Interstellar. Additionally, it comes out at the same time as Dune: Part 2 and double Dune.

Oppenheimer scored the largest opening for a Best Picture Oscar winner since Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, despite the fact that the Japan release was postponed due to the sensitive nature of the film, as we reported last weekend. The $1.6 million local total is IMAX.

For an offshore cume of $49.3M, Sony’s Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire managed to capture an additional $7.1M from 31 markets. Through Sunday, global is $138.2 million. France, Brazil, Italy, Korea, and Saudi Arabia are yet to be released.

In China, local media reported that the total box office revenue for the Thursday-Saturday holiday was RMB 841.64M ($118.6M). Setting a record for the release window, this arrives before 2021. The Boy and the Heron led the entire play with roughly $54 million during that time. The The total budget for the picture from Wednesday to Sunday was about $72 million.

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